missing taskbar, do not panic and do roll back the system or reinstall the operating system: perhaps not all as bad as it seems.If the desktop is not only the task bar, and all the labels and gadgets in place, most likely, taskbar is hidden just .
To redisplay the taskbar , you need to hover over the spot where she was (the default location - at the bottom of the screen).If the taskbar is not displayed, move the cursor to the top of the screen and to the sides: it is possible, the panel simply been moved.You need to move the cursor to the edge of the screen.
How to make so that the taskbar is no longer disappeared?To do this, turn off hide the taskbar .To do this, go to Control Panel (Start - Control Panel) and select "Taskbar and" Start "menu.Alternatively, you can right-click on the taskb
missing taskbar when you start Windows XP, perhaps the cause is damage user account settings ."Symptoms" of this problem - do not appear when you log in the taskbar and the inability to open the "Start" menu with the key combination Ctrl + Escape.Thus if you go to Windows in Safe mode, the taskbar is displayed.
There are several ways to solve this problem :
- Start Windows in the "clean boot" with a minimal set of drivers - may download certain software driver is the reason that the missing task bar (usually a video driver causing the problem).If so, you just need to remove the problematic driver.
- Log in as an administrator and create a new user account to replace the damaged one.
- If the previous methods did not help, perform a system restore.At the same time all the damaged Windows files are replaced with normal, and your personal files and installed programs will remain intact.
If you have not just lost the taskbar, but not loaded desktop (icons, gadgets, and so on. F.), Which means that could not perform the process explorer.exe .Ways to solve this problem we have described in the article "Not loaded desktop.What should I do? ", But just in case we repeat the main points.
To start run Task Manager , using the key combination Ctrl + Alt + Delete or Ctrl + Shift + Escape.In the "File" menu, select "New Task (Run ...)", type explorer.exe, click OK.Desk should be back in place with the Taskbar.
Then be sure to scan the system for viruses , and check the registry for keys HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ WindowsNT \ CurrentVersion \ Image File Execution Options \ explorer.exe and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ WindowsNT\ CurrentVersion \ Image File Execution Options \ iexplorer.exe .If these keys are present - remove them.
So, if you lost the taskbar is suspected three main reasons :
- someone turned on the auto-hide the taskbar;
- user account in Windows XP has been damaged;
- not perform the process explorer.exe, most likely - due to a virus.
If you do not help "soft" ways of dealing with the problem (creating a new account, removal of defective drivers and purification system from viruses), you still should not rush to reinstall the system.It is better to try to restore the system , roll back to a restore point created, then you do not have to reinstall all programs.