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  1. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       30 Aug 2016 #1

    No taskbar properties in the context menu of the taskbar


    Hi guys,

    Yesterday I installed Windows 10 Pro and after sometime I noticed that when I right-click on the taskbar I don't have "Properties" option which normally should be.

    Could you please help me to sort it out.

    Thank you.
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  2. Joined : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 1,129
    10 Home x64 (1607), Pro x86 (1511 & 1607)
       30 Aug 2016 #2

    You appear to be running the Anniversary Update (1607). A number of old 'control panel' style windows (such as the one for taskbar Properties) have now been move into the Settings app. Click 'Settings' and you'll be taken to the new location for all the taskbar properties settings.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       30 Aug 2016 #3

    Doesn't look like Anniversary version. How do I check it?
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 395
    Windows 10 Pro x64 1607
       31 Aug 2016 #4

    Go to cortana, and type winver

    That will tell you your Windows Edition and version.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,417
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       31 Aug 2016 #5

    Hello sacredboy,

    If you click on "Settings", it will open to the taskbar settings page now only located in Settings.
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  6. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       03 Sep 2016 #6

    lmaneke said: View Post
    Go to cortana, and type winver

    That will tell you your Windows Edition and version.
    If version 1607 means Anniversary the I have this one installed on my laptop.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       03 Sep 2016 #7

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello sacredboy,

    If you click on "Settings", it will open to the taskbar settings page now only located in Settings.
    Hello Brink,

    Yes, I see Taskbar settings when I righ-click on taskbar first and then click on Settings. However, it seems that some taskbar settings are missing or at least I can't find how to make icons on taskbar smaller then they are by default.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,417
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       03 Sep 2016 #8

    The tutorial below can help show you how to use small or large icons/buttons on the taskbar.

    Taskbar Buttons - Use Large or Small Size in Windows 10
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  9. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       10 Sep 2016 #9

    Hi Brink,

    I so ashamed I didn't notice "Use small taskbar buttons" option before.

    Thank you for the link.
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,417
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       10 Sep 2016 #10

    Don't be ashamed. We're still all learning Windows 10 and all the constant changes.
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