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Why does Firefox automatically pin itself to my taskbar in Windows 7?

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Please tell me how to permanently disable FF from pinning itself to the taskbar?

Every time I launch FF and then close it, it pins itself to the taskbar. If I wanted it to be pinned there, I would have done it myself.

I haven't used Firefox in a long time, and installed it at a whim to see if there'd been any progress. Wow.

THIS IS BULLSHIT! MAKE IT STOP!

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Please navigate to the following location mentioned below and check if the icon is listed. If the icon is listed you can just delete it to unpin it from taskbar.

C:\Users\(user-name)\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar

Also refer to the links mentioned below.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/help/better-stronger-faster-the-windows-7-taskbar http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/products/features/windows-taskbar http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/The-taskbar-overview http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Change-how-buttons-appear-on-the-taskbar

If it doesn't work you can try this: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/214711-taskbar-pinned-items-reset-clear-windows-7-a.html

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I was mistaken, it automatically pinned itself once during the Install. Equally stupid, equally annoying. F-, will not be using again.

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Funny, I seem to have the opposite problem. I CAN'T pin it to the taskbar. When I right-click the icon from a running instance of Firefox, nothing happens. There isn't even a jumplist.

This wouldn't have been a problem, since I pinned Firefox to the taskbar while using a previous version, but now for some reason when it opens Firefox, it creates a new icon rather than using the one that's already pinned.

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You should try Chrome, sooo nice; Solved all my problems with Firefox.