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Resetting Taskbar Icons to Factory Defaults

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    Resetting Taskbar Icons to Factory Defaults


    I have customized my Taskbar icons. But, I would like to reset them to factory defaults without resetting or restoring the computer. I am also having this issue with my Win 7 Laptop. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by williamsjesse17 View Post
    I have customized my Taskbar icons. But, I would like to reset them to factory defaults without resetting or restoring the computer. I am also having this issue with my Win 7 Laptop. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    For the notification area icons:
    Notification Area Icons - Reset - Windows 7 Help Forums

    For regular taskbar icons simply right click on them and choose unpin.
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    I know how to do that. Is there not a way to reset the whole Taskbar to the way it was when the computer was purchased?
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by williamsjesse17 View Post
    I know how to do that. Is there not a way to reset the whole Taskbar to the way it was when the computer was purchased?
    No.
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    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by williamsjesse17 View Post
    I know how to do that. Is there not a way to reset the whole Taskbar to the way it was when the computer was purchased?
    No.
    Okay. I really don't want to reset it.
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