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Icons on bottom left taskbar keep disappearing.

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    Windows 8.1

    Icons on bottom left taskbar keep disappearing.


    Hi to all, I am having a problem with my taskbar on the bottom left side of my PC.

    After my grand kids were finished playing games(yeah right blame it on the grand's Mr. Tinkerer) I noticed the icons on the bottom left were gone.

    I tried to figure out what was wrong and I found out about quick launch and new toolbar etc.
    The problem is now when I click on anything on the bottom left or desktop the icons disappear.
    When I click on the 2 arrows they come back, but I can't get them to stay as before and I can't drag new icons to the quick launch with the taskbar locked or unlocked. Although if I keep the taskbar unlocked the icons don't disappear.
    I finally decided to do a system restore and I found out there weren't any system restore points or dates to pick. I know my pc used to save restore points but no more.
    Any help is appreciated and I will try to attach 2 screenshots of the bottom left .Thanks in advance.

    P.S. Oops I am running Windows 8.1
    Dell Inspiron 660s
    X64 based.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Bottom Left before clicking.jpg   Bottom Left After Clicking.jpg  

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Icons on bottom left taskbar keep disappearing.
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