Why is my task bar always on top?

Right click the taskbar, go to Taskbar Settings, change “Taskbar Location on Screen”, then change it back. Worked for me. Note that simply dragging the taskbar to a new location and back did not work for me.

How do I make my taskbar always on top Windows 7?

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  1. I would suggest you to follow the steps from the section “To turn off auto-hide” from the article and check if it helps.
  2. If you want the taskbar to appear on top of your desktop, just right click on taskbar and uncheck “Lock the Taskbar” and click on the taskbar and drag it to top.

How do I keep the taskbar on top of another window?

Right-click an empty area of the taskbar and click “Lock the Taskbar.” Doing so prevents the taskbar from being moved again. And if you want it to stay at the bottom again do the same steps and drag the taskbar to bottom. That’s all.

How do I stop my taskbar from overlapping?

Auto-hiding Taskbar will always overlap over the window. You can often solve the problem by moving the taskbar from bottom edge of the screen to top, left or right edge.

Why isn’t my taskbar hiding in fullscreen?

Make Sure Auto-Hide feature is On To auto-hide, the taskbar in Windows 10, follow the steps below. Press your Windows key + I together to open your settings. Next, click Personalization and select Taskbar. Next, change the option to automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode to “ON”.

How do I get rid of the Windows taskbar?

How to Hide the Taskbar in Windows 10

  1. Right-click an empty spot on the taskbar.
  2. Choose Taskbar settings from the menu.
  3. Toggle on “Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode” or “Automatically hide the taskbar in tablet mode” depending on the configuration of your PC.

How do I fix the hidden taskbar?

The taskbar may be set to “Auto-hide” Right-Click on the now-visible taskbar and select Taskbar Settings. Click on the ‘Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode’ toggle so that the option is disabled, or enable “Lock the taskbar”. The taskbar should now be permanently visible.