Repair XP

  Big Trev 20:28 17 Jul 2003
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Is there any way of repairing Windows XP Pro?

I think I may have inadvertently deleted a registry item pertaining to the task bar. Whereas before I cleaned the registry unused icons in the task bar were hidden, now they all seem to be revealed.

  graham√ 20:35 17 Jul 2003

Right-click on the taskbar and choose Properties...

  AdeJ 20:40 17 Jul 2003

..and Customize

  Big Trev 20:49 17 Jul 2003

Done that and all icons are marked "Hide when inactive" in the behaviour column.

Any other ideas?

  graham√ 20:52 17 Jul 2003

Windows Restore maybe the next step, then.

  Big Trev 20:57 17 Jul 2003

How do I do that?

  VoG II 21:07 17 Jul 2003

Start, All Programs/Accessories/System Tools, System restore

Or go into Help and Support and type System Restore

  BRYNIT 21:43 17 Jul 2003

I had a the same problem and have just sorted it out by.


Right click on task bar, properties. Make sure you have ticked hide inactive icons. Now click on customize. On the right side you will find behaviour go to each one and change to always hide click OK, apply and OK.

Again Right click on task bar, properties, customize, restore default, OK, apply, OK. You should now have most of your icons hidden.

hopefully you will have the same result.

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