TaskBar Hider

TaskBar Hider

© 2003, 2019 Igor Tolmachev, IT Samples
This is a small utility that allows you to hide and show the Windows TaskBar panel by pressing a user-defined hotkey.

TaskBar Hider
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Just run the program and press the Ctrl+Shift+A key (by default) to hide or show the TaskBar.
You can customize the hotkey in the Settings dialog box (click the mouse on the System Tray icon).

TaskBar Hider supports command-line options:

-show    shows the taskbar
-hide     hides the taskbar
-exit      quits the program after the action

Example (hide the taskbar and quit the program): "C:\Program Files\TaskBarHider.exe" -hide -exit


This utility is released as freeware. You are allowed to freely distribute this utility via floppy disk, CD-ROM, Internet, or in any other way, as long as you don't charge anything for this. If you distribute this utility, you must include all files in the distribution package, without any modification!


The software is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The author will not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason.


version: 1.3

32-bit version   (27.4KB, revised December 23, 2019)

64-bit version   (107KB, revised December 23, 2019)

version: 1.2

32-bit version   (26.6KB, revised February 7, 2012)


If you encounter a problem while running this utility or you have any suggestions, comments, you can send a message to support (at) itsamples.com