Hiding the Task Bar

Step-by-Step Procedure

  1. Hide the Task Bar Except When You Want to See It
    1. Right-click on the gray area of the task bar. A menu of choices will appear
    2. Left-click on "Properties." A Dialog Box will appear
    3. In the Dialog Box, left-click on "Auto hide" to place a check mark in the box next to it
    4. Then left-click on the Apply button and on the OK button
    Your task bar will be hidden until you move your mouse pointer to the bottom of the screen

  2. Re-Display the Task Bar
    1. To reverse the process, follow steps a. and b. above, then
    2. Left-click on "Auto Hide" to remove the check mark
    3. Then left-click on the Apply button and on the OK button

  3. Hide the Task Bar Except on the Desktop
    1. Right-click on the gray area of the task bar. A menu of choices will appear
    2. Left click on "Properties." A Dialog Box will appear
    3. In the Dialog Box, left-click on "Always on top" to remove the check mark in the box next to it
    4. Then left-click on the Apply button and on the OK button

    You will see your Task Bar only on the Desktop. When you are running a program or displaying a full-screen window, it will be hidden

  4. Un-Hide the Task Bar
    1. To reverse the process, follow steps a. and b. above, then
    2. Left-click on "Always on top" to replace the check mark
    3. Then left-click on the Apply button and on the OK button
How to Hide the Task Bar (video demonstration)
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