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Windows 7: How to put spaces in your Taskbar (to sort)

17 May 2009   #1
zZanthraXx

Windows 7 (7127)
 
 
How to put spaces in your Taskbar (to sort)

I hate cluttered desktops, and the taskbar is no exception. It's allowed to have icons though- as long as their sorted. I created some blank spacers to use for the taskbar on Win7, and decided to share them with you. This is the easiest way to add spacers that I know of, all I did was create some blank shortcuts that lead to a fake program.

Effect:


How to use:
http://www.zennovations.net/SpacerZ.zip [The Files]
This is very simple to do, as long as you place the "Blank" folder in the right place- you're good to go.
1 Place the folder called "Blank" into:
C:\Windows
2 Navigate to C:\Windows\Blank
3 Simply drag one of the files labed "blank# - Shortcut" to your taskbar. You can only use one of each, so
if you need more than 4 you'll need to make more.




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17 May 2009   #2
Mercurial

Windows 7 32bit RTM
 
 

what does the .exe do if you click on them ? :O
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17 May 2009   #3
zZanthraXx

Windows 7 (7127)
 
 

nothin... just says that it cant run... press okay. the .exe is just a blank file labled ".exe"... you can scan them or somethin if you dont trust me :P

I forgot about potential viruses, I have many more posts @ this forum if you want to be safe...
www.evga.com/forums
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17 May 2009   #4
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for sharing, i like it

Enzo.
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18 May 2009   #5
Mercurial

Windows 7 32bit RTM
 
 

yep thanks its awesome :P
can you put a mirror too cant seem to download the file ;=x
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18 May 2009   #6
zZanthraXx

Windows 7 (7127)
 
 

Hmm... the file appears to have moved- i'll just host it myself :P (its small anyway)

http://www.zennovations.net/SpacerZ.zip [The Files]

O try to rep me or w/e if you can so people know that they can trust the files for future projects- thx.
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18 May 2009   #7
johngalt

 

I knew I recognized your name.

You won't recognize me - I use my real name over at eVGA forums - but I don't post over there a lot, unless I have any issues....

And my most prominent issue has been dealing with the failure of Intel's Virtualization technology on my 780i :P

Z is good people.

However, Z, I tried DL'ing the file so I could just attach it to the post right here in the forums, and I keep getting a File not Found error....
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18 May 2009   #8
zZanthraXx

Windows 7 (7127)
 
 

Sorry about the file guys... the first link: the file hoster kept changing the link so you couldnt directly link to it... My site is currently under construction (setting up my new server ) but this link should be completely stable lol. Unless Microsoft desides to shut down live services :P

SpacerZ.zip - Windows Live


O, BTW I fixed my zennovations.net one as well... but since i'm just setting this new server up i may change organization and such... so if you could bind it with this thread john that'd be great.
http://www.zennovations.net/SpacerZ.zip

and if you use the blue flaming Quake logo @ evga- then i've seen u at evga as well
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18 May 2009   #9
johngalt

 

No worries.

I'll attach it here too.

SpacerZ.zip


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