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Windows 7: How do i make my taskbar looked disappear, but only show icon?

03 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Pro x86 32bit
 
 
How do i make my taskbar looked disappear, but only show icon?

Hi,
I had dreamed to have my taskbar to only show icon,
and make the taskbar (i mean the bar only) looked disappear..
it would be great if anyone can give me a tutorial to make it disappear
and only show the icon and start button.

Andy

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03 May 2013   #2

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

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Then it becomes like this:

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Is this what you were looking for?


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03 May 2013   #3

Windows 7 Pro x86 32bit
 
 
what do you want to explain?

I am really confused with your picture without any clear instruction.
what do you want to explain, buddy?

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Then it becomes like this:

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Is this what you were looking for?
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03 May 2013   #4

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

On the first pic, you just need to click on an empty space (like the one mentioned in the pic). This will remove the borders from the Task Manager (like in the 2nd pic).
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03 May 2013   #5

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

By editing the taskbar images you can almost get what you want but not completely transparent it will still have a slight blur have a look at these three screenshots, I edited the taskbar images so they are completely transparent as you can see depending on what kind of background you have the blur they show more or less.

Jerry
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03 May 2013   #6

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Oops! Sorry. I thought you were talking about Task manager.
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03 May 2013   #7

Windows 7 Pro x86 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
By editing the taskbar images you can almost get what you want but not completely transparent it will still have a slight blur have a look at these three screenshots, I edited the taskbar images so they are completely transparent as you can see depending on what kind of background you have the blur they show more or less.

Jerry
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Yes, that's what i want.
you really know my problem.
but, it's little blur. no problem,
could you give me a tutorial how to make it, buddy?
may be someone in this forum could give the tutor to make it unblur.?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Oops! Sorry. I thought you were talking about Task manager.
lol.
no problem.. thank you for your fast response to my problem.
i really appreciate your help .
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03 May 2013   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

It might be easier to use what I have created, that way you did not corrupt the original aero.msstyles, it becomes a third-party custom theme and either way if I do it for you or you do for yourself you will need to do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes for it to work.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Or
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

If you just use the taskbar at the bottom I could post it here in a couple of minutes because I have that one ready already but if you move your taskbar around it will take me a few extra minutes to do those also.

Let me know
Jerry
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03 May 2013   #9

Windows 7 Pro x86 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
It might be easier to use what I have created, that way you did not corrupt the original aero.msstyles, it becomes a third-party custom theme and either way if I do it for you or you do for yourself you will need to do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes for it to work.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Or
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

If you just use the taskbar at the bottom I could post it here in a couple of minutes because I have that one ready already but if you move your taskbar around it will take me a few extra minutes to do those also.

Let me know
Jerry
please post it here, buddy.
i kindly appreciate your help.
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04 May 2013   #10

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Here you go.
Download the .zip folder and extract it to your desktop, put both 1 andywang folder and 1 andywang.theme file in C:\Windows\Resources\Themes
How do i make my taskbar looked disappear, but only show icon?-1.png
How do i make my taskbar looked disappear, but only show icon?-2.png

It will show up in Personalization under Installed Themes as andywang click on it.
How do i make my taskbar looked disappear, but only show icon?-3.png

Click on Window Color and move the slider to the left and Save changes.
How do i make my taskbar looked disappear, but only show icon?-4.png

Jerry


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