Removing icons from taskbar?


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Guv Bob

Another of many questions about 2000....

I installed Quicktime and it plopped down an icon on the desktop, but also
one on the bottom right taskbar, next to volume, etc. And another one on
the left side next to desktop, IE, etc.

Any way to remove both of those from the taskbar and leave the one on the
desktop?

Thanks once again.

Bob
 
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Dave Patrick

For the system tray icon. Right-click|Properties|Advanced and uncheck the
box for "Install QuickTime icon in system tray" or

Natively you can; Start\Settings\Control Panel\Administrative Tools\Computer
Management(Local)\System Information\Software Environment\Startup
Programs|View|Advanced, then in the "Location" column, you'll find the path
to the "Startup" location either in the "Startup" directories or from the
registry's "Run" keys. (note that this window is read-only so you must
manually navigate to the location below to edit or otherwise delete)

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
%USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

You can delete the shortcuts that you no longer want to run.


HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

You can delete the string value for the program you no longer want to run.

or copy msconfig from Windows XP to the "windows" directory or AutoRuns for
Windows from Windows Sysinternals
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/SystemInformation/Autoruns.mspx



For the quick launch icon; highlight and delete.


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