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Stupid windows question.

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by denfoote, Jul 26, 2007.

  1. denfoote

    denfoote MENACE

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    The icons on my taskbar are verticle!!
    How do I switch them back to horizontal??
    I'm running XP.
     
  2. aaronrkelly

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    Are you saying your taskbar is in the normal place, ie at the bottom of the page but the icons are vertical?

    If so I have NO clue.....crazy.

    If the entire taskbar is vertical then grab ahold of it anywhere there isnt an icon and drag it back into place.

    To keep it from happening again right click on the taskbar and select LOCK THE TASKBAR.
     

  3. denfoote

    denfoote MENACE

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    It's the strangest damn thing I have ever seen!!
    Right next to the time, all the icons are verticle!!
    I can't find anything in the help section to find out ho to fix it!!
    Washington DC, if your out there...HELP!!
     
  4. sdsnet

    sdsnet NRA Member CLM

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    There should be a vertical line next to the icons, pull it to the left to make more room for the icons. If that doesn't work increase the width of your taskbar by pulling the edge up. See what that does to the situation.
     
  5. aaronrkelly

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    This is odd....other then the icons does your taskbar look normal?
     
  6. Bronson7

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    Can you post a screen shot?
    Bronson7
     
  7. denfoote

    denfoote MENACE

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    I'm not sure how.
     
  8. denfoote

    denfoote MENACE

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    Yes
     
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    Just drag it from the side to the bottom.
     
  10. Washington D.C.

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    Right click a blank spot on your screen(desktop) and left click Arrange Icons By > Auto Arrange or Align to Grid. Look over all of the options there.
     
  11. denfoote

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    The icons I'm talking are in the task bar at the very bottom on the right, where the clock is. Normally, like on all the rest of my machines, the icons are horzontal. On this one machine, they are vertical!!
    I've tried everything I know of to change it back, but nothing has worked!!!
     
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    Left click the field around the clock. Hold it and move to right, then back down to bottom.
     
  13. denfoote

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    OK.
    I got it fixed...sort of!!!
    The icons are horizontal, but the bar is up at the top!!
    I'm not gomnna mess with any more tonight!!