minimised window

Posted on 2006-11-25
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Last Modified: 2013-12-29
I am using windows 98 when i am minimising a window it does not show that wndows on my taskabar.
Question by:mivbinfotech
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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does this happen for all applications or only individial ones?
there exists some tools/software that can indeed do that, maybe you have such a tool installed on your PC?
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LeeTutor earned 200 total points
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Some months back there were a number of questions where a "pseudo trojan" called FriendGreeting caused this problem of missing taskbar buttons:


The Symantec security site (Norton Antivirus) has come up with removal instructions for this:

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you can run sfc from the run box
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Try re-registering the DLL file which controls about 3,000 registry entries, including those that affect the Taskbar, Start Menu, Desktop, Send-To folder, etc display and behaviour.

Start Menu > Run > and type the following command > click OK

regsvr32.exe /i shdocvw.dll

Restart the computer when done.

Be aware that this will reset some things like customised Internet File Associations back to the default values.

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