Windows 10: I can't click some area above my taskbar because there is a hidden box

Discus and support I can't click some area above my taskbar because there is a hidden box in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; After I updated to windows 11, I found this hidden box. The box rarely appears, but it's annoying because I can't click anything in that area. How do I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by DaffaHF, Dec 5, 2021.

  1. DaffaHF Win User

    I can't click some area above my taskbar because there is a hidden box


    After I updated to windows 11, I found this hidden box. The box rarely appears, but it's annoying because I can't click anything in that area. How do I do know the apps/process that executed that box? Thank you

    :)
     
    DaffaHF, Dec 5, 2021
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  2. Arjay Dom Win User

    Search box on taskbar missing.

    Hi John,

    This issue with search box may happen if it's hidden from the taskbar.

    To resolve the issue, follow the steps below:

    • Right-click on the taskbar and select Search.
    • Select Show search box.

    Feel free to post back if you have other concerns.
     
    Arjay Dom, Dec 5, 2021
    #2
  3. Mark Ole Win User
    Taskbar icons

    Hi,

    To address your concern, follow the steps below on how to show hidden icons on the taskbar.

    • Open Settings, and click on the Personalization
      icon.
    • Click on Taskbar on the left side, and click on the
      Select which icons appear on the taskbar
      link under the Notification area section on the right.
    • Turn on Always show all icons in the notification area at the top

    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Mark Ole, Dec 5, 2021
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  4. Clark Ari Win User

    I can't click some area above my taskbar because there is a hidden box

    Win taskbar

    Hi,

    We'd like to know if you still need further assistance. If yes, feel free to update this thread. If in case that you'd like search bar or box on your taskbar
    to be hidden, this option possible. You can have your search box hidden on your taskbar by following these steps:

    • Right-Click on the taskbar or Cortana.
    • Hover your mouse over Cortana, then select
      Hidden.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.
     
    Clark Ari, Dec 5, 2021
    #4
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