Reset Windows 11 Taskbar To Default

In this tutorial we will see How To Reset Windows 11 Taskbar To Default. This is done to resolve issues like blank taskbar icons, this method will reset all settings of windows 11 taskbar to default.

Important Steps

Follow the steps given below to reset Windows 11 taskbar to it's default settings.

  1. First, open Notepad on your Windows 11 laptop or computer.
  2. Copy and Paste the commands given below in the Notepad.
  3. Save this File as a .bat file.
  4. To do this, click on File option in the Menu of Notepad.
  5. Then, click on Save As option and name your file with .bat extension.
  6. Change the Save as type from dropdown to All Files and click Save.
  7. Now right click on this file and click Run as Administrator.
  8. This will reset the taskbar of your Windows 11 device in few seconds.

Commands to Reset Taskbar:

REG DELETE HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Streams\Desktop /F
taskkill /f /im explorer.exe
taskkill /f /im shellexperiencehost.exe
del %localappdata%\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.ShellExperienceHost_cw5n1h2txyewy\TempState\* /q
start explorer.exe