Tag Archives | Windows 7 Taskbar

WordPress.com Blogs Now Support Taskbar Pinning

Windows 7 users know that the new and improved taskbar of their operating system is a powerful tool that sets them apart from previous versions of the Windows OS. It…

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Change The Color Of The Windows 7 Taskbar

I can tell from personal experience that the Windows 7 taskbar has improved the way I interact with the operating system. Before Windows 7, I had to use desktop shortcuts,…

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Add Recently Changed Files To Your Taskbar

I’ve just stumbled across this great little program called “Piles”. What it does is places recently created or altered files in a Windows 7 jump list on the Windows Taskbar…

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Pin Folders And Files To The Windows 7 Taskbar

The taskbar in Windows 7 offers a feature to pin programs to it so that they are always accessible from there. It uses the same principle that shortcuts use with…

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Skin Windows 7 Taskbar with AeroWorks

If you want a simple way to tweak  the Windows 7 Taskbar then AeroWorks could be for you.  AeroWorks is a new Windows 7 skinning tool that comes with seven…

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BatteryBar: Improve Windows 7 Battery Management

Although there is some disagreement over whether laptop battery life has got better or worse in Windows 7 (on my laptops it has), the battery  information that Windows 7 provides…

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How To Move The Live Messenger Icon To The System Tray In Windows 7

Two things have bugged me with Windows Live Messenger in Windows 7: I don’t like the way the Windows Live Messenger icon stays permanently in the Windows 7 Taskbar I…

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How to Pin: Recycle Bin, Computer and General Folders to the Taskbar

I’m a big fan of the new Superbar in Windows 7. I find it easy to use, helpful and I just plain like the look of it. I view the taskbar…

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Windows 7 Taskbar Meters

The Windows 7 Taskbar has been one of the most prominent new features in Windows 7 ever since it was first introduced by Microsoft. The new taskbar changes the way…

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Adding Flip 3D to the Windows 7 taskbar

Some of our readers may read the title and say, “Flip 3D is already in Windows 7″ and this is true, so I am technically not showing you how to…

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A Different Way To Access Jump Lists

Another new feature that appeared in Windows 7 was ” Jump Lists ” They allow you to quickly access files and shortcuts to documents, webpages etc.. before you even open…

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10 Things To Do After Installing Windows 7

For many users, (unless they live in the UK where there are postal strikes) tomorrow will be the first time many users will receive their copy of Windows 7.  …

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Modifying Windows 7′s Taskbar

In a previous post, we looked at  Customizing Window 7’s Taskbar. Now, we’ll go a little further and, while still accessing the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties dialog box, we’ll…

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Customizing Windows 7 Taskbar

You can make signifcant changes to Windows 7 Taskbar. In this post you will learn how to do this. Change the Taskbar buttons Using the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties…

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A Closer Look at: The Windows 7 Taskbar -Part 3

In this part we’ll explain how to open another window of a running application, progress bars, thumbnail toolbars and arranging icons on the taskbar. If you’ve missed the previous parts of…

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Windows 7 Jump Lists for Improved Access

Access, Access! Whenever you open a program, Windows places its icon on the Taskbar. In Windows Vista access to programs was further improved by allowing the user to add a…

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A Closer Look at: The Windows 7 Taskbar -Part 2

In part 1, we discussed how to pin commonly-used applications to the Windows 7 taskbar and how to unpin those that have been already pinned. In this part, we’ll speak about window grouping and overlay icons and how…

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A Closer Look at: The Windows 7 Taskbar -Part 1

As we get closer to the Windows 7 launch (22nd of October), it’s worth considering the fact that users new to Windows 7 might to face some “learning curves”. Mike Halsey had…

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