How to Switch Between Normal and Small Footprint Mode in Vista and Windows 7 Task Manager
This shows you how to switch between the normal and small footprint mode in Task Manager to save window space.
This can sometimes be mistaken as a problem with Task Manager.
Open Task Manager by:
A) Press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC.2.
B) Right click on the taskbar and click on Task Manager.
Click on the tab you want to see. (see screenshots below)
Double click on a border of Task Manager to switch between modes.
NOTE: See the border areas highlighted in yellow below
Normal Taskbar Footprint Mode:
Small Taskbar Footprint Mode: