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Windows 7: Pinned icon behaviour is different for certain icons

26 Dec 2009   #1
foghat

Vista
 
 
Pinned icon behaviour is different for certain icons

Hi all,

I have the Task Bar buttons setup for 'always combine, hide labels'.

Usually when I open a pinned icon, the app opens and the pinned icon 'grows' a border to indicate the app is open.

However some pinned icons (itunes, for example), do not exhibit this behavior, instead it opens another icon. So I have the the pinned icon, plus the actual icon for the open itunes app.

Is there a reason itunes (and a few others) behave this way. Is there a way to get them to work 'normally'?

Thanks.


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26 Dec 2009   #2
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by foghat View Post
Hi all,

I have the Task Bar buttons setup for 'always combine, hide labels'.

Usually when I open a pinned icon, the app opens and the pinned icon 'grows' a border to indicate the app is open.

However some pinned icons (itunes, for example), do not exhibit this behavior, instead it opens another icon. So I have the the pinned icon, plus the actual icon for the open itunes app.

Is there a reason itunes (and a few others) behave this way. Is there a way to get them to work 'normally'?

Thanks.
I think that the way they open is a feature of the program or application. I do not think there is anything reasonable that could be done to change that behavior.
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