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You can separate tabs into different windows in Chrome. For that: Select the tab you want to "detach" from the window Press and hold the ctrl key Drag and drop the tab to bottom. Works also with Firefox.


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This is not a built-in feature of Windows. Typically, browsers implement their own Tab handling. In Firefox, you can right click a tab select "Move to own window" which will result in two separate windows that can be moved independently. This is e.g. not available in Internet Explorer. There you have to select and hold the tab drag it outside of ...


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The translucent taskbar is a function of the Windows Aero theme. Disabling the Aero theme will cancel this effect, making the task bar non-translucent. To do this: Navigate to Control Panel -> System -> Advanced system settings Then click Performance -> Settings... Under Visual Effects, select "Adjust for best performance', then click Apply. ...


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Follow these steps: Right-click an empty area on the taskbar, and then tap or click Properties Navigate to Taskbar tab > Notification Area and click Customize... Select Turn system icons on or off Under Behaviors, select On next to Power then click OK That should resolve the issue.


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If you pin a program, it should be in that location. Have you tried copying and pasting the path in Windows Explorer? It should take you there. Anyway, you can use a program like Everything Search Engine to find the path where your pinned programs are stored in your PC.


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Dual Monitor Taskbar is open source and works neat. I found it while searching and passing by there.


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If you want to hide de Start button anyway, the only option is using another program. You can use 7+ Taskbar Tweaker, it's a very simple and small program, and allows you, among other options, to hide it checking the "Hide Start button" checkbox in the main window. Here's a description from the webpage: 7+ Taskbar Tweaker allows you to configure ...


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You're in luck. When hitting the Start button (or the Start key on your keyboard), it is already programmed to allow for searching right away. For instance, hit the start button, and start typing "Explorer" and it will automatically start searching. No need to press Win + S


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[DISCLAIMER] This is not actually a fix, more of a hack to make this work since it annoyed the hell out of me. First of all, you need to find out what the AppID of the app (here IntelliJ) is. To do this, you can use Taskbar Tweaker (you can uninstall it afterwards). Open the program and go to Taskbar Inspector. The string next to the arrow is the AppID. ...


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Try this: Right-click the Taskbar Choose Properties Check Use Smaller Taskbar Buttons


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I had this issue, and found the root cause, immediate work-around, and long term fix: Root Cause: if your combined PATH environment variables are more than 2048 characters, then it (and WINDIR) stop being visible in many contexts. This may cause start menu items/programs to be "not found", even though they are in fact there, and work if run manually from ...


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Update for Windows 8 and 8.1: to move Start Screen from one display to another use Windows logo key + Page Up key combination.


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Yes, we can hide the VLC taskbar icon by clicking on "Hide VLC Media player". Step 1: Click on "show hidden icons(at exactly right side bottom corner)". Step 2: Right click on VLC icon. Step 3: Say Hide VLC Media player from taskbar. I hope it's useful.


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This fixed it for me: Step 1: Right-click the Start button and select Command Prompt (Admin) from the context menu. Step 2: Type Powershell in Command Prompt and press Enter. Step 3: Paste the following text in the Powershell window and press Enter. Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register ...


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Uninstall the Update KB3072318. This is the update that shows the message to upgrade to Windows 10 during the OOBE. This update has a known bug which causes that problem. To remove the update, go to Control Panel -> Programs -> Installed Updates


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You can do this without any external programs by modifying the registry. According this video on how to Make Windows 10 Taskbar Thumbnails Bigger: Open registry - Win + R and type regedit Go to path HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Taskband Add new DWORD 32 Bit Value Key: MinThumbSizePx Value: Number of pixels ...


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To add clarity to the other answer relating to 7+ Taskbar Tweaker (http://rammichael.com/7-taskbar-tweaker-v4-4), to access the advanced options you will need to right click on the icon in the system tray and select "Advanced Options". Near the bottom of the list is "w10_large_icons". Simply right-click on the 0 beside it and modify it to a 1, apply the ...


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Yes, you must left click on the desktop and then: TAB + TAB + TAB + left or right arrow key. The right mouse click is also a key on my keyboard under shift.


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I found out the same problem in my horizontal Taskbar. It turns out that when "Use small taskbar buttons" is checked, the taskbar height is not enough to house the time and the date strings, so the date string is dropped. Unchecking "Use small taskbar buttons" or doubling the taskbar height are the two solutions I found... but they neutralize my initial ...


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In my instance, the toolbar would not hide on the secondary display with Windows 10. After reading all the suggestions and trying them, I tried the following (with success): right click on primary display toolbar, click on "search", select "Show search icon". I had previously selected "Hidden"


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Nevermind, found my own answer http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-pin-a-website-link-to-windows-7-taskbar/


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In my case the problem was caused by an app (a utility for an external WD HD)running in the background. The solution involved closing the app by displaying it via the "show hidden icons" option that appears when one hovers over the "^" symbol in the task bar. I can imagine other apps having the same annoying impact on taskbar behavior so it may well be the ...


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The taskbar is more like the object doc on the bottom of the mac, not the menubar. In windows, the menu bar comes with the application. Unfortunately what you want is not possible, because both Operating Systems are totally different from eachother.


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To my knowledge, the Start button is a core feature of the operating system and is unable to be disabled as if it was a toggleable part of the taskbar. Although you should be able to auto-hide the taskbar so it fades out view when not being used, and will only come back when you hover your cursor over the bottom of the screen.


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I had this problem after upgrading from Win 7 64bit to Win 10. What I found was that Microsoft's OneDrive app was causing the issue. Once I exited OneDrive from the hidden icon area, my taskbar went back to normal. I've since uninstalled OneDrive completely.


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You can use 7+ Taskbar Tweaker. Right click the title bar to go to Advanced Options Under OptionsEx, set the w10_large_icons to 1


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After a long time of waiting and looking for Windows solutions of 3rd part solutions. The solution I am now going to take is to upgrade to Windows 10. Windows 10 clearly shows which program is in focus. Further color and theme settings can enhance this. The other solution was to downgrade to windows 7 and use the classic theme (which is no longer ...


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I solved this by: Clicking on "show hidden icons" Clicking on "HP Printer status and alerts" Clicking outside the taskbar It looks like an HP error message prevented the taskbar from hiding. Windows and HP users: set the icon to flash, showing that it is preventing the taskbar from hiding.


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In the notification area options, you can uncheck Always show all icons and notification on the taskbar to get your arrow back.


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You can disable all notifications with Local Group Policy Editor Launch gpedit.msc Go to User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Start Menu and Taskbar Enable Turn off feature advertisement balloon notifications, and as you wish Turn off all balloon notifications Note that if you turn off all notifications and your password is set to ...


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This is not possible. Either not set it to show all icons, and set all but that specific program to show all icons and notifications, or find a replacement program for WhatPulse that does the same except for these notifications.


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To create shortcut from text file right-click shortcut then add the word explorer to the left of file path like so: From: C:\Users\jjay\Desktop\text.txt To: explorer C:\Users\jjay\Desktop\text.txt > Drag to taskbar


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For Windows 8, arranging of windows vertically or horizontally is not possible because usual menu items which allowed arranging are no longer present. The feature was last available in Windows 7 – see the other answer.


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I can reproduce the problem too. Just in PuTTY. Other applications work correctly. I do not think you can fix it. It seems like a bug in Windows 10. I wanted to report the bug to PuTTY authors, but actually they are aware already. See PuTTY bug win10-jumplists. A workaround for the Windows 10 bug has been implemented in PuTTY already: ...


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You must enable Aero: Force Enable Aero in Windows 7 Click on Start and type regedit at run Now Navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\DWM In the right details pane, create following Three DWORD (32-bit value) entry UseMachineCheck, and set its value to 0. Blur, and set its value to 0. Animations, and set ...


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Found the solution! Uninstall update KB3072318 and restart!


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This worked for me to resolve the identical problem; Right click on desktop and select DISPLAY SETTINGS, highlight secondary screen, check MAKE THIS MY MAIN SCREEN box, click APPLY. Highlight your primary screen and do the same to reverse your action. Task bars should now auto hide.


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Just after writting this question found an executable file that seems to tweak thumbnails without installing any program. It can be found here: http://winaero.com/download.php?view.27 Just open it and click Disable thumbnails, then Apply Done.



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