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Taskbar positioning "bug"

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  • Hello everyone. I have always noticed that the Windows taskbar is a non-completed tool regarding its design. It has been designed as a multi-position tool, which can be used not only at the bottom of the screen. In fact, as far as I can see, the bottom position is the only position where the taskbar looks OK. For example, if I am going to locate the taskbar at the right of my screen, then there is going to be two start buttons: right corner at the bottom & top corner of the right. This is the first "bug" which works only with enabled Metro style design.

     

    The other "bug" you can see from the screen shots I have made:

    "Task and Start Menu Properties" shows the settings I use for my taskbar.

     

    Taskbar does not hide itself properly. Not only at the right position, but at other three too.

     

    The 2th bug is available on Windows Vista, Windows 7 and still on Windows Developer Preview. The bug does not depend on monitor settings or something like that, it is absolutely due to the OS. I hope Microsoft will fix it as soon as possible.

     


    Vitali

    • Edited by Vitаli Friday, October 7, 2011 2:02 PM
    Friday, October 7, 2011 2:00 PM

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    Marilyn
    Sunday, October 9, 2011 4:43 PM
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