Although I fixed the issue in my previous thread, it seems I still have a problem that may be caused by the desktop effects. My taskbar occasionally "disappears" temporarily, though I haven't figured out what triggers it. I've noticed that hovering over it, or closing/minimizing program windows makes the icons reapear. As for the desktop effects, I currently have only 3 enabled. If anyone can help me troubleshoot this, I'd appreciate it!