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Windows 7: Taskbar Issues

11 Jan 2011   #1

XP 64 (I think) & 7 Home
Taskbar Issues

Hi all,

My desktop has XP on it & when I recently purchased a laptop while I didn't want to, I was forced to use Win 7.

I don't like the way it looks.

I want my taskbar to be exactly as it is on XP where:

1. the open software is in the middle, there's the quick taskbar on the left & the regular task bar on the right.

2. The other thing that's not the same is when it comes to Fx & TB (maybe even Word), instead of having the first window I opened at the bottom & then every other window stack up on top of that, 7 switches it around so that the bottom window is the most recent I opened & the first one is way up at the top (last window).

How can I change that too?

Thanks a ton :)


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11 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)

1. the open software is in the middle, there's the quick taskbar on the left & the regular task bar on the right.
Try these :)

Quick Launch - Enable or Disable
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12 Jan 2011   #3

win7 ultimate 32bit

here are pictures of my XP and Win7 machines--is this kinda what you mean--can you tell which is which? If this is what you mean--you'll need to switch to Classic view in win7

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