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How Do Get Taskbar To Revert Back To Horizontal Display?


I would like my windows taskbar to revert to a horizontal display. I turned my back on my little brother for like two seconds and when I looked at my screen again my Windows XP taskbar was set to a vertical display. Please tell me what I need to press or where I need to go to revert back to a horizontal display.


View 2 Replies (Posted: Sep 12, 2005)

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