October 26, 2012, 3:20 PM — Here's how you can pin frequently used applications to the Windows 8 search bar. This will make it faster for you to access them on the search bar.
1. Open the search bar.
2. Right click on your preferred application.
3. Select the Pin option.
Your pinned apps will now appear near the top of the search bar.
For more, see the original article at the link below.
Windows 8 Survival Guide | Gizmodo