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No right click, No icons on desktop, Icons are in the taskbar instead?

My service laptop, running on XP for the moment, do not display any icon on the desktop nor allow to right click on the desktop. The desktop icons are instead located in the taskbar, I deleted the ...
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How can I speed up the redraw rate for the Windows 7 taskbar?

In foobar2000, I have a script for Columns UI that scrolls the song title across the taskbar button. I like it, but I wish it scrolled faster and more smoothly. I've read that the taskbar redraw rate ...
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How can I increase the width of the Aero Peek button in Windows 7/8/8.1?

I'm using Windows 8.1 on a Surface Pro, and my Aero Peek button is 8 pixels wide, making it near unusable with touch, and even difficult with the mouse. I have the same problem on my desktop, where my ...
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1answer
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Remove taskbar with registry in windows 7

I'm trying to permanently hide my taskbar. I'd rather not use a different shell or use software to do this for me, so editing the registry seemed a natural choice. Searching the web a bit, I found ...
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Change Win7 taskbar position (overriding GPO, Registry Editor, Admin. Rights)

I run the computer center of my Faculty and the problem is that users manage to change the Win7 taskbar position. I don't really know how they do this as far as I have applied many group policies that ...
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Hide a taskbar toolbar's text and title by default

I need to add toolbars which hides the shortcut/icon/application text and title as default. I thought the best way would be through the registry (where everything like that can be set, but not this I ...
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How can I pin a program to the Windows 7 Taskbar, with parameters?

In my case, I have to login and manage user accounts on a specific PC on our network quite frequently. I just learned that I can use the Windows Computer Management Snap-in to connect to another PC ...
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How can I disable flashing icons on Windows 7 taskbar?

I set my Windows 7 taskbar to auto-hide. However, sometimes when a program changes or something new happens in a program, the taskbar will show its self, and its respective taskbar icon will begin ...
3
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1answer
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How to always show titles on Windows 7 Taskbar thumbail preview?

I often use the Win+n shortcuts to 'alt-tab' between windows of pinned application (i.e. Win+2 to basically 'alt-tab' multiple putty windows, where putty is pinned as app #2 on the taskbar). The ...
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Make Windows “Show icon and notifications” by default, but let you hide some

In Windows 7 if you have the Always show all icons and notifications on the taskbar option disabled, the setting for individual applications defaults to Only show notifications. Is there a magical ...
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2answers
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How to change the Windows 7 taskbar icon spacing?

At home i run Windows 7 with on a widescreen LCD with the taskbar to the left and this works well, but at work i just got upgraded to W7 on a 4:3 LCD and have the taskbar at the bottom. So what's ...
4
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1answer
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Set “never combine” in Windows 7 using the registry?

How do i set task bar buttons to "never combine" using the registry?
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Can I Supress the Windows Live Messenger Taskbar “Flashing”?

Is it possible, using a registry hack or some other method, to supress the taskbar "flashing" when someone sends me an instant message?
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How can you control a Windows XP\2003 taskbar size via the registry?

all the googling I've done only shows me how to lock or unlock it, how to hide it, or how to control the grouping setting. What I'm looking for specifically is, when you make the task bar one or two ...