The Windows 7 Taskbar represents the first major change to the Windows Taskbar since it’s appearance in Windows 95. In this short guide, we’ll show you:

  1. How to pin programs to your taskbar
  2. How to rearrange your taskbar
  3. How to unpin programs from your taskbar

How to Pin Programs to Your Taskbar

To pin a program to your taskbar, you have a couple of options. The easiest is to simply drag the program or shortcut:

Locate the shortcut or program and drag it to your Taskbar:
Or you can right click a program or shortcut and click Pin to Taskbar:

How to Rearrange Your Taskbar

To rearrange your taskbar, simply click and hold on an icon and drag it to its new position:

How to Unpin Programs from Your Taskbar

To unpin a program from your Taskbar, right click in and click Unpin this program from taskbar:

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2 thoughts on “Pin a Program to the Windows 7 Taskbar for Quick Access [Quick Tip]”

  1. Sam says:

    you guys need to work on getting better articles, this is really old and I’m betting most of the readers already know about… lately you’ve been kinda sloppy.

    1. Rich says:

      We appreciate your feedback. What would you like to see?

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