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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Make outlook emails display as a separate icon on taskbar

I realize this is a duplicate. Unfortunately the original question is just answered as "This is a duplicate". and when I look at the original posts, I can see that they clearly don't address the ...
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Taskbar Disappearing on Windows 8.1

It seems that the taskbar disappears permanently whenever I use certain Metro apps on Windows 8.1. That is, when I exit the app, the taskbar is gone from the screen that the Metro app appeared on (yet,...
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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 10 virtual desktops - preserve taskbar order

Is there a way to preserve the taskbar order while switching between virtual desktops in Windows 10? The order resets on my PC every time, and that's very annoying.
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How to get rid of Dell bluetooth Media control bar?

In the image, if you look at the taskbar, you can see a bar with the Bluetooth icon on it and some media control buttons. I added this by mistake when I connected by phone to transfer a file and Dell ...
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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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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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Show Windows 8 Taskbar with Touch Screen

I have been searching for an answer for this for a while and have not found anything. On Windows 8 with a touch screen, I have the task bar set to autohide (something I've preferred in Windows ...
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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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Where is the list of pinned start menu and taskbar items stored in Windows 7

What is the location of pinned start menu and taskbar items? Is this list a registry, or a folder somewhere?
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How Can I Not Show the Green Download Progress Display for Google Chrome in the Windows Taskbar?

I use Windows 7 and when downloading with Google Chrome, the icon in the taskbar has a partially green background that indicates the download progress. Is there a way to not show this green status ...
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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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How to completely disable the Windows taskbar?

I've installed Taskbar eliminator, while it works most of the time, alerts being the taskbar back. I've also installed object dock which can disable the taskbar, object dock appears during window ...
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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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Jump Lists not showing for Office programs in Windows 7

I have a laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium. I installed Office 2010 on this laptop, and I noticed that Jump Lists were not showing. If I pin Word, Excel or PowerPoint to the taskbar or start menu, ...
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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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Windows 10: PuTTY does not work correctly with the taskbar context menu?

When right clicking on the PuTTY icon in the Windows 10 taskbar, I get recent connections. Clicking on one of those just opens the PuTTY main page. Instead of connecting to that connection. Is it me? ...
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Sending wmplayer to Hidden Icons, in the background

Is there anyway to send windows media player to taskbar menu, in the Hidden Icons part like kmplayer? I want to play musics in the background. the wonderful icon doesn't work for me:
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How do I pin more than one instance of Firefox to my taskbar?

I have several Firefox profiles and I have them pinned to my taskbar. Since i installed windows 7 SP1 I can no longer have both there. Is there a way to fix this so that I can have multiple instances ...
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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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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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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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Change Active Taskbar Application

I currently have the Buttons on other taskbars set so Never combine So I can have multiple Chrome windows open and will see multiple Chromes on the taskbar. Now the problem is that sometimes I don't ...
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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 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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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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Windows 7 taskbar, create popup menus?

Is there a way in Windows 7 to create a single icon that pops up with a menu? I'm used to having True Launch Bar installed, but at the moment it doesn't integrate with the new taskbar/shortcut bar of ...
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Windows 7: can't reopen minimised window on taskbar, preview OK

I have a program and want to either bring its Window to the front or reopen it after it is minimised. It is on the taskbar and hovering over it shows the preview of the window. However clicking on ...
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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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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 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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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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Shortcut to Windows 7 Screen resolution setting other than by right-click on the desktop

I regularly have to access the Windows 7 "Screen resolution" setting on a netbook with many full-screen windows open, often with bogged down CPUs. These are the usual necessary steps I have to ...
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Where are the shortcuts for the Windows 7 Taskbar stored on disk?

Where, in the Windows 7 file system, are the taskbar shortcuts stored (per user)?
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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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A Windows clock to show both UTC and local time?

I'm working on windows 7 x64 and searching for a way for a setting, or replacement app of, the tray clock (on the taskbar corner) to display both UTC (or GMT) and my local time. Cause: I read log ...
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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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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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Aero Peek not working when hovering over taskbar icon

I don't know how to explain this in words clearly, but my Windows 7 computer used to be able to show only a particular window if I hovered my mouse on the Taskbar. However, I don't know if I set ...
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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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Display the taskbar clock on multiple screens in Windows?

Is it possible to display the clock on the taskbar on each screen in Windows 8, preferably without 3rd-party tools?
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Why is Excel hidden on the taskbar?

We have updated 6 machines to Windows 10 over the weekend and one of them has an issue that I hoped would go away with the upgrade but it has not. And of course it's the boss's computer. When he ...
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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 do I increase the number of items on a jump list in Windows 10?

How can I increase the maximum number of items that appear on a Windows 10 jump list, and is there any way to set separate maximums for recent and pinned items? I use Remote Desktop to connect to ...
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Where are the task bar icons stored on Windows 10

I've looked in %AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar as recommended by this answer for Windows 7, but I don't see a "User Pinned" folder.