Windows 7 makes accessing frequently used programs quicker by allowing you to pin programs to the taskbar and Start menu. Pinning a program to one of these menus is like adding a shortcut to your desktop, it provides an additional button for you to launch the software instead of finding it under "Start" and "All Programs," which can take a bit longer. At some point, you may want to remove a program you rarely use anymore from your taskbar or Start menu, freeing up the space to add programs you use more often.
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Press your PC's power button and wait while Windows 7 starts. If the computer has multiple users, choose your account, type your password and hit "Enter" to log on.
Right-click the pinned item on your taskbar that you would like to remove. If the program is pinned to the Start menu, click "Start" and right-click the pinned program.
Click "Unpin this program from taskbar" for items on the taskbar. For Start menu items, click "Unpin from Start Menu."