The bar displayed on a full edge of a GUI desktop that is used to launch, monitor and switch between running applications.

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Use killall command to kill taskbar (Side with apple logo)? (Mac)

I am not looking to kill the SystemUIServer, but the other side with the apple logo. (Im basically trying to make the apple logo on the upper left corner of my screen reload using the killall command ...
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Grouping application icons on cinnamon (with Ubuntu)

In cinnamon you can add applets to a panel. One of the applets is for showing application icons. However, this applet displays all icons next to each other. I would like to have an applet that shows ...
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How do I add applications to Pinned in the Steam Context Menu on the Taskbar

I have Steam on my Taskbar, right clicking it opens this menu: How can I add applications to this list (Indicated by the red arrow)? I tried marking as favorite on steam but it didn't do anything. ...
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Windows 10 Taskbar preview stopped working

I've got a new GPU today and suddenly the taskbar previews stopped working. Here is how it looks like now: However it still works fine if I only have 1 window opened. If the same program has 2 or ...
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Is there any way to hide the taskbar on the full screen start menu?

Is there any way in Windows 10 to hide the taskbar on the full screen start menu mode? I want to hide it so It can looks like Windows 8
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Windows server 2016 TP5: network cross icon despite no obvious problems

I have set up a lab server with W2016TP5, and it runs (more or less) fine. The static IP and subnet seem correct, and the DNS and DHCP servers and a bunch of Hyper-V linux VMs seem to be all fine. ...
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Hyper-V VM to open fullscreen mode as default from taskbar

I have a windows 8.1 Enterprise virtual machine installed on my Windows 10 Enterprise workstation. Every time I open my VM from taskbar it opens in windowed mode which is quite annoying as I have to ...
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Remove windows 10 task bar, not auto-hide [duplicate]

I reallllly want to get rid of the taskbar. It takes useful screen space. Auto-hide won't cut it as it keeps popping up because of notifications and such. Any ideas? :) Edit: No luck, taskbar is ...
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KDE Plasma 5 taskbar dissappears on external monitors

I'm running Kubuntu 16.04 with kernel 4.4.0-28-generic and Plasma 5.6.5 I am mostly docked with two external displays, and I use all three with the Laptop one as primary. I have a customized taskbar ...
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Auto-Hide Taskbar Malfunction…?

I like to keep my taskbar hidden when it's not in use as to get my screen the ultimate space it can have, but sometimes after long periods of PC use, the taskbar glitches (I think it's a glitch) and ...
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Weird i mark on taskbar

For 2 day's I am seeing this weird i mark on Taskbar as below: Nothing happens even if I click on that, double click no luck. Restarted PC couple of times, installed latest updates still no luck,...
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Right clicking on windows 10 does nothing

I am having similar issues to what others had. I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, and all went fine and smooth except for not being able to right-click some shortcuts in start menu or taskbar. ...
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Windows win-key plus number - any way to stop it “toggling” the app and minimising it if already launched?

I have a couple of shortcuts pinned to my taskbar. I can use the Windows-key plus "1" or "2" etc to launch these. When using this shortcut, the behaviour seems to be :- if the application is not ...
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Windows 10: set multiple application windows to not combine in Task Bar

On a Windows 10 Pro 64-bit PC with dual monitors, I have 3 instances of the FileZilla application open. On the main monitor, 3 separate taskbar buttons appear. However, on the secondary monitor they ...
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Hiding a window from taskbar in Windows 10 [duplicate]

I am using an application that launches a command prompt window along with it - for debugging purposes. This is very annoying, because Windows stacks the windows together, so switching back and forth ...
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Restoring Windows 10 Task Bar

My task bar and start button in Windows 10 disappeared overnight; there was just a black space under the windows. Windows keys do not bring it up. I seem to recall on older Windows versions you could ...
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Getting rid of taskbar thumbnail previews in windows 10

How do I get rid of the window that pops up when I hover a taskbar item? This is what I have tried with no success, logging out and in after settings have been made: Adding a 32-bit DWORD value ...
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Comebine multiple shortcuts into one representing smybol / group pinned on the taskbar

Please consider this image: If I rightclick on the shortcut for LibreOffice Calc, all LibreOffice Calc documents I pinned to the taskbar via shortcuts are displayed in one group window (as can be ...
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Login screen takes forever to drive to desktop when task bar is setup to auto-hide

I'm facing a very strange problem and I can't figure out how to find a reason or the root of the problem itself. In Windows 10, once I've put my user name and password, if the task bar is configured ...
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Windows 7 toolbar's “menu” displayed on left screen, how to move it to main (right) screen?

(I suppose this also applied to Windows 8, 8.1 & 10 but didn't test on those systems.) Users can add toolbars on Taskbar through right click on Taskbar > Toolbars > New toolbars, just like the ...
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No right-click menu for VS 2015 in Windows 10 taskbar

In Windows 10, I can't get a context menu when right-clicking the Visual Studio 2015 icon in the start menu nor on the taskbar. The icon is visible, but when I right-click on it, I get no context ...
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Windows 7 Taskbar disappears

I am using my Lenovo b550 Windows 7 laptop with a projector for training. For the last few days, I have noticed that my taskbar does not remain on top of other applications. How can I solve this ...
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Trying to work with 2 Displays on Windows 10

I am trying to work with 2 monitors on my Win10 Laptop. One being the main laptop screen ofc and the other a LED TV I recently bought. Now when I connect them via HDMI and select "Extend these ...
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Remove line under Windows 10 taskbar icons

That "underline" underneath taskbar icons was apparently added to indicate the application is open (vs. just pinned). I don't need this indicator. Is there any way to remove the open application ...
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Change the width of the “Language Indicator” in the taskbar

After applying new theme on Windows 10, the font of the taskbar became bigger, so the word ENG was cropped on both sides how shown in image: Cropped Input Indicator How can I increase the width of ...
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How to hide (but keep enabled) Action Center icon from the taskbar

I am using Windows 10, and normally in recent Windows versions, I can hide system icons as well as app icons in the notification area (previously known as system tray). A little triangle button ...
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Taskbar icons no longer appear in Windows 10 (start menu also broken)

My partners laptop has somehow just stopped showing the windows 10 icons in the taskbar nor can she use the Windows start menu button - when clicked it simply does nothing. Can anyone suggest why ...
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Taskbar height/width on the side

I have my taskbar at the left side but I hate its width. I don't know why the icons (Wi-Fi connection, Volume etc.) are in two columns. That expands the width of my taskbar. I tried to unlock the ...
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Different icons in taskbar when at work vs at home

Whenever I use my work laptop at work, I have my taskbar icons set up as I like. However, whenever I take my laptop home and start it up there, some other icons (such as Word, PowerPoint, etc.)show up ...
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Drag and drop minimizing windows in Win 7/10 involving taskbar

In Windows XP images from web browser can be dragged and dropped to desktop by holding file over taskbar while lmb is held down, then window minimizes itself and desktop shows up and you can drop it ...
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Windows 10: How to hide window without closing?

Coming from a Mac OS background, I find it immensely useful to be able to have an app running, loaded in memory, and doing updates but having no visible open windows. This allows things like Facebook ...
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Is there a way to auto hide taskbar into the corner

In Windows 7 and so, you have the option to autohide the taskbar and show it when you move the mouse over the bottom of the screen. Is there a way to show the taskbar when you move the mouse over a ...
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Windows 10 Apps, right-clicking on Taskbar icons, Start Menu/Search Bar and clicking Windows System Tray icons all fail

So in the middle of the day (worked fine in the morning), I come to find out that all the crap listed in my Title starts to happen. Internet Explorer 11 also doesn't fully function: some sites fail to ...
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Windows 7 taskbar hover color stuck

When you mouse over the taskbar, the hover color for that program shows. However, it won't go away. Is there a way to have it disappear once your mouse moves away? A temporary solution I found is ...
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Windows 10 doesn't show date [duplicate]

My PC with Windows 10 doesn't show the date - refer to the picture. How to fix that?
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Customise Chrome Taskbar Icon

I saw an answer about changing the Chrome icon when Chrome is running (post) I tried everything, I literally opened every file I could with Resource hacker and changed any icons I could find that had ...
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windows 10 - make taskbar itself a different color from the taskbar buttons

I use the taskbar vertically down the screen with Ungrouped icons. In windows 7, the background color of the taskbar itself was different from the background color of the buttons on it, so it was ...
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Windows 8 force battery/plugged-in icon to show in task bar

On laptop systems with a battery, Windows 8 shows either a battery icon (when running from battery) or a "plugged in" icon (when running from AC). Clicking on this icon allows changing the power ...
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App Menus in Notification Area Open Behind the Notification Box

Whenever I right click on an application in the notification area, the menus open up behind the notification box. Is there a way to fix this? I am running a triple monitor setup with the task-bar ...
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How to : Run an App WITHOUT a taskbar button ?

In the MS Windows GUI - say Win XP for definiteness, I want a GUI app to run WITHOUT a taskbar button-icon (while its main window is not minimized). Is there a 3-rd party "tweaker" or combination of ...
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How did I move the taskbar to the top while it was locked?

I had the taskbar locked, and I was switching to a different window, when suddenly the taskbar moved from the bottom of the screen to the top. I must have done something by accident, I was able to ...
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Windows logo key+number don't work with more than one open programs

I work with several windows, several programs at the same time. Sometimes more than 20 at once. My workflow becomes to heavily use Windows logo key+number to jump from one to another. Example: I have ...
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Getting taskbar with clock (notification area) on second monitor with Windows 10

My Windows 10 updated itself this morning and now the notification area (the rightmost part of the taskbar with clock) will only appear on the laptop monitor. The past several weeks it was happily ...
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Grouping Categories of Icons in Windows 10 Taskbar

I have lots of icons in my task-bar - they're all necessary, because monitor real estate is at a premium and I need that sliver of visible desktop for things other than launch icons. What I'm ...
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Why won't windows open an application on the same screen where it was requested?

I've noticed some very illogical behavior (IMO) about the taskbar you have on all monitors (only applicable when multiple monitors are used of course). I'm as curious for a fix as I am curious for ...
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Windows 10 Network Issues - slows and glitches

My internet randomly starts to slow down, and so every now and then I have to click and open the WiFi tab from the taskbar button, where I see there are only 1 or 2 networks shown, when there are ...
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How can I move icon from taskbar to system tray in windows 7?

I want to move icons from taskbar to system tray in windows 7. How can I do this?
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Win 10 pinned apps starting effect (in taskbar) like that in Win 7?

In Win 7, if you click your app pinned on taskbar, a glowing rectangle will appear around the icon until the app started, then expand to normal task band. The glowing rectangle thing acts as a ...
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why don't separate excel workbooks show as separate buttons on the windows 10 task bar?

Using Windows 10, and Office 2010. I have my Taskbar set to never combine buttons. If I open two Excel workbooks, I only see one Excel button in the Taskbar. This, to me, is silly. How do I have a ...
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Windows 10 taskbar | how to make it thinner when vertical?

I have 14" 16:9 notebook and would like my Windows 10 taskbar have on the (left) side. Unfortunately, although I set it to small icons the bar is pretty wide. Do not you know how to make it thinner? ...