How to disable taskbar tab preview?

Asked by John Peterson

How do I disable the Windows taskbar tab preview?

I argue that this preview can be disabled because

* it results in an extra click if the intention is to show the window without changing tab
* popular programs offer an option to disable it (Firefox, VMware Workstation, ConEmu) or doesn't offer it (Chrome)

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poy (poy) said :

you don't.

if they are bothering you, you may disable them globally in Windows for every program. DC++ is just following Microsoft's guidelines regarding these previews (show one thumbnail per tab).

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Hrushikesh Mohapatra (rajun198) said :

But most of the programs show the last active tab in the taskbar preview - why it shows all the tabs as different windows in the taskbar. Is there any feature to disable the same ?

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emoxam (emoxam) said :

I agree with Hrushikesh Mohapatra (rajun198) . Windows shows preview for each window. Not for each tab.
Do you see 45 previews when you have 45 tabs opened at browser ? No.

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Doğan Çelik (dogancelik) said :

I want to disable this feature. I agree with @emoxam.

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