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Windows 7: Taskbar Thumbnail - Are You Kidding Me?

06 May 2009   #1
newly

Windows 7
 
 
Taskbar Thumbnail - Are You Kidding Me?

Is there REALLY no way to disable the taskbar thumbnail?
I personally do prefer having it disabled.

I do not understand why they would take away freedom ...




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06 May 2009   #2
Captain Zero

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

If I understand you correctly...

You can alter how your icons are displayed in the taskbar (now called the "Notification Area") by selecting 'Customize' in the ^ next to the clock. Does that help?
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06 May 2009   #3
newly

Windows 7
 
 

now i'm not talking about the notification area.

the taskbar thumbnails are the tabs on the taskbar; for example when you open up google chrome, and you hover over the tab there's always a little preview/thumbnail.
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06 May 2009   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Newly,

Sorry, but as in the other thread, the option to turn off the taskbar thumbnail previews is no longer an option in Windows 7.

Shawn
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06 May 2009   #5
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

You could always display the classic theme, that way it will disable thumbnail view. I like it myself and think it's a neat little touch.
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06 May 2009   #6
newly

Windows 7
 
 

well, yeah i read that but i like the aero design, thats not a real solution for me.

anyway, i will probably roll back to build 7000, and reinstall the RC when there is a solution for that. its still good till june and july.
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06 May 2009   #7
copernicus

7264x64/7260x86
 
 

Why is it that bothersome? You could always change the delay to like 99999999 through the registry.

Mouse Hover Time - Change
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06 May 2009   #8
DaRonRon

Main OS: Windows 7 64 bit, Secondary: Vista 32 bit
 
 

are u talking about aero peek? Because that can be disabled...
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06 May 2009   #9
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello DaRonRon,

Sorry, but no. It's for the pop-up preview window when you hover the mouse pointer over a pinned taskbar icon instead.
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06 May 2009   #10
newly

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by copernicus View Post
Why is it that bothersome? You could always change the delay to like 99999999 through the registry.

Mouse Hover Time - Change
then you cannot have multiple windows at the same time.
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