Create a Shortcut of Batch File & Pin to Windows Taskbar

Shortcut of Batch File to Windows 7 & 8 Taskbar

Need a shortcut of a batch file?

Do you also want to pin it to the Windows taskbar?

Learn here how to create a shortcut and pin it to the Windows Vista, 7 or 8 taskbar, so that you can use it as a quick launch.

But first:

What is a Batch File?

A batch file (.cmd, .bat or .btm) or command file is a very simple computer file that contains a command or multiple commands that Windows can execute when you run it.

Create Shortcut of Batch File

1 Go to the batch file.

2 Right-click on the batch file, go to "Send to" and choose "Desktop (create shortcut)".

Pin Shortcut of Batch File to Taskbar

3 Right-click on the batch file shortcut and choose "Shortcut Properties".

4 At "Target" you enter the following command:

cmd.exe /C "here you enter the name of the batch file"

Create & Pin Shortcut of Batch File to Windows 7 & 8 Taskbar

5 Click on "Apply" to save the target and then on "OK" to close the window.

6 Drag the batch file shortcut to the taskbar to create the quick launch icon.