Windows 10: Taskbar size/height changes/resets when i open/close laptop

Discus and support Taskbar size/height changes/resets when i open/close laptop in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I have a Dell M3800 laptop with a 4K/Ultra HD 15.6" screen. I use a dpi scaling of 200% to enjoy the high resolution screen. I also like to use a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by FonderPrism, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. Taskbar size/height changes/resets when i open/close laptop


    I have a Dell M3800 laptop with a 4K/Ultra HD 15.6" screen. I use a dpi scaling of 200% to enjoy the high resolution screen.

    I also like to use a double height taskbar, as I usually have a lot of open programs/windows, and don't like combining the windows. But every time I close my laptop the taskbar resizes to single height.

    Has anyone run into this problem before, and is there any way to fix it?

    I think the problem might be related to the 200% dpi scaling, because when I open the laptop and it returns from sleep, the login screen is displayed at about 1/2 size in the center of the screen (with big black bars on all sides), but quickly resizes and fills the screen.

    :)
     
    FonderPrism, Aug 18, 2015
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  2. T_721 Win User

    Windows 10 - taskbar growing in size after opening Steam game

    Hi,

    I've noticed an issue with my taskbar in Windows 10. When I open and close a Steam game, the taskbar doubles in height, i.e. from one pinned-program tile to two. When I right-click on the taskbar, I am told that it is locked, and I have to unlock the taskbar
    every time and shrink it back to the desired size.

    Any ideas on how to prevent the taskbar from growing?

    Moved from: [Windows / Windows 10 / Windows settings]
     
    T_721, Aug 18, 2015
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  3. NagaX Win User
    Task bar stay locked in windows 10.

    I have a Dell Latitude 7480.

    I want to see the Day and Date along with the Time on the taskbar. I know by expanding the height of the task bar, we can see that. So, I unlocked the taskbar, increased the height to show all these and then locked the taskbar. But, this does NOT stay
    on. Every time, I log out or it goes to sleep and wakes up, the height is reduced to the normal size and I can see only the TIME. This is ridiculous. I kept changing it and I am tired of doing this. Why is taskbar height not kept locked? I hope this
    is not one of those numerous bugs that Microsoft is still looking into. Thanks.
     
    NagaX, Aug 18, 2015
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