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Pin a folder to Task bar from Windows File Explorer

posted Oct 22, 2018, 11:08 AM by Dong Xu   [ updated Oct 31, 2018, 9:56 AM ]
Drag and drop the folder to your taskbar and it will show as being pinned under File Explorer.

Increase the number of Pinned items


Navigate to this set of keys in the Windows Registry:

Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

Look through the list in the right-hand pane until you find this DWORD: JumpListItems_Maximum

In my case, the JumpListItems_Maximum DWORD was not there, so I had to create it.

Right-click the JumpListItems_Maximum DWORD and select Modify. Click the Decimal radio button and change the number to a value that works for you. I selected 30.

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