Windows 10: Taskbar refuses to auto-hide

  1.    18 Sep 2016 #1

    Taskbar refuses to auto-hide


    Under "Taskbar and Start Menu Properties" I have checked the box labeled "Auto-hide the taskbar", but it doesn't hide itself nor can I move it down using the arrows. What can I do to fix this problem.

    There was another thread about this problem but it was last commented on more than a year ago and nobody had figured it out.

    Thank you
    VillageIdiot
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  2.    18 Sep 2016 #2

    its changed since the anniversary update , right click taskbar select settings and its "automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode" theres a tablet mode switch too , see if that works
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       18 Sep 2016 #3

    Hello, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    There's a separate setting for auto-hide taskbar in desktop and tablet mode now. Double check using the tutorials below to see if you have it set for the mode you are using.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
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  4.    18 Sep 2016 #4

    Open up a File Explorer window and the task manager. Right click file explorer in task manager and choose restart. This should fix the the auto-hide function if it is locking up.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
    Last edited by Brink; 18 Sep 2016 at 19:47. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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  5.    19 Sep 2016 #5

    mrenz said: View Post
    Open up a File Explorer window and the task manager. Right click file explorer in task manager and choose restart. This should fix the the auto-hide function if it is locking up.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
    I opened "File Explorer window" but no "task manager" listed anywhere.

    I'm starting to think I have Windows 9 1/2 because I don't have what Windows 10 is supposed to have.

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