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My taskbar has moved.

When I booted up this am my taskbar was on the left side of my screen in stead of the bottom. How do Iget it back to the bottom?

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  • rlgardnerjr Mar 11, 2009

    Thanks a bunch!



    I drug it to the bottom but, It is an inch tall and wont drag any smaller.

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Right-click the taskbar and ensure it's not locked..
Then just click on the taskbar and drag it to the bottom of the screen..

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Posted on Mar 11, 2009

  • Veli Kerim Celik
    Veli Kerim Celik Mar 11, 2009

    Now actually i doesn't know if it can get any smaller.. But just put the mouse on the upper edge of the taskbar and wait for the doublearrow to appear and then just click and drag it to the bottom of the screen..

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