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Windows 7: Windows 7 Multi-Monitor Taskbar - Confirmed?

31 Jul 2009   #1
RussellBishop

Windows 7 (rc)
 
 
Windows 7 Multi-Monitor Taskbar - Confirmed?

Hello all,

I read recently that upon release, windows 7 will have multi-monitor taskbar support, which I'm very excited about. Is anyone able to confirm this, as it seems that they were already shipping win7 when this news emerged.

If I can pin programs to one monitor or the other, and have 2 "show desktop" buttons, then I'll be a very happy man.

Links;

Microsoft talks multimonitor taskbar support in Windows 7 - Ars Technica

Windows 7 Tasksbar Multi-Monitor Support - KezNews.com


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31 Jul 2009   #2
z3r010

 

It never happened
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31 Jul 2009   #3
RussellBishop

Windows 7 (rc)
 
 

Is that definite? Cause that'll really piss me off.
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31 Jul 2009   #4
z3r010

 

Yes that's definate, I'm running RTM and it only supports a taskbar on one of my five monitors
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31 Jul 2009   #5
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Hello Russell,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

These articles are from last year. Haven't seen or heard anything since. Haven't downloaded the RTM yet, but if it was there someone would have mentioned it I think.

Gary

Edit: beat me to it.
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31 Jul 2009   #6
RussellBishop

Windows 7 (rc)
 
 

That is incredibly frustrating, god damn you microsoft!

Guess I'll have to keep using DisplayFusion Pro then.. you can't pin anything to the taskbar, it can't interact with the other taskbar, and there's no second 'Show Desktop' button.

Argh!!
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31 Jul 2009   #7
zombiefly

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i use ultramon on xp/vista. Have you checked out the forums?
I'm sure it'll be fully working in 7 soon enough!
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31 Jul 2009   #8
RussellBishop

Windows 7 (rc)
 
 

Hmm I'll wait for it to be full functional in win7
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31 Jul 2009   #9
DJG

 

I wouldn't mind a mirrored taskbar in all monitors ... the current one at 1920 pixels wide is sufficiently wide since I'm using True Launch Bar for launch shortcuts, but it's sometimes a pain to have to navigate from one mon to another just to launch etc.
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