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The number 1 thing voted for under Taskbar currently is to hide the new Search bar and task view buttons

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To show that Microsoft is listening below is how you can hide these.

Hide Task View button

To hide the Task View button simple right click on the Taskbar and then un tick Show Task View button.

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Hide Search Box

Hiding the search box is not much different. Right click on the taskbar and then go to search, in this case you are presented with multiple options.

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You can disable (hide) the search box

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Show just a icon (like earlier builds of windows 10

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or have the search box show

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My Preference

I prefer to hide everything. The reason for this is I have a lot of things open at once to the point where I on my main screen have a double taskbar and have the setting for showing items in the taskbar set to only show where the apps are open so like the space

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Plus I know Cortana is there with a simple win + S key press

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Enjoy!

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Today I got a weird error on code that should just work.

Cryptographic failure while signing assembly '<Debug Assembly Full Path>' -- 'Error signing assembly -- Unknown error (8013141c)'    <Solution Full Path>\CSC

The reason why I say this was weird was because it was working before I rebooted my machine. So it was obvious from reading this error that the signing of the assembly was causing the projects build to fail.

So first thing I did was open the project properties, go to the Signing Tab and uncheck the Sign the assembly checkbox.

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This fixed my issue, but felt wrong and I knew it would bite me later. I thought a bit more about what was different before I rebooted and now and eventually remembered that before I rebooted I was running Visual Studio in Administrator mode before.

So I re-checked the Sign the assembly checkbox closed Visual Studio and then opened the project again with a new instance of Visual Studio that was running in Administrator mode

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Rebuilt the solution and everything built as expected