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White line appears at bottom of screen during slide show


While viewing a presentation in slide show mode, a white line appears at the bottom of the screen and extending the full width of the screen.


Courtesy of Villem Teder in the PowerPoint newsgroup:

If Task Bar properties has both "Always on top" and "Autohide" enabled, the white bar appears. In addition, the task bar appears when the mouse cursor lands on the white bar.

If either of these settings is de-selected, the problem disappears.

To change the taskbar settings:

Search terms:white,line,bar,area,show

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Last update 07 June, 2011