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Windows 7: Can't "Hover" Taskbar Icons with multiple windows, have to click!

29 Aug 2011   #1
altjx

Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
 
 
Can't "Hover" Taskbar Icons with multiple windows, have to click!

This is a strange issue that's been bothering the living hell out of me. NO one seem to know how to get this resolved.

I installed Tune Up Utilities and just uninstalled it again actually, and done a bit tweaking to the system. Now for example if I have 5 tabs opened in IE (which you can see the little tabs in it's taskbar icon), but when I hover the icon, the live thumbnails don't automatically pop up. I have to click the icon at the bottom and THEN the live thumbnails come up above it.

Please do not tell me this is how it's supposed to work because it's NOT. A fresh installation or new profile does not work this way, instead, any icon in the taskbar with applications opened, shows the live thumbnails upon HOVERING the icon.


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30 Aug 2011   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Altjx,

If you mean whan you hover over the taskbar icon itself to see it's thumbnail preview, then using the tutorial below to set the delay time back to the default may help.
Taskbar Thumbnail Previews - Change Delay Time
If you mean when you hover over the thumbnail preview of the icon to see the live preview of the selected opened window, then using the tutorial below to set the delay time back to the default may help.
Taskbar Thumbnail Live Preview - Change Delay Time
Hope this helps,
Shawn
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30 Aug 2011   #3
altjx

Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
 
 

I ended up needing to recreate my profile. Thanks for replying though.
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30 Aug 2011   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome. I'm glad you got it sorted.
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