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Windows 7: How do I move an Icon from the Task Bar

20 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - SP1
How do I move an Icon from the Task Bar

I want to move an Icon from this area of the Taskbar

How do I move an Icon from the Task Bar-taskbar.jpg

to this area of the Taskbar popup area...

How do I move an Icon from the Task Bar-taskbar-2.jpg

Any hints how to???

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20 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home 64, Vista Ultimate 64

I remember long time ago (Windows 95 days) there was a program to do that. Keep in mind though that only running processes can display icons in the notification area. So any solution to this will need at least one extra process to be running on your machine.
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20 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - SP1
Icon restored to Popup Menu -

Don't ask me how or why this happened, but I have managed to return the NetWorx icon back to the popup menu of hidden icons.

Here's how I did it....
  • I right clicked on the program icon I wanted to return to the popup menu of hidden icons [ in this case NetWorx icon ] .
  • Then from the popup menu that appeared I selected and clicked on "Unpin this program from the Taskbar" .
Result: The 'NetWorx' icon disappeared from the taskbar, and is now back with the others in the hidden icon popup menu.

Here; How do I move an Icon from the Task Bar-icon-restored.jpg

Problem solved.

Hmmmm. I wonder if the Sepoys will give me Rep

My System SpecsSystem Spec

21 Oct 2011   #4


Well sassofalco, I don't know about the Sepoys, but I'll give you rep+ for figuring this out. Good job!
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