Try the easiest way to reduce the width, move the mouse cursor over the top edge of the panel taskand when it will change (will be bi-directional vertical arrow), left click and hold, drag outside boundary of the inside panel to the desired width.
Try to do a sequence of operations, if you simply dragging does not work: first click on an empty space of the bar task , right-click and make sure in the popup context menu should not mark next to "Fix panel of the task". If the label is there - remove it, clicking the menu bar with the mouse.
Right-click the free space of quick launch. In the popup context menu, hover the cursor over the top row ("View") and select from the two options that appears "Small icons".
Hover over the left border (start) second (bottom) number in the panel tasks. When the cursor changes and becomes a bidirectional horizontal arrow, click the left mouse button and drag up and right to the level of icons in the quick launch, but far to the right of them. As a result of this the actions panel tasks should be only one line. The quick launch toolbar will appear to the left and to the right the tabs of open programs. The width of the panel task like this should normally be adjusted in the manner described in the first step.
There are several other operations that indirectly can reduce the width of the panel task. One of them is the change specified in the properties screen value scaling of font sizes. Other - change the screen resolution, which is also set in the properties window of the screen.
Advice 2: How to restore the task bar
The taskbar introduced in Windows 95, it became so familiar that most users and can't imagine working in the system without it. Therefore, the sudden disappearance of the taskbar will baffle anyone. However, the solution to the problem — how to restore the task bar at the same usual place depends on why she so suddenly disappeared.
- The easiest case is when you intentionally or accidentally included auto-hide the taskbar. This is available in the system and saves occupied by the panel: the panel automatically collapses into a thin strip and re-appears when it zooms to the mouse cursor. However, given that the task bar may not necessarily be accommodated in a familiar place — at the bottom edge of the screen to find her inexperienced user can be difficult. Back panel more predictable behavior very easily. If you were able to find her, you need to click the right button of the mouse on a toolbar and open its properties. If you can not find control Panel — task Bar and start menu. In any case, in the opened settings window, you should uncheck "auto-hide the task bar". This will help to restore the taskbar.
- The dimensions of the taskbar can be changed, if it is not in "fixed" mode. In particular, the control panel can be minimized to a very narrow strip, which is difficult to notice on the screen. To return to her former size, just grab the edge of the new strip with the mouse and pull the taskbar back.
- If the task pane is "stuck" to the side or even the upper corner of the screen, then return it to its former place is also easy. Just grab the mouse and drag down. If this doesn't work — click on the taskbar, right click and untick "lock the taskbar" then try again to drag the mouse.
- The most complicated case, when the taskbar is "hidden" settled in the system with a virus. In this case, to return the control panel will work only after cleaning the system from malware. To run antivirus software use hotkey: Win+R will show a command prompt that allows you to run any application, by itself the Win key will trigger the start menu. In an extreme case, use the combination Ctrl+Alt+Del and start the task Manager. It not only allows you to complete tasks and processes, but also to start a new one.
Advice 3: How to make task bar
On the Windows desktop contains the programs needed by the user and tools. One such tool is the Panel of tasks - long horizontal bar at the bottom of the screen. Panel task almost always remains visible, in contrast to a desktop which can get obscured on it Windows. To make a bar convenient to your work in different ways.
The reason that the panel task, which should be located at the bottom of the screen, not visible to the user, may be one of the following reasons:- the panel task is reduced to a very small size and not fixed;- autohide panel. It will be displayed only when users hover over it. To Panel tasks appear, move the cursor to the location of the panel task. When he becomes a double-headed vertical arrow, drag the pane border up.To determine autohide, move the cursor to the place on the screen where you want the panel task. If you do not know its previous location, move the cursor to the bottom of the screen, and then if necessary to the top and the sides. Maybe to display the tasks you will need to move the cursor to the edge of the screen.
To configure Panel of the task just right click on an empty space of toolbar and select "Properties". A window will open in which you need to click on the tab at the top of the "Panel tasks". Then, in the opened window, select the required items on the registration panel of the task, placing the box in front of them "the box".
For example, if you don't want Windows automatically hide the Bar of taskswhen not in use, remove the check box before the line "Automatically hide the bar of tasks".Select "Show quick launch" and it will immediately appear on the Panel of tasks next to the menu button "start". On the quick launch, you will be able to place the necessary labels so that they were always available and didn't close Windows, open documents or other programs.In the same window, in the tab "Panel tasks", you can configure the required options from the notification Area on the right side of the Panel task.
Setting the Bar tasks as needed, check the check box before the line "lock the taskbar task" in the above menu "Properties".In the future, if you want to move the Bar task, you will need to remove the "flag" before this line. Removing the clamping bar can be moved to any vertical or horizontal edge of the desktop. For this you need to click on the free space of the task with the left mouse button and, without releasing the button, drag the Toolbar to any border. Install the panel in the desired location and release the button.
Advice 4: How to reduce size of taskbar
The operation of reducing the size of bar of tasks in Windows Vista can be carried out by standard methods of the system and does not require additional third-party software developers.
You will need
- - Windows Vista;
- - Windows 7.
Open the context menu of the utilities Panel " task" click the right mouse button on any free space of the taskbar and click "Properties" to execute the operation of reducing the size of the panel task.
Remove the check on "lock the taskbar tasks" and move the mouse cursor to the edge of the panel.
Drag that appears, double-sided pointer up while holding down the mouse button to zoom in the taskbar.
Drag that appears, double-sided pointer down to decrease the size of the panel task.
Perform a mouse click on pane of the task and drag the taskbar to the left or right area of the screen of the computer monitor for vertical placement.
Open the context menu of the utilities Panel " task" click the right mouse button on any free space of the taskbar and click "Properties" to execute the operation of reducing the size of the vertical panel tasks to one label.
Clear the check boxes in the fields "to Fix the panel task" and "auto hide" and apply the check box on "Use small icons".
Apply a check mark on the "Always group" in the "Button panel taskand click Ok to confirm the selected changes.
Drag the pointer that appears, double-sided to the maximum reduction of the taskbar.
Perform the simultaneous pressing Ctrl+Alt+Escape to launch the Manager tool task" and shut down the process dwm.exe.
Bring up the shortcut menu utilities "Panel tasks" click right mouse button and select "Properties".
Apply a check mark on "lock the taskbar task". This action maintains the minimum dimensions of the panel task to restart the computer.
The horizontal arrangement of the width of the taskbar can be changed up to the height of the rows of buttons, or toolbar icons. When a vertical setting is possible with pixel precision.