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[SOLVED] - Taskbar Grouping/Association Glitch for Outlook? RRS feed

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  • I'm not sure where to post about this so I'm covering both angles.  I'm nearly certain this is a Windows 7 issue, not necessarily specific to Outlook but we've only been able to reproduce this problem in/with Outlook 2007.

    While running Outlook 2007 in Windows 7, if we open multiple emails Windows 7/the taskbar correctly groups emails and other Outlook related items under the Outlook icon in the taskbar.  This is normal behavior.

    However, when we open a Word document [attachment] from Outlook, a Word icon does not appear on the taskbar.  Instead, when we hover the mouse over the Outlook icon, we see all Outlook related windows *and* the Word application.  (Basically: If you were to look at the taskbar alone, you wouldn't think Word was open.)

    Is this because Outlook 'spawned' the [child] Word process or is this some strange glitch?
    • Edited by JuliusPIV Wednesday, February 16, 2011 12:35 PM
    Monday, August 23, 2010 1:15 AM

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  • The issue does not occur in the latest version of Office program. I suspect that this is a compatibility issue. Please post in our Office forum for more information.

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    • Marked as answer by Arthur Xie Friday, August 27, 2010 9:33 AM
    Wednesday, August 25, 2010 8:18 AM

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