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Automatically Hide the Taskbar (Pocket PC)

This setting controls whether the taskbar should be automatically hidden when not being accessed.

Open your registry and find the key below. If it does not exist then create it.

Set the value of Default to equal either "0" or "1" as shown below.

Rest your device for the change to take effect.

Registry Editor Example
|NameTypeData|
|(Default)REG_SZ"1"|
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|HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shell\AutoHide|
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Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shell\AutoHide]
Value Name: (Default)
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

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Last modified: September 20, 2001