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Windows 7: Where do you prefer your taskbar?

16 Oct 2009   #21
Peaches

Windows 7 Final
 
 

I've always had mine at the bottom and probably always will.

I don't know, I just don't see a reason to change it.


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16 Oct 2009   #22
sagebrushfire

Windows 7 Ultimate/XP SP3
 
 

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With your widescreen, HD monitor that totally makes sense. If I got a new monitor with that aspect ratio I would probably switch to that setup because it looks like you can fit a LOT on the taskbar.
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22 Oct 2009   #23
MrJukes

 

Engineering Windows 7 : User Interface: Starting, Launching, and Switching

98.4% of people (who submitted data) leave their taskbar at the bottom of the screen. The top had about 1% and the sides about .5%.
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23 Oct 2009   #24
sagebrushfire

Windows 7 Ultimate/XP SP3
 
 

^Let's just hope they don't do anything crazy to alienate that 1.6% who don't have it on the bottom.
They say around 400 Million people use Windows. Let's be conservative and say that only 100,000,000 will actually, eventually use the next version of Windows.

That's still approximately 1,600,000 people who don't have their task bar on the bottom.

I think that's a large enough number that they should put some consideration into alternate layouts so people don't have to worry about windows getting "stuck" behind the task bar or ghosting effects from minimizing/closing windows.
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23 Oct 2009   #25
Antman

 

I am curious as to what percentage of the people surveyed had wide screen monitors.

I wish I could move the Start Orb to the opposite end of the taskbar. I am a left side taskbar user and would like the Start Orb to be/remain in the bottom left corner
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23 Oct 2009   #26
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've tried experimenting with the tasbar in different locations. the taskbar on the right hand side faired quite well with me, however, it always...always goes back to the bottom, it just feels 'natural'!
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23 Oct 2009   #27
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Bottom.
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08 Aug 2010   #28
Mitch656

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I like it down the bottom... It just doesnt feel right any where else
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08 Aug 2010   #29
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Used to be if my taskbar was anywhere but the bottom just didnt seem right.

But, i've had it on the top for awhile now. Now that Im used to it, I really like it. Now putting it back to the bottom seems strange.
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10 Aug 2010   #30
AussieGuy92

 
 

after reading this tread it has convinced me to try in on the top for a while it does seem like more sense since i can check my wifi,time and others more easily.

seems like i have more screen space as well.
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