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Windows 7: Windows Aero - Taskbar corruption

13 Apr 2015   #1

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium
Windows Aero - Taskbar corruption

Hi there,

Noticed an issue recently, in that my taskbar is broken if I use an Aero theme

Non-aero is fine. Tried sfc, clearing caches, reinstalling drivers but no luck! Anyone seen this before?


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13 Apr 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

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13 Apr 2015   #3

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium

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