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Pin apps and folders to the desktop or taskbar To pin apps to the taskbar Press and hold (or right-click) an app, and then select More > Pin to taskbar. If the app is already open on the desktop, press and hold (or right click) the app's taskbar button, and then select Pin to taskbar.

Here's how: Open the Start menu, then find the app you want to pin in the list or search for it by typing the app name in the search box. Press and hold (or right-click) the app, then select Pin to Start. To unpin an app, select Unpin from Start.

Pinning temporarily locks the data in its current memory location, thus keeping it from being relocated by the common language runtime's garbage collector. The marshaler pins data to reduce the overhead of copying and enhance performance. The type of the data determines whether it is copied or pinned during the marshaling process.

To pin websites to the taskbar and start menu with Microsoft Edge, all you have to do is open Microsoft Edge, go to the web page you want to pin, and then click the menu button on the right (the which has three points). In the pop-up menu that appears you will find two options: Pin this page to the taskbar or pin this page to start.