Windows - TaskBar blocked

October 2016


  • The taskbar or desktop items are managed by the process explorer.exe. Below is a small tip of how to fix this error temporarily.
  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to launch Windows Task Manager.
  • Select the Processes tab
  • Stop the process explorer.exe.
  • Go to menu Start and select Run
  • Enter explorer.exe,
  • OK!

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