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Can windows be configured so that multiple instances of same program are not grouped together in taskbar. An example of multiple instance if IE :

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I'd prefer in certain situations to view the same program but in its own windows on the taskbar

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Right click on the taskbar (not the icon) and go to properties.

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There is an option there to not group the icons and it will show a new "tab" for each item in that group.

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Right click on the taskbar, then choose "Properties", then in the list for "Taskbar Buttons" select "Never combine".

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