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I am locked out of my task bar, laptop, not that i no off,

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I am locked out of my task bar

Technician's Assistant: What kind of computer do you have?

Laptop

Technician's Assistant: Have you installed any updates recently?

Not that i no off

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Can you tell me the exact message you get when you try to access the task bar?

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