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task bar indicator not working

recently I've noticed that my task bar doesn't let me know what programs are running. For instance, normally when a program is open, there's a small white dot under the icon, meaning the program is open. Now that doesn't appear anymore. Can anyone explain how I can turn this option back on? I might have inadvertently shut it off somehow.

thank you in advance,

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You could try the usual

for fixing this problem.

Repair permissions
Trash Dock preferences (yes, it's a Dock not a Taskbar)

In that order

A lot more information would have been helpful too. (see the red note above every post you make)


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dock indicator

thanks, that worked fine. sorry about the lack of info. next time i'll be more specific.


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(NT) Good, now which one of the three worked?
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dock indicator

i actually reset dock perferences then rebooted. something must have frozen in the settings. thanks.

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