Windows 10: Unstable Taskbar after demoting account to Standard


  1. Posts : 23
    Windows 10 & Ubuntu Studio
       13 Jun 2018 #1

    Unstable Taskbar after demoting account to Standard


    Hi all,

    In order to make my pc more secure I created a new Admin account, then I changed mine from Admin to Standard.
    However, now my Taskbar will crash and restart every time I click any of its icons, except for the Sound control. The Sticky note I have showing, crashes along with it, and a second later both reload.
    Fortunately it's not affecting other apps so far, it seems. Except for Files Manager. It crashes too.
    Just in case, I changed my account back to Admin. But the problem persists

    What should be my next step?

    Thanks guys
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    13 Jun 2018 #2

    Does the other account have the same problem? If not, you may try creating a new user account and copying your user profile files to it.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 23
    Windows 10 & Ubuntu Studio
    Thread Starter
       14 Jun 2018 #3

    Thanks for your advise Techjourney :)
    This all may have had something to do with the fact that I had Parental Controls on the previous Admin account (my own), but then I demoted myself to Standard (after I had created the new Admin). Also at that time I still had to dismantle the family I had set up, to make the accounts belong the family of the new Admin account. Also, it helped to just stop the People button from showing.Anyway, things are good now.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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