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Disable resizing or moving of taskbar.

By using this tweak you are able to lock or unlock the taskbar. If you lock taskbar, you won’t be able to resize or move it.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
By using this tweak you are able to lock or unlock the taskbar. If you lock taskbar, you won’t be able to resize or drag it from one edge of the screen to another. However, it doesn’t prevent you to add or remove toolbars, or resize and rearrange individual toolbars on the taskbar.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, right-click and modify the dword value “TaskbarSizeMove”, in the right panel, to “0” which can lock the taskbar. However, if you want to enable the feature back, change the value data to “1”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable resizing or positioning of taskbar.reg

The '.reg' file can disable resizing or moving of taskbar.

Enable resizing or positioning of taskbar.reg

The '.reg' file can enable resizing or moving of taskbar.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Option of resizing or moving the taskbar is restricted.

Option of resizing or moving the taskbar is enabled by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion Explorer\Advanced\], right-click on "TaskbarSizeMove" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "0" (Base Hexadecimal) and click on 'OK'.

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Category : Display > Taskbar

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Category : Display > Taskbar

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Category : Display > Taskbar

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Category : Display > Taskbar

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