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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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1.3. Pin a Program to the Taskbar

You can place your favorite programs a mouse click away by pinning them to the new Windows 7 taskbar.

In this chapter's first task, you learned how to pin a program icon to the Start menu, making that program just two clicks away. If you have a program that you use frequently, you might prefer to have that program just a single click away. You can achieve this by pinning that program to the new Windows 7 taskbar.

As with previous versions of Windows, the Windows 7 taskbar displays an icon for each running program. However, one of the new features with the revamped Windows 7 taskbar is the capability of storing program icons, much like the Quick Launch toolbar in previous versions of Windows. Once you have a ...

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