Windows 10: auto hide taskbar when viewing movies

Discus and support auto hide taskbar when viewing movies in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; how do i tell the task bar that yes you are very useful but go away when i am watching a movie (that is avi and on the laptop) also sometimes there is... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by anon125, Nov 6, 2019.

  1. anon125 Win User

    auto hide taskbar when viewing movies


    how do i tell the task bar that yes you are very useful but go away when i am watching a movie (that is avi and on the laptop)
    also sometimes there is a clearish thing on the bottom of the screen, with controls, when watching a movie.
    As there is print i need to read at the bottom of the movie, how do i prevent that clear control thing from ever appearing again.

    this is a new laptop with windows home on it.
    thanks all

    :)
     
    anon125, Nov 6, 2019
    #1

  2. how to effectively hide or disable the taskbar?

    Hi,



    Did you try the “Auto-hide the taskbar” option from Taskbar properties?



    If you have not tried it, I would suggest you to follow these steps and auto-hide the taskbar:

    • Right click on Taskbar.
    • Click on Properties
    • Check the box Auto-hide the taskbar.
    • Click on OK.


    Hope this information helps.
     
    Rohit Siddegowda, Nov 6, 2019
    #2
  3. Auto hide taskbar not working

    Hi Susan,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community, we appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    I understand your concern about auto-hiding Taskbar on Windows 10.

    This issue might have occurred due to Taskbar settings, try the below and check if it helps.

    Steps to enable auto-hide Taskbar:

    • Right click in the empty space on the Taskbar, click on
      Properties
      ,
    • Under Taskbar tab, check mark the Auto-hide the Taskbar option, click on
      Apply and Ok.

    Hope it helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of this issue for further assistance.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Nov 6, 2019
    #3
  4. auto hide taskbar when viewing movies

    Auto hide taskbar not working

    I know how to 'auto-hide'!

    IT IS NOT WORKING - the frustrating thing is that this is a known problem and is not being addressed. It may appear to be a small matter but it is not. Wherever the taskbar is situated (top, bottom, either side) it covers part of the screen and is TOTALLY
    annoying!!!!!!!

    PLEASE FIX IT and help us all.
     
    SueDavies2404, Nov 6, 2019
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