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Not grouping icons on taskbar

  1. #1


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8

    Not grouping icons on taskbar


    As you can see next to the date the programs arent being grouped into that little box where you click the arrow for some reason. Does anyone know why?

    http://puu.sh/1jYth


    Last edited by Brink; 28 Oct 2012 at 22:54. Reason: embedded image

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  2. #2


    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Have you tried dragging the little icons up from the Taskbar? That should put it into the little group box.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Mouse,

    It sounds like you need to uncheck the Always show all icons and notifications on the taskbar box in the "Notification Area Icons" settings. The tutorial below can help show you how to. It's for Windows 7, but it's the same in Windows 8.

    Notification Area Icons - Hide or Show System Icons and Notifications - Windows 7 Forums


    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  4. #4


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8


    ^ Thanks that worked!
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  5. #5


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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