Helping people with computers... one answer at a time.

Every so often, it's possible to end up with the Windows XP taskbar on the side, or even the top of your screen. It's a quick fix, as this video shows.

My taskbar moved from the bottom of my monitor to the side. How do I put it back?

It happens, and if you're not expecting it, it can be really disconcerting.

It's an easy fix, best described with a short video (transcript included).

Download the video: TaskbarToBottom.mp4 (1M).

Transcript

I'm Leo Notenboom for AskLeo.info.

A reader asked "My taskbar moved from the bottom of my monitor to the side. How do I put it back?"

That's easy.

Click on an empty area of the taskbar and hold the mouse button down.

Now, just drag the mouse down to where you want the taskbar to be. Once you get close enough, it'll jump right into place.

To keep it from jumping around again, right click on the taskbar, and then select Lock the Taskbar.

If you like, you can actually put your taskbar on top, the bottom or any side of the screen you like.

That's all there is to it!

Once again, I'm Leo Notenboom for AskLeo.info.

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Leo Leo A. Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo! in 2003 as a place for answers to common computer and technical questions. More about Leo.

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160 Comments
Kevin Moore
March 23, 2007 2:28 AM

I tried moving my taskbar from the top to the bottom but when i right click on the empty part of the taskbar It won't go anywhere and it is not locked

Jon
March 29, 2007 4:06 PM

Try this. First drag it to one side. If it will go there, then drag it to the bottom.
Jon at www.RiverhouseEpress.com

kelly smith
April 8, 2007 9:05 PM

it still didnt move my start menu to the bottom where it suppose to go.

Carol
April 16, 2007 11:43 AM

My Toolbar is checked UNLOCKED but it still will not go back down to the bottom of the window.I can move it left to right, but not up/down. It stays along the right hand side of my monitor. I've re-booted and I still can't get it to drag down.Any ideas? Thanks

Caro
April 16, 2007 11:44 AM

Leo- I got it...thanks!

Richard McDonald
April 22, 2007 1:19 AM

Thanks, googled my problem, got your video and fixed my problem in 2 seconds, AWESOME..

Greg
April 23, 2007 4:17 PM

My Toolbar recently moved to the top, it is not locked, but i can't move it anywhere. i've tried rebooting locking and unlocking again and a system restore, but i still can't move it.

Stephanie
May 20, 2007 10:38 AM

Thanks so very much! I have tried for WEEKS to get that stupid taskbar to move and I never could, even after googling and following other instructions. I am so happy to have my taskbar back where it belongs....

Parker
June 4, 2007 8:36 PM

I actually wanted to know how to move my taskbar to the top! I watched your video and it was easy as pie! Thanks!

RonPaul2008.com
August 3, 2007 5:26 AM

Thank you very much... It was driving me crazy. I should have been able to figure that out!

Tammy
August 20, 2007 4:21 PM

My task bar is on the left side and I tried clicking and dragging it but it still won't move. It moves right to left but I can't make it go back to the bottom. It is unlocked also. Pleas help I am getting so frustrated!!

phil
September 1, 2007 5:56 AM

perfect!

Sean
October 17, 2007 6:21 AM

Legend. Thanks for your help

Lui
October 30, 2007 8:12 PM

Why have i had to read everything i dont want to know about how to move my taskbar before finding my answer here. why be complicated? thanx Leo;)

Daniel
November 13, 2007 10:45 PM

Thank You sooooooo much.

nate
November 23, 2007 9:17 PM

leo, you are the man!!! i scored big fixing this the lady friend!!

ED
November 25, 2007 6:29 PM

I have lost my spraker on the task bar, how do I get it back?

Kim
December 2, 2007 9:29 PM

thank you, very easy directions!!!

Ken
December 6, 2007 5:19 PM

I echo everyone's comments above. I can't believe how impossible this seemed (no help from right-click menus or microsoft Web site, even though XP has been around for more than half a decade!) until I "asked Leo." Your site came up through a google search, and solved my problem in about 10 seconds. Thanks!

Adis Libic
December 15, 2007 5:51 PM

Hey Man thank you so much....for all your good work.

Sara
December 17, 2007 8:47 PM

Thank you very much. We really appreciate your
"knowledge". This is our first computer, and I have become so frustrated with it lately, but your solution made it quick and easy and less frustrating!

ash
December 22, 2007 10:19 AM

thanks major help. And just a side inquiry, what software did you use to record the video?

Leo A. Notenboom
December 24, 2007 11:12 AM

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rachy
January 6, 2008 10:41 AM

THX i was propa nearly cryin wen this happened my dad shouted at me and i got a prezzie for fixin it thank you agen :D :)

+de+e
January 8, 2008 12:45 PM

thanks leo, i let my 3 year old niece play with my computer. when she was finished, the bar was on the side left - side. for weeks, i did every thing. so, being fed up. i googled in how do i move my side bar? and it took me to you. i feel like a big dummy! lol! so simple. appreciate it.

nora
January 10, 2008 2:20 PM

Thanks so much! I really needed your help!

saraya
January 13, 2008 10:06 AM

Thank you soooooo much that was very easy to do and I didn't know how. Now I fell stupid!!!!!!

Andrew
January 22, 2008 9:34 AM

i HAVE STRUGGLED WITH THIS FOR WEEKS.... nO HELP FROM HELP MENU... i FEEL SO SILLY B/C IT WAS SO EASY TO FIX.... THX LEO!!!!

Stacy
January 24, 2008 2:50 PM

Thanks for this website, it sure did help me!

Nancy Blunt
April 26, 2008 2:10 AM

thank you so much you are a godsend I have spent so much money on stuff I don't need every time things go wrong being a dummy but love being able to embrace this new way to communicate I love it

Felix
April 30, 2008 2:57 PM

Please help me, I just got a toshiba laptop with VIsta OS, my son played with the machine and my cursor, taskbar and the desktop became disorientated, in other words, my cursor point up side down, my tskbar is on the left, i have try dragging the task bar even though it moves but never changed the orientation and the desktop arrangement, please advise.

girly
May 3, 2008 1:43 PM

thanks. when my 3 year old sister did it i was so scared you helped alot!!

girly
May 3, 2008 1:46 PM

now i've got computer smart once again thanks!!!

GIA
May 15, 2008 10:40 PM

toooooo easy!!!! i went through other sites and that's all they had to say! God Bless you LEO!!! everyone said to click on the right mouse....it's the left!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! for the love of god!!! lol...

ben
May 28, 2008 10:21 PM

thank you so much i was up all night trying to fix this leo you are a hero

Nancy
June 4, 2008 2:18 PM

What a fabulous website; I've been trying to find how to move my taskbar back to the bottom for weeks after my 3 year old moved it on me. I feel a little silly now!

Jorden
June 10, 2008 12:08 PM

thank you so much, i have been searching about how to do this for days, THANKS MUCH!!!

Steve
June 19, 2008 4:08 AM

Thanks Leo,

Your easy to follow instructions got my task bar back to bottom left where it should have been.

Many Thanks !!!

cc
July 31, 2008 6:16 AM

thanks so much,that was easy(lol)....thx

Sarah M. Fisher
August 16, 2008 6:09 PM

Thank you so much for your help because my taskbar was on the left side and I am so use to it being across the top.

Lisa
September 1, 2008 4:07 PM

Thank You!
Man, my taskbar was at the right for 3 days it drove me NUTS! :)

Ellen Shrum
September 9, 2008 10:50 AM

I tried clicking and dragging all sorts of ways! My taskbar IS NOT locked and it STILL won't come down!

cj
September 13, 2008 1:22 PM

thank you, I was looking on my computer for 15mins and foundyour site and your the best, nice video tutorial.

David Valley
September 22, 2008 6:25 AM

Hello Leo,

I have windows XP. I want to move my taskbar from the left of the screen to the bottom. I holding down my left mouse button and trying to drag my task bar to the bottom of my screen and it's not working.

HELP......

shilpa
September 22, 2008 12:49 PM

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU
I always have this problem because my little cousins like to mess around with my desktop. They obviously were wiser than me, but FINALLY I know how to put the bar back to its rightful place!
Thanks ever so much!

patricia gross
September 24, 2008 4:03 PM

As you already know this news tech letter takes the explaining out of all kinds of topics and makes them easy thanks to Leo

Ayo
September 30, 2008 11:00 PM

i want to move my taskbar from the right of the screen to the bottom and by holding down the left mouse button and trying to drag my taskbar to the bottom it still does'nt work! what should i do?

Sara
October 16, 2008 6:43 AM

So, I've tired at least a hundred times. My taskbar is not locked, I've tried right clicking, left clicking, double clicking, watched the video, it ain't happening...what am I doing wrong?

Thanks,
Sara

Alan
October 16, 2008 3:31 PM

Ditto to what Sara said above. I've always been able to move it on any computer I've ever used but I got on my laptop yesterday and the taskbar was on the right. It just will not move no matter how hard I try. If anyone has the answer please tell us.

Thanks,
Alan

laura
October 20, 2008 9:38 AM

thanksss :) very helpfull was trying for ages !!

John
October 25, 2008 5:37 PM

Your Q&A column saved me from the changes my 2 year old makes on the computer when he randomly presses keys on the keyboard. Thanks.

Andy
October 30, 2008 4:51 AM

Thanks i was getting so anooyed thanks :D

Brandie
November 10, 2008 10:07 PM

THIS HELPED ME OUT SOOO MUCH.... MY 2 YEAR OLD NEICE GOT AHOLD OF MY COMPUTER && WHEN I CAUGHT HER IT WAS MOVED LIKE THAT. SO THANK YOU ALOT!
--BRANDIE

ferg
November 14, 2008 12:15 AM

Super Fix .............
saved reinstalling OS

Chris Pisha
November 14, 2008 2:34 PM

THANK YOU! This video helped me get out of deep trouble! YOU ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ida Cathcart
November 18, 2008 1:25 AM

Your response worked...Thank you so much for putting an end to my frustration.

Tim
November 28, 2008 1:37 PM

Worked for me, thanks alot. That always happened and I could never get it back, who knew it was so simple? Obviously, not me...

Boggy
November 29, 2008 11:07 AM

Thanks, that was beginning to drive me batty! That video was clear, consice and easy to follow. You Rock!

Larry
December 14, 2008 10:05 AM

Repositioning the taskbar - Explained so simply. This was the only site I found that could do so!

Jaylee
December 21, 2008 9:26 AM

Thank you SO much for the quick, easy, very well explained fix - you saved me a lot of frustration! (and I instantly locked the taskbar in place once I got it back to the bottom - thanks especially for the added tip on that!!!)

tina h.
December 28, 2008 3:34 PM

I tried using the quick fix for moving my task bar back to the bottom of my screen, and, it did not work is there some other way I would be able to go into my control panel to FIX thos problem? PLEASE HELP!!!

lynn
January 7, 2009 4:11 AM

thanks my grandaughter a 2 year old moved mine to the side i was trying ages to return you solved it in 1 second thanks again

britt
January 7, 2009 1:32 PM

thanks it scared the crap out of me i thought some one was hacking in to my computer omg thank god they were thanks again

NIC
January 19, 2009 5:46 AM

fantastic advice and so easy to fix problem once read your soloution
Thank you

k
January 20, 2009 1:45 PM

thanks! i could not remember.. its been so long since i had to move toolbar ..lol

Megan
February 9, 2009 1:39 PM

I cant close out windows. The very top bar is missing. Help! Thanks :)

michelle
February 17, 2009 8:08 PM

I can't drag my task bar & it isn't locked. The folders on the desktop are moved. I hover over a folder & the name doesn't pop out. Everything happened when I went to a webinar. Could this be malware?

Cassie
March 12, 2009 8:50 PM

I had spent 10 minutes toying with the task bar menus to try to fix this and here was such a simple explaination all this time! Thanks!

Matilde
March 28, 2009 2:48 PM

Thanks, Leo--I don't know how the tool bar got over to the right, but I'm glad to have it back where it belongs! You were a BIG help.

cynthia h.
April 4, 2009 2:37 PM

you rock man i was getting all stressed out about the taskbar thing at the side!! THANK U SO MUCH ONCE AGAIN!

Denise
April 8, 2009 6:30 PM

THANK YOU!! I didn't know you could lock the taskbar! My son kept moving it around and I just kept doing things until I got it moved back...now instead of ACCIDENTLY fixing it, I know what to do! BUT, I've locked it so it won't happen again. THANKS!!!!!

Casey
May 2, 2009 6:38 PM

thank you so much ii panicked and thought my computer was gettting hacked


Thanks so much:)

Kristin
May 10, 2009 2:21 PM

Thank you. I was letting my son play games on my lap top when he pushed something that made it jump to the side. I tried multiple ways to get it back. Needless to say nothing I tried worked. So thank you.

Margaret Hayes
June 10, 2009 1:03 AM

Hi, just to say many thanks for the video. Much more helpful to see it being done. I already knew that it should jump back to its proper place but it didn't seem to work. When I watched your video, I realised I'd been trying too hard. I relaxed and it worked. :)

Adam Palmer
June 14, 2009 1:51 AM

Thanks! this saved me from having a very annoying taskbar! great video very simple, keep up the good work

Tangmeister
June 17, 2009 4:36 PM

WOW!!!!!

I had no idea how easy it was... seems you can't use the little top handle to drag it back after it gets messed up...

Hope Vista and Seven don't have this problem...

Lae
June 23, 2009 7:37 PM

Thanks a bunch! I think I tried everything except what you suggested and voila it worked. I was so frustrated... You're a big help!

ronnie
June 27, 2009 8:52 AM

well i moved my taskbar from the right side to out of view of computer and i keep clicking and dragging but nothing will move it back any thoughts!

Spongebob
June 29, 2009 3:35 PM

Thanks for the video, leo!! I was getting really frustrated with putting the taskbar in its original place!! Plus i got it done for free as well or i would of had 2 bribe my sister!! no need 4 that now!! .. hahaha!!

jared
July 23, 2009 7:35 AM

I've been using winXP for years (even as a developer!) and couldn't figure our how to move the taskbar back to the bottom of the screen. Thanks so much, Leo.

carrie
August 31, 2009 1:05 PM

Thank you so much. Isn't it wierd how it freaks a person right out when that kind of stuff happens. Thanks again..

giggles
September 1, 2009 4:59 AM

I was extremely frustrated that I couldn't get the taskbar back where it belong, Thank you so much,Leo

roy
September 19, 2009 4:55 AM

yust when i thought i knew everything about computer till this simple thing made me stuck for hours . thank you soo much keep it up

Steve Shook
October 12, 2009 12:50 PM

Don't remember how I found your page but glad I did. My taskbar is now at the bottom of the page but either a bit high or out of sight. Didn't seem to jump back to the original spot, but I can live with that. Thanks for the help!

megan graham
November 22, 2009 5:03 AM

this does not work am getting fed up

Jim P.
November 25, 2009 10:10 AM

You solved my problem. I had tried about 15 things, everything but that! Thank you for putting my world back together.

Breona
December 1, 2009 10:20 PM

YOU ARE SO AWESOME!!!! IT WORKED!!! I accidently put it on top one day and tried EVERYTHING I could think of to put it back down but nothing worked. My taskbar was on top for like... 2-3 MONTHS!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!

john
December 17, 2009 3:07 AM

This fix doesn't work for me.

Anas
January 11, 2010 6:31 PM

"How do I move my Windows XP taskbar back to the bottom of the screen?
i have the same problem but i am using windows Vista so i tried the same solution but failed

Sam Beal
January 13, 2010 7:18 PM

it worked, and it is one example why Microsoft must DIE and one should buy a Mac.

Leon
January 16, 2010 11:51 AM

That worked fine, but how do I make it smaller..its too BIG ?????

ivan
February 17, 2010 8:28 AM

your advice on moving taskbar worked for me on Windows7 thank you very much

Nitz
February 17, 2010 11:46 AM

For those who cant get the toolbar down, try right clickin on the toolbar, and choose to close toolbar. Then try again using the instructions provided by Leo.

Ron Blake
March 8, 2010 8:38 AM

Taskbar is stuck on the right side of screen. It is not locked, but still will not drag to the bottom?

monica b
March 30, 2010 4:47 PM

Thanks that worked great. It happened before and someone fixed it for me, but didn't tell me how to; nor was it "locked" that's a great tip!

Barbara
April 12, 2010 7:11 AM

Thanks, Leo. Your video made all the difference. As you suggested, I locked my task bar so it is now safe and sound.

justdoit599
May 24, 2010 2:08 PM

Yall r to cool thx for the info worked perrrrrfct for me on 7...

laura
May 27, 2010 10:23 AM

Thank you SO much!! Everyone here considers ME the expert, so I know I couldnt ask any of them for help:) I have done this a couple times and always managed to somehow get it back where it belongs - but never figured out HOW!! I have been trying for over 20 minutes to fix this!!

Audrey
June 6, 2010 3:27 AM

I have the same problem and your fix does not work for longer than one reboot. I have repositioned the taskbar to the bottom of the screen, but as soon as the computer reboots the taskbar is at the side again even if I have locked it.

Dustin
June 8, 2010 7:24 AM

For all those that are unable to move the taskbar even after making sure it's not locked it ended up being something silly. Like another user here posted just right click the Taskbar and at the top of those options there should be an button that says Close Toolbar. After clicking that it should let you move the bar.

katie
June 26, 2010 7:46 AM

Thanks Leo after 2 hours tearing my hair out you helped me fix it in 2 seconds!

Kellie
July 5, 2010 12:01 PM

THANK YOU!!! I've tried and tried to fix this and other directions were confusing but yours were absolutely spot on!

sophie
July 18, 2010 8:53 AM

Thanks so much that video really helped because it was stuck at the side and i don't know how that happened but now i moved it and it helps :)

brie
October 28, 2010 3:08 PM

thank you so much!!!! youre the best lol i was so stressed out and u helped me fix it in one second.. thanks again..

janice
November 24, 2010 7:46 AM

At first it didn't work but then I right clicked and there was a check mark by Lock Taskbar. I figured that meant it was locked so I clicked that and it did unlock it. Then I followed the instructions on the video and it worked. Then I locked the taskbar. Thank-you Leo so much.

tommy
December 31, 2010 11:16 PM

how reduce size of strip at bottom
of xp desktop window?

thnx,
Tommy

That'll be this article: How do I make the taskbar smaller? Or larger?
Leo
01-Jan-2011

EAC
January 3, 2011 4:32 PM

Late this afternoon I was on GOOGLE Earth. I was actually in the center of the screen moving the map when the task bar jumped from the bottom to the right side. I could just hear my spouse asking why, or how, or what did I do. Thankfully, I found your webpage and the easy to follow instructions. I was able to return the taskbar back to the bottom of the screen and "Locked the Taskbar". Thank You for simple to use instructions.

maggie
February 14, 2011 10:41 AM

Thanks Leo - tried three different suggestions before using your easy-to-understand answer.

dazza
March 12, 2011 7:00 AM

its so annoying because it was at the side and i have been so used t it being at the bottom thank you

Chris
March 15, 2011 4:06 AM

Thanks, Leo. But why does this happen, and why isn't this fix in the Windows Help file? It only mentions un/locking the task bar. Now my desktop icons are at the bottom on the taskbar. How did they get there and how do I get rid of THEM? :-)

"ON" the taskbar? Not sure what you mean by that - the contents of the taskbar doesn't change based on its location. If you mean that the desktop icons have movedm try right-clicking an area on the desktop and selecting "auto arrange" to move the icons back into a more sensible location.
Leo
16-Mar-2011

barry fulton
March 26, 2011 12:54 AM

Thank you, thank you, thank you. Yes, it was incredibly disconcerting, but your solution took one step--a godsend for the non-computer savvy like me.

DavidR
March 30, 2011 1:20 PM

Leo, my task bar moved to the top and is unlock and I tried right clicking and it just won't move to where I want it too. Please help!

crazy
April 4, 2011 9:57 PM

wow that was so easy it was driving me crazy being on the side im so hapy to see im not the only person that was buged by this lol ty GOD BLESS YOU FOR THE HELP

Ruchi
April 14, 2011 11:26 PM

drag and dropoption is not working..... plz help

ANA
May 4, 2011 5:54 PM

THE DRAG OPTION DID NOT WORK...AND NOW I HAVE LESS ROOM ON MY SCREEN FOR VIEWING MY PROGRAMS...HELP.

Onyelukachukwu Etuazim
May 12, 2011 1:21 PM

Thanks a lot. Just like magic and I am happy!

Dove One
May 16, 2011 6:54 AM

the click and drop option has not worked

Janie Teel
May 25, 2011 8:30 PM

Thanks, the directions were simple and worked like a charm! Toolbar is back at the bottom where it belongs! :)

David Blair
May 27, 2011 8:50 PM

Thank you very much Leo. This was a very annoying event and your instructions were easy to follow. Needless to say, the task bar is now locked into place.

JAKE R.
June 3, 2011 11:33 AM

It may be necessary to click on several blank places on the task bar to get it to move . I did mine 15 times before any thing happened!

Thanks LEO !

frank k
June 10, 2011 5:49 AM

the click/drag did not move the task bar to the bottom

R. Brown
June 15, 2011 9:18 PM

Exactly what I needed!!! Worked perfectly!!! Thanks for your easy to follow instructions!!!

H.L
June 19, 2011 11:52 AM

Thanks! I wasted an hour with this before reading your post. Many Thanks!!

Elaina Mills
June 25, 2011 6:44 PM

Thank you Leo. This was a giant help after my 2yr. old great-niece got ahold of my computer.

Adrienne
July 11, 2011 8:10 AM

Thanks for the video, my taskbar is stuck at the top, and even doing what you suggest, it won't move. I have checked the 'lock the taskbar' and it is not locked, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Ned Markoff
July 19, 2011 10:21 PM

Thanks for your easy to follow instructions. Worked like a chanp

wayne stevens
September 20, 2011 12:51 AM

thanks bucket loads....one movement and snap problem gone.....thanks again people......

Big AL
September 26, 2011 5:59 PM

Thanks mucho! Being a competent computer user and it was that easy... oy vey!

Tom
October 2, 2011 1:16 AM

Thanks so much Leo for that!! :)

Darnell Robertson
October 4, 2011 5:27 PM

thank you.....this really helped alot

sue
October 26, 2011 9:05 PM

Hi Leo,
thank you for helping people like me. I tried doing what you said to put my task bar back to the bottom and not on the side but it still won't work. I have window xp home ed. could you be a doll and try and help me out with another way to get my taskbar back to the bottom. I did what you said but nothing happen when i clicked the mouse and moved it toward the bottom...please help it's driving me nuts...
thanks sue

Make sure that the taskbar is UNLOCKED as described in the article. What you describe sounds like it's locked.

Leo
27-Oct-2011
Susan
October 29, 2011 7:29 AM

Great help with no ads or strings attached -- how refreshing ! Thank you so much !

Debbie
November 10, 2011 5:46 AM

Thank you!!!!!! So easy! So thankful you provide answers and help without paying!

Rosa Chan
November 13, 2011 8:13 PM

Thank you!! I decided to put my taskbar up for a new look. I thought it'd be hard.. lol

Patti Carroll
November 28, 2011 2:48 PM

Couldn't get my toolbar back from side to bottom. Googled for info and you came up. You were a life saver! I'm sure that I will call upon your expertise again. Thanks.

helen
December 6, 2011 4:04 AM

fab thanks very much easy as 123 like how the answer is just there and i'm not reading through hundreds of rubbish to get to it

xabi
December 27, 2011 12:37 PM

thanks it really helped..i almost got a headache fixing this lil thing..

judy nemeth
December 29, 2011 10:06 AM

Thank you, Leo, I have been suffering with my task bar up top for months and GoToMyPC bar kept covering it until I found you. Whew, I can see again.

Horace
December 31, 2011 7:23 PM

Thanks so much for this informative tutorial!

Gumby
February 1, 2012 2:16 PM

Leo - you rock! I was knee deep in various menus, nothing. A simple click and drag - bam. It was back and locked before your video finished. Thank you!

Bruce
February 15, 2012 8:57 AM

Thanks Leo, easiest fix I've ever had.

kim
February 18, 2012 2:58 PM

Thank you so much, at first I couldnt get it and thna I did. thank you so much

Jill Edwards
February 24, 2012 1:10 AM

GREAT easy to do and many thanks for a brill site, from an oldie x

~nicole~
March 29, 2012 10:03 AM

thank you so much leo, you were a great big help... i appricate it thanks, nicole

Minnie
May 15, 2012 12:39 AM

I finally got the task bar to move from left to right and then back to the bottom. Thank you, Leo. You are great.

Linda
May 18, 2012 11:41 AM

Just the advice I needed - have spent 30 minutes diddling around trying to right click and drop the task bar, but just one minute with AskLeo and I am sorted. Many thanks - will be back!

Katie Robin
June 3, 2012 3:37 AM

THANK YOU Leo!!!! I used the very word "disconcerting" and it was something so simple, I knew it, but I could not for the life of me figure it out. I am a mac user, so this lenovo is really messing me up!!!

Joaquin G. Atayza
June 16, 2012 3:25 AM

How can I move the start botton from top to bottom?

connie
June 16, 2012 8:37 AM

@Joaquin,
Depending on your operating system... what you do is right click on the bar and unlock it. Then simply drag it to the top, and then right click and lock it again. Locking it again is pretty important or else you'll accidentally move it all the time.

Angelo
July 9, 2012 10:36 AM

Hi Leo, Thank you for this trully helpfully mini-tutorial!

Robinson
September 16, 2012 11:35 PM

Thx Leo. I got the same problems, but it's solved right now. It's so simple that made me laughing. Thx again

Maribel
September 24, 2012 1:42 PM

Thanks, Leo ! The video saved my life. My 20 month old daughter was messing around with my PC mouse and somehow managed to move the task bar from the bottom of the screen to the right side of it :-) It was a little bit disconcerting but the problem has been solved.

Louise
October 10, 2012 3:55 PM

Hi Leo. Just wanted to thank you for that helpful little tutorial. I knew it had to be and easy fix...if you know how :-) Exactly what I was looking for.
Louise

aniket
December 12, 2012 7:37 PM

THANK YOU ! YOU MAKE IT VERY EASY.

Joanna-Lee
December 17, 2012 9:24 PM

Thank you so much! I didn't know what the heck had happened and was afraid the 'puter was on it's last legs. I am so relieved. Thanks again. Joanna

SOLIA
December 23, 2012 4:42 AM

THANX I WAS GOING TO DIE LEO THANX SO MUCH

Bobbie
January 14, 2013 5:42 AM

Thank you so much.

Viju
February 21, 2013 7:25 AM

Thanks a lot, it helpd me!!

Laura
March 2, 2013 7:05 AM

YAY!!!! Thank you, Leo:)

CAMMY
March 8, 2013 7:40 AM

Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 2 yr olds mess with things!!

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