Tips & Tricks


Windows 7 now combines taskbar buttons in a way that saves space, but also makes it more difficult to tell at a glance whether an icon represents a running application or a shortcut. If you prefer a more traditional approach, then right-click the taskbar, select Properties, and set Taskbar Buttons to Combine When Taskbar is Full. You’ll now get a clear and separate button for each running application, making them much easier to identify.

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