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Sometimes I would like to minimize a running application to the Tray instead of the common Taskbar position. A quick search on the net gave me a few solutions to choose from. The one I ended up with is a small freeware utility that is totally invisible and has both 32-bit and 64-bit support.

It’s a small script that add Right-Click Functionality to the minimize button, while keeping the Normal Setting using the Left-Click.

RB-Tray

With RBTray installed on your computer you may Right-Click on any Minimize Button to hide the window in your Tray. If you Left-Click the window will minimize to the Taskbar as you’re custom with.

RB-Tray comes in a ZIP file which contains both the 32-bit and 64-bit, and require you to manually add it to Windows Startup Folder. To serve you better I have created a small Setup Utility to do the job for you. The installer will install 32-bit OR 64-bit as needed and add the program to your Startup Folder. Use this one as is, and don’t blame me if it doesn’t work for you.

Get it HERE !

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SetupFile

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Download Setup File (Local Mirror)



About Thomas

Computer geek from the age of 7, which amounts to 30 years of computer experience. From the early days (when every computer company had their own OS) of DOS, Windows 1.0 through Seven...

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5 thoughts on “RB-Tray Minimizes Your Programs to the System Tray”

  1. RSVR85 says:

    What a great find! Thanks for the tip Thomas I'll definitely be using this.
    Any reason the setup file isn't hosted here? rapidshare sucks :)

  2. Rich says:

    I've added a local mirror link.

  3. How did you get the titlebar button?

    1. Rich says:

      You just right click the minimize button. The other two buttons (to the left) are for Ultramon.

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