Fix: Thumbnail controls are not displayed in Windows 7 taskbar

The Taskbar Thumbnails are a very feature in Windows 7 as it allows you to perform various functions and give quick access to useful tasks. Are these thumbnail controls missing or not being displayed in your Windows 7 taskbar? Some users have reported that they find that their thumbnail controls are not being displayed in Windows 7 taskbar.

To address this issue, Microsoft has released a fix. This update is available enables the thumbnail controls of certain applications, and makes them display correctly on the taskbar in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2.

This update addresses an issue in which the thumbnail controls for some applications are not displayed on the taskbar.

After you install this update, you may have to restart your computer.

Download links: KB2259539.

This update applies to Windows 7, Windows Web Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 R2 editions.

Our Windows 7 Taskbar Thumbnail Customizer may also interest you.

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