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Takbar will not auto hide

  1. #1

    Takbar will not auto hide

    I have a Windows 8 Pro install with Media Center and have auto-hide checked in task bar options and it will hide once and then will stay up forever, any one know a fix for this issue. My Laptop has the same thing checked in control panel but it hides the task bar no problem.

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  2. #2

    Arnhem, The Netherlands
    Posts : 1,412
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Media Center Edition

    Hi sandman,

    perhaps there are some corrupt systemfiles on your pc. You might want to try this tutorial:

    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    It works for a lot of small problems!

    Good luck with it.
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  3. #3

    Thanks for the reply already tried scannow found nothing wrong. Its like something is open keeping it from flipping back down but nothing is working in background that I can find.
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  4. #4

    West Auckland
    Posts : 107
    Windows 8 Pro Pack x64

    Try booting into safe mode:

    Put this into CMD (Windows+X then A)
    shutdown.exe /r /o /f /t 00

    And see if it still happens. That should indicate to us if it's a windows problem or 3rd party software problem.

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