Windows 10: Unable to Pin Firefox icon to taskbar Solved

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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1703 Build 15063.413
       12 Jan 2017 #11

    I guess your only option for now is to create a new shortcut yourself and then pin this to the taskbar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 1607 (14393.693)
       12 Jan 2017 #12

    Or perhaps uninstall Firefox and re-install as the problem seems to be limited to Firefox.
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  3.    12 Jan 2017 #13

    That's what I would do to. Uninstall Firefox. But don't uninstall it completely, like deleting your profile to, or you lose everything.
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  4.    12 Jan 2017 #14

    SOLVED. Thank you all the guys who came with tips. For me it was not a problem to loose my profile. I manage my bookmarks (Favorites) with IE, back them up, and import them to Firefox. Maybe old fashioned but I am 62

    On C:\ drive I only install operating system. I always install software to E:\Program Files or E:\Program Files (x86). On the laptop I do it to a 200 GB Micro SD card which is always attached.

    My previous unistallation/ reinstallation did not solve the problem. This turn, I allowed Firefox to install to the default directory, C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox, and Pin to taskbar was there. After this I tried to uninstall and reinstall to E:\ drive, but Pin to taskbar disappeared one more time.

    I assume if one installs Firefox to a drive other then C:\, no Pin to taskbar option.

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    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       12 Jan 2017 #15

    Maybe old fashioned but I am 62
    Got you beat by 15 just a couple weeks ago. Don't worry about "old fashioned", if a procedure or device works for you go for it. The beauty of computers is there's usually 2 or more ways to accomplish the same result and we ALL use whatever works for us.

    Also of note is that no 2 computers are exactly the same. Even bought at the exact place and time, the installation or even the initial setup will make one slightly different from the other.
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  6.    12 Jan 2017 #16

    <off-topic>

    Congratulations on your double7
    Me, not that nice age but started with 'puters back in '73 .. main frames .. punched tape .. 9 track tapes .. 8-inch floppy disks .. Fortran .. Cobol

    And I discovered computers do have a soul, and a stress sensor. Nobody believes me

    </off-topic>
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