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Windows 7: Locked Taskbar?

14 Apr 2010   #1
kitji

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Locked Taskbar?

Is the locked taskbar supposed to lock the taskbar? i mean why are the icons in the taskbar still movable under the locked taskbar checked..


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14 Apr 2010   #2
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

I'm pretty sure locking it just keeps you from moving it and adding some things to it like toolbars.

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14 Apr 2010   #3
smarteyeball

 
 

A locked taskbar will allow a certain amount of leeway when moving the position of the main icons, but only within a preset area.

It will not allow you to move the actual position of taskbar (to other locations, such as left, right, top), nor adjust the boundaries/ placement of custom toolbars etc. Also it will not allow extra toolbars to be added as Derekimo mentioned.

For example, the vertical placement and the highlighted dots in this pic are custom toolbars that which can only be added and moved by unlocking the toolbar.

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EDIT:

Nope, you can still add new toolbars when locked and move icons into predefined areas.


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14 Apr 2010   #4
kitji

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
A locked taskbar will allow a certain amount of leeway when moving the position of the main icons, but only within a preset area.

It will not allow you to move the actual position of taskbar (to other locations, such as left, right, top), nor adjust the boundaries/ placement of custom toolbars etc. Also it will not allow extra toolbars to be added as Derekimo mentioned.

For example, the vertical placement and the highlighted dots in this pic are custom toolbars that which can only be added and moved by unlocking the toolbar.

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EDIT:

Nope, you can still add new toolbars when locked and move icons into predefined areas.
That made it clear..
I hope theres a work around that will make these main icons stay still
thanks for the response...
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14 Apr 2010   #5
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

There is no way of locking icons in the task bar.
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14 Apr 2010   #6
kitji

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Love Windows 7 View Post
There is no way of locking icons in the task bar.
heheh just wondering though...
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