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[Solved]Opera shortcut in taskbar doesn't work. Launches and creates a second icon.

  • I'm using Opera version: 47.0.2631.55 (PGO), Stable and on Windows 10 64-bit (WoW64)

    Just recently, my pinned shortcut on my taskbar said that the shortcut couldn't locate Opera.exe so I manually went into the install directory and launched it. This resulted in Opera opening in a different window/icon on the taskbar. I removed the initial one and re-pinned the new one. Now I've managed to get Opera to launch from clicking the new pinned shortcut but it still opens as a new process/icon/shortcut on the taskbar. I'm unsure of the treminology for these things so I'm linking a small screenshot.

    Can someone help me with this, getting it back to 'normal' functionality?

  • Is the shortcut pointing to 'launcher.exe' in Opera's installation folder?

  • I've restarted my computer and re-pinned to the taskbar a few times and now it seems to be working as normal. Don't know what was happening.

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