Here's a suggestion you could try:
"Based on your situation, I suggest you create a new user account with
administrator privilege to see if the issue still occurs when you logon
with the user account.
Thanks & Regards,
My Vista Quickstart Guide:
"Rev OOC" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Running Vista Home Premium
> Whenever I boot the system, the taskbar shows at the top of the screen
> rather than the bottom, even though I placed it at the bottom and locked
> it's position. In order to get it to the bottom, I have to unlock it and
> then drag it there.
> How can I get the system to place the taskbar on the bottom at boot.
> Rev OOC