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).

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I just upgraded from Windows 7 to windows 10 and now my system tray icons look like:

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All icons are in a single row, which causes my taskbar to be truncated. Is there any way to get back the more intelligent configuration of previous windows versions?

  • I don't know the answer to your problem, but you can clear up space by turning off "Always show all icons in the notification area" in Settings. – Phlamajam Nov 19 '15 at 21:33
  • @Phlamajam, Already did that, those are the ones I like to see. – davej Nov 20 '15 at 14:03

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