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It amuses me that since XP and now into 8.1, Windows STILL...

#1NingishzidaPosted 3/8/2014 11:52:04 PM
... won't let you drag certain short-cuts from the desktop onto the task bar, like Control Panel and "Run", yet it allows you to drag most everything else, including cmd (Command Prompt).

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#2DragnfyrPosted 3/9/2014 12:06:24 AM
Actually Control Panel can be pinned on the Taskbar.
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#3Ningishzida(Topic Creator)Posted 3/9/2014 12:11:42 AM
You're right, in Metro.
#4Kad-ManPosted 3/9/2014 12:12:48 AM
Ningishzida posted...
You're right, in Metro.

I can do it in win 7 so no idea what your talking about.
#5Bellum_SacrumPosted 3/9/2014 12:12:50 AM
*Is on WinXP and can drag control panel and run to quick launch (if that is what you meant by "dragging to taskbar") without any issues whatsoever.
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#6Ningishzida(Topic Creator)Posted 3/9/2014 12:19:21 AM
Mmm, ok.

Control Panel short-cut can't be dragged to Task Bar in W8 (Command Prompt works, Run doesn't). Maybe there is another way other than right-clicking CP in Metro and telling it to pin to Task Bar, but I can't see it.

Weird that some work and some don't. I remember this being the case in 7, too.
#7ConkerPosted 3/9/2014 12:40:19 AM
What bothers me the most is if you pin a specific folder to quick-launch it always just opens the file.explorer to the default spot, not the one you pinned. You still have to right-click the icon to access the one you pinned.
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