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Posted 15 November 2012 - 03:22
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Posted 15 November 2012 - 03:40
Seems like you've discovered the elusive taskbar bug that has survived since Vista first rolled around. Some people have it, and some don't. Report it to Microsoft. They don't care. Matter of fact, it's even in 8, just search the forum for "Windows taskbar bug", and I'm sure you'll find PLENTY of subjects/topics about it. I have it too sometimes, and have just thought of it as a really annoying "feature", since Microsoft refuses to acknowledge it or fix it.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 03:55
Could we not like, take a full system report of everyone with this reported behaviour, and see what things (drivers, software) they share in common? Seems like a good place to start.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:12
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Posted 15 November 2012 - 17:00
Yeah I get that too, it's been in there since Vista and they refuse to fix it. Really annoying because it makes you think an app wants your attention.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 20:06
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Posted 23 November 2012 - 05:43
As stupid as it may sound, Microsoft refrains from fixing little bugs like these. For every bug they fix, they risk breaking something else. So unless there's a larger issue at hand, such as a crash or exploit, small bugs like these are considered not worth fixing and may never be fixed.
Posted 23 November 2012 - 05:56
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Posted 24 November 2012 - 07:02
Are you using a Visual Style? If so, does that behavior still happen with the regular Windows 7 taskbar?
Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:51
I get that, the most extreme way I found to 'fix' it is to close explorer.exe, then reopening it, mostly I just restart my pc or ignore it, sometimes it'll display a dotted line type of box over the last item I opened on the desktop too, I don't think there's any real danger to your systen's stability other than the obvious annoyance it causes, or at least I've not noticed any of that sort of behaviour on my pc.
Something I remember, this was present in my version of XP too...