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Windows 7: Taskbar issues

18 Apr 2009   #1
bashir26

Windows 7 7048 x64
 
 
Taskbar issues

I'm having issues with windows 7 7048 x86. My taskbar keeps flickering, its extremely annoying.

also this is unrelated but my pc won't recognize my printer even though I downloaded the vista x64 drivers.


anyone else with this issue?


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18 Apr 2009   #2
ikilledkenny

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Longhorn 4074
 
 

Whenever I have some sort of issue, I just run the memory test. Sometimes it helps, sometimes it does nothing. I think it's worth a shot.

As for your unrelated question, try uninstalling the drivers and using Window's wizard. Let it search Windows Update and let it do the work. I did that with my printer (HP LaserJet 1200)
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18 Apr 2009   #3
Orbital Shark

 
 

I would recommend downloading the latest drivers for your Video Card (if you haven't already). If not, then you could try applying the Windows 7 Basic theme which disables most (if not all) of the Aero effects. This will disable the transparency effect which could be causing your taskbar to flicker.
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23 Nov 2009   #4
Shayes

Windows 7
 
 

I am having the same issue and its driving me nuts...anyone with any ideas to share would be appreciated.
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23 Nov 2009   #5
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bashir26 View Post
I'm having issues with windows 7 7048 x86. My taskbar keeps flickering, its extremely annoying.

also this is unrelated but my pc won't recognize my printer even though I downloaded the vista x64 drivers.


anyone else with this issue?
Regarding your printer problem. Go to the search box, type in services. Make sure that print spooler is on.
Go to devices and printers, make sure that your printer is showing. If not. disconnect from the computer. Reconnect, turn it back on and go to the website and download another driver. Make sure it is the right one for your printer (model and bits). Follow the instructions carefully.
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23 Nov 2009   #6
Shayes

Windows 7
 
 

Think i have solved my taskbar flickering issue......had to go in to my device manager and update my display adapters driver and have not had any flickering since....am keeping my fingers crossed lol
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