Programming the Windows 7 Taskbar – Working with Application ID

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Welcome to this short series of Windows 7 screencasts for showing developers how to use the taskbar to Light Up their applications on Windows 7.

This screencast provides a quick overview of the Windows 7 taskbar and its functionality. We also provide a closer look at programming the Windows 7 taskbar using the taskbar Application ID to control the way windows are grouped and presented as taskbar buttons. This screencast focuses on the native API.

This is the first of six screencasts about programming the Windows 7 taskbar using native code. You can download the code shown in the screencast. The other screencasts in this series are:

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    JohnGe

    I have a big problem when using my taskbar on windows 7 while surfing on chat roulette. My taskbar keeps flashing and i keep getting strange lines on my screen. Is it possible that this is caused by flash?

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