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Windows 7: Firefox tabs & new windows

28 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium, 64-bit
Firefox tabs & new windows

I'm currently using the Windows 7 Basic theme, and I have an issue with Firefox. (AA)

When hovering over the taskbar button for Firefox, each individual tab and window is shown on the list. Is there a way to make it only list each individual window INSTEAD of showing every tab?

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28 Dec 2010   #2
mr pc

Windows 7

huh weird - my FF does not display all open tabe but Opera does

what version FF and do you have any 3rd party tab extensions?
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28 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium, 64-bit

4.0b8, and no.

If it was at all vague, here's a screenshot of all of the tabs being listed in the taskbar view (you need to CnP the link):
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28 Dec 2010   #4

win7 ultimate 32bit

it's not a firefox issue--it's a win7 issue (feature?)

try changing your taskbar settings

right click on taskbar-choose properties--then choose taskbar tab--first unlock it by unchecking the 'Lock the taskbar' button--then play with your settings (taskbar buttons)

IF you wan't to take the process further--try googling: 'change taskbar behavior with Group Policy Editor in win7
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28 Dec 2010   #5

Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium, 64-bit

Thanks tman. I googled you suggestion and came up with the perfect solution. If anyone's looking for it:

Type in about:config in your Firefox address bar. Search for 'browser.taskbar.previews.enable' and set it to false. That's it.

Thanks again.
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29 Dec 2010   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

FYI, this 'problem' for the OP is a new feature in the FF 4 beta. I kind of like it, it ends up making the taskbar icon act more like IE now.
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