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Windows 7: Taskbar - Change Icon Button Width Size

12 Mar 2013   #10
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome.


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10 Apr 2014   #11
ibbeebee

 

I just tried to approve your tute & the site wouldn't let me so will do it here your tutorial was very easy to follow thumbs up from me
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11 Apr 2014   #12
ibbeebee

 

Is it possible to set a custom task bar height? I would like to reduce it a little but not by half. The difference between large & small icons is so great I would like a medium setting
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05 Nov 2015   #13
TDas777

Windows 7 Ultimate x64; Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I tried this trick on windows 8.1 update. It worked!!
But in general icons on taskbar are normal, but when i launch a program, the icon becomes a bit distorted, some are changed like notepad, explorer. Please check the attached image.

Any fix for that?


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23 Jun 2016   #14
DavidGP

Windows 10 Professional
 
 

Does this actually change the width of the taskbar buttons (in order to show more text) -- or only the icons width?

Edit: tried it, and it does the former. Even on Windows 10 -- but is only applied after a reboot.
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11 Jan 2017   #15
jonathancr

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks ZENOL-BRINK and SevenForums for this tricks, I had a headache thinking how to do it, now, i want how to make the buttons transparent, The glass tiles do not like me much, windows it have much blur.
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27 Jun 2017   #16
jonathancr

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

how to resize the width taskbar icons with legend?,
with tuneup it's possible to change the width as in this capture,

but, i want to do it on regedit mode. its possible?
A size of 90 pixels is fine.
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