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Windows 7: Taskbar "Use Small Icons" Disabled

01 Nov 2009   #1
Scouser

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Taskbar "Use Small Icons" Disabled

I want to select this option of my taskbar to make it smaller like Vista but for some weird reason it is grayed out and unable to be changed. Can anyone explain why and/or how to do it from the registry?

Thanks to any response.


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01 Nov 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Scouser, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Here you go mate. OPTION TWO in the tutorial below just added.

Taskbar - Use Small or Large Icons

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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