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    Task Manager - Small Footprint Mode
    How to Switch Between Normal and Small Footprint Mode in Vista and Windows 7 Task Manager
    Published by Brink is offline
    17 Dec 2007
    Task Manager - Small Footprint Mode

    How to Switch Between Normal and Small Footprint Mode in Vista and Windows 7 Task Manager

    information   Information
    This shows you how to switch between the normal and small footprint mode in Task Manager to save window space.
    Note   Note
    This can sometimes be mistaken as a problem with Task Manager.





    Here's How:
    1. Open Task Manager by:
    A) Press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC.

    OR

    B) Right click on the taskbar and click on Task Manager.
    2. Click on the tab you want to see. (see screenshots below)

    3. 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:
    Task Manager - Small Footprint Mode-click2.jpg

    Small Taskbar Footprint Mode:
    Task Manager - Small Footprint Mode-click1.jpg
    That's it,
    Shawn



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    Re: Task Manager - Small Footprint Mode

    This simple method solved my problem, thanks a lot.

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    Re: Task Manager - Small Footprint Mode

    Your welcome vgzm.

    Shawn

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    Re: Task Manager - Small Footprint Mode

    Thanks Brink, I thought I had some sort of weird virus messin' with my Task Manager. I guess it was only me double clicking the border inadvertently.

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    Re: Task Manager - Small Footprint Mode

    Your welcome Hkancyr. It is definitely easy to think that.

    Shawn

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    Re: Task Manager - Small Footprint Mode

    Thanks very very much. That was exaclty thing i want. you are great.

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    Re: Task Manager - Small Footprint Mode

    You're most welcome Ali, and welcome to Vista Forums.

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