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Posted at June 17th, 2010.

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  1. Thanks for 7+ Taskbar Tweaker and in particular the w10_large_icons feature, which I found at http://www.tenforums.com/general-discussion/10367-make-taskbar-icons-bigger-2.html while searching for a solution for the Win 10 small taskbar icon annoyance.

    • Tim W says:

      Loved the win 10 Large taskbar Icons feature! Unfortunately, they won’t let me use it at work because it triggered Symantec Endpoint intrusion detection and has two Trojan hits on VirusTotal

  2. Valentin says:

    Hello RaMMicHaeL,
    I use your Taskbar Tweaker 7+ program under Windows 7 (very handy thank you), and I wanted to know if it were possible to add the “decombine via left-click on the group, not only via on mouse hover.

    thanks good
    And sorry for translation

  3. Randy says:

    Hi Ram,
    Could 7+ have a feature to minimize on Windows startup? Currently running Windows 10, and I have to minimize it every time Windows is restarted.

    Otherwise, totally solid man. Just donated $10.

    • RaMMicHaeL says:

      Hi Randy,

      Thanks for the donation!

      7+ Taskbar Tweaker should start minimized to tray by default. Perhaps you have more than one entry for it in the autorun list. You can check this in task manager, the startup tab.

  4. Eli says:

    A couple of weeks ago I sent a comment to you using the hidden, disposable email address submitted above. You responded promptly, for which I thank you.

    However, today I received a phishing email at that same email address (the old ‘your PayPal account is limited’ scam).

    So I suspect that your website has been compromised.

    If you want to know more about this, contact me offline via that disposable email address.

    • FF says:

      I’m just browsing around, and I wanted to point out that anyone can send an email from any email address. I can send an email to you with the “From” field set to “Steve Jobs steven.jobs@apple.com“, while having had no access to any such email address, nor the Apple smtp server, nor ever having had any interaction with Jobs, Apple or anything else. The SMTP protocol is very versatile and you can do pretty much anything you want with it. I wouldn’t be worried about compromised machines just as a result of a rogue email from a trusted email address.

  5. Setr223 says:

    It would be great if there was an option in Taskbar Tweaker 7+ to reduce the size of font of seconds in the clock. Something like, you know, big hour, big minutes and small (eg. half height) secons.
    Seconds are useful but too much distracting now.

  6. loise says:

    Do you know any way to lock lf2 .dat

  7. tom says:

    The remove exta gap between items option works fine while in horizontal mode. I only use the taskbar in vertical mode. There is a bit of space on each side of the items that cannot be reduced. Can you reduce it somehow while in vertical mode?

    • RaMMicHaeL says:

      The trick which 7+ Taskbar Tweaker uses to reduce the gap doesn’t work with the vertical taskbar mode.
      As of now, I don’t plan to search for a more universal solution.

  8. Cody says:

    In regards to the w10_large_icons feature: Is there any way I can make your software load before the desktop appears?

    I realize this is something minor, but I really don’t like having to see the icons small even for a moment. They don’t become large until after your program eventually launches.

  9. hi, i’m using win7 64 bit. i want to disable tumbnail preview at taskbar on mousehover. searched google, forums etc. non of the articles helped me inculiding editing registry, system performance options, disabling aero peek, using gpedit.msc… only taskbar tweaker solved the problem. but:

    first of all i do not want to use a program to do this.

    and secondly, if you managed to do this, hiding prewiev with a program, that means there must be a solution. could you please tell me how to do this without using a program.

  10. Tim says:

    What would be really useful would be an option to have the taskbar buttons a different color to the taskbar itself, or some other way of telling the groups when you have manual grouping with vertical taskbar. see here:


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