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hello. I have 3 PCs. All running windows 7 64 bit. All of them using Aero themes. on all 3 of them i have shortcuts right next to the start button, in the taskbar, for google chrome, and IE9. (in case youre wondering, i use chrome for everything, except my online homework requires IE9) Anyways, on 2 out of the 3 PCs, when i go down to the taskbar and RIGHT click that icon, a menu comes up giving me several options like "open private browsing" and "new window" along with a list of most recently viewed pages. However on my 3rd PC, the trouble PC, when i right click that icon, all i get is "unpin this from taskbar" and "close window," nothing else. I was wondering how i go about getting all of the options that are on the 2 PCs, on to the 3rd trouble PC. Thanks in advance!
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I suggest you pin your programs to the Start Menu instead of to the Taskbar.

Pinned browsers will have a little arrow next to them that will display the options that you mentioned, but in the Start Menu.
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hello. I have 3 PCs. All running windows 7 64 bit. All of them using Aero themes. on all 3 of them i have shortcuts right next to the start button, in the taskbar, for google chrome, and IE9. (in case youre wondering, i use chrome for everything, except my online homework requires IE9) Anyways, on 2 out of the 3 PCs, when i go down to the taskbar and RIGHT click that icon, a menu comes up giving me several options like "open private browsing" and "new window" along with a list of most recently viewed pages. However on my 3rd PC, the trouble PC, when i right click that icon, all i get is "unpin this from taskbar" and "close window," nothing else. I was wondering how i go about getting all of the options that are on the 2 PCs, on to the 3rd trouble PC. Thanks in advance!

How are you pinning Chrome on the 3rd PC? Have you run it at least once?
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I suggest you pin your programs to the Start Menu instead of to the Taskbar.
Pinned browsers will have a little arrow next to them that will display the options that you mentioned, but in the Start Menu.

This won't help if he pins it to the start menu the same was as he is the taskbar - the jumplist on both taskbar and start menu use the same item source.
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