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Windows 7: getting rid of "Notification Area Icons" that are now N/A

12 Oct 2010   #1
Lykho

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
getting rid of "Notification Area Icons" that are now N/A

how can I remove from the "Notification Area Icons" list those icons that no longer exist?

(in this case, it isn't an uninstalled program, but modules and download windows that were sent to the tray and now remain listed...as though they were programs themselves about which I might still want some notification, when in fact they are long gone and this footprint of them is not wanted).

Does an uninstall remove listed items?
might un/reinstalling the download manager be my best way to remove that source of this clutter?


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13 Oct 2010   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Lykho, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Resetting the Notification Area icons will be able to do this for you.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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13 Oct 2010   #3
Lykho

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hope this helps,
worked perfectly.

thanks mate.
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13 Oct 2010   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Lykho.
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