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Windows 7: How to disable Show desktop icon at bottom right?

09 Sep 2009   #1

Windows 7 Home Basic N x86
How to disable Show desktop icon at bottom right?

I've already added a Show desktop button in Quick Launch toolbar near the Start button, I don't wanna keep both of Show desktop buttons in left and right, thus wanna remove the right one newly introduced in Windows 7.

Is there any methods to do or workaround?

I know change the theme to other than Classic will not show you the button, However I like Classic theme so that won't change theme to others.

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09 Sep 2009   #2


No method available yet.

The button appears in all themes.
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19 Jan 2010   #3

Win 7 32Bit

Crap. It's on every theme. I really need to remove that pesky little buttom. Taking up space in my System Tray, and my laptop's onboard gfx can't even support Aero Peak.

We need a soution!

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19 Oct 2011   #4

Windows 7 64 bit

Right-click on Taskbar and select "Properties". Now uncheck the option "Use Aero Peek to preview the desktop".
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29 Nov 2012   #5

Windows 8 PRO

Go To Windows 7 Show Desktop Button Remover : Remove Windows 7 Show Desktop Button With One Click | door2windows
And Download The .EXE File And Just Click Remove!!!

Worked For Me!!!

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29 Nov 2012   #6

Windows 8 PRO

And If That Doesn't Work, Try This : Tweak Windows 7 Taskbar With 7 Taskbar Tweaker

This works fro me too!

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06 Oct 2019   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

This doesnt work anymore. Is there another way?
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