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Windows application to hide an application from the taskbar

I have a program on my computer that displays both a taskbar and a tool tray icon. I only need the tool tray icon. Is there a way I can turn off the taskbar icon?

The program itself does not have an option for this.

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Which operating system and version? Please edit your question to include this detail. –  iglvzx Jun 4 '12 at 22:30

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Not within windows. You can choose which icons to see/hide in the notification area, but the presence of a taskbar icon is only definable in the application options or through a third party app - not sure if any exists for Windows7 but apps like Taskbar Shuffle and Power Menu have shown that it is possible.

Check the answer here: Windows application to hide an application from the taskbar

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