Pin folders to the taskbar in Windows

Pin a folder in Windows 7This is one of those Windows tricks that you probably didn’t even know existed.

Usually, the Explorer icon is visible on the Taskbar.

That’s great for opening Explorer and navigating to whatever folder you need.

But what if you want to maintain a list of commonly-used folders without clogging up your desktop with a bunch of shortcuts?

It turns out there’s a quick and easy solution for this very problem.