Here's How to Change the Taskbar Location in Windows 11 (+Images)

Here's How to Change the Taskbar Location in Windows 11 (+Images)

Geekers - By default, the position of the taskbar in Windows 11 is located in the middle of the bottom. If previously in Windows 10 the position of the Windows 11 taskbar was located in the lower right position, now it is located slightly different from Windows 11.


Therefore, for users who are not familiar with the position of the taskbar, users can follow this method of changing the location of the taskbar in Windows 11.



Not only can you change the location of the taskbar to the right side, you can also change it to the top, left or right position. You can adjust this position to your taste. Which position makes you comfortable in reaching and using the taskbar?


You can also use the taskbar itself to bring up applications that you have opened. That way, you can open various applications and bring up their windows through the taskbar. Here's how to change the location of the taskbar in Windows 11.


How to Change the Location of the Taskbar in Windows 11


The taskbar is a part of the operating system GUI which is generally located at the bottom of the desktop. The taskbar also has a function to accommodate all the shortcuts on your computer. With the help of the taskbar, you can also display various applications that you are currently running.



For example, like if you are running the Google Chrome browser, the icon will appear in the taskbar. Without realizing it, we often use the taskbar when operating a computer. Therefore, its position must be strategic so that it is easy to reach.


Also adjust the position of the taskbar to your most comfortable position so that you are more flexible when operating the computer while studying or working. Please follow the following steps on how to change the location of the Taskbar in Windows 11.


1. Enter the regedit window by means of the Run program. To bring up the Run program, please click the Win + R button on your computer keyboard. Then type regedit in the Open column and please click the OK button.


click regedit click regedit


2. Next, enter the path HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StuckRects3.


How to change the location of the taskbar in Windows 11 How to change the location of the taskbar in Windows 11


3. In the StuckRects3 folder, please double click on the Settings file.




4. Change the binary value from 03 to 01 in the following position. Then click the OK button.


edit binary values edit binary values


5. Then close the window. Next please right-click on the Start menu and click the Task Manager menu.


How to change the location of the taskbar in Windows 11 How to change the location of the taskbar in Windows 11


6. Then click the More Details button.


click more details click more details


7. Look for the Windows Explorer program in the Processes list, then click the program. After that click the Restart button.


click windows explorer click windows explorer


8. You can see now the position or location of the taskbar is at the top.


How to change the location of the taskbar in Windows 11 How to change the location of the taskbar in Windows 11


With the steps above, you can adjust it to the location you want. It's just that for the right and left locations, they have different keys. If you want to change the location of the taskbar to the right, the value is 02. If you want to change the location of the taskbar to the left, then the value is 04.



But for both sides it can cause your monitor to go blank. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you use the taskbar location which is at the top or bottom of the monitor. That way, your computer will run properly as long as it is used for work or study.


Those are the steps on how to change the location of the Taskbar in Windows 11. Hopefully with the above article, you can change the position of the Taskbar according to your convenience. If you have multiple computer monitors, you can also use the method above. The only difference lies in the key value given, because it must be adjusted to the number of monitors you have.

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