Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker
For Firefox, click on Firefox / Options / Options.
On the Tabs page, uncheck Show tab previews in Windows Taskbar.
Ditto for IE. Tools / Internet Options. Click Settings button under Tabs.
Uncheck Show previews for individual tabs in taskbar*
Good thought Rich but I think OP wants each instance of IE and other programs to have its own icon. Your method disables the thumb preview of tabs from a songle IE session.