Windows 10: No taskbar, no settings

Discus and support No taskbar, no settings in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; Hello,I recently upgraded to windows 11 and so far its been pretty good. Now however, when I start my PC I have no icons on the taskbar and as far as I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by BenByrdr, Oct 21, 2021.

  1. BenByrdr Win User

    No taskbar, no settings


    Hello,I recently upgraded to windows 11 and so far its been pretty good. Now however, when I start my PC I have no icons on the taskbar and as far as I can tell I cant access settings in any way. When I try to access display settings from the desktop for example it says: This file does not have an app associated with it for performing this action etc.. I´ve googled this problem and neither the registry fix nor the time desync fix have worked for me.I had it at first after connecting a second monitor and restarting. That however was quickly fixed by unplugging one monitor and restarting after

    :)
     
    BenByrdr, Oct 21, 2021
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  2. John Fer Win User

    Taskbar - to restore to default settings

    Hi,

    To change the settings for the icons on your taskbar, follow the steps below:

    • Right click on your taskbar.
    • Select on Settings.
    • On the pop-up window, look for the Combine taskbar buttons option.
    • Click on the drop-down arrow and choose Always, hide labels.
    • Once done, you can now close the settings window.

    These steps should help you with your issue.

    Get back to us if you need further assistance.
     
    John Fer, Oct 21, 2021
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  3. Pinning "Settings" to the Taskbar

    I've tried both suggestions. But thanks to your(?) earlier post, I do have an icon pinned to the taskbar for settings.

    Both were my posts No taskbar, no settings :) In fact, at first I forgot to post the usual steps to pin Settings to taskbar, and rather complicated (which I thought) by suggesting you create a shortcut. Hence the 2nd post. Anyway, glad the shortcut method helped.
     
    Ramesh Srinivasan, Oct 21, 2021
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  4. No taskbar, no settings

    Windows 10 Taskbar sometimes on top of full-screen applications

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to change the Screen Resolution and check if this helps. Follow the steps below to do the same:

    • Press ‘Windows ’ key on the keyboard.
    • In the search box, type Settings
    • SelectSystem > Display > Advanced display settings.
    • Under Resolution, select a new value. We suggest you stick with the resolution marked
      "(Recommended)”.
    Also try locking and then unlocking the Taskbar and check if this helps. Follow the steps below:

    • Right-click an empty space on the taskbar.
    • If Lock the Taskbar has a check mark next to it, the taskbar is locked.
    • If it does not have a check mark, click Lock the Taskbar.
    Hope this information was helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Andria Maria Mendez, Oct 21, 2021
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