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Help! Taskbar overlaps full screen video can't get to the bottom menus

  1. #1

    Posts : 9
    Windows 8 Preview

    Help! Taskbar overlaps full screen video can't get to the bottom menus

    Here is my problem. When watching videos on utube or any other streaming channel on full screen the controls are on the bottom behind the taskbar. How do I get the controls for the video player on top of the taskbar??? I have to autohide the task bar in order to get to the video player controls. Any idea if I need to mess around in the registries?

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  2. #2

    London, United Kingdom
    Posts : 17
    Windows 8 RTM Pro - 64 bit - Build 9200

    You Do NOT need to mess around with the registries, the easiest way is to just auto-hide the taskbar.
    Right Click on taskbar --> then click on properties --> then click on auto-hide taskbar.
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  3. #3

    Conorcccc -- The OP only wrote 5 sentences. Perhaps you should reread the 4th one.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8, 7, XP, 2000, 98, and 95 with Ubuntu 12.02&10.04

    This may be of assitance, haven't tested if this works in Windows 8 yet though:

    Taskbar Always On Top - Disable or Enable - Windows 7 Forums
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