Windows 8 task bar disappearing

Im using MS Surface with WIndows 8.  How do I prevent my task bar from disappearing as I like to see the clock and short cuts
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
It sounds as if you have "Auto-hide the taskbar" enabled. Disable it as follows:

Control Panel
Taskbar (applet)
Taskbar (tab in the applet)
Un-tick "Auto-hide the taskbar"

auto-hide taskbar
That should do it. Regards, Joe
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u587162Author Commented:
I should have added that I had that option checked but it was still happening.

Ive now upgraded to win 10 this morning so this q no longer applies.

Thx anyway.
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
> I had that option checked

It needs to be un-checked, not checked.

> upgraded to win 10 this morning

Glad to hear that it's not a problem with W10. As a new W10 user, you may not be aware of its peer-to-peer update feature. I recommend reading this EE article:
Windows 10 uses YOUR computer to help distribute itself

Many folks are disabling that feature, but the decision is yours, of course. Regards, Joe
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