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Windows 7: How can i prevent appearing specific icon on System Tray?

29 Jul 2014   #1
shinyjanjan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
How can i prevent appearing specific icon on System Tray?

Would it be possible to prevent appearing running program on System Tray?


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29 Jul 2014   #2
MrNeeds

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hi shinyjanjan, i'm assuming you're referring to the notification area to the bottom right of your screen?

Yes it is possible to stop icons appearing in there, you need to find out what it is called and disable it on start up, to do this, press the windows key and R together and type "msconfig" without the quotation marks and press enter, go to startup tab and find the program you want to stop then uncheck the tick box next to it, click apply and it'll prompt to restart, go ahead and your icon wont be there anymore.

MrNeeds
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29 Jul 2014   #3
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

If not the above post, is this what you are wanting? Notification Area Icons - Hide or Show System Icons and Notifications
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29 Jul 2014   #4
shinyjanjan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MrNeeds View Post
Hi shinyjanjan, i'm assuming you're referring to the notification area to the bottom right of your screen?

Yes it is possible to stop icons appearing in there, you need to find out what it is called and disable it on start up, to do this, press the windows key and R together and type "msconfig" without the quotation marks and press enter, go to startup tab and find the program you want to stop then uncheck the tick box next to it, click apply and it'll prompt to restart, go ahead and your icon wont be there anymore.

MrNeeds
Hi thanks for your reply but what i want to happen is the icon is just hidden on notification area but the program is still running.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BrightBlessings View Post
If not the above post, is this what you are wanting? Notification Area Icons - Hide or Show System Icons and Notifications
No sir, i want some icon completely hidden on notification area but the software is still running.
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29 Jul 2014   #5
Gary

Win 10 Pro 64
 
 

Right Click on the notification area in the lower right hand corner. Then click on customize notification icons. From there a pop up should appear where you can hide any or all of your Icons and still have them running.
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29 Jul 2014   #6
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

Have a look here and see if it is what you are wanting. I have not used any of the programs mentioned so I cannot say that they will work or that they wont break your computer. https://www.raymond.cc/blog/stealth-...ar-or-traybar/
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29 Jul 2014   #7
shinyjanjan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gary View Post
Right Click on the notification area in the lower right hand corner. Then click on customize notification icons. From there a pop up should appear where you can hide any or all of your Icons and still have them running.
this is same as BrightBlessings said

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BrightBlessings View Post
Have a look here and see if it is what you are wanting. I have not used any of the programs mentioned so I cannot say that they will work or that they wont break your computer. https://www.raymond.cc/blog/stealth-...ar-or-traybar/
I have tried 3 apps from there but it does not happen what i desire. I would like running applications on Notification Area stay hidden. The reason what i want this is because im using this software Airytec - Lightweight software. The home of Switch Off utility.. This software does is it will shutdown my computer when no user activity on a set period of time and i dont want user to simply EXIT or CLOSE this on Notification Area.
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29 Jul 2014   #8
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

I may be wrong but I think what you want to do cannot be done unless it is an option within the program itself. You can completely disable the system tray if that is of any use for you.
Completely Disable the System Tray on Windows 7 / Vista / XP
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30 Jul 2014   #9
shinyjanjan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BrightBlessings View Post
I may be wrong but I think what you want to do cannot be done unless it is an option within the program itself. You can completely disable the system tray if that is of any use for you.
Completely Disable the System Tray on Windows 7 / Vista / XP
No, i dont want that to happen. Maybe i will let this for now until i found third party software that can do it. Thanks for all your replies, very much appreciated.
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