Windows 10: Can't right-click programs in taskbar to pin/unpin, etc. Solved

  1.    29 Jul 2015 #1

    Can't right-click programs in taskbar to pin/unpin, etc.


    In 7 I could right-click open programs in the taskbar to pin or unpin them. Since I use a "Quick Launch" toolbar instead of pinned items, I wanted to get rid of the pinned Edge, Explorer, and Store icons, but right-clicking them did nothing. I can shift-click them, but that only brings up the menu you'd get for right-clicking on a shortcut in a folder, with no pin/unpin option.

    Additionally, right-clicking Skype in the taskbar offered a "Quit Skype" option for when I want to close it for real. Now I can't even find a way of doing this without Skype closing by default.

    What's weird is that the tiles/icons in the Start Menu can be right-clicked, and from there I can unpin, but it seems weird that I can't do it directly by right-clicking the icon in the taskbar. Is this a bug? Do I need to change a setting? Or are these sorts of options just gone from the taskbar?


    EDIT: I don't know what exactly I did (I think an update fixed it), but it works now exactly as in 7. If anyone else has this, the update should fix it I guess. :P
    Last edited by Roadsguy; 30 Jul 2015 at 19:56.
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