Windows 10: How to remove taskbar popups

  1.    16 Sep 2017 #1

    How to remove taskbar popups


    Hello,
    here's a question i can't find the answer on google for.
    When i hover the mousepointer over the icons in the taskbar, a window pops up with the contents of the icon. HOw do i remove this phenomenon?

    thank you in advance
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  2. Posts : 27,206
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
       16 Sep 2017 #2

    Hello PCpassive, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    It sounds like you are referring to taskbar thumbnail previews. If so, you can use the method in the tutorial below to set a high delay time to effectively disable them.

    Change Delay Time to Show Taskbar Thumbnails in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
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  3.    16 Sep 2017 #3

    thanks but uhm......


    HI thanks for the reply.
    i've dealt with delay times in the past, but what i need is a setting to completely remove them so it works like windows 7. You mean there isn't one? omg what have they done? please help
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  4. Posts : 27,206
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
       16 Sep 2017 #4

    I'm not aware of a way to directly disable taskbar thumbnail previews.

    Using the method above to set a very high delay time would be an effective workaround to disable them though. You won't see them anymore.
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  5. Posts : 270
    Windows 10
       16 Sep 2017 #5

    Mine are disable, but no registry hack was done.
    I don't remember how I did it, but I'm guessing this was an option in Classic Shell.
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  6. Posts : 27,206
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
       16 Sep 2017 #6

    Classic Shell may have used the same method.

    If you like, you can check the registry to see if the same method was used or not.
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