Windows 10: Lock taskbar Solved

  1.    22 Jan 2017 #1

    Lock taskbar


    is it really important to lock the taskbar windows 10 ?.

    Also how many icon are aloud to show in taskbar near the clock?

    Thanks.
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  2. Posts : 4,044
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703
       22 Jan 2017 #2

    Its a matter of screen size, icon size and depth of task bar. If your task bar is two lines deep with small icons, like mine, there could be twenty. Some you may want to hide unless they are in "Notify" mode, others like password managers or AV status you may always want exposed. Once Windows feels it has used enough space it hides a bunch unless you tell it to show all.

    I usually leave my task bar unlocked.

    Others will have a different experience.
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  3. Posts : 25,246
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040
       22 Jan 2017 #3

    Hello dafydd,

    Locking the taskbar is more of a personal choice than being important.

    Some people like to lock the taskbar to prevent accidentally moving it to another screen border or changing its width/height.

    Taskbar - Lock or Unlock in Windows 10
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  4.    22 Jan 2017 #4

    It gets even more personal if you run multiple monitors with multiple taskbars.
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  5. Posts : 25,246
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040
       22 Jan 2017 #5

    LOL, oh yes.
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  6.    22 Jan 2017 #6

    Many thanks to all. Question answered.
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