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Windows 7: Why did MS remove "show windows previews (thumbnails)" ?

16 Jan 2011   #1
JordanJP

Windows 7 baby ! : D
 
 
Why did MS remove "show windows previews (thumbnails)" ?

See the pic in Vista it was so easy to just turn them off. How do I do that in Windows 7 ?

Why would MS do that ? To this day I keep wondering why MS would remove that option ? What's the point ?




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16 Jan 2011   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Jordan,

You can use one of the options in the tutorial below to disable taskbar thumbnail previews.

Taskbar Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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16 Jan 2011   #3
JordanJP

Windows 7 baby ! : D
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Jordan,

You can use one of the options in the tutorial below to disable taskbar thumbnail previews.

Taskbar Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Thanks Shawn but I'm still not sure why MS chose to remove that option ? What was their reason ? It doesn't seem to make sense to me.
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16 Jan 2011   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome. I'm not sure why MS didn't include that option in Windows 7 as well.
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