My Computer is such a shortcut that we use many times a day. So to access it quickly, most of us want to pin it to the taskbar. As usually, it is very difficult to pin My Computer to the Windows 7 taskbar, but today I’m going to provide you the best and simplest trick to directly pin My Computer shortcut to Windows 7 taskbar.
So, learn how to directly pin “My Computer” shortcut to your Windows 7 taskbar. Read carefully the following steps and apply them on your behalf.
How to Directly Pin My Computer to Windows 7 Taskbar
Now, have a look on these simple steps to pin My Computer to Windows 7 taskbar:
- Right click on the desktop screen and navigate to New > Shortcut to create a new shortcut.
- Now, copy and paste this location %windir%\explorer.exe shell:MyComputerFolder and click on Next.
- In the next screen, give a name to the shortcut. As you’re creating a shortcut of My Computer, then type My Computer as its name.
- A My Computer Shortcut will be created on your desktop. Right click on this shortcut and select Pin to taskbar.
That’s all, the My Computer shortcut will successfully pinned to taskbar and look like the following.
Now, if you are thinking that the shortcut image is not looking like My Computer, then you can change it very simply. To change the image of this shortcut, right click on the shortcut and select properties. Now click on Change icon and choose any one icon that you want. That’s all!