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       17 Feb 2016 #40

    Fred22 said: View Post
    I found a tutorial on You tube and did just what you suggested...worked like a charm. Thanks. I seem to remember you from the Vista forum. Were you there?
    Hello Fred, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    Yep, I'm from as well. It's good to see you here.
    Last edited by Brink; 17 Feb 2016 at 12:53. Reason: added quote
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  2.    17 Feb 2016 #41

    Thanks...glad you're here. You helped me out a lot w/Vista. I still have the HP Pavilion running Vista, but got a new laptop w/Win10. Thanks again.
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    Windows 7 Ultimate x64
       25 Feb 2016 #42

    Hi Brink, I'm looking @ .chm, trying to get hh.exe (the built-in chm viewer) to remember recent (.chm) docs, with jumplist.... just like notepad does with .txt (but not with .reg grrr)

    It looks like this isn't possible, and that (hopefully) a substitute-app is the best workaround....

    anyone got any ideas if notepad (& others?) can be modded to remember all opened files?

    I can
    pin hh.exe to start menu, but it has no recent, unlike notepad, paint, even control panel...
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    Reluctant to rem hh.exe from HostApps @ HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileAssociation, doubt it'll have the desired magical effect of making .chm's pinnable..
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  4. Posts : 30,106
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17692
    Thread Starter
       25 Feb 2016 #43

    Hello Jonny,

    I'm not aware of a way to have jump lists available for items you "Pin to Start".
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  5.    17 Sep 2016 #44

    Click on a Frequent places folder in File Explorer runs takeownership

    As title says instead of opening the folder a click on a Frequent places folder in File Explorer runs takeownership command.
    Weird. I have no clue on how to get it to default behavior ie opening the folder
    Thanks to the tuto I can clear and even prevent the Frequent places to fill in but I'd rather have it working properly.
    Begging for help. Thanks

    Only when click done from File Explorer Frequent places in taskbar
    OK when done from File in File Explorer menu then folder opens
    In case it helps to point to the right registry key.

    Last edited by pascalwil; 17 Sep 2016 at 06:42.
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