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Taskbar Thumbnail Live Previews - Enable or Disable in Windows 7

How to Enable or Disable Taskbar Thumbnail Live Previews in Windows 7
Published by Brink
02 Dec 2011
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How to Enable or Disable Taskbar Thumbnail Live Previews in Windows 7

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This will show you how to enable or disable having taskbar thumbnail live previews display a Aero Peek of the open window on the desktop when you hover the pointer over a taskbar thumbnail preview of a icon with a open window in Windows 7.

This tutorial also enables and disables Aero Peek.

Note   Note
Taskbar thumbnail previews will only work if you are using a Aero Theme. This feature is not available in the Windows 7 Starter edition.


EXAMPLE: Taskbar Thumbnail Live Preview
NOTE: This is an example of a taskbar thumbnail live preview (Aero Peek) of Task Manager on my desktop when I hover my pointer on the thumbnail preview of the Task Manager icon on the taskbar.
Taskbar Thumbnail Live Previews - Enable or Disable in Windows 7-taskbar_live_thumbnail_preview.jpg


Here's How:
1. Open the Visual Effects settings.

2. To Enable "Taskbar Thumbnail Live Previews"
A) Check the Enable Aero Peek box. (see screenshot below)

B) Go to step 4.
3. To Disable "Taskbar Thumbnail Live Previews"
A) Uncheck the Enable Aero Peek box. (see screenshot below)
4. Click on OK. (see screenshot below)


Taskbar Thumbnail Live Previews - Enable or Disable in Windows 7-visual_effects.jpg
That's it,
Shawn





02 Dec 2011   #1
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Nice tutorial


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03 Dec 2011   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

Thank you sir.
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