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Windows 7: I lost my Screen Resolution AND taskbar customize

22 Aug 2010   #11
Harvey Meale

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit, BackTrack 4, Ubuntu
 
 

Hi r2dizzle,

Can you think of anything that may have occurred between the time that it was working and now?

Thanks,
Harvey Meale


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22 Aug 2010   #12
r2dizzle

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

None... Besides sometimes having the monitor unplugged when i shut my pc off. I am not a newbie with pc's FYI.
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22 Aug 2010   #13
r2dizzle

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

It has to deal with the way i shut down my computer, and if my second monitor is plugged in or not. that's the only thing i could think of. Sometimes i wouldn't have the second monitor plugged with power. Or have the vga cord plugged into the monitor when i turn on or turn off the pc. Get me?
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22 Aug 2010   #14
Harvey Meale

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit, BackTrack 4, Ubuntu
 
 

Hi r2dizzle,

I see. Well, even though there's no shortcut icon to Screen Resolution, you should still be able to access it. In the 'Start Menu', type in 'Screen Resolution' and hit 'Enter'. And you should be able to customize what appears in your taskbar by doing the same except typing in 'Noticiations Area Icons'. Let me know if you can access these areas by doing this. Perhaps you can find a fix that way.

Thanks,
Harvey Meale
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22 Aug 2010   #15
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Do you have any programs that can change the background and theme of windows? If so you can get the resolution from there and change it it sucks to go around the issue but beats trying to find a way to fix it
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22 Aug 2010   #16
r2dizzle

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

mmmmmmmm so what you think?


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22 Aug 2010   #17
Harvey Meale

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit, BackTrack 4, Ubuntu
 
 

Hi r2dizzle,

It seems that something's corrupted these files. Go into Control Panel and then into Personalization and see if you can get into the 'Customize Icons On The Taskbar' section.

Thanks,
Harvey Meale
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23 Aug 2010   #18
r2dizzle

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

i figured it out. all good .
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23 Aug 2010   #19
Harvey Meale

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit, BackTrack 4, Ubuntu
 
 

Okay. Let us know if problems persist.
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23 Aug 2010   #20
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by r2dizzle View Post
i figured it out. all good .

What was it? In case someone else has this problem.
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