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  1. #1

    computer wacky

    dear users:

    sometimes when my computer goes to sleep and I reactivate it some of my task bar options are lost

    The date & display is no longer present neither is the volume control or my wifi display.

    also when this takes place I can no longer open any programs that are in the task bar I can simply click on them but nothing happens and when I attempt to open task manager it does not work I simply receive a black screen.

    the only solution I have found so far is to restart and this solves the problem.

    what could be causing this problem?

    This is a new computer and I have only been using it for two or three days

    any replies would be appreciated.

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  2. #2

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Take it back to the store.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 214
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    It sounds like a software issue. Anytime I get an OEM system, I make sure I have recovery discs, and then I wipe the drive out to do a clean install using a plain vanilla disc. You could try that, or, as suggested, take it back.
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