The Taskbar disappeared as wel. Then, uncheck the auto-hide feature. I actually came here because my personal laptop is having the problem with explorer starting at power up, but I have had right-click menu issues with Explorer windows on my work laptop. And the Taskbar appeared again. Additionally to clear up a point: if there is only one explorer. I am running Windows 7.
I tried starting in safe mode and going to last known good configuration without success. Gil Levy Hi For a random issue, it is hard to troubleshoot it. Now on the right hand side double click on the default this brings up a box where you can type the words explorer. Ctrl-Esc and Ctrl-Alt-Del did nothing. Is explorer anything with the. Im at a loss, any help much appreciated. For the ones who are seeing a Windows explorer popup, it merely signifies that the explorer.
Now your icon should appear in the taskbar. If not, it turns itself into a taskbar window at the bottom of the screen, otherwise it opens an ordinary explorer window displaying My Documents. When finished, it will give you one of the 3 reports. Within a few seconds after logging in, the pinned folder would disappear. If none of this works, you could be dealing with something like a virus or malware. The desktop just might need refreshing. Safe mode was coming up fine, but the extended desktop was on and the monitors were switched.
However, once you move your mouse to the bottom of the screen, you can expect it to show up. So it seems a random thing. Is there any way I can prevent this short of not using Windows Store apps? I want comments to be valuable for everyone, including those who come later and take the time to read. . In order to fix this issue, you need to open the task manager in Windows. Do the icons and task bar come back then? All comments containing links will be moderated before publication. Now your back in business! Having exactly that problem but explorer does not work.
Open Task Manager press Ctrl+Alt+Del, then click Task Manager. Big pain but the computer is functional again. I just ran into this as well. I had this problem, suddenly, after creating a new user account but only with the new account. We just had the same problem as Jon, our new graphics card was set to 2 monitors. You can select the stray window there, and bring it back to life in two keystrokes.
Thanks Run a system file check to look for corrupt files. Now use the arrow keys on your keyboard to move the window. What else should I do? Thanks Thank You, Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! About Online Tech Tips Welcome to Online Tech Tips — A blog that provide readers with daily computer tutorials, technology news, software reviews, and personal computing tips. This happened to be — the taskbar disappeared on an Alienware Windows 8 computer a week after I got it when an automatic update was made. It is quick and safe. Any thoughts on why this happened? Thank you for all of the suggestions.
It seem that sometimes the file is running, but errors. Method 2 — Change Display If you regularly connect your computer to external displays or docks, then your issue could be related to that. None will let me pin to task bar. Tried looking for some settings but found nothing relevant. Went into control panel, display, settings, and then highlighted a second monitor that was listed.
The problem is also there in safe mode. I was afraid to let your page go without having all the info at hand in case,I could not return to it! How do I find explorer, or what others have suggested, the viral win. Since they are both running under explorer. Greets I have a big problem. The taskbar is set to auto-hide and is not visible 2. Please try the following steps: 1.
If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. If it did not fix yours, go to the Tray Notify solution described above. Have another method of bringing a lost window back into view? Last week for some reason my task bar, start menu and icons all disappeared, all that was on my screen when I signed on was my desktop wallpaper. This should bring up the taskbar also. This is to basically save space and make your taskbar look less cluttered. We had to go into the display right click on the desktop, properties and settings.