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Windows 7: Why does the first opened program doc in front of the Quick Launch?

28 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
 
 
Why does the first opened program doc in front of the Quick Launch?

How do I change the taskbar to not do this, i.e. be like Vista's?

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28 Jul 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Advice Pro,

Do you have Quick Launch moved to the far left side like in step 8 in the tutorial below?

Quick Launch - Enable or Disable

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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28 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
 
 

No, I don't think that it is the QL. It's what's on the left in 8c. I want to know what that is called?
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28 Jul 2012   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Could you post a screenshot showing it to see if someone may be able to ID it?
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28 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
 
 

My taskbar:


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28 Jul 2012   #6
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Ah, ok. It looks like you have the taskbar set to Never combine for buttons instead of Always combine, hide labels for icons.

Taskbar Button Grouping - Enable or Disable
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31 Jul 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
 
 

Now the icons are how I like them, but the opened program doesn't show:


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31 Jul 2012   #8
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Do you mean that the Internet Explorer icon doesn't show on your taskbar when it's opened??
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31 Jul 2012   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
 
 

No, I mean that the tasbar doesn't show this:


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31 Jul 2012   #10
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

The taskbar can only show icons (never combined) or buttons (when combined) for opened items, but not both. Do you have icons currently?

Taskbar Button Grouping - Enable or Disable
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