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Taskbar - Center Icons

How to Center Taskbar Icons in Windows 7
Published by rsvr85
12 Aug 2009
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How To Center Taskbar Icons in Windows 7

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This guide will show you how to center the Taskbar icons in Windows 7.

It was originally written by member Sammy, I've just added more screenshots to hopefully make it easier. Full credit goes to Sammy

Here's How:
1. Start by creating an empty folder called CTI in Documents.

2. Right click on the Taskbar and unlock the Taskbar.

3. Right click again, go to Toolbars > New toolbar.

4. Select the CTI folder you created a second ago and click on Select Folder.

You'll see that the CTI folder is now on the taskbar.

5. Right click the slider next to the new toolbar and uncheck Show title.
Taskbar - Center Icons-13-08-2009-01-28-24.png
6. Click and drag the same slider as far left as possible.

7. The slider next to the Start Orb, click and drag to the right, until the pinned icons are just offset the the right.

8. Right click the taskbar and lock the taskbar.
NOTE: The icons will jump to the left slightly after locking so make sure that you offset them a bit to the right

28 Aug 2009   #1
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04

Very interesting, will give this a try.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #2
Orbital Shark


Very interesting tutorial, i'll give it a go when I get my W7 lappy back
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #3

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

nice one.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

12 Jan 2010   #4

windows 7 86x

good method, bet theres a problem, new icons just line up on the left instead of pushing all of the icons to the right to make them centered
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Hmm, intersting if only I had room left on the taskbar

Now that is a new one. I wanted to post a picture of my taskbar - and now that. LOL.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Feb 2010   #6

windows 7

thanks i hope i can juse this first i have to translate it to duch
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Apr 2010   #7


thanks just did that very applish!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 May 2010   #8

Windows 7

Thanks a ton!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Aug 2010   #9

7 Home Premium x64

Thanks for the tute, I've been looking for this for a while.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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