Utility that can permanently hide taskbar?

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Unfortunately, none of the above works reliably. The one suggested on the MS forums works for a few minutes then the taskbar starts popping up again when the mouse is brought near it.
 

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Only in Tablet mode.
 

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If you are familiar with AutoHotkey, one idea might be to try this AutoHotkey script to see if it may work for you.


1 First, set the taskbar to Autohide in Windows Settings.
2 Run the script and Press the Hotkey Ctrl+q to completely disable the taskbar from popping up when the mouse is rolled over it.
3 To view the taskbar, enter the Hotkey Ctrl+q again and the taskbar should be visible when rolled over with the mouse.
4 ps: This will prevent the taskbar from showing even when the WIN key is pressed. I haven't done any long term test on this script, but it seems to be working.

Code:
; This is not my script, to see the source, have a look here:
; https://www.autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic.php?t=84587

; toggle taskbar on and off using hot key 
; Control q

^q::            ; ToggleTaskbar()

If Transparent := !Transparent
{
    WinSet, Transparent, 0, ahk_class Shell_TrayWnd
 }
Else
{
    WinSet, Transparent, 255, ahk_class Shell_TrayWnd
    WinSet, TransColor, OFF, ahk_class Shell_TrayWnd
    WinSet, Transparent, OFF, ahk_class Shell_TrayWnd
    WinSet, Redraw,, ahk_class Shell_TrayWnd
}
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Ok. I don't see how this relates to being able to permanently hide the taskbar?...
Sorry,I didn't know it was discontinued in W11 but in W8 and 10 there was option "Don't show taskbar in Tablet mode".
 

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