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Windows 7: taskbar icon grouping

16 Jun 2012   #1

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.


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16 Jun 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

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.
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16 Jun 2012   #3

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
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16 Jun 2012   #4

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

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