Fix: Double Chrome icon on the Taskbar in Windows 10 / 11

Is Google Chrome appearing multiple times on Taskbar after opening it on your computer, even when you have pinned it in the Taskbar? Some Windows 10 users are complaining about a problem of Google Chrome appearing multiple times on the Taskbar in the forum. If you are in the same situation, you can follow this fix on your computer and the problem should be solved very easily.


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Fix 1 – Simple trick to Unpin extra chrome icon

1. Open Chrome browser

2. You will see two chrome icons on taskbar. Right click and Unpin the chrome icon which is not open.

 

Unpin Taskbar 1 Min

3. Right click on the the other chrome icon, choose pin to taskbar


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Problem solved

 

Fix 2 – Launch and pin  Chrome from ImplicitAppShortcuts-

1. Close any Google Chrome window which is already opened and unpin the Google Chrome from Taskbar.

2. Press Windows key+R to launch Run window. Now, copy and paste this address and hit Enter to navigate to this location on your computer.

%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\ImplicitAppShortcuts

 

Run Implicit

 

3. Double click on the folder to open it.

 

Open The Folder Doubel Click

 

4. In the folder, double click on the “Google Chrome” shortcut to launch it.

 

Google Chrome Double Click

 


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5. Now, right-click on Google Chrome icon on the Taskbar and then click on “Pin to taskbar“.

 

Pin This Chrome

 

You will not see Google Chrome in Taskbar multiple times.  Your problem should be solved.

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11 thoughts on “Fix: Double Chrome icon on the Taskbar in Windows 10 / 11”

  1. If you had a paypal, I’d donate in a heart beat. It happened to me on my new computer on both Chrome AND SRWare Iron. I thought I was going to go MAD!!!!!!!!! I cannot thank you enough from removing irritating tedium from my life. It would have LITERALLY driven me insane.

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