Pin to TaskBar from network share?

awalt

Senior Member
#1
We have an application we run from a network share. When I right click on it, or a shortcut on the share, or a shortcut on my desktop pointing to the app, I do not see Pin to Start Menu or Pin to Taskbar. If I try dragging the EXE file to the task bar, once it gets there the international no (red circle with aa slash) is added to the icon picture being dragged - and of course it will not pin.

So our only choice is to leave shortcuts on the desktop. Is there a way to get network apps/shortcuts pinned to the task bar?
 


#2
Yes, use this how to pin folder to taskbar and replace "path to folder" with "UNC-path to shared folder" or "UNC-path to shared application"
 


awalt

Senior Member
#3
That works, thanks! Shame they make it so complicated....
 


#4
Be careful with this link. There are some unsavory advertisements hidden when you scroll down. But yes, this does work. Thank you.
 


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