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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0017583MediaMonkey 5Main Panelpublic2021-10-18 15:17
Reporterrusty Assigned To 
Status feedbackResolutionreopened 
Product Version5.0 
Target Version5.0.3Fixed in Version5.0 
Summary0017583: MM Interferes with Automatically hidden taskbar
DescriptionIf the user has enabled Windows' "Automatically hide the taskbar' setting then MM blocks the functionality from working!

1 In Windows Taskbar settings, enable 'Automatically hide the taskbar in Desktop mode'
2 Maximize MM5
3 Move the cursor to the bottom of the screen
--> Taskbar fails to open!

In contrast maximizing other apps doesn't interfere with the Windows taskbar opening.

Note: I tested with a standard taskbar at the bottom of the screen, but user reported that the issue also occurs when the taskbar is at the left side.
Additional InformationReported at
Ticket 2686
TagsNo tags attached.
Fixed in build2317



2021-03-01 20:53

developer   ~0062185



2021-03-03 15:45

developer   ~0062205

Last edited: 2021-03-03 15:50

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Reopen Still able to replicate in 2317

It partially works:
1. Set Taskbar to not hide
2. Maximize MM5
3. Set taskbar to hide
4. MM5 resizes and normally works/shows when you move mouse to bottom of desktop
5. Restor non maximized MM window -> Maximize again
6. Taskbar do not Show when you move mouse.


2021-03-03 15:58

administrator   ~0062207

I can replicate even more easily:
1 Set Taskbar to hide
2 Run MM5, maximize, move cursor to taskbar
--> fails to open
3 Run firefox, maximize, move cursor to tasbar
--> taskbar opens


2021-03-03 17:43

administrator   ~0062217

The workaround is to reboot the machine (restarting explorer.exe can solve the problems, but it can have the side effect of temporarily losing items from the system tray).

Pushing to 5.0.1, since a complete fix isn't obvious.


2021-03-13 18:58

developer   ~0062433

Verified 2317-2324

This happened only that time and I could not replicate anymore in any version as of 2317-2324


2021-05-15 16:09

developer   ~0063216

On build 2404 this issue is present. With MediaMonkey maximized the hidden Taskbar won't show when mousing at the bottom of the screen. This isn't a problem in other maximized applications


2021-05-17 11:39

developer   ~0063240

I'm also not able to replicate. Do you have enabled 'MediaMonkey Player' toolbar in system taskbar ?


2021-05-25 20:49

developer   ~0063480

It's still present on 2407 Portable. However it seems to require some very specific steps as it happened the first time tested, but have not been able to reproduce since.