Missing taskbar when the TV is connected as external monitor.

When my TV is connected as an external monitor via hdmi with the help of Windows 7 and my TV is off, the task bar are missing on my computer screen.

Hi Rosalinda,

According to the description, you experience problems with lack of taskbar when the TV is connected as an external monitor via HDMI cable.

Certainly, I understand your concern.

I suggest you refer to the suggestions provided in the following Microsoft Community link given below and check if that helps.


I hope this information is useful.

Please let us know if you need more help, we will be happy to help you.

Thank you.

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