Manage Windows 10 Taskbar


Follow this guide to manage windows 10 taskbar via OSD. Thanks to Jörgen Nilsson for the inspiration.

1. Download ManageTaskbar-1.0.zip and extract it on your reference machine.

2. Modify the taskbar as you would like to have it

3. Choose “Show hidden files, folder and drives” in File Explorer
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4. Copy the folder “C:\Users\%username%\appdata\roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch” folder to the “ManageTaskBar” folder.

5. Rename “Quick Launch” to “QuickLaunch” (Remove the space)

6. Open the “QuickLaunch” folder and right-click on the the “User-Pinned” folder and remove the Hidden attribute, including all subfolders.
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7. Open Regedit and browse to the following key, “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Taskband”

8. Right click on the “Taskband” key and select to export it, save it under “ManageTaskbar” in the folder structure created earlier with the name “TaskBandCU.reg”.

9. Create a Package named “Manage Taskbar 1.0” in SCCM with the files of your “Manage Taskbar 1.0”.
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10. Create a “Run Command Line”´step in your Task Sequence with the following settings:image

You are good to go.