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  1.    02 Aug 2015 #11
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Win10 Pro

    I agree that the underline is jarring, but I'm guessing that's only because it's new and I'm not used to it. I do think it is necessary now that the shading of the entire background of the icon is not contrasting much with the rest of the taskbar. Without the underline it would be tricky to determine with a glance which apps are open.
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  2.    02 Aug 2015 #12
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    10 (Free upgrade)

    Quote Originally Posted by aitch View Post
    They were not there when I upgraded to Windows 10 from 8.1.
    Yes, they were.
    Maybe you didn't have any programs open or your monitor settings obscured them.

    I'm easily annoyed at these Microsoft interferences, so I feel your pain, but this is one I actually like.
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  3.    02 Aug 2015 #13
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Wolves, England
    Posts : 1,634
    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM

    They're there for a reason, it's pretty simple. Same as the box used to show around opened programs in previous versions of Windows.
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  4.    05 Aug 2015 #14
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Well if like me you use the taskbar with no grouping and no applications pinned, then that underlining forced option is ridiculous.
    I hope someone will find a way to disable it.
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  5.    05 Aug 2015 #15
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    PA, USA
    Posts : 476
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint

    I prefer this to having the whole icon lit up aka 7 ... though if the active window it will highlight with the bar to show open ...

    Bro67: Can you resist the shiny button? The bright shiny candylike button? NO I CAN'T !!
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  6.    06 Aug 2015 #16
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 2
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    I want it gone too. Its out of place. and it looks like it's doing somthing but it isn't.
    If it vcant be removed i'd like it BLACK. Not purple as i have now (yuck).
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  7.    06 Aug 2015 #17
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by aitch View Post
    If it does not bother you why did you reply?
    This is a forum where we get to discus things. As for me it's not a bother.. but I like them.
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  8.    06 Aug 2015 #18
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    Carencro, LA 70520
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    Mint 18.2

    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    This is a forum where we get to discus things. As for me it's not a bother.. but I like them.
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  9.    06 Aug 2015 #19
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 50
    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Al Duccino View Post
    Well if like me you use the taskbar with no grouping and no applications pinned, then that underlining forced option is ridiculous.
    I hope someone will find a way to disable it.
    With the applications boxes being the same colour as the taskbar, it would be difficult to see what is there as they don't really stand out unless either highlight or with the underline, The text is a big give away but it's not exactly saying look at me I'm open here.

    Honestly I hadn't really noticed it and now I do notice it more but well..I kinda like it, Hope you find the solution you are looking for though.
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  10.    06 Aug 2015 #20
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    Okotoks
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Windows 10 Prox64

    I never really noticed it till this thread.
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