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My desktop view changed and I do not know how I did it.

I used to have the start button in the lower left cornet of the screen, with the taskbar along the bottom.

It changed so that the Start button is on the upper left with the taskbar down the left side.

It started while I was fiddling with Google earth to try to get the locations shown, (lat and long).

I can't figure out how to get back...........

Shouldn't it be easy ? :4-dontkno
 

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Re: DEsktop view changed

Right click the taskbar and make sure Lock the Taskbar is unchecked. It is kinda tricky but if you put your pointer close to the either corner, hold down the left mouse button and drag it to where you want it, it will snap back in place. Once you got it back where you want, right click the taskbar and lock the taskbar.
 

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Re: DEsktop view changed

Right click the taskbar and make sure Lock the Taskbar is unchecked. It is kinda tricky but if you put your pointer close to the either corner, hold down the left mouse button and drag it to where you want it, it will snap back in place. Once you got it back where you want, right click the taskbar and lock the taskbar.
OK thanks, that worked , the taskbar is now twice as deep as it used to be, showing the word "desktop" and time and day on the lower right .
 

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the taskbar is now twice as deep as it used to be
If you mean the task bar is twice the size that it used to be and you want it to be just the normal single size, then making sure the taskbar is not locked, put your pointer on the top of the taskbar till it turns into a double sided arrow and drag the task bar down, one click.
 

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Glad you got it sorted. Please mark this thread solved in the Thread tools at the top.
 
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