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Windows 7: Automatically move closed taskbar icons to


24 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Automatically move closed taskbar icons to

Although I love the new functionality of Windows 7's taskbar I find it annoying I have to look across the screen to find closed icons rather than them sitting in the same place as before.

I've tried the XP taskbar method but frankly it takes away a major functionality of Windows 7.

Does anyone know a way to get the taskbar to move unused icons to the left (and by default the open icons move right)

If this doesn't exist yet I'll suggest to Connect.

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24 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6
 
 

Hi JoeW,

As far as I know, what you're asking isn't possible. The closest thing you're going to get is probably to bring back Quick Launch (possibly what you meant by "XP taskbar"). The Windows 7 Taskbar is like that by design.

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
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