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No Programs Showing On The Taskbar

Posted on 2006-07-15
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A couple of months ago, the taskbar of one of the users on this machine stopped showing the running programs - instead, there was only the "Quicklaunch" bar and the Language Bar. Recently, this happened on my account too, without any program installed - I simply shutted down, and when I started the PC up, it disappeared. System is Windows XP Pro (SP2).

How can I bring back my taskbar, and be able to see all programs currently running?
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This page has a table of registry files and Visual Basic Script programs that you can download and run by double-clicking:

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

row 240, lefthand side:  Programs Aren't Minimized in the Taskbar
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If that doesn't work, then try this:

Taskbar, Notification Area repair Tool: "Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!"
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm
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Thank you very much. The first one solved this in a second.
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