Re: computer question...
Make sure you do not have the task bar set to auto hide.
When the task bar is up, right click and choose properties. On the taskbar tab, if "Auto-hide the taskbar" is selected, uncheck it and hit apply or ok.
Also make sure that "keep the taskbar on top of other windows" is selected as well.
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