Windows 10: Taskbar only comes up when on desktop.

  1.    05 Mar 2018 #1

    Taskbar only comes up when on desktop.


    My taskbar only comes up as the title says when I am on the desktop. It wont show up when moused over while I am in any full screen window. Was wondering how to fix this. I dont see anything locked in the taskbar settings. Obviously for games thats normal but things like internet windows should allow this. It is multiple browsers and I cannot find anything in the browser settings. I am on Windows 10.
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  2. Posts : 11,873
    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)
       05 Mar 2018 #2

    AxisSoul said: View Post
    My taskbar only comes up as the title says when I am on the desktop. It wont show up when moused over while I am in any full screen window. Was wondering how to fix this. I dont see anything locked in the taskbar settings. Obviously for games thats normal but things like internet windows should allow this. It is multiple browsers and I cannot find anything in the browser settings. I am on Windows 10.
    Hi AxisSoul and welcome to Tenforums.

    User usually ask for the opposite problem , that taskbar won't auto hide when full screen.

    It is by design. If you are in Taskbar (even in browser - hitting F11), then Taskbar will autohide.

    But check this tutorial, if it helps

    tenforums | enable-disable-fullscreen-optimizations-windows-10
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  3. Posts : 1,885
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       05 Mar 2018 #3

    Full screen mode is a beautiful thing

    It does sound like an F11 thing, but wouldn`t you have to hit F11 in order for it to go to full screen every time you rebooted the PC ?

    How are you closing full screen windows ?
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  4. Posts : 11,873
    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)
       06 Mar 2018 #4

    AddRAM said: View Post
    Full screen mode is a beautiful thing

    It does sound like an F11 thing, but wouldn`t you have to hit F11 in order for it to go to full screen every time you rebooted the PC ?

    How are you closing full screen windows ?
    Try F11 again (or Esc)
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