Windows 10: Taskbar doesn't disappear when entering fullscreen Solved

  1.    04 Mar 2017 #1

    Taskbar doesn't disappear when entering fullscreen


    Hi,
    I have tried looking for a solution to this but there all related to Google Chrome

    My problem is within every application I have that supports fullscreen

    Example:
    Google Chrome
    Firefox
    VLC Media Player
    Windows Media Player
    Photos
    Film and Videos
    Steam
    *Video Games*

    I need help ASAP. I can't go watch YouTube | I can't watch videos | I can't play video games
    Without the taskbar watching me

    Thanks!

    Solution: Taskbar will not hide if any app is in fullscreen mode
    Google couldn't find this but TenForums can 10/10
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    30 Jun 2018 #2

    I tried the Ctrl-Alt-Del and found Windows Explorer. Unfortunately, I didn't choose Restart; I killed the process. (didn't read the instructions well enough!) :-/ ... I did eventually find a way to Restart Windows Explorer, but the problem (disappearing Task bar not disappearing/reappearing as it should/used to) did not solve itself. I then RESTARTED the PC. Still not fixed.

    So, I found another answer from microsoft and followed those steps. It worked! (needed the display driver updated.)

    Here's that set of instructions:

    I suggest you to try updating the Display Adapter drivers check if it works for you.

    Follow the steps to update the Display driver:

    Press Windows Key + X key and click Device Manager.
    Expand ‘Display Adapters’.
    Right-click on the Display Adapter listed and click on ‘Update Driver Software’.
    Select the option to automatically search for the updated driver software.
    Restart the computer after its updated and verify.

    Also try to access the computer manufacturer's website and download the latest chipset and display drivers for your computer and install the same.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    30 Jun 2018 #3

    paisanoglen said: View Post
    I tried the Ctrl-Alt-Del and found Windows Explorer. Unfortunately, I didn't choose Restart; I killed the process. (didn't read the instructions well enough!) :-/ ... I did eventually find a way to Restart Windows Explorer, but the problem (disappearing Task bar not disappearing/reappearing as it should/used to) did not solve itself. I then RESTARTED the PC. Still not fixed.

    So, I found another answer from microsoft and followed those steps. It worked! (needed the display driver updated.)

    Here's that set of instructions:

    I suggest you to try updating the Display Adapter drivers check if it works for you.

    Follow the steps to update the Display driver:

    Press Windows Key + X key and click Device Manager.
    Expand ‘Display Adapters’.
    Right-click on the Display Adapter listed and click on ‘Update Driver Software’.
    Select the option to automatically search for the updated driver software.
    Restart the computer after its updated and verify.

    Also try to access the computer manufacturer's website and download the latest chipset and display drivers for your computer and install the same.
    Dude this was a year ago
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    01 Jul 2018 #4

    What also works is pinning something to the taskbar and unpin it again (temporary solution).
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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