It may have changed and wouldn't be a big deal then, but the last I remember is that no app is allowed to pin a shortcut on the taskbar, either during install or after. It was supposed to be the user themselves that do the pinning.
I just installed chrome and noticed that it had somehow pinned itself to my taskbar. Considering I don't like chrome, and only use it to test compatability, I was upset to see that it had the ability to pin itself to my taskbar.
Is this still the case? Again, if the taskbar team changed their tune on that and made it easy to pin apps through the API, then whatever...
Firefox started doing the same thing a while back. Windows does not provide an official method for a program to pin itself to the taskbar, so Firefox and Chrome have to resort to some sort of hack to do it.
Does it add itself to the taskbar, or does it just replace the Internet Explorer icon?
EDIT: Once again C9 makes it impossible to paste code sensibly. This site is seriously broken.
Dim ShellApp, FSO, DesktopSet
Set ShellApp = CreateObject("Shell.Application")
Set FSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set Desktop = ShellApp.NameSpace("C:\Users\Bill\Desktop")
Dim LnkFileLnkFile = Desktop.Self.Path&"\MyAwesomeApp.lnk"
Dim tmp, verb
Dim desktopImtes, item
Set desktopImtes = Desktop.Items()
For Each item in desktopImtes
If (item.Name = "ScheduleNotifier") Then
For Each verb in item.Verbs
If (verb.Name = "Pin to Tas&kbar") Then
Set FSO = Nothing
Set ShellApp = Nothing
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