How come my running applications are not showing up on my taskbar?

by on May 6, 2009

Q: I’ve had this problem for a couple of weeks now. All the application icons in my taskbar have disappeared. The quick launch, desktop and other toolbar icons are still there though, and only the program ones aren’t showing. I’ve resulted to hitting alt+tab to switch between all the windows that I’ve got open. I’ve gotten used to it admittedly, but I’d really like my icons back.

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4 Responses to “How come my running applications are not showing up on my taskbar?”
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    Is this Windows XP, Vista or something else?

     
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      Ack sorry, I forgot to mention. I’m running on Windows XP.

       
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      Thank you so much I have my icons back now!