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Windows 7: Taskbar's list of running programs squished

22 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Starter 32bit
 
 
Taskbar's list of running programs squished

Kind of hard to explain in words, so here's some pics(attached). Is there any possible way to change the box sizes back to normal? This problem began a few months ago, and I really want to fix it.



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Taskbar's list of running programs squished-tabb.png   Taskbar's list of running programs squished-tabb2.png   Taskbar's list of running programs squished-utabb3.jpg  
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22 May 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Are you sure you had it before?

I don't think it's available in Starter....

Windows 7 Starter- what are the limitations? - Microsoft Answers
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22 May 2011   #3

Windows 7 Starter 32bit
 
 

I don't mean that I used to have the nice window preview that other Windows 7 versions have, I just meant that the box for the text used to be larger.

I was digging through some tweaks I used, and found one that could've caused this: W7 Taskbar Tweaker. On this forum, others seem to be having the same problem. I'll contact the tweak's creator and see if he can help.
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22 May 2011   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chickenmatt5 View Post
I don't mean that I used to have the nice window preview that other Windows 7 versions have, I just meant that the box for the text used to be larger.

I was digging through some tweaks I used, and found one that could've caused this: W7 Taskbar Tweaker. On this forum, others seem to be having the same problem. I'll contact the tweak's creator and see if he can help.

There you go, sounds like you solved your problem.
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22 May 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Matt,

I'm not sure if it's a issue specific to that program, but you might see if setting a larger minimum and maximum taskbar thumbnail window size using the tutorial below may be able to help. If not, you can use the "Undo" REG files to undo any changes made using it.

Taskbar Thumbnail Previews - Change Size

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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22 May 2011   #6

Windows 7 Starter 32bit
 
 

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

I'm not sure if it's a issue specific to that program, but you might see if setting a larger minimum and maximum taskbar thumbnail window size using the tutorial below may be able to help. If not, you can use the "Undo" REG files to undo any changes made using it.

Taskbar Thumbnail Previews - Change Size

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Neither did anything... Thanks, though. I just hope that the Windows 7 Taskbar Tweaker creator still checks his Facebook.
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09 Jun 2011   #7

Win 7 x64
 
 

Any luck with this problem? Did uninstalling 7 Taskbar Tweaker do the trick?
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09 Jun 2011   #8

Windows 7 Starter 32bit
 
 

No, turns out that I had to delete some registry entries(or, a program had to, which Windows 7 Taksbar Tweaker's author wrote for me.) I could send it to you, if you have any of the problems I mentioned.
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09 Jun 2011   #9

Win 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chickenmatt5 View Post

No, turns out that I had to delete some registry entries(or, a program had to, which Windows 7 Taksbar Tweaker's author wrote for me.)

I'm glad to hear that the problem is fixed! Was the issue initially caused by 7 Taskbar Tweaker?
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09 Jun 2011   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

help i am having the exact same issue that was caused by W7TaskbarTweaker. please post the fix.
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