Windows 10: Taskbar Auto-Pin Intrusion Solved

  1.    31 Mar 2017 #1

    Taskbar Auto-Pin Intrusion


    I'm setting up a new laptop with Windows 10 and have taskbar pinning issue. The system sets up with My Documents and Internet Explorer pinned to the taskbar. When I unpin them and reboot the system they reappear again. Very annoying and I haven't found a way to stop this intrusion yet. Any help you can provide would be super!
    Thanks
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  2. Posts : 28,481
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17643
       31 Mar 2017 #2

    Hello JFunk, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You might see if resetting and clearing your pinned apps on the taskbar may help. You'll have to manually "Pin to taskbar" anything you wanted afterwards though.

    Reset and Clear Taskbar Pinned Apps in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    02 Apr 2017 #3

    Thanks for the tip! I ran the bat file to reset the taskbar and it actually brought the unwanted Windows apps back.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 28,481
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17643
       02 Apr 2017 #4

    You're most welcome.
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