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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Taskbar context menu appearing behind taskbar when jump list is being shown

I've noticed something weird in Windows 8. When I right-click the taskbar, the context menu shows up normally. However, when right-clicking the taskbar with a Jump List open, the menu appears behind ...
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How to change the size of toolbars in Windows 7's taskbar?

Look at the capture, there are some space between my "Quick Launch" toolbar and the application icons. And I cannot drag the icons upper. I feel the space wastes my total space of taskbar. Do ...
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Emacs org-mode timer - can it be shown in the Windows 7 taskbar?

I use Emacs org-mode for organizing my tasks and projects and also for time tracking. However, I'm working a lot in other applications (mostly Microsoft Office 2007 or Firefox), so the Emacs Window is ...
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Taskbar disappears sometimes when using a second monitor

Windows 7 laptop, docked with a second monitor. This problem started happening when I started using the second monitor. The taskbar will often stop displaying. The Windows logo remains, but the ...
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How do I remove the day from the Chrome OS taskbar?

A recent update to Chrome OS added the day of the week in the taskbar, making the time smaller. Is there way to remove the day from the clock in the taskbar? I want the clock back to its original ...
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Google Chrome cache Issue in Windows 7 over multiple systems

I am using Chrome with two systems both running on Windows 7 64-bit. I configured both instances of Chrome with my Google account, and everything worked perfectly. Lately however I am having a hard ...
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Why are my Windows 7 System Alerts not coming to the front?

Ever since I installed Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64 on my Dell XPS M1730, system alerts (for example, the alert you get when installing software that wants to make modifications to your computer) will flash ...
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Windows 7 Taskbar Never Combine, Show Labels Only, No Icon

In Windows 7, in the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties, there is an option to Never Combine which shows both an icon and accompanying text. I have seen people who want Never Combine but want no ...
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Windows 7 Toolbar does not move with Taskbar

So I have a quick launch toolbar on the right side of taskbar at the bottom of my screen in Windows 7 (it is a Recycle Bin shortcut). However when new programs add an icon in the notification area on ...
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How do I add Yoxos Eclipse profile to the Windows 7 Taskbar?

I have used Yoxos before and have managed to (almost) get it working how I wanted. I understand that it's designed so you launch a profile from the .yoxos file which is created when the profile is ...
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Windows 7 like task bar for Linux

One thing I really like in Windows 7 is the taskbar. I'm wondering if there is some program in Linux which will give me the same functionality. Here is the functionality that is important to me: I ...
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Make java applications behave normally with reguard to the taskbar

I have a java application that is launched from a batch file as follows: SET JAVA_HOME=C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.5.0_16 SET JAVA_EXE="%JAVA_HOME%\bin\java.exe" %JAVA_EXE% -Xmx128m -jar ...
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Fedora Core 10: Window List & Workspace Switcher applets keep crashing

I was minding my own business typing a command or two in a Terminal window when a dialog popped up telling me that the Workspace Switcher had crashed, and would I like to reload. Without thinking I ...
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Taskbar Preview Pane + Mouseover Info Text: Is it possible?

I've noticed a couple similar questions (ie. How to always show titles on Windows 7 Taskbar thumbail preview?), but wanted to throw this out there to see if anyone knew of a way to achieve my specific ...
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How to refresh Taskbar Thumbnails after Aero was turned off and on again?

I use the radmin remote software that turns off Aero when it runs. When I exit, Aero turns back on, but all of my taskbar thumbnails are gone until I manually restore each window – a royal pain! ...
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Windows 7 taskbar clock disappears

The clock on the right of the taskbar is enabled but seems to disappear every time I reboot my computer. (I'm guessing at the frequency; I notice it has gone away every day after I dock.) The clock ...
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How can I hide TeamViewer icon in taskbar?

I am unable hide the TeamViewer's icon in the notification area. I've tried "hide always" using the taskbar properties, but it doesn't seem to work. Is there a way to make it actually disappear?
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Clicking program tab on Taskbar in server 2003 brings two windows

This is a crazy problem. I am using server 2003 as my development machine. When I click a "program icon" (Don't know if that is the right word) in the task bar, sometimes it will bring the program I ...
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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 height/width on the side

I'm using my taskbar at left side but I hate width of them. I don't know why are icons as Wi-Fi connection, Volume etc. in two columns which expends width of taskbar. I tried unlock taskbar and ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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Does anybody know this taskbar timer Software?

Superuser user Hugh Tash posted a screenshot containing this piece of software that seems to track work start and leave times? Googling around did turn up nothing, and it is also not possible to ...
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Not showing taskbar in fullscreen mode for extended display

OS: Windows 7 64-bit I'm using dual monitors with extended display mode. While I'm watching a video with full screen mode, the taskbar disappears. But if the second monitor is activated, the task bar ...
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Icon display in task bar

I have a trouble in displaying the open app tabs in my task bar and my current display is quite a mess. Maybe I have just clicked something in my settings or anything that have changed the display but ...
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Windows 10 taskbar/start menu problems Version: 10.0.10586 Build 10586

I always had this problem and I thought clean reinstall would fix it, but that isn't the case. I reinstalled windows 10 x64 yesterday and today I'm already facing the same issue.This doesn't always ...
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is it possible to achieve Windows XP-like taskbar under Windows 10

I have not liked what has become of the taskbar since Windows XP (or for that matter, the Ribbon interface of Microsoft Office software, which for me is the opposite of intuitive). Under XP, the ...
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Windows 10 File Explorer Taskbar Icon disappeared

Okay I have a weird one for you and I'm lost on where to go, what to edit, etc. My Girlfriend's Windows 10 No longer has a File Explorer Icon when the application is open and running. The last icon is ...
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Disabling WebSense From Command Line

I want to disable websense from command line. Is it possible? I looked at it's command line switches and stuff, but couldn't find anything that disables it. Now, I'm right clicking to Websense from ...
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Windows Taskbar: Force applications to stay in place when open

Can I do something to fix|force the applications to stay in place? I understand it has to do with separate processes and such, but there's a point I don't understand. taskbar overview: What ...
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Modify target of unpinned applications in taskbar

Example: I do not have MS Excel is not pinned. When opened, its icon shows up in taskbar. To open a new instance, that taskbar icon can be middle clicked. But to open it without loading a blank ...
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Can resize but cannot reorder toolbars on taskbar in Windows 7

The taskbar is not locked. I can change the height of the taskbar. I can drag the toolbar handle to resize the toolbar width but if I click/hold/drag [cursor has 4 direction arrows] then it will not ...
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Is it possible to “stick” the pinned items to the left so they don't move?

I have recently upgraded to Windows 7 from XP and one thing I find annoying is how the Pinned Items behave compared to the Quick Launch items; quick launch items would always stick to the left no ...
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Black broken box kind of overlay on Google Chrome Icon on taskbar

Whats this? is it saying my chrome crashed or any security breach? Im worried, all my tabs are fully functional in it.
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How to correctly pin MSYS to task bar in Windows 8?

I use MSYS/MinGW a lot on Windows 8.1 and wanted to create a shortcut on the taskbar at the bottom. What I did is to lauch MSYS, and once it appears on the task bar, choose "pin this program to task ...
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Anyway to set taskbar height in registry

I have a issue that my taskbar does not want to stay 3 high. It is not a windows issue more so the screen that I am using disconnects itself when I turn it OFF and when I turn it ON windows detects ...
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Show all programs from all monitors in the taskbar

The Windows 7 taskbar only shows the programs running on the current monitor. Applications running on the second monitor are listed in the taskbar of the second monitor. Is it possible to make the ...
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No AIMP taskbar animation when playing radio

When I play radio stations with AIMP 4 my taskbar icon is animated. How can I stop that animation as I find it distracting? No animation when I play audio files from disk - all good Have disabled ...
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Windows task bar action buttons not working (win key, win search, start screen, volume..)

Firstly sorry for the lengthy description but I tried to give most of the info which may help to find the cause and solution of the problem. Recently I restored my system using system recover image ...
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How to change taskbar-titlebar size?

I really don't know the name of this bar: In this picture, the path string is very long and was cut by windows, how do I change the size of that area to show the entire title string of any windows? ...
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Change taskbar position from powershell

I would like to make a shortcut on my desktop to change the position of the taskbar from top to bottom and vice versa. Is there an easy way to do it in powershell without messing up with the ...
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How to stop windows 8 from minimizing all instances of the same program?

This behavior is unbelivably annoying and it started in this new Windows 7 or 8 I'm not sure. Suppose I have 2 excel files open and they are displayed in the taskbar They are both MAXIMIZED, and I'm ...
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Windows 8.1 use small taskbar buttons setting isn't working

Recently I got a new secondary HDMI monitor, and when I plugged it in Windows set it as my main monitor and messed up a few display things. The two images are after I set my original monitor as my ...
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Resize Windows 10 notification area

For a long time, the windows notification area (aka, system tray) would stack icons 3 high, thus conserving real estate on the task bar. (Below in an example in XP). I just upgraded from Windows 7 ...