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How to disable the taskbar tab preview in Win7

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#1 neroman00


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Posted 09 June 2010 - 04:30 AM


There is a feature into WIN 7 which I cannot disable. I do not want to see a tab preview each time I place my pointer to a tab which is located at my taskbar. I tried to disable the check box from my Taskbar and Start Menu Properties > Taskbar> Preview desktop with Aero Peek, but the check box is already unchecked and disable!

I also found a tutorial at: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/83 ... n-off.html and I tried ALL OPTIONS without any positive result!

Lastly in order to disable Aero Peek I have download the last option NUMBER FOUR from this toutorial as follows:

To Disable Aero Peek -

A) Click on the Download button below to download the
Disabled_Aero_Peek.zip file.

3. Click on Save, and save the .zip file to the desktop.

4. Open the .zip file and extract the .reg file to the desktop.

5. Right click the .reg file (On Desktop) and click on Merge.

6. Click on Run, Yes, and OK when prompted.

7. Log off and log on, or restart the computer.

8. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg and .zip files on the desktop if you like.


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#2 Jacee


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Posted 09 June 2010 - 03:07 PM

What you want to disable is "thumbnails". Follow the tutorial here using gpedit.msc http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/118399-t...le-disable.html

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#3 neroman00

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 05:19 AM

Please see the attached screenshot and what i would like to disable, is pointed by an arrow.

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 08:46 AM

This may help: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/taskbar-thumbnail-preview-in-windows-7/
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