Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: WindowBlinds, lost my taskbar.

26 Feb 2013   #1
gazzer1990

Windows 7
 
 
WindowBlinds, lost my taskbar.

I installed WindowBlinds for a theme, all went smooth on the install, i selected a red and black theme (its near the right hand side, forgot the name) i opened task manager to close a few un needed programs and my taskbar has dissapeared, with the background showing in the place, just an empty gap. cannot provide a pic due to not being able to open a program, i cannot right click anything at all, and whenever i go to make a new task and explorer.exe, it freezes the task manager. Anyway i can uninstall from control panel?

Just worried if i reboot and it won't show it still i cannot access the internet as the shortcuts are on the taskbar and not the desktop.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
26 Feb 2013   #2
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums

Press the Windows key on your keyboard and the start menu should open then try a System Restore you are still going to need a restart to do a system restore.

Jerry
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Feb 2013   #3
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gazzer1990 View Post
I installed WindowBlinds for a theme...
I used WindowBlinds for years on an old upgraded (XP-to-Vista-to-Win7) laptop which had an Intel chip that didn't run Aero -- to get nicer themes than the default Basic one.

And, what I found, is that the experience depended critically on particular themes -- because, they're built by different individuals, so the quality varies enormously. Some work great, others crash the desktop.

What I would suggest is that you go to the StarDock forums (using another PC, of course), to the WindowBlinds section, and either search for a thread using that theme, or post your own thread about that theme. That's the best place to go when you have WindowBlinds problems.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

03 Mar 2013   #4
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums gazzer1990. You can try using System Restore from a command prompt in safe mode. You need to boot into safe mode

Advanced Boot Options

Safe Mode

Choose Safe Mode With Command Prompt

When cmd prompt opens, type in

rstrui.exe

and press Enter

When System Restore loads, choose a restore point from before the problem started. A Guy
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 WindowBlinds, lost my taskbar.




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
totally lost the desktop and taskbar
:cry: hi there I went on holiday with my laptop and when I started it up it said the desktop was on a missing G drive. my computer has only c, d and f drives no g drive on it anywhere. I can see the desktop wallpaper and even change it but the shortcuts and icons have all disapeared from both the...
Performance & Maintenance
WindowBlinds...
Juz 1 2 ask,can i use WindowBlinds application.4 info,i already use patcher to enable theme.
Customization
WindowBlinds : Is it worth it
Hey there guys! I was wondering... is WindowBlinds worth it to skin Windows? I don't really want to do it myself and when I tried to do it myself, I had so much problems with permissions that it became a chore just to apply a skin. Do anybody got any problems with it? Is it worth it? Thanks!
Customization
Lost taskbar at bottom
It's on the desktop, but when I go to IE, it's gone. This is new. How do I get it back? Thanks, Bill
General Discussion
WindowBlinds? Good or bad?
Has anyone heard of this program? Anything good or bad to say about it?
Software


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 00:06.
Twitter Facebook Google+