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Windows 7: Progress taskbar of other programs?


08 Jun 2010   #1

winXp & w7
 
 
Progress taskbar of other programs?

hello great thankx to the forum, i found very useful thinks here and happy to join it i lately installed windows 7 and found it very goooood as u know it's impossible to get all programs progress bar in taskbar but i heard somewhere that this feature is open source and u can add ur own programs to windows 7 taskbar but i don't know anything about scripts especially i want internet download manager progress bar can some help pls


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08 Jun 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by angelgore View Post
hello great thankx to the forum, i found very useful thinks here and happy to join it i lately installed windows 7 and found it very goooood as u know it's impossible to get all programs progress bar in taskbar but i heard somewhere that this feature is open source and u can add ur own programs to windows 7 taskbar but i don't know anything about scripts especially i want internet download manager progress bar can some help pls
I will certainly try to help. When you say "all programs progress bar" what do you mean exactly? Please take a screen shot of that from whatever operating system you've seen it in and I'd gladly help you.

I'll tell you what I think you mean now. You want your internet browser to show you how much of a particular file you are downloading. You have that with the built in browser, Internet Explorer. If you'd like to add your programs to the taskbar, just start them from the start menu and, while the are running and their icon appears in the taskbar, right click and select pin to taskbar option.
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08 Jun 2010   #3

winXp & w7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baarod View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by angelgore View Post
hello great thankx to the forum, i found very useful thinks here and happy to join it i lately installed windows 7 and found it very goooood as u know it's impossible to get all programs progress bar in taskbar but i heard somewhere that this feature is open source and u can add ur own programs to windows 7 taskbar but i don't know anything about scripts especially i want internet download manager progress bar can some help pls
I will certainly try to help. When you say "all programs progress bar" what do you mean exactly? Please take a screen shot of that from whatever operating system you've seen it in and I'd gladly help you.

I'll tell you what I think you mean now. You want your internet browser to show you how much of a particular file you are downloading. You have that with the built in browser, Internet Explorer. If you'd like to add your programs to the taskbar, just start them from the start menu and, while the are running and their icon appears in the taskbar, right click and select pin to taskbar option.
thanks for answer me baarod,
what im talking about is taskbar progressbar,
it start when u for example copy a file or detect problems or usb
but this little beautiful thing doesn"t work with all the programs that are in a progress status,
and i want to add other programs that work with progress bar (like idm) to the taskbar progress bar to follow their progress without restoring them

sorry for bad language and thanx
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08 Jun 2010   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Using small icons and Combine when full option, all browsers are showing download progress without third party apps. Lunascape and Firefox show haw many % is completed, Chrome and Opera a progress bar, IE both.

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08 Jun 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by angelgore View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baarod View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by angelgore View Post
hello great thankx to the forum, i found very useful thinks here and happy to join it i lately installed windows 7 and found it very goooood as u know it's impossible to get all programs progress bar in taskbar but i heard somewhere that this feature is open source and u can add ur own programs to windows 7 taskbar but i don't know anything about scripts especially i want internet download manager progress bar can some help pls
I will certainly try to help. When you say "all programs progress bar" what do you mean exactly? Please take a screen shot of that from whatever operating system you've seen it in and I'd gladly help you.

I'll tell you what I think you mean now. You want your internet browser to show you how much of a particular file you are downloading. You have that with the built in browser, Internet Explorer. If you'd like to add your programs to the taskbar, just start them from the start menu and, while the are running and their icon appears in the taskbar, right click and select pin to taskbar option.
thanks for answer me baarod,
what im talking about is taskbar progressbar,
it start when u for example copy a file or detect problems or usb
but this little beautiful thing doesn"t work with all the programs that are in a progress status,
and i want to add other programs that work with progress bar (like idm) to the taskbar progress bar to follow their progress without restoring them

sorry for bad language and thanx
Not possible. You must call one of the new Windows 7 APIs to do this. Any open source junk will be just a hack. Taskbar Extensions (Windows)

You need to contact the developer of whatever download manager you're using and tell them to get with it and support the current operating system.
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