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Windows 7: Taskbar tab shuts down Outlook instead of minimizing

25 Oct 2016   #1
Peano

 
 
Taskbar tab shuts down Outlook instead of minimizing

Running Windows 7 64 Pro

I've had the Quick Launch bar on the taskbar for years. Yesterday I inadvertently killed it, so I restored it. Now I'm having a weird problem with the Outlook tab.



In this case I'm running Outlook, Pale Moon, IE, and Firefox.

Before, when I clicked one of the program tabs, this would maximize the window if it was currently minimized, or minimize it if currently maximized. All the tabs continue to work this way except Outlook. If that window is maximized and I click the tab, it shuts Outlook down and the tab disappears.

Although this isn't a major problem, it is a nuisance and also quite a puzzle. Any ideas as to why the tab might be shutting Outlook down instead of minimizing it?


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25 Oct 2016   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP
 
 

When it seems to disappear, see if it's not at the notification bar (right side). If you see a yellow outlook icon, right click on it and un mark Hide When Minimized
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25 Oct 2016   #3
Peano

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
When it seems to disappear, see if it's not at the notification bar (right side). If you see a yellow outlook icon, right click on it and un mark Hide When Minimized
You are my hero! Thank you so much. Puzzle solved, nuisance banished, happiness restored.
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