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  • Microsoft Outlook in Windows 10 disappears when minimized

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    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Questions: Win10 Microsoft Outlook in Windows 10 disappears when minimized

    This topic contains 4 replies, has 5 voices, and was last updated by  geraldj4 1 month, 1 week ago.

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    • #2018484 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      When I minimise Outlook in Widows 10 it simply disappears.  Consequently, I have to leave Outlook open on my screen all the time.  Suggestions to solve this would be appreciated, please.

    • #2018508 Reply

      AskWoody MVP

      What version of Outlook?

      Does it minimize to the notification area? If it does, right click on the Outlook icon and make sure that “Hide when minimized” (or some similar term) is NOT checked.


      • This reply was modified 1 month, 1 week ago by  joep517.
    • #2018511 Reply

      AskWoody Lounger

      Is your Taskbar visible (usually at the bottom of your screen)?

    • #2018751 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      If you look in Task Manager (or Process Explorer) after Outlook has disappeared, is it still actually running?

      Windows 10 Pro 64 bit 1909

    • #2018838 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      I’ve had a similar thing happen and I discovered it in the upper left hand side of my monitor.  Easy to miss until I found it.  No idea why and no logic to when it happens.


      Windows 10 Pro 64 bit 1903

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