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Taskbar - Resize

How to Resize the Taskbar in Vista and Windows 7
Published by Brink
09 Jul 2011
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How to Resize the Taskbar in Vista and Windows 7

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This will show you how to resize the taskbar by changing it's height or width on the desktop in Vista and Windows 7.





Here's How:
1. Unlock the taskbar.

2. Move and hover the mouse pointer over the top or side border of the taskbar until it turns into a double arrow. (see screenshots below)
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3. Left click and hold, drag the taskbar to the level for how high or wide you would like it to be, then release left click when finished. (see screenshots below)
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4. Lock the taskbar.
That's it,
Shawn







25 Sep 2012   #1
clasof56

win 7 64 home premium
 
 
nope

nope, only doubles it or not...cannot make it any size you want.


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25 Sep 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10166
 
 

Yep, it changes the taskbar width or height by any level you like. Please try again.
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25 Sep 2012   #3
clasof56

win 7 64 home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Yep, it changes the taskbar width or height by any level you like. Please try again.
yeah, tried it again...no go...i am sure there are other settings involved that dont allow me to do that. i am kind of a nut for settings and just cant figure that out. but thanks anyway.
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25 Sep 2012   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10166
 
 

Are you saying that when you unlock the taskbar and keep dragging it up, you are not able to increase it's height one level at a time to say double, triple, quadrouple it's default one level height?

I find it hard to believe if you are not able to.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Sep 2012   #5
clasof56

win 7 64 home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Are you saying that when you unlock the taskbar and keep dragging it up, you are not able to increase it's height one level at a time to say double, triple, quadrouple it's default one level height?

I find it hard to believe if you are not able to.
ah yes, i can do that, but the problem is the taskbar is too big now and i can only get it to about 3/4 inch high and that is as small as i can move it. my icons look way out of place as they are so small.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Sep 2012   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10166
 
 

OK. How does it look using large icons instead of small?

Taskbar - Use Small or Large Icons
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