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Windows 7: taskbar preview for only Microsoft software

24 Sep 2009   #1
bjp106

Windows 7
 
 
taskbar preview for only Microsoft software

Why does the taskbar preview only work for Microsoft Programs? Why doesnt it work for Firefox (multiple tabs), or any other non-microsoft related software?


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24 Sep 2009   #2
Antman

 

Your system has a fault. WRONG

The preview works for all of my software. Even videos playing in a VBox VM.
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24 Sep 2009   #3
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I think he means Firefox doesn't have multiple taskbar preview windows when you have more than one tab open with it. As it does work like that for IE. And also some applications don't have a jumplist history.
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24 Sep 2009   #4
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bjp106 View Post
Why does the taskbar preview only work for Microsoft Programs? Why doesnt it work for Firefox (multiple tabs), or any other non-microsoft related software?
it is because developer of those third party apps havent had the chance of incorporating the changes yet (partly due to Windows 7 not even being released to the public yet)...
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24 Sep 2009   #5
Antman

 

I continue to be the luckiest user.

I was not aware that jump lists did not work for all apps.
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24 Sep 2009   #6
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

They don't. Firefox is one of them. At least the history.
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