Description:Pinning a Program to Taskbar is an easy way to add shortcuts to your most-often used programs in Windows. You can pin items to the Taskbar or to the Start menu. That makes you more efficient to remember and re-open the frequently used programs. This is a step-by-step guide to Pin a Program/Item to Taskbar in Windows 7/Windows 8 using VBScript.
How to Pin a Program/Item to Taskbar in Windows 7/Windows 8In Windows 7 and Windows 8, Taskbar pinned items are stored in the following locations:
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar
Steps to Pin the MS Paint Program to Taskbar:
1. Download the vbscript file PinItems Download PinItems.
2. Place the downloaded vbscript file in your favourite place. I have placed here -> C:\Scripts\PinItem.vbs
3. Now run the below cmd command in Command Prompt to Pin MS Paint Program to Taskbar.
cscript C:\Scripts\PinItem.vbs /taskbar /item:"c:\windows\system32\mspaint.exe"
4. Then go the Taskbar pinned items location : %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar and you can see the new shortcut icon for paint application.
Note: Here, you can replace your own program's exe path that you are going to pin it in taskbar.
Ex: Use the below command to pin uTorrent in taskbar.
cscript C:\Scripts\PinItem.vbs /taskbar /item:"C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe"Thanks,