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Windows 7: Display open program windows in list view NOT thumbnail

03 Apr 2010   #11

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

This tutorial is for you Antonio.

Taskbar List or Thumbnail Previews Mode - Change

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03 Apr 2010   #12

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by garysgold View Post
Thanks juanantoniod. I like that. Moving the curser over any one of them still brings that window up for a quick view. If there is only one window, then it still shows the thumbnail, but 2+ and it is a list. Tried putting 0 in the key, but that didn't seem to have any effect.


Did you try both hexadecimal, and decimal ZEROs? I wondered if that would work, but I am happy with the thumbnail appearing for just one window. Even happier (elated might be a better word) that there is a way to show the open windows as a list now, all the time! [I have a touchpad mouse, so it was hard to "roll" perfectly horizontal to get to the open window thumbnails on the far side of the screen.]

I'm fairly new, so I do not know if the +Rep means you gave me rep, but if you did, thanks a lot!

Take good care,

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03 Apr 2010   #13

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Your welcome. Yes that's what it means. I'll play a bit, but I don't mind the thumb for only one either. And I agree that using the thumbs is a bit of a pain with a touchpad.
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