Windows® 7 Taskbar Not Responding
How to resolve the problem of Windows 7 Taskbar not responding issue?
The Windows 7 operating systems are very user-friendly and include a taskbar that helps to navigate through the work and balance several tasks, at the same time. It is designed to manage day-to-day files and operation of the files. The taskbar in Windows 7 enables the users to work more efficiently by reducing the clutter on their computer. Despite all these benefits, the taskbar may not respond at times.
Windows 7 Taskbar not responding issue can be avoided and solved by analyzing following questions:
- Reasons that cause the Windows 7 taskbar not working issue
- When do these errors occur?
- What are the solutions for those issues?
Reasons that cause the Windows 7 taskbar not working issue
There are several reasons why the Windows taskbar may not work. One of the most common issues is that the taskbar has suddenly frozen. The taskbar may hang when it does not work at all and no operation can take place due to the Task Manager. Some issues will occur and even the Task Manager may not be able to solve the problem. If the issue is more complicated, then it needs more time to detect and solve the problem.
When do these errors occur?
The Task Manager causes the basic issue. Normally, users would accidentally save some settings that cause the taskbar not to function. The taskbar not being the cause of the issue would mean the GUI desktop and monitor applications are the cause. Mostly the GUI desktop could not have been installed properly. There are several solutions for these issues. At times, the issue is caused because the taskbar has not been rebuilt for a long time. Rebuilding of the taskbar can solve this problem. Another reason for the problem is that several icons and background images being stored in the system and this problem that can be solved easily.
When the taskbar causes the issue, it can easily be solved. All that needs to be done is press 'Control'+'Alt'+'T' while accessing the taskbar. After that, the user needs to look through the settings and make the required changes or undo all previous settings. After the settings are saved, the issue should be solved. Using the following steps can solve the taskbar-freezing problem. First, click 'Start', then go to 'Run'. After that type 'Regedit' and pres 'Enter'. Once that is done, the following navigator should be used: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorer. After that delete the registry key ‘stuckrects’ and close the registry editor. Once this is done, restart the system and the taskbar should also be rebuilt.
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