Windows 10: Minimizing the browser window

Discus and support Minimizing the browser window in Browsers and Email to solve the problem; How can I minimize a browser window that is open? When I click on the minimize icon, the browser disappears. It's icon doesn't show on the taskbar. I... Discussion in 'Browsers and Email' started by Golfaholic, Aug 10, 2015.

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    How can I minimize a browser window that is open? When I click on the minimize icon, the browser disappears. It's icon doesn't show on the taskbar.
    I have to click on the browser icon to reopen the browser, and the site I was working on has disappeared.

    Golfaholic, Aug 10, 2015

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    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    We would be glad to help you with the issue you are facing today. I understand the difficulty with the problem.

    I would require some more information to help you better.

    • What is the make & model of the computer?
    • Are you facing this issue with Internet explorer or Microsoft Edge?
    I suggest you to place your computer in clean boot to find out if any third party applications are conflict with each other.

    Clean boot:

    Please follow the link to perform a clean boot:

    Note: After you have finished clean boot, follow these steps to boot to normal startup.

    a) Press the ‘Windows + R’ key on the keyboard.

    b) In the ‘Run’ windows type ’MSCONFIG’ and click ‘Ok’.

    c) On the ‘General’ tab, click the ‘Normal Startup’ option, and then click ‘OK’.

    d) When you are prompted to restart the computer, click ‘Restart

    If issue persists follow the below link to Fix Windows corruption errors by using the DISM or System Update Readiness tool.

    You can also refer to the below link.

    Microsoft Edge, Browserdaten und Datenschutz – Microsoft Datenschutz

    Hope this helps in resolving the issue. If issue persists, do get back to us. We will be happy to assist you.

    Thank you.
    Mohammed AliAli, Aug 10, 2015
  3. Minimizing the browser window

    When I minimize a browser window in Windows 10, it disappears and I can't get it back. The browser icon does not show on the taskbar. How do I get the browser to maximze?
    ElaineWachtel, Aug 10, 2015

Minimizing the browser window

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