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The taskbar no longer appears. I want the taskbar with all open windows, time, date, etc. to appear when firefox is open.

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THE TASKBAR NO LONGER APPEARS WHEN FIREFOX IS OPEN. I HAVE NO WAY TO SEE OPEN WINDOWS. I HAVE NO DATE/TIME, ETC. ALSO THE LOCATION BAR IS GONE SO I HAVE NO WAY TO ENTER NEW URLS. IT IS JUST THE CONTENT FILLING THE WINDOW. I HAVE WINDOWS XP SERVICE PACK 2 I THINK. RESTORE THE TASKBAR!!!!!

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Press the F11 key in keyboard, probably you are in full screen mode .

thank you

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iamjayakumars
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The Taskbar must not be set to "Keep on top of other Windows"
Start>Control Panel>Taskbar and Start Menu.

in Taskbar and Start Menu proporties, on the Taskbar tab, select "Keep on top of other Windows"

ideato
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Chosen Solution

Press the F11 key in keyboard, probably you are in full screen mode .

thank you

Question owner

I already did stipulate "Keep on top of other Windows" . Problem continued. But F11 was instant magic & solved my problem. Excuse the irritable username"sickofyou" Some days my computer is exasperating. Anyway thank you ideato!