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How to add a custom color for Windows 10 taskbar

The default settings in Windows 10 imparts a black color to the taskbar, Action Center and even the Start Menu of the interface but that doesn’t limit the scope of a user to change it to the color of his […]


Remove Task View button from Windows 10 Taskbar

Task View is a new desktop feature in Windows 10 that allows users to create multiple desktops on the same Windows PC. This something similar to the Expose in OSX. This button on the taskbar, also allows for quick switching […]

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Disable Cortana Search Box in Windows 10 taskbar

The Taskbar assumes much importance in all the versions of Windows. One of the most noticeable changes in Windows 10 from previous versions of Windows, are two new controls to the right of the Start Button: The Cortana Search box […]


Customize Windows Taskbar with 7+ Taskbar Tweaker

7+ Taskbar Tweaker is a handy software available for Windows 7 and Windows 8 that allows one to configure various aspects of the Windows taskbar. The default configuration option in Windows taskbar has limited configuration available, with 7+ Taskbar Tweaker […]

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Disable Flashing Taskbar buttons or icons on Windows taskbar

Notifications in Windows are present to draw your attention to programs or areas that require your immediate attention. While this helps in resolving issues quickly it can annoy some. Especially the taskbar icons or buttons which flash, once the program […]

Pin Windows Update to the Taskbar

How to pin Windows Update to taskbar in Windows 8

The Windows operating system allows you to pin most software or apps directly to the taskbar for quick access, when you’re on the desktop. This however does not hold true for Windows Update. While it is simple to pin it to […]

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How to display seconds in Taskbar Clock in Windows

The Taskbar Clock in Windows, displays the date and time. The day, month and the year are displayed – and the hour and minutes are seconds are displayed. In this post we will see how to display second in the […]

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Search from the taskbar in Windows 8 / 7

In this post, we will see how you can search from the taskbar in Windows 8.1. We have seen how to add the address bar to the taskbar in Windows 8 / 7. This lets users type the URL directly into […]


Auto Hide Taskbar in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

If you don’t like the Taskbar to appear on your Windows 10 / 8 / 7 desktop all the time, you can easily set it to auto hide when not in use. You may need to hide the taskbar because […]

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Lock all Taskbar settings in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

In this post we will see how to lock or unlock the Taskbar settings and prevent access to taskbar control panel and disallow resizing, arranging, moving toolbars and so on. You can do lock all Taskbar settings using the Group Policy […]


How to display your Name in Windows Taskbar

With Windows, you can always customize the look and feel of your system. For instance, you can display a name of your choice in the Windows Taskbar just adjacent to the digital time clock – just for the heck of […]

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Restore: Language Bar missing in Windows 8.1

Sometimes, even after enabling language bar in your Windows Control Panel, you may find that the Language bar is missing. It may disappear completely and become visible only when UAC prompts to switch to administrator account. The possible reason for this […]

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