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Windows 7: IE - Overlapping windows in taskbar when having tabs

31 Jan 2009   #1

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IE - Overlapping windows in taskbar when having tabs

hello- thanks in advance for your help.

so, i'm new to the combining windows on my taskbar.
but i guess i kinda like it.

however, i don't want internet explorer to show me overlapping windows when i have multiple tabs. that way, i cannot just open IE by one-clicking the icon on the taskbar. i'll always have to choose what tab to open, before really opening the IE window.

it makes sense to combine 2 or 3 seperately opened IE's, but not combing all tabs in IE. i.e google's chrome browser does exactly what i want, however i use both browser.

hope its clear enough


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31 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64

Have you tried going into the taskbar properties and changing it to group only when full to see if that works better for you.

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31 Jan 2009   #3

Windows 7

well, the thing is that's where i just came from. i used to have never combined enabled. but for me it's just silly that i cannot one-click the IE icon if i have multiple tabs on. thanks thu for your swift response.

but do you know if i can de-activate the auto-preview when hovering over a taskbar button ( i am NOT talking about aero peek )


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