Although Windows 10 is not meant for customization, it does allow customization to a great degree. With proper tools, you can customize Windows 10 to a certain level. We have already shared a few articles on Windows 10 customization. You can check out those articles to give your Windows 10 a new look.

As we all know, the Windows taskbar is the most important thing in the operating system. By default, Windows 10 allows you to pin your favorite apps and shortcuts to the Taskbar, but it doesn’t offer any advanced customization option.

Yes, you can modify the registry file to make some little Taskbar modification, but that would be a lengthy process. To ease the taskbar customization process, plenty of apps have been made, and out of all those, TaskBar X seems to be the best option.

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Steps to Fully Customize the Windows 10 Taskbar

The TaskBar X is a taskbar customization tool that gives you control over your taskbar icons. With Taskbar X, you can choose to move the taskbar icons to the center in just one click. Also, the tool allows you to apply custom style and animation to the taskbar.

So, in this article, we are going to share a detailed guide on how to customize the taskbar in Windows 10 fully. Let’s check out.

Step 1. First of all, download the TaskbarX zip file on your PC.

download the TaskbarX zip file

Step 2. Once downloaded, extract the zip file on your PC.

extract the zip file

Step 3. Once extracted, you will find lots of files. Simply double click on the ‘TaskbarX’ .exe file.

double click on the 'TaskbarX' exe file

Step 4. Now the taskbar icons will be moved to the middle of the Taskbar. Now on the extracted folder, double click on the ‘TaskbarX Configurator’ file.

double click on the 'TaskbarX Configurator' file

Step 5. Now you will see various taskbar customization options. In the Style section, you can customize the color and transparency of the taskbar.

customize the color and transparency of the taskbar

Step 6. In the Animation section, you can add a custom animation style to the taskbar. Before applying the animation, make sure to preview the changes.

add a custom animation style to the taskbar

Step 7. On the Position, you can set the Taskbar Offset, Secondary taskbar offset, skip resolution, etc.

set the Taskbar Offset, Secondary taskbar offset, skip resolution

Step 8. Under Extra, you will find options to hide the primary start button, hide the primary tray area, Show system tray icons, etc.

More features in the 'Extra'

Step 9. Once done with the customization, click on the ‘Apply’ button.

click on the 'Apply' button

Step 10. If for any reason you want to uninstall the TaskbarX program, then open the TaskbarX Configurator and select the ‘Uninstall’ section. On the Uninstall menu, click on the ‘Uninstall’ button.

Uninstall option

You just need to go through all settings to uncover all customization options.

So, this article is all about how to fully customize the taskbar on Windows 10. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below.

Amarnath Chakraborty
Amarnath Chakraborty is the content writer at Tech Viral. He writes/edits about how-to tips, tutorials especially on Social Networks, Android, iPhone, Computer, Internet etc.


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