More About The Windows 7 Taskbar

You can easily configure some aspects of the Windows 7 taskbar Switching off “Aero Peek” Last week, I mentioned that if you hover over the rectangle at the bottom righthand side of the taskbar then you will be shown the contents of the desktop superimposed with an outline of the windows that are currently open. …
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Windows and Desktop in Windows 7

Where’s the “Show Desktop” icon gone in Windows 7? In Windows XP there was an option on the Start Menu that allowed you to show a desktop icon on the taskbar. Clicking on that icon immediately showed the full desktop without closing the windows that had previously obscured it. Those windows could be accessed by …
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Of Taskbars and Screensavers and Re-boots

Three things with nothing in common except that I get asked about all of them from time to time and none would justify a blog on their own Windows Taskbar Location If your Windows taskbar has suddenly relocated itself to the side of the screen – or even the top – then you can put …
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Windows 7 Jump Lists

You may have been using Windows 7 for a while without realising the benefits of “jump lists” Jump lists are menus attached to items in the taskbar. The taskbar is the line on the bottom of the screen that shows icons for two classes of programs: Programs that are currently open. Programs that have been …
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