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How can I change the Taskbar Button widths in Windows systems (esp. for XP and Vista)? I like to make the buttons narrower so that I can see only the icon of the related application window. Is it possible for all versions of Windows operating systems?

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At this Registry Edits for Windows XP "Tweaks and Tips" site XP page,
There are two VB Scripts to tweak the size (besides a lot of other tweaks).

Its VB Script, so you can download it, look at it, change it -- have fun.
Not sure if it will work for Vista too.

VBScript refs: Decrease the Size of Taskbar Buttons and Undo.

There is also a Windows 7 reference.

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