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Windows 7: Taskbar mouse over

17 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
Taskbar mouse over

I've read a few threads on the subject but haven't found exactly the answer I need. If there is a post that has the answer, please respond with a link, otherwise this is my situation:

I just upgraded from 7 starter to home premium, in 7 starter when I moused over a task bar icon it simply displayed open windows as a list, with no visual of the window itself. This was great, especially since I'm on a net book.

Upon upgrading, when I mouse over it doesn't display multiple windows as a list, but it gives a mini pop up of the window, which is really annoying. I've already turned off the aero peek and have played with numerous other advanced settings and I'm still unsure how to get it back to only displaying the less invasive list.

Any hints appreciated

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17 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit

you can try changing the theme to windows 7 classic in themes
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17 Aug 2010   #3


Show Icons as Vertical List

If there is more than 1 window in the group it will show the list. If there is only 1 button it will still show the thumbnail. Setting NumThumbnails to 0 still will show 1 thumbnail.
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