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Windows 7: Taskbar vanishes, whether hidden or not

03 Feb 2015   #1

win 7 home premium 32 bit
Taskbar vanishes, whether hidden or not

Running Home Premium on a laptop; AMD Athlon II CPU, 3GB RAM, and the taskbar disappears. I can access the taskbar setup dialog box via the Personalize screens, but regardless of whether I click on 'Hide Taskbar' or not, it will disappear--the whole thing, including the shortcut box at the right. The only thing that remains is the start button in the lower left hand corner.

I also have the same OS on a Dell desktop, and have no problem with the taskbar there. Evidently, I have done something wrong.

Any suggestions or advice would be appreciated.


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03 Feb 2015   #2
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Run full scans with Malwarebytes and SUPERAntiSpyware, followed by SFC /SCANNOW Command , establish a Clean Boot, and then if necessary continue with the other Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
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