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how can I get programs that are open in Windows 7 to appear as rectangles in task bar

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In Windows 7 Pro, when you have a program open, that program appears as a "box" in the Windows 7 task bar.  In Windows XP, open progams appear as a rectangle and this rectangle includes text (like if you have Work open - the rectangle would include Microsoft Word....).

How do I get open programs to as rectangles in the Windows 7 taskbar with the text that tells what program is open?

Thanks for your help.
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Right-click the taskbar -> Properties -> and for the pull-down next to Taskbar buttons, choose Never combine.
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that worked! thanks.
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