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Windows 7: How many of you combine taskbar buttons on Windows 7?

View Poll Results: How is your taskbar buttons set on Windows 7?
Always combine 19 50.00%
Never combine (or Combine when taskbar is full) 18 47.37%
I don't use Windows 7 1 2.63%
Voters: 38. You may not vote on this poll

10 Jan 2012   #21

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

I like a clean Desktop and to see what is open in the Taskbar.

Combine when taskbar is full

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14 Jan 2012   #22

Windows 10 Pro X64

I use Always combine, hide labels. As for switching between windows, if I have a lot open the Switch between windows feature is real handy sometimes:


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14 Jan 2012   #23

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
I use Always combine, hide labels. As for switching between windows, if I have a lot open the Switch between windows feature is real handy sometimes:

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Don't you think it's much more quicker to switch between windows by simply clicking on the taskbar? And much more easier by seeing the titles of the windows without having to hover over each tab?
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15 Jan 2012   #24

Windows 10 Pro X64

Quicker yes, easier no. I guess it comes down to what you like and I do like the stacked icons on the taskbar. Takes up a lot less real-estate.
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15 Jan 2012   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64/Ubuntu 11.04

I LOL'ed at:

I don't use Windows 7.
But I Always Combine. It's just a lot easier for me somehow and that's just what I'm used to.
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15 Jan 2012   #26

Windows 10 Pro x64

I always combine simply because the taskbar finally works in an OCD way like me . The icon stays where it is all the time, and I can easily get to multiple running instances of that application easy from a jump list. It just makes more sense to me than previous incarnations where things keep moving around.
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