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Windows 7: Objects in Taskbar resize dynamically.

25 Sep 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
Objects in Taskbar resize dynamically.

The objects in my taskbar take up the full space of it, is there a way for me 2 have it the way it used to be. The objects used 2 take only a predetermined amount of space in the taskbar. It randomly started doing this after my explorer froze, i restarted my computer but the problem persists.

*Edit* Thanks guys i tried the system restore as a last resort and it worked, was really trying to avoid it.

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My System SpecsSystem Spec

25 Sep 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400


I dont have much help for you. I see the problem but dont know how to fix it. Do you have a backup you can restore from?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Sep 2009   #3

Vista and Virtual Win 7 RC
Old Taskbar

I skimmed this article at and it might have some software where you can download to restore the original taskbar and then "unpin" the items that are on your current task bar.

I have also read that there **might** a registry hack to get the original taskbar back. Try doing a Google search for "Windows 7 Taskbar Hacks."

Hope that helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec

25 Sep 2009   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Anc3s,

You might see if this may be able to help.

Taskbar - Change Icon Button Width Size

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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