How to hiding icons on the bottom of your screen?

Friday, May 15, 2009

You can hide the useless icons on the bottom of your system screen (right end of the taskbar). Because some of the icons will useful for you on system tray area but may be others list of icons not useful for you so you can hide all extra icon very easily. Many programs that run in the background on your computer but you are not using regularly such as antivirus software, volume controller, backup applications. The system tray can get cluttered with useless icon, so you may not wants to display them on the tray.

To hide those icons that you do not use regularly, follow these steps.

  • First of all right-click on the windows taskbar and choose Properties.
  • Here a new dialog box will appear with title "Taskbar and start Menu Properties" and then click on "Customize…"button that appears on lower right portion.
  • Now again a new dialog box will appear with title "Customize Notifications".
  • Under Current Items area, select the program that you want to change the behavior. On the right of the program name a drop-down menu appears for example "Always hide, Always show and Hide when inactive".
  • You choose to hide the program’s Icon, when it is inactive, to always hide the icon, or to always show it.
  • Select the option you want and click on OK button, then again click on OK button to finish the process.


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