How to Pin “Network Connections” Shortcut to Windows 7 Taskbar

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to add “Network Connections” shortcut to Windows 7 Taskbar so that you can access it quickly and easily.

Steps:

1. First you’ll need to create a new shortcut. To do this, right-click on Desktop and select “New -> Shortcut“:

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2. It’ll launch “Create Shortcut” wizard. Now enter following string in location box:

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3. After entering the location, click on “Next” button. Now type Network Connections in name box and click on “Finish” button. It’ll create a new shortcut on Desktop.

4. Now its time to change the icon. Right-click on the shortcut and select “Properties”. Click on “Change Icon” button. Type ncpa.cpl in text box and press Enter. Select the icon, click on OK button and then Apply the changes.

5. Now you just need to pin this new shortcut to Taskbar. You can either drag-n-drop the shortcut to Taskbar or right-click on the shortcut and select “Pin to Taskbar” option:

6. That’s it. Now you can enjoy the “Network Connections” shortcut in Taskbar:

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