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Windows 7: Taskbar is gone Help!!

06 Mar 2012   #1
utbrock12

windows 7
 
 
Taskbar is gone Help!!

My task bar is completly gone from windows 7.. everything else is working fine but I can't even pull up taskbar options in the control panel... What is going on?


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06 Mar 2012   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Right click on Start and go to Taskbar and see if you have it set to Auto Hide.
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06 Mar 2012   #3
utbrock12

windows 7
 
 

my start button is gone also, and in control panel when I click on taskbar options... nothing happens
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06 Mar 2012   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

press ctrl,alt and delete and select ,start task manager, when task manager opens click the new task button, then in the window that opens type explore.exe,
that should get the task bar back,
if that fails then open task manager again go to processes and scroll to explorer.exe and then press end process.
then repeat the steps above with the new task /explorer.exe.
let us know if it works

edit: chances are if you have logged off or rebooted since then it will have returned.
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06 Mar 2012   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Does the Flag Key on the keyboard work?
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06 Mar 2012   #6
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Ladyback Bear or boohbah's suggestions should work.

If not run an SFC Scan
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06 Mar 2012   #7
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

In addition to the excellent suggestions above, I would suggest that you try creating a new user to see if the problem is specific to your user and rule out any user corruption. User Account - Create is a good guide for creating a new account.
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06 Mar 2012   #8
gregrocker

 

All good suggestions. Please report back results to help others.
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