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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. #1


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit

    Windows 8.1 and Hidden Icons XP and Vista


    I would this feature be place in windows 8.1 it was good Hidden Icons feature.

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  2. #2


    N. Calif
    Posts : 2,583
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)


    Are you talking about hiding the icons on the desktop? You can already do that in Win 8.x so no need for it to be added.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Strollin,perhaps showing how to do it will help OP. Thanks
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  4. #4


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit


    I like it better in the older style of XP and Vista with hidden icons taskbar siding cross, and the new style hidden icons is to me is annoying to click on a up point arrow. I would like both styles features add, the old and new.
    Last edited by ExecutorC3; 10 Jan 2015 at 15:13.
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  5. #5


    N. Calif
    Posts : 2,583
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)


    I have absolutely no idea what you are talking about.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    I think the OP would like to have a choice between this:

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    and this:

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  7. #7


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit


    Thanks, for helping us out. Edwin.
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  8. #8


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    I guess the word "Taskbar" would have saved a lot of confusion
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  9. #9


    Greece
    Posts : 341
    Win8.1 64bit, Windows 10 TP on VMWare Player


    Quote Originally Posted by strollin View Post
    I have absolutely no idea what you are talking about.


    Nor have I.
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  10. #10


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    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"
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