This can just happen when Windows Updates are being installed, but it’s more often caused by a bug of some sort. don_dimo Linux - Software 6 02-22-2009 12:36 AM Taskbar disappeared stork Mandriva 1 10-21-2005 02:09 AM KDE taskbar applet drag bars disappeared, can't use taskbar now jon_k Linux - Software 1 So instead of a "Total Windows Experience" they have achieved "Total Failure". So anything you say is invalid. Source
It's not a case of being afraid to learn new ways to do things but having someone explain to me the cost justification for doing so. With the Modern Start Menu there is always 2 actions to launch the target app. I'd love to go compile a list of all the articles and complaints about how stupid the start button was over the years. None offer a guaranteed fix, but one should do the trick. why not try these out
Taskbar Missing Windows 10
http://www.facebook.com/rubecker Robiara Ubiratan Becker You HAVE a touch screen, the whole question here is people who do NOT have one not wanting a touch oriented OS. And for your information everyone knows how to use the new windows 8 interface but people don't go for it because it's a waste of time and more complicated Arash Jafari I can't figure out how to get it back.
my aesthetic opinion says transparent taskbar may work if all of the other "clutter" disappeared for an entirely clean desktop--no icons, no action center, no start orb, no network icon, etc. Yep. http://www.facebook.com/xxcorpxx Chris Woodward Still waiting for what is wrong. Taskbar Not Showing Windows 10 So inefficient.
People get used to "Metro" or whatever it is now, and then when they go to shop for a smart phone they see that the windows phones/tablets look exactly like their Taskbar Icons Disappeared Windows 10 Join our community today! If it was so good and loved by people it would have got at least 15-20% market share. The Godwin Gambit lol.
I kept a backup of my broken .jwmrc-tray file and feel it might be useful here: