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Windows 7: Double taskbar items

03 Jun 2009   #1
Detard

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Double taskbar items

Hey guys. This is my first post after browsing the forums. The issue I am having is when a taskbar item shows TWO "icons" for the same window. For example:

MSN messenger main window is open. TWO links to the same thing are showing. 1 for my display picture, and one for the main window, but when I click on them, they both bring up the main window. Anyone know why this is?

Thanks


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03 Jun 2009   #2
Avien

Windows 7 Build 7600|16384- 64bit
 
 

Is it two separate icons, or icons that are in front and behind each other?
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03 Jun 2009   #3
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Detard View Post
Hey guys. This is my first post after browsing the forums. The issue I am having is when a taskbar item shows TWO "icons" for the same window. For example:

MSN messenger main window is open. TWO links to the same thing are showing. 1 for my display picture, and one for the main window, but when I click on them, they both bring up the main window. Anyone know why this is?

Thanks
can you post a screenshot for us?
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03 Jun 2009   #4
Detard

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Here ya go.

When I click on both "links" they open the same window


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03 Jun 2009   #5
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

it's strange because it looks like one is the main messenger window and the other looks like an open message window but you say they both open the main window? i haven't got messenger installed but it does seem odd
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03 Jun 2009   #6
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I had this problem before and i think it's a messenger problem.
Try running it in Compatibility Mode as vista

edit: and then i think you can right click the icon on the right of the taskbar and 'hide when minimized' or something like that. I ditched messenger a while ago. Just going off of memory
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03 Jun 2009   #7
Detard

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by redsoxm16 View Post
I had this problem before and i think it's a messenger problem.
Try running it in Compatibility Mode as vista

edit: and then i think you can right click the icon on the right of the taskbar and 'hide when minimized' or something like that. I ditched messenger a while ago. Just going off of memory

Fixed. Thanks for the help everyone. Repped.
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03 Jun 2009   #8
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

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Fixed. Thanks for the help everyone. Repped.
You're welcome
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