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Windows 7: Taskbar Pop-Ups

06 May 2010   #1

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Taskbar Pop-Ups

One of the most annoying things I've personally discovered with Windows 7 regards the taskbar. I do a lot of work with Microsoft Excel, and usually have multiple files running. Every time my mouse even comes close to the taskbar, those preview boxes show up for everything else I have minimized, which cover up my excel tabs, and I have to wait for the preview boxes to disappear. Is there a way to eliminate the preview boxes or anything for that matter from showing up when I mouse over the taskbar?

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06 May 2010   #2
BrettM WinTeam


Check out these sites. They will be able to show you how to play with or disable your preview boxes!

How to Adjust Taskbar Thumbnail Live Preview Delay Time in Windows 7 - Tweaking with Vishal

Disable and Turn Off Taskbar Thumbnail Preview in Windows 7 (Switch to List View) My Digital Life

I hope these help!

Brett M,
Windows Outreach Team
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06 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

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