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Control Taskbar Preview for IE 9 Under Windows 7

Taskbar preview is an awesome feature for browsers (and all other applications) under Windows 7. When you hover your mouse over an element in the taskbar, will display preview images automatically. This can however be confusing in a browser with several open tabs.

You can set the properties individually without having to deactivate the useful function entirely. Here is how to disable this feature in IE9 which is enabled by default.

In internet Explorer 9 (also IE 8) open Tools (Alt + X) – Internet options. In the ‘General Tab’ click ‘Settings’ in the ‘Tabs’ field.

In the next dialogue window, uncheck the option ‘Show preview for individual tabs on the taskbar’ if you want to disable the preview feature and click OK to save the settings.


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