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Windows 7: taskbar switcharoo feature on individual items

30 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
taskbar switcharoo feature on individual items

I vaguely recall that when I first got on Windows 7 I was able to do the new feature taskbar rearrangement with all items on the bar, but currently when I try to move one explorer item it wants to move them all, which means I can put a program to the left or right of all explorer windows, but I can't move an explorer window opened later left of any earlier one.

is that a standard limitation? is my memory failing me, or have I maybe changed some feature that does allow explorer items on the taskbar to be shuffled amongst each other, rather than being effectively attached to each other in their present order?


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30 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

What about opening Taskbar Properties (right click on it, select Properties) then change the Taskbar buttons drop down to Never Combine?
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31 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

it's currently set to 'never combine'
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