Getting back the menu bar in Task Manager, Windows 7 Pro.

By on August 1, 2014 11:18:47 AM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

StevenAus

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In my Windows 7 Pro, I currently have the Task Manager without a menu bar, which means that I can't access the other windows apart from Applications.  This means that if a program has partially closed but is still resident in memory, I can't access the Processes bar to terminate it completely.  What button do I need to press to bring back the menu bar in Task Manager?  I would be very appreciative, since it's been like this for ages.  It's time to get some help to fix it for good.

 

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August 1, 2014 11:45:04 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Sounds like you have a system problem StevenAus, as I do not know of any setting in Win 7 that could even turn the menu bar in Task Manager off, or on.

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August 1, 2014 12:22:12 PM from Stardock Forums Stardock Forums

It sounds like you have double clicked on the client area of taskmanager.  When you do this it removes the titlebar, menubar and tabs.  To fix this double click somewhere on the grey part of the window and it should go back to normal.

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August 1, 2014 12:54:46 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Thanks Neil!  Finally I have full Task Manager functionality again.

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August 1, 2014 2:39:43 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting Neil Banfield,

It sounds like you have double clicked on the client area of taskmanager.  When you do this it removes the titlebar, menubar and tabs.  To fix this double click somewhere on the grey part of the window and it should go back to normal.

 

Well you learn something new every day I guess, thanks Neil! 

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August 1, 2014 4:30:26 PM from JoeUser Forums JoeUser Forums

Ah, those hidden Windows Tips & Tricks.  Gotta love 'em. 

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August 1, 2014 6:05:03 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Nice to know in case I ever need it. Neil should write his own book on Win 7 tricks and fixes. Thanks.

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