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Windows 7: Taskbar takes up half my page (autohide right side)

07 Jun 2011   #11

XP / Win7 x64 Pro

40% of percentages are made up on the spot.

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07 Jun 2011   #12

windows 7 pro 64, hp dv7 t
hiding taskbar

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SledgeDG View Post
Rightclick in the taskbar and make sure "Lock the taskbar" isn't selected.
Now go to the borderline between desktop and taskbar until that little Arrow left/right appears.
Hold down the left mouse button and pull the task bar back to the size you desire.
Rightclick the taskbar and select "Lock the Taskbar"

I was going to ask a question about not being able to hide the task bar (could n't get it unlocked by simply right clicking the bar). I just right clicked the bar and select properties, then checked the box "hide the task bar" and applied (lock the taskbar was left unchecked). This is what I wanted to do since I like to have a full screen sometimes. (BTW, I found that if a program (antivirus in this case) wants to do update, the "hide" change didn't work until I closed the program requesting it.)

I thought I'd post this in case it helps someone else.

Steve Win7 Pro, HP Dv7
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07 Jun 2011   #13
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by freerider4life View Post
bump, new questions

edit: threadcycling didn't work the way i intended.. should I make a new thread? it'd be nice to have the appropriate title.
Always make a new thread with a new question or problem.
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07 Jun 2011   #14

W7 64 Bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FliGi7 View Post
40% of percentages are made up on the spot.
At least some people have a clue of percentages! lmao!
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