DEV Community

loading...
Cover image for Productive Taskbar Settings missing in Windows 11

Productive Taskbar Settings missing in Windows 11

Narendra Kumar Vadapalli
Building software components and workflows for sythetic data generation for training Autonomous vehicles. Very much interested in learning fullstack webdev and Machine Learning using PyTorch
・1 min read

Ungroup the Icons in Taskbar

If you are a person who likes to see all your open windows in the taskbar, with their titles for one click navigation, you would relate to my pain.

There used to be the option called Combine Taskbar Buttons
Alt Text

Now in Windows 11, its gone !
Alt Text

This makes it super hard to navigate directly to your inteded window with a glance and click :(

Position the Taskbar

Also there used to be the option of Taskbar Location on Screen which goes missing
Alt Text

Now
Alt Text

This is a real productivity tool for many developers who rely on the left/right positioning to get more real estate for individual window titles, again for quicker navigation.


Not sure what the logic behind this is, but please bring these settings back Microsoft !

Discussion (0)