Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: taskbar icon grouping

16 Jun 2012   #1
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
taskbar icon grouping

Is it possible to group icons that are pinned in the taskbar, into groups for quick launch. Example; system tools would be the name and have 4 icons inside that group name, like speed fans SIV64, cpuz and siw. Sort of like you can in windows 8 with the tiles.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
16 Jun 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jimbo,

I suppose that you could create folders for each group and pin the folders to the taskbar as toolbars. Afterwards, arrange (drag) the toolbars how you like on the taskbar.

Hope this helps.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jun 2012   #3
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Thanks Brink...I'll give a shot. After doing a search I found this nifty little app called Bins. This is exactly what I was looking for. Has any body else seen or used this?

AddictiveTips » Blog ArchiveGroup And Organize Program Icons In Windows 7 / Win 8 Taskbar - Bins
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

16 Jun 2012   #4
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

You might like Stacks as well, I think some of our members have used this:

7stacks Does OS X Stacks in Windows 7 Style

A Guy
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 taskbar icon grouping




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Can't disable grouping since trying 7 Taskbar Tweaker.
Hello all. I registered just for this, as it's driving me insane I went seeking a way to disable taskbar previews. I was led to 7 Taskbar tweaker. I tried it, it did what I wanted, but only while running, so I closed it. However, immediately upon closing, All of a sudden my windows in the...
Customization
Taskbar icon grouping exceptions
Hi, apologise if this has been asked again, I just cant seem to find it. Anywho as the thread title says is it possible to add/have exceptions to the grouping of tasks? For e.g. say I wanted everything grouped (2x firefox, 2x notepad, etc) but I didnt want my word documents to be grouped, is...
Customization
How to disable Grouping of Folders On Taskbar
How can I disable grouping of folders on the taskbar?
Customization
Taskbar Button Grouping - Allow or Prevent
How to Allow or Prevent Taskbar Button Grouping in Windows 7 This will let you allow or prevent specific or all users from being able to change taskbar button grouping properties settings in Windows 7. If prevented, the taskbar buttons properties setting will be grayed out and prevents the...
Tutorials
Taskbar: Grouping by AppID not working
Hi everyone, I'm using this java-based image processing and analysis software ImageJ (ImageJ) and after a recent windows update, the program no longer groups together like it once did. Each instance of the program shows up as separate apps on the taskbar. (see attachment) Image stacks that are...
General Discussion
superbar can I turn off taskbar grouping?
is it possible to stop grouping of app windows together on taskbar. eg. IE1 explorer IE2 firefox IE3 and so on, so in this example 3 different IE windows seperated with other apps. Currently if I have multiple windows of an app they are forced together on the taskbar. Also is it...
Customization


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:17.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App