[ad]Dear Computer Lady,
I have cats that love to walk across my laptop.
One day I noticed when I minimize my Google Chrome it disappears. I know how to maximize it again, but have not figured out how to get it back on the screen where I can see it when it’s minimized.
When I minimize, I can see it slide and disappear to the bottom of the screen. I’ve tried using the move option, but can’t “snag” it to move it.
Can you help? Mary
From your description, I am guessing that your taskbar (the bar across the bottom of your screen) has been set to auto-hide or perhaps is just hidden.
If that is the case, you can fix it by right clicking on the taskbar (if you can get it to appear) and clicking on “Properties”
In the properties dialog box, you can remove the check-box in front of “Autohide the taskbar”, and click “OK” to close the dialog box and save your changes.
If you can’t see the taskbar, you can try tapping the windows logo key on your keyboard. This should bring up the taskbar.
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