1. Joined : Jul 2016
    Sunnyvale, CA
    Posts : 236
    Windows 10 Professional
       28 Oct 2016 #1

    Remove The Grey Line That Separates Taskbar From Show Desktop Button

    The subject is pretty much straight forward. How can I remove that little grey line (or make it invisible) that separates the Taskbar from the Show Desktop button? I still want to use that button to show the Desktop, so I want to keep that button enabled. But I want to make that grey line invisible somehow.

    Where's the setting for that?

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  2. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 345
    Windows 10
       28 Oct 2016 #2

    There's no setting. If you ask in the Customization section someone may be able to point to something deep in the system you can change...
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  3. Joined : Jul 2016
    Sunnyvale, CA
    Posts : 236
    Windows 10 Professional
       28 Oct 2016 #3

    Okay thanks for the info.

    I tried to edit the post to see if I can transfer it over there, yet I cannot find that option; I'm assuming the administrators of the forum are the only ones that can do that.

    So I will re-post this over there. (To the admins, you can just delete this post that is located here in the General Support section).

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  4. Joined : Oct 2016
    Ontario Canada
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Pro
       28 Oct 2016 #4

    I dont think you can remove the separator. If it bugs you, remove the desktop from the tray and use the Windows key+D
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  5. Joined : Jul 2016
    Sunnyvale, CA
    Posts : 236
    Windows 10 Professional
       29 Oct 2016 #5

    Yea, I've tried that before. I prefer to have that button there still, because sometimes I'll only be using my right hand on the mouse and my left hand is just laying here relaxing on the side, not on the keyboard. I'd prefer to just move my right hand slightly towards me and to the right to click that button, instead of raising my left hand to do that keyboard combination. I'm not saying that I'm that lazy or anything, but you know how when your left hand is just all relaxed and you're primarily using your right hand for the mouse, then you'd prefer to keep your left hand just sitting there all relaxed on the side of the chair or whatever, you know?
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  6. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 345
    Windows 10
       29 Oct 2016 #6

    Windows 10 Creators edition will bring themes to the Windows 10 Store. Having a theme that hides the grey bar or uses something better is an easy possibility.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2016
    Sunnyvale, CA
    Posts : 236
    Windows 10 Professional
       4 Weeks Ago #7

    How Do I Remove The Grey Vertical Line Between Taskbar & Show Desktop

    EDIT: Sorry, I posted a new thread in the Customize forums, but it was moved back to my original thread here in General Support. I apologize for that Brink =)

    Hopefully someone has an app that does it, or some registry edit?
    Thanks for the replies above, but do you guys have a method for me to use please?

    For the new people reading this:
    Hi, I want to remove the grey vertical line that separates the Taskbar from the Show Desktop button. I want to remove/make it invisible, like how it was in Windows 8.1.
    I do not want to disable the button itself; I still want to left click in that corner of the screen to go to the Desktop.
    Refer to the picture.
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    Last edited by Brink; 4 Weeks Ago at 18:39. Reason: Moved to original thread
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