Windows 10: Programs that are open are not indicated to be so on the taskbar

Discus and support Programs that are open are not indicated to be so on the taskbar in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello *Smile I've been searching around for solutions to this issue myself but have doing so to no avail so far. Hence I thought it would be a good... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Cerad, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. Cerad Win User

    Programs that are open are not indicated to be so on the taskbar


    Hello *Smile I've been searching around for solutions to this issue myself but have doing so to no avail so far. Hence I thought it would be a good idea to share my issue with other people who'd might be able to help me out *Biggrin

    As the title suggests, whenever I have programs open in windows 10 they'll open just fine, however they won't indicate that they are even open at all. I have to guess my way through what is open and what is not.

    An example of my issue would be the link below, if you look closely I've got battle.net open whilst my browser is running but it doesn't actually notice that the browser or anything alike is open.

    Screenshot

    I'd appreciate any sort of help you guys could give me, cheers!

    :)
     
    Cerad, Jun 16, 2016
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  2. janda1313 Win User

    Most of the programs on the taskbar are not showing up and Windows/Start button won't work and it won't go online.

    Original Title: Windows 10 tried to update for the last 4 days

    Need help. Now most of the programs on the taskbar are not showing up and Windows/Start button won't work and it won't go online.
     
    janda1313, Jun 16, 2016
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  3. Most of the programs on the taskbar are not showing up and Windows/Start button won't work and it won't go online.

    Are you attempting to upgrade a computer to Win10 or are you attempted to
    update
    your current Win10 computer
    ?
     
    PA Bear - MS MVP, Jun 16, 2016
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  4. RWOne Win User

    Programs that are open are not indicated to be so on the taskbar

    At the bottom of your taskbar, you will see a highlight line on all open program icons. Browser. skpye, Warcraft, mail, file explorer, etc.

    There is nothing wrong with your system.
     
    RWOne, Jun 16, 2016
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  5. Cerad Win User
    haha, I can't believe I missed that. Turns out my screen was set to miss out the 2 pixels on the bottom of the screen hence why I wasn't able to see the open programs. Thanks for bearing with my stupidity *Smile
     
    Cerad, Jun 16, 2016
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  6. RWOne Win User
    No problem at all. You're not the first with that issue, nor shall you be the last.

    Besides the highlight line, you should see a noticeable change in background color on the open icons as well.

    Please mark the thread as solved for the gang though, thanks!
     
    RWOne, Apr 4, 2018
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