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Start menu button disappeared from taskbar

  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Start menu button disappeared from taskbar


    My start menu button completely disappeared from the taskbar.
    I am using DisplayFusion and Start8 so I am not sure if those could cause this issue.
    I am able to still access the start menu easily by clicking the windows key but would love to fix this.
    Due to DisplayFusion I can still see the start menu button on the other taskbar but Start8 does not want to style it or anything.

    Example image: http://puu.sh/a2LqZ/11ca887609.png - The right taskbar is my main monitor and the left is the second monitor that has a taskbar from displayfusion

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  2. #2


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Cannot tell anything from that thumbnail. My guess is using both DisplayFusion and Start8 is the problem.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1 x86


    Your start menu button appears on a black background...looks familiar.

    I was about to start a new thread about this, but this might be related. I have moved my taskbar to the left edge of the screen to save vertical space, and occasionally I get a start menu button on a black background where it would normally be with the default taskbar location.

    Last edited by Ligence; 10 Jul 2014 at 09:18. Reason: horizontal = vertical
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Start menu button disappeared from taskbar
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