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Windows 7: Slimmer Taskbar? Also Auto Hide Questions.

06 Nov 2010   #1
poketama

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Slimmer Taskbar? Also Auto Hide Questions.

I was wondering if there's a slimmer taskbar than the small-icons version?

Also, right now I'm using auto-hide taskbar but Winamp and Steam will cause it to stay up until I close them or open and minimise them. Is there a fix for this?


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06 Nov 2010   #2
dimorphic

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Don't know about a slimmer taskbar.

Are you talking about steam/winamp bottom right icons?

If so you can try:

~right-click the taskbar- go to "Properties"

~under the Taskbar tab, click "Customize" in the "Notification area"

~change them to the desired setting

If you are talking about the weird new quick launch icons, I avoid them by making a toolbar. See:

Windows Safety Tips, Hotkeys and Shorcuts

Edit: Its worth noting that pressing the (Windows Key) can toggle the taskbar when auto-hide is on.
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07 Nov 2010   #3
Delicieuxz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

If you use the traditional taskbar tabs, it's slimmer:



I use it double stacked, and it still might be slimmer than the small icons version:

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07 Nov 2010   #4
poketama

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dimorphic View Post
Don't know about a slimmer taskbar.

Are you talking about steam/winamp bottom right icons?

If so you can try:

~right-click the taskbar- go to "Properties"

~under the Taskbar tab, click "Customize" in the "Notification area"

~change them to the desired setting

If you are talking about the weird new quick launch icons, I avoid them by making a toolbar. See:

Windows Safety Tips, Hotkeys and Shorcuts

Edit: Its worth noting that pressing the (Windows Key) can toggle the taskbar when auto-hide is on.
I've given up on it, I'm just turning autohide back off. I lose screen space but it's better than being frustrated about it.



Thanks Deliceuz but I already use the traditional tabs. Quicker access
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