Make the Autohide Feature of the
Task Bar Appear More Smooth
- Minimize all running
applications, so that you can see the desktop.
- Right-click the desktop in an
area free from other icons, and choose "Properties" from the small
menu that pops up.
- On the "Display
Properties" windows that appears, click the "Effects" tab to
bring it to the front.
- Place a check (click) next to
"Show Window Contents While Dragging."
- Click OK to finish the
- Now, when the Task Bar appears
from hiding, it will smoothly and gracefully slide into position and back,
rather than jumping up and down.
- To reverse this behavior, follow
the steps above, except clear the check box in Step 4.