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  1.    15 Dec 2016 #1
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    disable start bar on top


    how do i disable start bar being on top in windows and anywhere else?
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  2.    15 Dec 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 8.1 Pro & Windows 10 Pro

    If you are referring to the Start Menu, there would be no reason to have it under anything when you clicked on the Windows icon. The whole purpose is to show it on top of everything else so you can select the program you were looking for.

    If you are referring to the Taskbar at the bottom of the screen, it doesn't have a 'behind' setting, but you can hide it by right-clicking on it and choosing Settings. There two options for hiding it, one for desktop mode and one for tablet mode.
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  3.    15 Dec 2016 #3
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    how do i get it to show behind anything when i'm using anything as borderless windowed mode?
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  4.    15 Dec 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by m0nk3n View Post
    how do i get it to show behind anything when i'm using anything as borderless windowed mode?
    If you have an application opened in full screen, 'throw' your cursor to the edge of the screen and the taskbar should reveal itself:

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  5.    15 Dec 2016 #5
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    when i am playing games in windowed borderless or using programs that makes programs go into borderless mode i can still see the startmenubarthingy, which i dont want... how to remove? without going into the "hide start menu automatically" options.
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  6.    15 Dec 2016 #6
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    Windows 8.1 Pro & Windows 10 Pro

    Borderless is still a window. It just doesn't have a border around the edges. Therefore the taskbar will always be visible unless you hide it. Games that play Fullscreen mode are the only things that hide your taskbar.
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  7.    16 Dec 2016 #7
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    i play eve online in borderless. and there is no taskbar... *smokegif*

    btw you's did still not answer the question!

    why is the illusive taskbar hiding function gone?
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  8.    16 Dec 2016 #8
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    What do you mean by "Gone", taskbar hiding function is still there ?
    It's up to a program/game to decide to cover it or not.
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  9.    16 Dec 2016 #9
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    Gone = can't play and do what i want without taskbar covering the most important part of the monitor... \ didnt used to do that before so why is it "back"?
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  10.    16 Dec 2016 #10
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    Windows 8.1 Pro & Windows 10 Pro

    Again, some games run in borderless mode. That mode is still a window. Therefore the taskbar still shows up. Games that run fullscreen take over the entire monitor and the taskbar is not visible. They are 2 different modes of operation. I don't play Eve online but I'm pretty sure it is a fullscreen app.

    And I did answer the question. the hide the taskbar function is controlled through Settings > Personalization > Taskbar or you can right-click on the taskbar and click on Settings there.

    Now, if you want borderless games to take over the screen, read this thread. It has an app that can help. However, as with all downloads, use caution.

    Play all your games in Windowed borderless mode. - Steam Users' Forums
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