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I'm having a problem that I can't solve. Somehow the taskbar on Windows 7 is translucent or transparent, making it impossible to see the end of any web page on any browsers. How can I restore it to the default?

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So, the issue is that your maximized windows are displaying behind the task bar, instead of on top or above? –  iglvzx Aug 16 '12 at 22:46
    
If it's transparent, then how is it preventing you from seeing the web page? :) Have you tried (re)setting your Windows appearance/themes, colors etc.? (Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Personalization) –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Aug 16 '12 at 23:57

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Right click on your task bar, click Properties, and check "auto-hide the taskbar". Click Apply. Go back into the same screen, uncheck "auto-hide the taskbar" and click Apply. How's that look?

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