How to Remove the Search and Task View Icons from Taskbar in Windows 10

Published November 14, 2014 by Admin

If you are a Windows 10 operating system user, you must realize that the Search and Task View icons are added to the Taskbar by default, which cannot be moved or removed somehow. Lots of users say that these two icons are so useless and unnecessary on the Taskbar. Some of them would rather to remove these two icons to spare some space on the Taskbar. According to this, we display a manual guide to step by step remove the Search and Task View Icons from Taskbar. If you are annoyed by these two icons, too, you can read and remove now.

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Steps to remove the Search Icon from Taskbar

Step 1: Press Win + R>type “regedit”>hit Enter

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Step 2: Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Search

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Step 3: search for SearchboxTaskbarMode and double click on it

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Step 4: change its value to 0

Now the Search Icon is removed from Taskbar

Steps to Remove Task View Icon from Windows

Step 1: Press Win + R>type “regedit”>hit Enter

regedit

Step 2: navigate to
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

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Step 3: search for ShowTaskViewButton in the right side pane and double click on it

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Step 4: please alter its value to 0

Now the Task View Icon is removed from Taskbar

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