Task Manager Menu Bar and Tabs Are Not Visible


Symptoms


When you start Task Manager, the menu bar and tabs may not be visible.

Cause


This behavior can occur if Task Manager is running in Tiny Footprint mode.



When you double-click the empty space in the border around the tabs, Task Manager switches to this mode.

Resolution


To switch Task Manager to its normal display mode, double-click the top border of the window.

Workaround


To work around this behavior, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Type taskmgr.exe.
  3. Hold down CTRL+ALT+SHIFT at the same time, and while holding them down press ENTER.

More Information


When Task Manager is running in Tiny Footprint mode, you can resize the window.