Hide Task View and Search Toolbars From Windows 10 Taskbar

 
On Windows 10 Taskbar, you find search and task view toolbars. These toolbars come as default. Task View facilitates multitasking and search icon helps you search anything on your Windows 10 computer or bing search. Search toolbar really of no much use. You know when you open the start menu a search box comes at the bottom. This search box lets you perform any search whether it is application or system file, then what is the need of an additional search tool? Many of the Windows 10 users does not exercise with task view toolbar since they do not run so many tasks at the same time. In these circumstances, these toolbars tease you from your taskbar. But you can show or hide these toolbars.Here we are presenting tips following which you will be able to show or Hide Task View and Search Toolbars From Windows 10 Taskbar.

In these circumstances, these toolbars tease you from your taskbar. But you can remove or hide these toolbars to declutter your taskbar. Here we are presenting Windows 10 tips following which you will be able to Hide Task View and Search Toolbars from windows 10 taskbar to eliminate conglomeration of superfluous toolbars and items is described here.

search and task view on taskbar

Let you know the following tips.

How to Hide Task View and Search Toolbars from Windows 10 Taskbar

Tips 1

This is the easiest way to hide these default toolbars. Just you have to unmark the given menu either one or both (according to your need).

1. Right-click anywhere on the taskbar.

1. To hide Task View, click on Show Task View button to uncheck.

show task view button on right click context menu of taskbar

2. To hide Search, hover on Search option and tick mark Hidden from the appeared submenu.

hidden submenu on the search context menu on taskbar

 

After performing the above tasks, the toolbars will vanish and you will get rid of these icons.

Although you can use the above tip to hide search and task view toolbars easily, but you can do it using the registry editor also.

Hide Task View and Search Toolbars From Windows 10 Taskbar through Registry Editor

  • Open Run command by simultaneously pressing Windows and R keys on your keyboard.
  • Type regedit on the command field and click Ok.

regedit in Run dialog box

  • Choose Yes when evoked by User Account Control.
  • Registry Editor window will emerge on your screen.
  • Navigate the below path –

HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion

  • Right click on the CurrentVersion and select New -> Key.

Right click Current Version key New Key

  • Name the new key as Search.
  • So your concluding path will be

HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Search

  • Now after selecting the Search key, go to the right pane.
  • Here, right click on the vacant space and select New -> DWORD Value.

dword_32_bit_value

  • Set it as EnableProactive.
  • Double click on the newly created DWORD EnableProactive and under the Edit DWORD Value window set the value as 0.

enable proactive to Hide Task View and Search Toolbars From Windows 10 Taskbar

  • Click Ok and exit from Registry Editor.
  • Restart your system to see the effects.

Hide Task View and Search Toolbars from Windows 10 Taskbar

Note – If you want to put the icon back into the Taskbar then simply set the DWORD value to 1 or delete the respective DWORD.

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