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Windows 7: Task bar - Top, Bottom, Auto hide -- preferences

03 May 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

blank toolbar trick to centre the icons
is there a tut or something to show me how?

btw, i have it big icons, at the bottom, no auto hide
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03 May 2009   #12

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook

Aaron, the bottom does look great and has a nice feel to it....
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03 May 2009   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium Build 7600

bottom small icons
I tried auto hide but it got annoying to have to move the mouse to the bottom of the screen to see the time.
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03 May 2009   #14

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

I guess I am just old fashioned, but I'm a bottoms man, too!
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04 May 2009   #15

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Me too, bottom, auto hide

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04 May 2009   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Bottom...default / small icons, non-hidden. I just can't get used to it anywhere else.
Exactly the same. +1
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04 May 2009   #17


On my netbook, it's on the right side of the screen because I can use all the vertical pixels I can get. (1024x600) Being a touchscreen It's also easier to acess from the right and switch programs.

On my desktop, I did have it on the bottom set to autohide. I just recenly threw it on the right side with no autohide, and I think it's tons better now. I dont need to autohide, because I rarely have windows maximized (1920x1080)

With the square textless task items in windows 7 having the taskbar on the right side is actually useful now, not like before with the long rectangles.
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06 May 2009   #18

Vista H.P. SP1 x32 Seven RC x64

After installing RC I began to try a new way:

Dual-monitor, primary monitor on the left
Taskbar on the right, no autohide, big icon, no objectdock.

I think I will stay like this.
Just have to change my habits of searching start menu on the upper left corner

I'd love to be able to put the taskbar on the second monitor - left side (without put the right monitor as primary).
Shame that MS not support multimonitor more than the basics
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06 May 2009   #19

Windows 7 x64 / Same

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by YozMan View Post
bottom small icons
I tried auto hide but it got annoying to have to move the mouse to the bottom of the screen to see the time.
Same here. Bottom, small icons on both the taskbar and start menu. Since I use the system time whenever my notebook is near, I have to have it showing all the time.

That said, I'm starting to experiment with having the taskbar at the top.
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06 May 2009   #20

Windows 7 Ultimate [Windows Vista Home Premium]

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
lol, I wondered if anyone would pick that up
._. i did :B
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