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Disappearing Task Bar?

post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
Ok I know what your thinking move your mouse around the edge of the screen and your problem is solved!!!!!

NO!

My taskbar is literally gone the only way I can get it to reappear is the use ctrl+alt+delete

Its not on auto-hide and it is locked!

So what gives, its there when I start windows but then its just poof gone but my IE window acts like it is still there........

I find this odd, it does it in safe mode also.

OH! and when it disappears my cpu usage changes from folding at home to everything using 100%
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Thread Starter 
Update now ctrl+alt+delete doesn't bring it up ............
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post #3 of 6
try CTRL + ESC ??

or
press CTRL+ALT+DEL to fire up the task manager. Now on the File menu, select New Task (Run...). Type in "explorer" and press OK. That should restart explorer and re-display your taskbar.

if not try this

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/318027

hope it helps
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yea the msconfig always works but I dont liek to do that i was hoping someone had an alternate alternative.........lol
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post #5 of 6
You probably have malware...
Have you installed any OFF BRAND tweaking programs recently?
WinAntivirus does that and SpyNuker....
Run a full scan online with a 3rd party like Trend Micro or even Symantec...turn off your current software ahead of time....
GPEDIT.MSC is the run command for the global functions/limitations of your PC...
If you use a Tweaking APP...it might have disabled it there.
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post #6 of 6
Try a system restore or this might help,

A few solutions on lost taskbar.

Lost task bar LINK
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