Not pinning to start Solved

  1.    21 Sep 2016 #1

    Not pinning to start

    The only icon I am having difficulty with is the "control panel" icon. When I click pin to start everything goes as planned except the icon will not appear in start. I have pinned and un-pinned multiple times. I have even tried to drag it over. No luck. I can pin any other app.
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  2.    21 Sep 2016 #2

    Hi, create and test a shortcut as per the first picture
    It should have the appropriate icon.

    Test it (double click).

    Rt click it and you can pin to start as a tile.

    (Other ways to open the CP: Windows key + X, click Control Panel works, Windows key + R, control panel, Type 'contr' in the Cortana search field
    for example).

    I prefer this using Classic Shell (free):
    Click image for larger version. 

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    Last edited by Brink; 21 Sep 2016 at 17:51. Reason: link
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  3.    25 Sep 2016 #3

    Got it working, thanks
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  4.    26 Sep 2016 #4

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