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Windows 7: Viewing Open Windows From Taskbar?

16 Feb 2011   #1
DekHog

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Viewing Open Windows From Taskbar?

I'll try and describe this as best I can - I often have a lot of MS Word windows open at the same time, and windows seems to vary between showing me them as small preview windows or a vertical list when hovering over them in the taskbar - I only want to show them as a list, but can't see how to do this?

Any replies most welcome as all these 'mini window' previews are annoying the hell out of me!

TIA



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16 Feb 2011   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello DekHog,

It depends on if you want all icons to never show thumbnails preview windows and only lists, or just have it set to show a list after so many windows are open instead.

If never, then you can use one of the options that you like best in the tutorial below to do this.

Taskbar Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable


If only after so many windows are open to have the list, then the tutorial below can help show you how to.

Taskbar List or Thumbnail Previews Mode - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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16 Feb 2011   #3
DekHog

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Fantastic, Shawn, thanks....
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16 Feb 2011   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

You're most welcome.
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