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Windows 7: How do I re-adjust the taskbar icons(turned sideways)?

10 Apr 2012   #1
rfe777

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
How do I re-adjust the taskbar icons(turned sideways)?

I returned today from work and saw that all my desktop and taskbar icons have turned sideways. Right-clicking on the desktop I've managed to return the desktop icons to their original state using the display options, but the taskbar icons are still turned sideways. Using the Screen Orientation option in Windows 7 didn't help.

Anyway to solve this problem?

TIA


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10 Apr 2012   #2
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

can you post a screenshot
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10 Apr 2012   #3
rfe777

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
can you post a screenshot
screenshot:


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10 Apr 2012   #4
rfe777

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I thought that the desktop icons were fixed but I was wrong - they are still turned sideways!

Any solution?
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10 Apr 2012   #5
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Please read the information for how to upload a screenshot or file. What you posted, the little strip above the post from Kaktussoft, looks fine.
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10 Apr 2012   #6
rfe777

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sir George View Post
Please read the information for how to upload a screenshot or file. What you posted, the little strip above the post from Kaktussoft, looks fine.
Look carefully on the taskbar icons - they are turned sideways.

And what is wrong with my screenshot? I cannot find any information for how to upload a screenshot so if you can post a link I'll edit my post
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10 Apr 2012   #7
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Open task manager and right click explorer.exe>End process>End process. Now, File>Run
type explorer.exe. If solved good, no, move on to next step.
If this has started happening recently, you can try system restore to. System Restore
If this also doesn't work, run a system file scan. It could be that some system files might have been tampered with. SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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10 Apr 2012   #8
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rfe777 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sir George View Post
Please read the information for how to upload a screenshot or file. What you posted, the little strip above the post from Kaktussoft, looks fine.
Look carefully on the taskbar icons - they are turned sideways.

And what is wrong with my screenshot? I cannot find any information for how to upload a screenshot so if you can post a link I'll edit my post
Posting a screenshot of the problem area would have helped me immediately see the problem, posting an entire screen is not necessary. See the screenshot below for clarification;

Name:  Screenshot of taskbar from 7 Forums.gif
Views: 10
Size:  12.3 KB

Additionally, I was looking for something "sideways" not a reversed image.


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10 Apr 2012   #9
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Right-clicking on the desktop I've managed to return the desktop icons to their original state using the display options
=>what option did you change?

Look carefully on the taskbar icons - they are turned sideways.
=> but the date/time on the left isn't
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10 Apr 2012   #10
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Please notice this as well:
  • systray is on the left
  • icons in systray are NOT trurned sideways
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