Windows XP: Enable/Disable the Auto-hide Taskbar
You can configure Windows to hide the taskbar automatically so that you gain more screen space for your applications.
If you choose to “auto-hide” the taskbar, it will minimize itself out of sight until you bring your mouse to it. Use the following directions to turn this feature on or off:
- 1. Go to the Start menu.
2. Select Control Panel.
3. Click Appearance and Themes.
4. At the bottom, there will be a choice called Taskbar and Start Menu. Click on that.
5. Under Taskbar, there will be an option entitled Auto-hide the Taskbar.
a. To disable the Auto-hide, uncheck the corresponding box.
b. To enable the feature, check the box.
6. Click OK.
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