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Udeyssey

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Recently, my taskbar and file explorer have bugged out, and I haven’t been able to fix them. I’ve been on W11 for a while — this has never been a problem before. I've tried everything I know to fix it (admittedly not much) and haven't found any videos helpful; can anyone help me?
 
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Looks like a color issue with the Light/Dark theme... go into Settings -> Personalization -> Colors and change Dark to Light (or vice versa) make sure it changes, then set it back to what you originally had and see if that helps.
 

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Looks like a color issue with the Light/Dark theme... go into Settings -> Personalization -> Colors and change Dark to Light (or vice versa) make sure it changes, then set it back to what you originally had and see if that helps.
Thank you, I tried this already and it still wouldn't work. The issue persists even with the light theme (it's just less noticeable)
 

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You can try to run the following in an Admin Prompt to see if it finds any issues:

sfc /scannow
 

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The look of those elements in your screenshots remind me of High Contrast themes or Aero-Lite themes...,
are you running any of the like or other enhancements?
 

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