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Hello I have just reinstalled Windows 11 and I have installed most of my apps but cannot get them to pin to the taskbar as in the previous install. I can see the Xonar sound card listed in apps but there is no way that I can pin it to the taskbar.
Any help really appreciated.
Edit it has suddenly appeared on my task bar so no problems:)
 

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Hello I have just reinstalled Windows 11 and I have installed most of my apps but cannot get them to pin to the taskbar as in the previous install. I can see the Xonar sound card listed in apps but there is no way that I can pin it to the taskbar.
Any help really appreciated.
Edit it has suddenly appeared on my task bar so no problems:)
"Task Bar" or do you mean SysTray?
 

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No idgat mate I don't even know what sys tray is :unsure: I just meant the bar at the bottom of the screen for quick access to apps such as my sound card control panel.
 

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Edit it has suddenly appeared on my task bar so no problems:)
Make a note that any app in the Start Menu can be pinned to the taskbar. So, if the Xonar soundcard app is in the Start Menu, you can right click it and hit pin to taskbar :wink:
 

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Can you pin it to the Start menu John ?
 

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I don't even know what sys tray is :unsure:
SysTray is the collection of icons in the bottom RH corner of the Task Bar (Date, Time, Bluetooth, Network, etc) Sometimes, hardware control software manufacturers (audio, display/video, etc) run their software in/from the SysTray. If that's the case, to get the icon to appear there, different setting(s) withing Windows.

Otherwise, any program in the Start menu, right click > More > Pin to Taskbar
 

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Standard apps can be pinned by opening the app that you want to pin, then right click on it on the Taskbar and select "Pin to Taskbar".
 

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OK thanks for the replies folks and yes Brian I did find a way albeit in a roundabout way that I cannot remember to attach the icon for the sound card control panel to the taskbar. idgat ok mate I should have realized that but in the rush to get it done it just didn't occur to me, and Stigg it wasn't a standard app but a driver that I downloaded from Asus for that card mate so hence a roundabout way of getting on the taskbar - it's just handy to adjust the sound effects that the card produces which I like to adjust myself..
Anyway all s ok now :wink:
 

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John, didn`t the sound card put a icon for itself over on the far right side of the taskbar ?
Like the Realtek sound software does ?

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Hiyya Brian no mate it has to be added by a roundabout way of pinning it to the taskbar - to be honest I just stumbled over the way to do it.
 

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Ya I just saw you made a edit a few replies above.
Good job John (y)
 

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Thanks mate the machine itself is running on a version that does not require TPM and unsupported hardware so I am just really trying out 11 before I upgrade on the only machine that is compatible.
 

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