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Author Topic: IDEA: Taskbar hider  (Read 3838 times)

mrHappy

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IDEA: Taskbar hider
« on: September 08, 2006, 11:31:59 AM »
There's many (unfortunately) shareware programs that makes it possible to hide the tasks in the taskbar, not removing them, just hiding them.
Fx. Tweak-XP image of the option : Hide taskbar items

I haven't been able to find a single small program that does only that... hiding the tasks.
And unfortunately I have no idea of how to make one myself.
It doesn't have to have a lot of options, in fact it doesn't have to have any options at all, just a way to quit/close if that's what the user want.
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Re: IDEA: Taskbar hider
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2006, 09:49:31 PM »
i'm a bit vague about "hiding" and "removing from view".. there are some discussions here about taskbar apps but i not sure whether that fits the bill... try googling, you're bound to come with something

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Re: IDEA: Taskbar hider
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2006, 10:05:38 PM »
i simply stop the explorer.exe process (Start->Shutdown->CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+Cancel)
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Re: IDEA: Taskbar hider
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2006, 02:49:17 AM »
There's another solution.
See information about taskbarEx here.
With this, you could just drag a task button out of your taskbar. It'd still be in your desktop, but you could make it not be on top and cover it with a window.

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Re: IDEA: Taskbar hider
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2006, 03:17:35 AM »
i also had TaskbarEx in mind, jgpaiva. but i'm quite hazy about the dev/null's requirements.. maybe later he'll explain in more detail.

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Re: IDEA: Taskbar hider
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2006, 06:50:58 AM »
I haven't been able to find a single small program that does only that... hiding the tasks.
Maybe this one is what you're searching for?
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