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  1. Does anyone know how to do this in a Batch Script?
  2. I wanted a shortcut to toggle the autohide option of the taskbar and I've come up with the following batch file. My registry value is not the same with the one given above. I noticed that by only changing that option from the taskbar properties just a digit of the value was altered from 2 to 3 and back. So I just toggle this digit. However this digit may also represent more options in its bits and be different to other PCs. But one can easily adapt it the same way. The problem is that I have to restart explorer so the new registry value takes effect and I loose all opened explorer windows. Can anyone give a script of how I can just refresh the taskbar. Alternatively we could save and restore all opened paths as in this thread, but I want it in a batch script. @ECHO OFF ::Get the Registry Key, in delims there is a TAB and a space before " FOR /F "tokens=3 delims= " %%A IN ('REG QUERY "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StuckRects2" /v Settings') DO SET RES=%%A ::Backup Initial Value IF NOT EXIST "autohide-toggle.bak" ( ECHO %RES%>"%userprofile%\autohide-toggle.bak" ) ::Find Important Digit SET DIGIT=%RES:~17,1% ::Toggle Important Digit IF %DIGIT% EQU 2 ( SET TOGL=3 ) ELSE ( SET TOGL=2 ) ::Set New Value SET NEW=%RES:~0,17%%TOGL%%RES:~18% REG ADD "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StuckRects2" /v "Settings" /t REG_BINARY /d "%NEW%" /F ::Restart Explorer.exe process TSKILL "explorer" /A /V EXIT