Windows 10 Taskbar Not Working [Fixed]


Windows 10 Taskbar Not WorkingWindows 10 launched in 2015 with lots of New features and design as you know before launching Windows 10 Microsoft launch windows 8 and after some days they realize there are lots of bugs on Windows 8 so they fix them and relaunch same windows with new version 8.1 same as that case now Windows 10 has also some bugs but, I’m sure these are minor bugs and it can be fixed on updates. well, today we are talking about “Windows 10 Taskbar not working” and some other issue with your windows 10 upgrade.

windows 10 taskbar not working

Microsoft Windows 10 comes with different taskbar overview and some extra features like live search with Cortana and you can control your whole computer using taskbar because all the features are performed by taskbar menu and settings but sometimes, windows 10 taskbar freezing a lot just because of low system configuration or viruses, officially Windows 10 taskbar problem solved by an update which is already rollouts. But, still are your facing taskbar freezing problems? then follow my some steps to fix it.

Fix “Windows 10 Taskbar Not Working” with command prompt

Sometimes, users might face intermittent issues with Windows System UI components. Such issues can give a bad user experience. One such UI element is the Taskbar. If you are also facing any issues where your Windows 10 Taskbar is not working properly or freezes, is unresponsive or stops working randomly, then this article can help you troubleshoot & fix the issue. You can reset your taskbar to the default settings:

  1. First of all, Hold the Windows Key + X key at the same time.
  2. Now launch the (CMD) Command prompt (Please run as Admin)
    windows 10 taskbar not working
  3. Now simply copy and paste this code to CMD and hit Enter Button, reset your taskbar.
  4. DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
  5. Your Taskbar resets on the default settings, Now you should restart your system Problem Solved.

Restart Windows Explorer and fix taskbar Freezing

This is a simple fix that can help you restore your taskbar to working order. It is pretty simple to do.

  1. Press the Ctrl + Shift + Esc Key at the same time.
  2. Now open the Process tab and find out “Windows Explorer”
  3. Select Windows Explorer and click on Restart button in the bottom right corner.
  4. This should simply kill the Windows Explorer process and restart it in a little while.

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You can fix it by Re-registering the Taskbar If the issue resurfaces, then try this method to fix it using Windows Powershell. Powershell is a command-line tool to configure system settings and automate Windows tasks.

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  • Press the Windows Key + R key at the same time.
  • Type powershell and hit enter and open PowerShell Window
  • Now copy and paste this code and hit enter.
Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

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  • Once the command is executed successfully. Now you need to delete a folder in your Explorer.
  • Goto the “C:/Users/name/AppData/Local/” and find “TileDataLayer ” folder and delete it.
  • If you are unable to delete this folder, Run services.msc to open the Services Manager, scroll down to Tile Data model server service and stop it. Now try to delete the folder again.
  • Now check your taskbar is working fine.

Update Your Drivers to Fix Windows 10 Taskbar Not Working

Please update your Windows 10 Driver times to times to prevent this problem or Turn of Automatic Updates Windows 10. Because in some cases, we update some of the driver and turn of our system so that Windows Update Not working Properly and they give an error. So I recommend you to Turn off Automatic Updates Windows 10. The old and not updated drivers ( WiFi, Bluetooth, Audio, Graphics) can cause a problem and bring non-invited bugs because the driver doesn’t allow or support the Windows 10 features. There are lots of tools (Advanced SystemCare Pro) available for checking outdated drivers so you can try them to update your drivers if you don’t want to download each driver manually.


I hope using these methods you can easily fix your “Windows 10 Taskbar Not Working” Problem. We had covered all the methods to fix taskbar freezing problem if you have any issue with this problem please comment down below we are ready to solve your Windows 10 problem.

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