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Number of windows when "combine when taskbar is full"

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    Windows 8.1

    Number of windows when "combine when taskbar is full"


    First post in this forum, wondering if anyone can help me. I used to have Vista, when I had multiple windows open in an application (and they were combined in the taskbar) the number of windows used to be displayed next to the icon. Now I have Windows 8.1, this feature seems to have disappeared and the only way I can see how many windows are open is to manually count them one-by-one. The only difference when the application combines the windows is that is looks to have 3 windows combined on the right hand side of the application in the taskbar.

    Is there any way to get this number back? I think this feature may have been removed from 8.1, but if it has is there a workaround?

    Thanks so much for reading and if anyone has any help/solutions/tips they would be much appreciated.


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  2. #2

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    Win 8.1.1 Pro x64

    Unfortunately not, it made my life difficult as well. That is the way, that Microsoft "improves" everything.
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Number of windows when "combine when taskbar is full"
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