20 October, 2014

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How To Remove Search Button From Taskbar Of Windows 10

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If you do not like the 'Search' and 'Task View' buttons on taskbar of Windows 10 technical preview, its just matter of few clicks. By default there is no any option to remove them, but there are 2 ways you can hide or remove the search and task view buttons.

how to hide search buttons in windows 10
Trick # 1
  • Developer from My Digital Life forum have created the application.
  • Download the file WinTHButtonHider from here.
  • You need to have a forum account to download. Create one if you don't.
  • Unzip the folder and browse to WinTHButtonHider >> WinTHButtonHider >> bin >> debug >> WinTHButtonHider.exe
  • Run the exe file and magic happens. Your 'search' button and 'view task' buttons are not there on taskbar.
  • Note that, when you restart your computer, the buttons will come back. You have to run it everytime. But there is a way.
  • Create a shortucut of WinTHButton.exe file by right clicking >> send to desktop (shortcut) and copy the shortcut in Startup folder of Windows.

  • shell startup
  • To open the Windows startup folder, press Win + R and type "shell:startup" without quotes.
  • Now you don't have to run it again and again.
Trick # 2
If you don't to create a new account on the forum just to download the single app, you can try this trick.
  • Download free software 'AutoHotKey'. Autohotkey run a script at Windows startup automatically and then close without interfering anything with Windows.
  • Open the Windows startup folder. (shell:startup)
  • Create a new script file. Right click on space >> New >> Autohotkey script.
    create new autohotkey script
  • Right click on the newly created file and click edit to edit the file. Open it in notepad and at the end of the text document enter this command. (Script by HTG)
Control, Hide, , Search, ahk_class Shell_TrayWnd

edit autohotkey script
  • Save the document and double click it to run. And now your 'Search' button is hidden.
  • As you have created the script in startup folder, it will run automatically at every startup and hide the button.
Do you use the search button on task bar? It is universal search button. Not only desktop. But many user call it a annoying addition. Do you like it or you are here to remove? Please leave a reply.
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1 comment:

  1. windows 10,10547 sürümü yüklü,bir türlü 10586 güncellemesi gerçekleştirilemyor ve bunun nedeni ve ne yapmam gerektiği de açıklanamıyor