How to enable "Animate in the taskbar and start menu"

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To enable "Animate in the taskbar and start menu":

  1. Select the Windows Start icon, type regedit in search, and select regedit.
  2. Select File > Export, and save a copy of the current registry state.
  3. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced.
  4. Double-click the TaskbarAnimations object.
  5. Set value data to 1, hexidecimal.
    • A value data setting of 0 configures "Animate in the taskbar and start menu" to not be checked
    • A value data setting of 1 configures "Animate in the taskbar and start menu" to be checked
  6. Restart the PC.


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