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Old 02-28-2008, 06:14 PM   #1
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Default Transparent Vista Taskbar?

Is there anyway to make the taskbar in Vista transparent, not only when you're at the desktop?

When i'm at the desktop, the taskbar will become transparent, but when I open something then it turns to flat black.
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Old 02-28-2008, 06:33 PM   #2
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Default Re: Transparent Vista Taskbar?

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Is there anyway to make the taskbar in Vista transparent, not only when you're at the desktop?

When i'm at the desktop, the taskbar will become transparent, but when I open something then it turns to flat black.
yh have your windows restored and make them as big as your whole screen minus the taskbar
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Default Re: Transparent Vista Taskbar?

Still black.
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Default Re: Transparent Vista Taskbar?

If you maximize a window your taskbar turns black. Just hit the maximize button again then resize the window to fit the screen. This will keep the taskbar transparent.
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Old 02-28-2008, 07:28 PM   #5
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Default Re: Transparent Vista Taskbar?

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Is there anyway to make the taskbar in Vista transparent, not only when you're at the desktop?

When i'm at the desktop, the taskbar will become transparent, but when I open something then it turns to flat black.
yep there is a program that i use that does it. works great

http://www.download.com/VistaGlazz/3...html?tag=lst-1
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yep there is a program that i use that does it. works great

http://www.download.com/VistaGlazz/3...html?tag=lst-1
A big +1 on that. It gets annoying resizing windows sometimes to keep the Aero going.
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Old 02-29-2008, 12:47 AM   #7
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Default Re: Transparent Vista Taskbar?

Why would this bother you though? The taskbar is like 1% of the whole screen. I think I'm totally missing the point here.
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Default Re: Transparent Vista Taskbar?

Actually yeah its transparent when a window isn't maximized...I just want it to be transparent anyway.
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