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Windows 7: Taskbar


24 Oct 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 
Taskbar

Hello all,

I have installed windows 7 ultimate (retail) and i have a really annoying problem with the task bar.

when i open some installs, the bottom of the windows seem to go behind the taskbar, what i mean is the part at the bottom which usually has "OK" "CANCEL" etc is hidden behind the task bar and i cannot click it with the mouse.

I have to use the tab key to move down to it then hit enter.

is there a fix for this ?


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24 Oct 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Can you move the taskbar? You have a choice of locations.
You can also, hide it
Right click on taskbar, then properties for choices.
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24 Oct 2010   #3
whs
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Did you try to drag the window further up.
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24 Oct 2010   #4

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

thanks for the quick replies.

If i set the task bar on the right its fine, not ideal but it will give me a quick fix.

if i try and drag the window up, it just goes back down again when i let go of the mouse button...

If i set my res on the graphics higher all is fine, bar the blurred screen and unreadable text lol
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24 Oct 2010   #5

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

How about hiding the taskbar?
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24 Oct 2010   #6

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

that does sort the problem iam having, cheers, not keen on the taskbar not being there lol, but it does work and perhaps iam just being picky.

thanks
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24 Oct 2010   #7

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Right click on Desktop and pick personalize. Lower left corner tick display. Some time changing the percent will make the changes you are look for.
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