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Windows 7: How to make the Taskbar buttons wider?

13 Feb 2019   #1
Marty McFly

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
How to make the Taskbar buttons wider?

I've recently got a higher resolution monitor where everything looks smaller. I've increased the Windows text size to 110%, so the text looks better. But now, all the buttons on the Taskbar don't seem wide enough, and text is being truncated.


I've already found one tutorial which said to edit the registry and increase the value of "MinWidth" in WindowMetrics. But when I do this (and restart) nothing happens.


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13 Feb 2019   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Marty,

You could use the method in the tutorial below to change the width of your taskbar buttons.

Change Width of Taskbar Buttons in Windows | Tutorials
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13 Feb 2019   #3
Marty McFly

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

It worked!


Thank you so much, Shawn!
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13 Feb 2019   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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