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Windows 7: Remove Taskbar 100%

24 Aug 2015   #71
danmastro

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Found a fix for this myself. Instead of adding it to the Startup folder, I created a new Scheduled Task and had it delay 30 seconds before triggering. Works like a charm now.


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04 Jun 2016   #72
bahay

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
I can remove your taskbar 100% but you will still be able to open the Start Menu with the Windows key on your keyboard if that's any good to you.

I found the C# source code here but it came as code for a small application with two buttons (one to hide the Taskbar and Start Button and one to show them again). I've modified the code to automatically do what you want upon running it and then it exits, it uses the Windows API so there isn't any dirty hacks involved either.

To make life easier I made it into two exe's, one does the hiding and the other one shows it again.

Simply extract the exe's to your Windows folder and create a shortcut to the 'HideTaskbar.exe' in the Start Menus 'Startup' folder to make it happen upon each bootup.

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(Requires Dot.Net 2.0 or higher)

EDIT: Works for Vista too btw!

Awesome. Thanks a lot Generator
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29 Dec 2016   #73
n0v1c31

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
I can remove your taskbar 100% but you will still be able to open the Start Menu with the Windows key on your keyboard if that's any good to you.

I found the C# source code here but it came as code for a small application with two buttons (one to hide the Taskbar and Start Button and one to show them again). I've modified the code to automatically do what you want upon running it and then it exits, it uses the Windows API so there isn't any dirty hacks involved either.

To make life easier I made it into two exe's, one does the hiding and the other one shows it again.

Simply extract the exe's to your Windows folder and create a shortcut to the 'HideTaskbar.exe' in the Start Menus 'Startup' folder to make it happen upon each bootup.

Attachment 68549



(Requires Dot.Net 2.0 or higher)

EDIT: Works for Vista too btw!

Thanks Generator it still works perfectly!!! Great work and greatly appreciated!!!
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04 Mar 2017   #74
isko

win 7 64
 
 
help

Hi.. your app works but it doesn't last long. It's hidden for a few minutes then it automatically appears even if I didn't click of the show exe
Please help
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