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Windows 7: Is there a way to center pinned items on taskbar in the registry?

31 Jul 2014   #1
Thornton

windows 7 Professional
 
 
Is there a way to center pinned items on taskbar in the registry?

I have followed the new folder idea to a T and it really doesnt work in my build (SP1 7608 or something like that).

I want to center them but would prefer not to have one more process booting up with windows... in fact... the whole purpose of this is to be able to stop using object dock so I can get rid of THAT service...

I hear people who talk about registry tweaks for it. I like playing around with the registry, anyways.... any ideas?


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31 Jul 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Thornton,

You might see if this may work for you for this.

Taskbar - Center Icons
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31 Jul 2014   #3
Thornton

windows 7 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Thornton,

You might see if this may work for you for this.

Taskbar - Center Icons
Thanks for the suggestion... I actually did see that... my problem, as described by someone else is dragging the folder to the left of the pinned Icons.. it just doesnt work. It just collapses the pinned Icons into a little scrollable box.
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31 Jul 2014   #4
Gary

Win 10 Pro 64
 
 

That procedure works but every now and then it has to be re done which is quite easy. Oh and you don't drag the folder to the left but the line on the toolbar after you remove the title and text.
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31 Jul 2014   #5
Thornton

windows 7 Professional
 
 

HHHEEEEEYYYYYYY.... I figured it out... I just needed to drag it one more time furthe after it collapsed the icons... I am still curious if there is a way to do this in the reg so it is always 50%...
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31 Jul 2014   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Good news.

You could back up your toolbars and pinned items on the taskbar to be able to restore if needed, but there's not a practical way to set this in the registry.

Taskbar Toolbars - Backup and Restore

Taskbar - Backup and Restore Pinned Items in Windows 7
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31 Jul 2014   #7
Gary

Win 10 Pro 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thornton View Post
HHHEEEEEYYYYYYY.... I figured it out... I just needed to drag it one more time furthe after it collapsed the icons... I am still curious if there is a way to do this in the reg so it is always 50%...
There is a method where you place this app in your start up folder and it works the same way but I prefer this method as it does not add start up junk. I forget what that app is, sorry.
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31 Jul 2014   #8
Thornton

windows 7 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Good news.

You could back up your toolbars and pinned items on the taskbar to be able to restore if needed, but there's not a practical way to set this in the registry.

Taskbar Toolbars - Backup and Restore

Taskbar - Backup and Restore Pinned Items in Windows 7
.... Thats unfortunate. You would think with all the other neat hacks in the registry that this would be one of them..... thats ok. Thanks for the suggestions guys, as well as reguiding me to that link. might not have thought to try that, otherwise.
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31 Jul 2014   #9
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Glad we could help.
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