Monthly Archives: January 2013

Sage 300 ERP and Windows 8

Ran into a funny issue with running Sage 300 ERP from a network location. I was completely unable to pin the program shortcut to my taskbar. This was regardless of whether I right clicked the app in the Start Page, right clicked the .exe file in the runtime folder on the shared network folder, or on the shortcut I created on the desktop:

I couldn’t even drag the .exe or shortcut to the taskbar:

This is apparently “by design”. Indeed, there are even certain executable files as well as shortcuts that contain certain strings (for example,  “Help”, “Documentation”, “Install”) that are excluded from pinning!

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