after latest win10 update, after resize NP++ active in task manager but no window displayed
After the last windows 10 update (171121), clicking the the window resize button (double box) causes the window to vanish. NP++ is active in the task manager but does not display. Clicking the icon in taskbar does not bring the window back. killing the process and restarting NP++ does not bring the window back. uninstall/install does not bring the window back.
What should I try next?
Meta Chuh last edited by Meta Chuh
welcome to the np++ community
what is your current native screen resolution and your scaling factor ?
(you can try to change it temporarily to max 1920x1080 with 100% scaling not more, to see if it fixes this)
you could also try to open at least 2 applications including the non visible np++
right click on the task bar
select “cascade windows”
this would fix it if windows 10 places the np++ window at x/y coordinates outside your viewable area
(this would explain why np++ is still not viewable after a uninstall/reinstall as windows keeps track of the last position within it’s own registry entries)
The resolution is 1366x768, 100% scaling.
With cascaded windows, NP++ does not show although the task shows up in task manager.
Meta Chuh last edited by
do you see the notepad++ bar on the task bar ?
if yes maybe you get the window back if you click on it and press
[windows key] + [cursor left]
[windows key] + [cursor up]
but if you don’t see the np++ bar on the task bar either, i’m out of ideas
Yes! Windows key and cursor left popped up the notepad window! Now why didn’t I think of that?
Thank you, NP community.
I have been using NP exclusively for years. Love it.