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Can't move taskbar

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by KarenCG, Jun 11, 2005.

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  1. KarenCG

    KarenCG Thread Starter

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    In the middle of using my laptop, the taskbar moved from the bottom of the screen to the left side of the screen. I click on to drag but it won't move. I did a virus scan with my anit-virus scan program and no viruses were detected. So I don't know what's the problem. I'm using windows 95

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    Karen,

    The usual method of moving the taskbar is to click and hold in a solid grey area of the bar, then drag it back to where you want it.

    Is this method not working?
     
  3. KarenCG

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    Yes, that's exactly what I did. I clicked on the blank gray area, held down the button and try to drag it to the bottom or another location, but it just won't move.

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  4. Ginosko

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    Right click on the taskbar and make sure "lock taskbar" isn't checked.

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    Sry didn't see it was 95.
     
  5. KarenCG

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    I don't have a "lock taskbar"


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    How did you come to move the task bar in the first place? Did you move it accidentally or did it move by itself ?
    I am convinced that if you left click (and hold) in a solid, unused part of the bar, and drag it - it will move.
     
  7. KarenCG

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    I didn't do anything, it jumped from the bottom of the screen to the left of the screen and when I left-click on the gray and hold down the button on the blank area of the screen it will not budge at all. Sorrsy, but this is the case
     
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    Sorry Karen - I don't have any more suggestions :(

    Perhaps someone else could offer a solution?
     
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    I finally found the solution to the problem. Instead of clicking in the blank grey area of the task bar I needed to double-click on the conner of the taskbar. It moved with no problem

    Thanks you all for your effort
     
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    Glad that you got there in the end - :)
     
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