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Windows 7: XP/Vista styled system tray for Windows 7

15 Jan 2014   #1
Shub Niggurath

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
XP/Vista styled system tray for Windows 7

I have searched everywhere for this and have failed to find it, does this exist? If it does can you please provide a download link?


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19 Jan 2014   #2
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums Shub Niggurath. Generally I see attempts to add Windows 7 type functionality to XP, rather then the other way around. What exactly of XP/Vista system tray do you with to emulate on 7?

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21 Jan 2014   #3
Shub Niggurath

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

You know on the right of the taskbar where you have those icons stored? That's what I mean, I want it to function like it did in XP/Vista where it slides when you click the arrow to show you the rest of the programs instead of showing a pop-up like it does in 7.
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21 Jan 2014   #4
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

Right click on the little up arrow (which causes the box to pop up) then click customise notification icons, and then at the bototm click "always show icons and notifications in the task bar"

Its not quite what you asked for, but no longer causes a popup
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21 Jan 2014   #5
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Yeah, I'm unaware of any way to do that, sorry. A Guy
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21 Jan 2014   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I guess you like the way it was in Vista. But is there any technical reason to have it the old way ??
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