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Windows 7: How to only show taskbar with Windows button?

23 Jun 2015   #1
sarah95sarah95

windows 7 pro 32 bit
 
 
How to only show taskbar with Windows button?

I'd like to stop the taskbar appearing whenever my cursor is near the screen edge, and only have it appear when the win button is pressed. I have seen this issue addressed in an old thread called "how do you unhide taskbar with only windows icon key? - Windows ...", which was about the same problem. A member named "prisoner" seemed to have a solution, but I couldn't find a link and "prisoner" has long since moved on. I have tried to find a solution to this issue. I believe it could be solved in the registry using an 'autohotkey' program, but haven't found one that I could make work with my limited computer skills (I found one called 'pushtoshow' that worked for a while, then bugged out and I can't revive it). If anyone has a solution to this issue, or knows where I might contact "prisoner", I'd be very appreciative.

thanks


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24 Jun 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You can post in that thread you mention and Prisoner should receive an email if he is still subscribed. In the meantime, checkout 7+ Taskbar Tweaker - RaMMicHaeL's Blog (not sure if it is capable of what you are trying to do though).
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24 Jun 2015   #3
sarah95sarah95

windows 7 pro 32 bit
 
 

Great, will do.

thanks...
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25 Jun 2015   #4
vlassis

Windows 7 Professional N (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GokAy View Post
You can post in that thread you mention and Prisoner should receive an email if he is still subscribed. In the meantime, checkout 7+ Taskbar Tweaker - RaMMicHaeL's Blog (not sure if it is capable of what you are trying to do though).
I think GogAy is right, this is what you want.

It is a very light programme that gets the job done. Many customization options. If you need help feel free to contact me.
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