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  1.    05 Oct 2014 #1
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    Remove Search and Task View Icons from Taskbar ?


    Is there a way to remove those two items ?

    They cover up icons I pin to the taskbar
    Last edited by AddRAM; 14 Oct 2014 at 19:19.
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  2.    05 Oct 2014 #2

    I haven't seen a posted hack to do it. But maybe you should change you taskbar options to "Taskbar Buttons - never combine", then they will not hide each other.
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  3.    05 Oct 2014 #3
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    I think there's a way, but MS won't approve. They stick them there so you can test them in upcoming revisions
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  5.    05 Oct 2014 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by davehc View Post
    I haven't seen a posted hack to do it. But maybe you should change you taskbar options to "Taskbar Buttons - never combine", then they will not hide each other.
    Thanks for the tip, but I never combine icons. As you can see from my earlier pic, those 2 items are covering my open Chrome page. I will give Rickkins link a peek.

    Much nicer, but to bad it doesn`t stick
    Last edited by AddRAM; 05 Oct 2014 at 11:59.
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  6.    05 Oct 2014 #6

    Ok. Probably the best way to go. fwiw, mine do not hide each other
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  7.    05 Oct 2014 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
    ...to bad it doesn`t stick
    Did you create a shortcut of the .exe file and put it in your Startup folder?
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  8.    05 Oct 2014 #8
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    No, will that make it stick ? Or will I just have to click the file on each bootup ?
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  9.    05 Oct 2014 #9
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    The WinTHButtonHider application works okay, just one small glitch; I have to click on the 2nd taskbar to make the placeholders disappear.

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  10.    05 Oct 2014 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
    No, will that make it stick ? Or will I just have to click the file on each bootup ?
    It should work, with the possible exception in my previous post.
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