Windows 10: Quick Access Pins Disappear

Discus and support Quick Access Pins Disappear in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; The folders that I pin to quick access disappear after a few days/weeks. The default pins stay, but the ones I add do not. Any solutions?... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by KatieAbel, Oct 26, 2020.

  1. KatieAbel Win User

    Quick Access Pins Disappear


    The folders that I pin to quick access disappear after a few days/weeks. The default pins stay, but the ones I add do not. Any solutions?

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    KatieAbel, Oct 26, 2020
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  2. Quick Access bar

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    We would be glad to help you with the issue you are facing today. I understand the difficulty.

    Remove items from Quick access.

    I would suggest you to follow the below steps.

    • Right click on the file or folder.
    • Select the option “unpin from the quick access”


    To pin items to an item already on the quick access bar.

    Follow the below steps.

    I would suggest you to create folder in the desktop screen & place all the files or folder which need to pin to the quick access.

    • Open the quick access.
    • Select the Desktop option.
    • Right click on the folder & select the option “pin to quick access”


    Hope this helps in resolving the issue. If the issue persists, do get back to us. We will be happy to assist you.



    Thank you.
     
    Mohammed AliAli, Oct 26, 2020
    #2
  3. Quick Access - "Location is not available"

    I solved the problem without following steps 1, 2, and 3. The solution is stupidly simple and it doesn't make any difference as to whether the problem item in the Quick Access list is pinned or unpinned.

    1. Create the folder in the same path where Quick Access reported it to be unlocatable. The folder will be empty.

    2. Delete the folder you just created. The Quick Access item that WAS listed in Quick Access disappears!!

    Note that #2 does not remove or delete the item from Quick Access. It deletes the empty folder you just created *from the machine* (i.e., it goes to the Recycle bin) and as a consequence of the deletion, it disappears from the Quick Access list.
     
    KarenMullen, Oct 26, 2020
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  4. psyvjor Win User

    Quick Access Pins Disappear

    Quick Access is Always Empty and Can't Pin Folders + Taskbar Programs Menu Disappeared

    Basically I can't pin anymore. I'm not getting an error when I pin. Whenever I pin it's not appearing in quick access. But it appears on the file explorer jump list on the taskbar. I already tried other solutions like emptying these locations:

    • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\
    • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations\
    • %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CustomDestinations\
    but it doesn't work, it only made things worse. The jump list menu disappeared for pinned programs, like chrome ("start in incognito mode" and the like menus disappeared when i right clicked programs on taskbar).

    Now i have 2 problems, quick access won't show my pinned folders and taskbar menu disappeared.
     
    psyvjor, Oct 26, 2020
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