The simple guide in the post will show you how to activate Windows 10 Transparency effect, so that you will be able to make both the Taskbar and Start Menu transparent.
You do not need to restart your computer just because you want to unfreeze it. Restarting Windows Explorer process will do the job. I explain why and how in this article
If you want to keep your computer away from repairs then you need to etch then CPU Meter in Windows 10 System Tray. This article explains why and how to do it.
Changing the location to the Taskbar in Windows 10 is not something that requires a computer engineer to do, you can do it in just 2 steps. In this article, I explain the steps in the simplest way possible.