task bar icons

The icons on my Task Bar now have a label attached when the App opens. (I do not want a label. It clutters the Task Bar and keeps changing as Apps open and close) A. Is this a new feature with the Win10CU or did I inadvertently turn something on? B. How do I shut this off? I’ve spent way too much time on this nagging distraction, and even consulted the newest edition of Windows 10 Field guide.

Thanks for your help.

Conversation 2 comments

  • ecumenical

    01 May, 2017 - 4:25 pm

    <p>Settings -&gt; Personalization -&gt; Taskbar -&gt; Combine Taskbar Buttons: set this to "Always, hide labels." Should do what you want.</p>

    • Lefty

      01 May, 2017 - 5:03 pm

      <blockquote><a href="#101658"><em>In reply to ecumenical:</em></a></blockquote><p>Thanks. Duh. It seems pretty obvious now.</p><p>I don't know what "Combine buttons" means, but "hide labels" is pretty obvious. </p>

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