Cannot minimise windows to task bar

  edenworkshops 11:39 22 Nov 2013


When I open say, firefox, and minimise the window, it usualy minimises to the task bar.

But to day I tried to minimise any window, email, firefox anything, and the window just vanished, it did not revert to the task bar.

The only way I can get back to a window I have opened, is to press control/alt/delete and double click the application in windows task manager.

Any ideas?

I have played around with the task bar with no effect.

Thank you


  lotvic 12:16 22 Nov 2013

Shut pc down, unplug from mains and hold in the power button on tower for 30 seconds. (This clears the non-volatile memory etc)

Plug back in and boot up.

This often clears little glitches in Windows Op Sys.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:17 22 Nov 2013

Twin desktop on dual monitors setup? check desktop settings, it may be going to the second screen.

  edenworkshops 12:56 22 Nov 2013

Tried all the things suggested, still no joy.


  Woolwell 13:10 22 Nov 2013


  edenworkshops 16:14 23 Nov 2013

Win XP


  rdave13 16:39 23 Nov 2013

Try this, number 240.

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