Scroll bar missing in chrome in Windows 10 , 11 [Fixed]

Are you unable to see the horizontal scroll bar on your Windows 11 / Windows 10 computer? If it is then that will be a huge problem for you especially if you are preparing an excel sheet with plenty of parameters or documenting a large project in a word processor online. This problem has some easy fixes, just try them on your system and the problem will be solved in no time at all.

Fix-1 Press FN + F11 two times to reset scroll bar-

Pressing the “FN + F11” key twice from your keyboard will fix this issue for you.

1. Open the program where you are facing this trouble.

2. Press “FN+ F11” fey from your keyboard once to remove the toolbar.

Wait for a few seconds.

3. Then, again press the “FN+ F11” key to bring it back.

The horizontal scroll bar issue will be fixed.


Fix-2 Disable scroll bar automatic hiding

Case 1 – For Windows 11

1 – Search Visual Effects in Windows search and click on it.

Visual Efects 1 Min


2 – Now, Turn off Always show scrollbars

Always Show Scrollbars Min


Case 2 – For Windows 10

Another solution to this problem is you can disable automatic hiding of the scroll bar on your computer.

1. To open the Settings window, press Windows key+I.

2. In the Settings window, click on “Ease of Access“.


Ease Of Access Settings New


3. In Ease of Access settings, on the left-hand side, click on “Display“.

4. On the right-hand side, toggle “Automatically hide scroll bars in Windows” to “Off“.


Auto Hide Scroll Bar


Close Settings window.

Now, check if works or not.

Your issue with the scroll bar will be fixed.

Fix-3 Disable Overlay Scrollbars in Chrome flags

1 – Open Chrome browser.

2 -Go to chrome://flags/

3 – Now, Search Overlay Scrollbars from the search box.

4 -Now, Choose disabled from the dropdown for Overlay scrollbars


Overlay Scrollbars Min


5 -Click on Relaunch to relaunch browser.

Fix-4 Disable extensions

1 – Open Chrome.

2 -Press CTRL + SHIFT + N keys together to open Chrome in Incognito mode.

3 -Now, try again, if the problem is solved , then it may be that this is due to extensions.

4 -Go to chrome://extensions/ and disable all extensions.

2 thoughts on “Scroll bar missing in chrome in Windows 10 , 11 [Fixed]”

  1. Thank you! I didn’t realize that “automatically hide scrollbars” was a setting, let alone a default setting, and the disappearing scrollbars were driving me nuts!

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