How to separate launch icons from running apps

Dec 7, 2009 at 3:58 AM


I just installed Windows 7, and I don't like the fact that the Launch Icons in the Taskbar are also used for Applications that are running, so basically, your running applications are mixed with your launch icons on the Taskbar.  Also, if I have several instances of the same application running, how do I separate them so that each is a separate tab/icon on the taskbar?

I appreciate any help that is offered.