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Problem with Opera Pinned link

  • Inadvertently pinned a Chrome link to Opera in the Windows 10 task-bar. Clicking on the link launches the link in Chrome. Tried several times to unpin, but the link fails to "Unpin from this list".

    How do I get the Chrome link to unpin from Opera in the task-bar?

  • @ytrewq What exactly did you do? Could you post an screen shot?

  • @leocg To be honest, I'm not sure how the Chrome link got into Opera, but here's my speculation.
    Chrome and Opera are adjacent to each other in the Task-Bar; I may have tried to drag-n-drop a Chrome link on to the Chrome Icon, but accidentally dropped it on to the Opera Icon instead. When right-clicking the Opera Icon all the pinned links are displayed and the Chrome link (with Chrome icon) appears in the Opera list. All attempts made to "UnPin" this link have failed.

  • @ytrewq This is an Update: Uninstalling and then reinstalling Opera removed the problem pinned-link.
    Prior to uninstalling, I copied several key files from the opera installation (e.g. bookmarks, setting, extensions, etc) to another folder, then did a copy-replace of the same files in the new Opera installation to recover all setting, extensions and bookmarks. The operation was successful.

    I have noticed that with the current version of Opera I can no longer drag-n-drop links to pin them to the pinned-Opera Icon in the Taskbar.

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