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Windows 7: taskbar disappears after exiting fullscreen/stops overlaying

09 Jul 2017   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
taskbar disappears after exiting fullscreen/stops overlaying

ive been trying to figure out why the taskbar stops overlaying after exiting full screen it does this with every program i use even vlc player, and it does this with every computer i own intel and amd pc's even with new fully updated installs of windows 7. any suggestions?

i prefer using the auto-hide function and the small icon.
only way to get the taskbar back is by clicking on the desktop then its back to overlaying

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09 Jul 2017   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

That is the way it is supposed to work, as you say it does it on all the PC's you own.

I prefer to have the Task Bar locked, but it is a matter of choice.
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09 Jul 2017   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

i mean like on youtube theres small player, theater mode, and then full screen, i go fullscreen and then close fullscreen i lose immediate access of the taskbar after exiting fullscreen i cant slide my cursor down to bring up the taskbar but its behind chrome soo i have to make chrome a small window or minimize then click on the desktop or i wont have access to the taskbar
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