Video Driver Update: Taskbar Size Messed Up


  1. Posts : 69
    Win10Pro_x64 20H2
       #1

    Video Driver Update: Taskbar Size Messed Up


    Hail:

    Next issue:
    I just had a Video driver Update.
    All went smoothly, except for my taskbar, which is normally on my 2nd monitor, and 5 rows, with the normal part (1 row), Then a Tools Directory (1 row), Program Utility Directory (1 row), Win tools Directory (1 row) and finally a game directory (also 1 row).

    The Driver Install placed my Task Bar on the prime monitor, in itself, not that a big deal, except...
    When I drag it to the 2nd monitor where it belongs... it becomes 1 row, which cannot be altered anymore.
    Thus I lose all rows which are dedicated to directories holding short cuts to programs.

    How can I undo that silliness please?

    Thank you very much.
    Xog.

    PS: Why does it constantly do this, though I never do a "clean" install for drivers?
    Isn't it meant to keep all as is when updating drivers (where possible, of course)?
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  2. Posts : 1,144
    win10 home
       #2

    Wrong forum,this is Win 10.
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  3. Posts : 69
    Win10Pro_x64 20H2
    Thread Starter
       #3

    I fail to get you...
    My apologies.

    I have W10, it is a W10 issue, how am I in the wrong forum, please?
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  4. Posts : 15,982
    Win 10 Pro 64-bit v1909 - Build 18363 Custom ISO Install
       #4

    Hello @Xogroroth,

    Xogroroth said:
    I fail to get you...
    My apologies.

    I have W10, it is a W10 issue, how am I in the wrong forum, please?

    I think the confusion is because you have Win 7 Ultimate X64 in your My Computer dropdown on ALL your posts. We often use these specifications in order to be able to advise, troubleshoot, and help.

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  5. Posts : 69
    Win10Pro_x64 20H2
    Thread Starter
       #5

    Paul Black said:
    Hello
    ....
    Thanks.
    UNGH!!!!
    Oh drats, I never did since... what... stone-age?
    Never knew (or, forgot is more honest) to need to update it...

    Fixed it.

    If only I knew sooner...

    My sincere apologies, people!!!
    I hope, this will fix the issue?

    - - - Updated - - -

    Anyone, please?
    I am really horribly stuck with the TB on monitor 1...

    Thank you.
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