Windows 10: shortcuts don't work on start or taskbar

Discus and support shortcuts don't work on start or taskbar in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; Just installed Windows 10 - totally successful BUT: no shortcuts/links work in start menu, desktop or taskbar except for links to modern UI apps. Even... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by slaterish, Jul 29, 2015.

  1. slaterish Win User

    shortcuts don't work on start or taskbar


    Just installed Windows 10 - totally successful BUT: no shortcuts/links work in start menu, desktop or taskbar except for links to modern UI apps. Even weirder - shortcuts work if palced in saem directory as the target file/exe but not if then moved elsewhere, like desktop. And even weirder - right clicking a short cut and selecting open or run as administrator don't work, but selecting 'run with graphics card' does work...

    I've tried every conceivable setting and nothing works. going crazy. This is installed on a Dell laptop.

    Please help....

    don

    :)
     
    slaterish, Jul 29, 2015
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  2. DaveM121 Win User

    Microsoft Edge

    Try right clicking the Edge shortcut on the start menu, select 'More' and see if 'Pin to Taskbar' is there

    If it is not, follow this method:

    Drag Edge shortcut from Start Menu to the desktop (don't worry this only duplicates the shortcut)

    The right click the shortcut on the desktop and select 'Pin to Taskbar'

    You can then delete the shortcut on the desktop if you wish . . .

    I hope this is the answer you are looking for!
     
    DaveM121, Jul 29, 2015
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  3. How to pin shortcut to start menu.

    DonCochron - The link I gave you in my post above does work to pin an IE web site shortcut to either the Taskbar or the Start screen or both. I just tested it and it works perfectly. Specifically what kind of a shortcut are you wanting to pin to the
    Taskbar? I have succeeded in pinning IE shortcuts and file shortcuts to the Taskbar and Start screen. Please tell me what you need and I'll try to help.
     
    DavidDubya, Jul 29, 2015
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