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Task Manager menu options missing

Missing options on task manager?

Windows hit by a virus?

Puzzled why all of a sudden the menu and tab options are gone.

Missing options in task manager, is due to "Tiny footprint" feature.

Check out this link from Microsoft site:

The link discusses about Tiny footprint mode of task manager.

On how to activate or use the "Tiny footprint" mode of task manager.

You just need to double click on the empty spaces on task manager.

To disable the "Tiny footprint" you just need to double click also on the empty spaces.

And menu bar and tabs will be visible again.

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