Taskbar - how to disable icon dragging

Discussion in 'Windows 8 Support' started by PowerUser, May 10, 2015.

  1. PowerUser


    May 10, 2015
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    Isn't it annoying when you have tons of apps pinned on the taskbar and you missclick and drag one of them? If you don't have a picture of your screen you wouldn't be able to return the icon to its previous position. So my question is is there any way to disable icon re-positioning on Win 8.1?
    PowerUser, May 10, 2015
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  2. PowerUser

    Trouble noob whisperer Moderator

    Jan 15, 2013
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    N.W. Indiana
    Hello and welcome to the forum.
    Have you tried this.......

    I don't have a windows 8 machine to try it on right now but I tested on Windows 10 and it has no effect that I can see.
    But then, currently Windows 10 seems to ignore a lot of group policy settings as well as their respective registry settings so it still might be worth a try on Windows 8.
    Good luck.
    Trouble, May 10, 2015
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