How To Fix Windows 10 Taskbar Not Responding Issues?

how to fix Windows 10 taskbar not responding issues

If the taskbar on your Windows 10 computer is frozen and stops responding. There are few ways to fix this error. This issue can be cleared by creating a restore point or updating your computer. Follow the steps given on this page to know how to fix Windows 10 taskbar not responding issues.

Steps to create a restore point:

  • On the Windows computer, to perform the System Restore, press the Windows + S keys simultaneously, then create a restore point.
  • Now, click Create a restore point to open the System Properties dialog box.
  • In the System Properties window, click the System Protection tab and then click System Restore. Now, click OK.
  • On the System Restore screen, click Next.
  • On the next screen, click the Show more restore points checkbox and then click Next.
  • Follow the steps on the screen to restore your computer.
  • Once the restore is complete, check whether the issue is fixed. If not, go ahead to the next step

Steps to update Windows:

  • On the Windows computer, click the Start icon followed by the Settings icon.
  • In the Settings window, locate and then click Update & Security.
  • On the Update and Security screen, click Check for updates.
  • Before that, make sure your computer is connected to the Internet connection.
  • If any new update is available, it will automatically download and install the latest versions.
  • Once the update is complete, restart your computer and then check whether Windows 10 taskbar is responding now.

Steps to restart the file explorer:

  • On the Windows computer, click the Start icon and type task manager in the search box.
  • Click Task Manager from the search results.
  • If you can’t open the task manager, press the Ctrl+Shift+ Esc keys and then click Task Manager.
  • On the Task Manager screen, click the Processes tab.
  • In the Processes tab, right-click on the Windows Explorer and then select Restart.
  • Once the file explorer restarts, check whether the taskbar is responding now. If the problem reappears, restart Windows Explorer again and then check whether the issue is resolved.
  • If you cannot resolve the issue yet, you can call us for further assistance to know how to fix Windows 10 taskbar not responding issues.