Disable Taskbar Button Grouping

Have you ever had difficulty finding a window because its taskbar button was grouped with other window's taskbar buttons? You can easily prevent this annoyance.

1. Right-click on the Taskbar, and in the popup menu that appears, select "Properties".

2. In the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties dialog box that appears, select the Taskbar tab if not already selected.

Taskbar and Satrt Menu Properties dialog box

3. On the Taskbar tab, click to uncheck the [] Group similar taskbar buttons checkbox.

4. Click the [Apply] or [OK] button to apply the configuration change.

After setting this configuration, each open window will have its own taskbar button.

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