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Windows 7: Windows Taskbar problem

10 Aug 2011   #1

Win 7 Pro 32bit
Windows Taskbar problem

We have multiple PC's running the 32 bit version of Windows 7 PRO and we're having some issues with the task bar.

Anytime we right click a program on the taskbar and the menu opens, then left click on an empty spot on the taskbar while the menu is still open and move the mouse, the task bar jumps to the top.

We have the task bar locked but it still moves to the top.

I've noticed others on technet have reported the same issue.

Does anyone know if Microsoft has developed a patch for this problem?

Below are the steps to recreate this issue:
1. right click a program on the taskbar.
2. with that menu still open, left click and hold down on an empty spot on the taskbar
3. move your mouse in any direction
4. This will cause the taskbar to jump to the top of the screen.Even though the taskbar is locked.

Thanks and any information would be greatly appreciated.

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10 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Confirmed on Win x64 SP1. Interesting, indeed.

Your steps for recreating the issue are spot-on.
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10 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Woah, how weird.
Also confirmed on Win 7 64-bit Home Prem
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11 Aug 2011   #4

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

I get the same thing even on the right and the left they all jumped to the top.
Windows seven pro 64 bit.
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