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When i open Firefox or any window for that matter, on my HP Pavilion dv2 notebook, the tab for it on my destop startbar is all the way to the right, and when i open multiple windows it acts as though the bar only has room for 2 windows before it converts to the arrows on the side which allow you to cycle through bar 'pages'. This happens when 3 or more windows are open when it used to be that i could open 10+ without anything like this happening, how do i fix it back to normal?

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  • nicksfbrown Oct 27, 2009

    nope its just as if there's a bunch of pretend windows on the start bar cramming the ones actually there to the far right

  • nicksfbrown Oct 27, 2009

    nope its as though a bunch of pretend windows are cramming the real ones over to the right

  • nicksfbrown Oct 27, 2009

    how do i do that??

  • HolierKhan May 11, 2010

    is anything different with your display? icon sizes, taskbar size, anything?

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Then you might want to reinstall your OS. don't worry, this won't delete your files, it's just like reinstalling a program on your computer

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  • HolierKhan Oct 27, 2009

    you need an operating system (or OS) Disc. you could order one from Microsoft (if it's Windows-based: XP, Vista, 7,etc..) and only pay shipping, or bring your laptop to a store that sells your OS (i reccomend best buy) and let them do it for you. in either scenario, you need your original proof of purchase. otherwise they'll charge you for a new copy of the OS.



    of course there is also the solution to adapt to the changes if you dont want to go through the trouble... ^_^!

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When the windows taskbar is set to "Group similar taskbar buttons" then your PC/Laptop starts stacking them after 3 or four windows are opened. to resolve this do the following:
Right-click Start Menu/Windows button. Click properties Select a tab titled Taskbar Uncheck Group similar taskbar buttons Click Apply

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