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Windows 7: Remove working program icon in taskbar

19 Aug 2011   #11

Win7 x64

You could get an Objectbar such as this:
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It will replace the taskbar and offer a lot more functionality akin to the Mac bar. It will perform the way you are wanting if you don't mind the different style. Bars like this are highly customizable as well. They just have a small learning curve to adjust to.

Edit: I serendipitously came across this today. It does what you are wanting, hides the opened program/folder from showing on the taskbar.
Hope that helps.

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11 Jan 2015   #12

Windows 7
Re: You could get an Objectbar such as this: Mr-Ragnarok's deviantART

Is there anyway to turn this off? ( )
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13 Jan 2015   #13

Windows 7 Pro 32bit

you can try window-hide tool. Window Hide Tool (FREEWARE)
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