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Windows 8.1 and Hidden Icons XP and Vista

View Poll Results: Having Windows 8.1 Hidden Icons like XP and Vista

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  • Yes

    1 14.29%
  • No

    6 85.71%
  1. #11

    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    I didn't know what op was talking about either ,but thanks to Edwin now I do ,I never used hidden icons in winxp always turned off one I didn't want running at start-up , there for I only ever had 2or3 showing down by the clock .
    now with win8.1 I do the same thing ,only antivirus \spyware programs running at startup,so I still don't need hidden icons ,I know ,"who gives a fugg"
    Oh don't don't be so hard on yourself. My PC is powerful enough to leave even the things I'm not using very often but I keep them hidden so I have more room on my taskbar for Bing Desktop search box:
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  2. #12

    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    I'm going to vote 'No', mainly because MS has enough on their 'plate' for now. Maybe an idea for the future.
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