With Windows 7, Microsoft introduced a number of small but useful features to boost the overall productivity while using the newest version of Windows. One of them is brand new taskbar. It would be right to say that it’s a brand new taskbar as Microsoft has revamped it completely and the taskbar in Windows 7 is very powerful.
Windows 7 lets you pin your favorite programs to the taskbar, access frequently used files and folders quickly with jump lists, view all open Windows using thumbnail previews, peek through the desktop by clicking the small button located on the extreme right side of the taskbar.
If you have spent any significant time on Windows 7, you probably know how useful these features are, and how they improve the productivity.
The default size of the taskbar thumbnail preview is decent, but some users may find it a bit small and may want to increase or reduce size. Unfortunately, Windows 7 offers no options to change preview size and one needs to either manually edit the registry or go for third-party tools.
For all those users who are not happy with the default size of Taskbar thumbnail preview and want to change the default size of previews, here is a tool that allows you customize the thumbnail preview size in a jiffy.
Taskbar Thumbnail Tweaker is a portable tool for Windows 7 to customize the thumbnail preview. The tool allows you change preview display size and delay time. On top of that, the tool aids you switch to the text only preview mode as well. As you can see, the interface of this thumbnail size altering tool is very elegant and can be used even if you’re a newbie.
By default, the size of taskbar thumbnail preview is 250 pixels and preview delay time is set to 0 ms (milliseconds). You can change them by sliding the arrow to the right or left and then clicking the Apply button. If you like this tool, we suggest you go through our 7 free tools to tweak and customize Windows 7 taskbar to explore some of the best free tools out there to change the default look and behavior of the taskbar.
Download, extract the contents, and then run this standalone tool to start tweaking taskbar thumbnail preview. Once you changed the settings, you need to log off and log on to see the changes. The download size is just 87.6 KB and is available to download at TWC.