Different methods for hiding Windows® taskbar
What are the different methods to hide Windows taskbar?
A Windows operating system from Microsoft Corporation offers advanced features to its users. A Windows operating system comes with several system tools and application software. Windows taskbar is a feature of Windows operating systems which allows the user to access and view currently accessed files. The manufacturers also offer several other features to their customers, which are usually seen near the 'Start' menu. Windows taskbar makes the access of the Windows settings, installed programs, and the system tools easier and more efficient. Depending on the version of Windows operating system installed in your system, you can identify the taskbar with a horizontal bar. Another feature is that in Windows Vista and Windows 7, the taskbar contains a Windows Logo. You can perform showing and hiding of the taskbar. You can do it from the taskbar settings. But in certain cases, Windows taskbar behaves in a different way. This is due to the settings made in Windows Taskbar. We can resolve most of the issues by changing the settings in the taskbar options.
Methods to hide Windows Taskbar and some of the common issues with Windows Taskbar:
- Hiding of Windows Taskbar
- Moving of Taskbar
- Resizing of Taskbar
Hiding of Windows Taskbar
One of the properties of Windows Taskbar is the feature called ‘Auto hide’. With this feature, we can make the taskbar hide and if we want to show it, we just have to disable the option. In order to hide the taskbar, select ‘Control Panel’ from the 'Start' menu. Then select ‘Appearance and personalization’ and then click ‘Taskbar and start menu’. In order to hide, select the ‘Auto hide’ option and uncheck the 'Lock' option.
Moving of Taskbar
One of the most common problems with Windows Taskbar is the moving of the taskbar. Sometimes, you cannot locate the taskbar and it will move from one location to another. Sometimes, it may present at the top, left, or right side of the Window. This problem can be solved by enabling the ‘Lock’ option of Windows Taskbar. In order to lock the taskbar, go to 'Control panel' and check the ‘Lock’ option checkbox.
We can resize the taskbar as per our needs. We can resize it according to our needs. We can increase its height; that way it can display multiple rows. You can resize the taskbar with the help of the mouse. You can resize it by dragging the mouse and clicking at the border of Windows. Then you can select the size by dragging the Window. You can change both the width and height of the Windows taskbar.
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