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Hide/Remove ThinApp Information Launchbar

September 2, 2008

By starting a ThinApp application you see the VMware ThinApp Information Launchbar in the right corner of your screen. Just like the following screenshot.

ThinApp Launchbar

To hide this ThinApp Information bar you first start Log Monitor. One of the VMware ThinApp tools available from the start menu after installation of the ThinApp software.

ThinApp Launchbar
Within ThinApp Log Monitor browse to the location: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware ThinApp\ and type *.* to see all files (included virtual files) in this folder.

ThinApp Launchbar
Edit the file named ‘main.bmp’. Changing its pixel size to 1×1 will remove the Information bar.

ThinApp Launchbar

Changes will be saved in the sandbox of ThinApp tools at: %AppData%\Thinstall\ThinstallBuilder\%ProgramFilesDir%\VMware\VMware ThinApp\main.bmp

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