Tip 10 – Simple, secret Windows tips and tricks

Increase the number of items in Jump ListsIf you come to lean heavily on Jump Lists (as yours truly does), there may eventually come a time when you have so many files pinned to programs that the default 10-item limit on Jump Lists just won’t cut it. Fortunately, it’s easy to alter the number of files displayed by Jump Lists.Right-click on the taskbar, select Properties, then open the Jump List tab in the dialog box that appears. Here, you’ll find some basic tools that let you fiddle with how Jump Lists behave—including the number of items you want displayed when you open a Jump List. Set it to the number you desire (more than 15 to 20 gets unwieldy) and click OK to save your changes.