1.    22 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 176
    Win 10 Pro x64

    Duplicate office 2016 icons in taskbar


    When I pin Office 2016 to my taskbar, then click on it opens a new icon on the taskbar instead of using the one already there.

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    Also, not sure if this is related. But when I right click on this new icon and go to the "tasks" menu with the "New email message, new appointment, etc" links none of them work. Nothing happens when I click them.

    Tried repairing and reinstalling 2016 with no luck.
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  2.    22 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 10,990
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Try unpinning the first icon. Then open outlook and re-pin the icon that shows.
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  3.    23 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 176
    Win 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter

    As soon as I pin that Icon it creates another duplicate. Weird.

    Edit: Nevermind, this is resolved. I was on a preview build and just upgraded to final retail version. Issue is fixed.
    Last edited by bobsagetfullhou; 23 Sep 2015 at 10:22.
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  4.    26 Oct 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2015
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    Windows 10

    Not sure if the following will fix the duplicate icon (I uninstalled/reinstalled to correct that issue), but this fixed the tasks on right click issue (works for Outlook 2016):
    How to fix Outlook's Jump Lists ~ SeanDaniel.com / technology
    Good luck!
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    Also, not sure if this is related. But when I right click on this new icon and go to the "tasks" menu with the "New email message, new appointment, etc" links none of them work. Nothing happens when I click them.

    Tried repairing and reinstalling 2016 with no luck.[/QUOTE]
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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