How to Hide NetLimiter

By Christopher Tebbutt

NetLimiter is a program used on PCs to monitor and control your Internet usage. NetLimiter can be used to set the file transfer rates of any ongoing downloads or uploads, as well as to record your computer's Internet traffic. NetLimiter usually is used by businesses to monitor network coverage. If the NetLimiter tool is not particularly relevant to your specific requirements, it can be hidden from the taskbar. To do this, you must to change your taskbar's preferences from within Microsoft Windows.

Step 1

Open the "Start" menu at the bottom left-hand corner of your computer screen. Hover the cursor over "Settings" or "Control Panel" in the subsequent drop-down menu. Select "Taskbar and Start Menu" in the new drop-down menu. The main "Taskbar and Start Menu Properties" window will now appear.

Step 2

Open the "Taskbar" tab in the new menu. Select the check box next to "Hide inactive icons." Click on the "Customize..." button in the bottom right-hand corner of the window.

Step 3

Click on the NetLimiter icon and select "Always Hide" from the drop-down menu that appears in the "Behavior" column.

Step 4

Click "OK." Once the window has closed, click the "Apply" button in the main "Taskbar and Start Menu Properties" window, which still should be open on your screen.