WINDOWS 7: Enable or Disable Taskbar Thumbnails Preview

Windows 7 Taskbar Thumbnail Previews

Windows 7 Taskbar is completely different from Windows Vista and XP. Windows 7 taskbar also know as super bar .It has bigger icons, no more title text of windows, thumbnail preview, jump list, pinning option etc.

Since most of the windows 7 users are not comfortable with taskbar thumbnail previews feature why not disable taskbar thumbnail preview.

1. Click on start and type on search bar gpedit.msc and press enter

2. Now navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, and Start Menu and Taskbar in left pan of Group Policy Editor

3. Locate “Turn off Taskbar Thumbnails” in right pan of Group policy editor and double click on it.

4. Select Disable click apply and Press ok

5. Now check your Taskbar, it shouldn’t show Thumbnails Preview .

Please Note: Taskbar Thumbnail Preview only works when you have Enabled Aero in Windwos 7.

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