Some Windows 10 users have reported that when maximizing an application window, such as a browser (Chrome, IE, etc.) or program, a blank or black area appears at the top. The rest of the screen looks and behaves normally. This problem bothers many users, and if you are one of them, here is the solution to fix it.
In this article, we will look at some of the best methods to solve the empty area at the top of the screen problem.
What causes a blank area at the top of the screen in a maximized window?
If your user profile is corrupted, you may get a blank/empty area at the top of the maximized window when setting up multiple monitors. In addition, the protected view and hardware acceleration of Office applications can also cause the error in question.