|16 Nov 2011||#1|
System Icons Disabled. Unable to change settings
I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Having a problem with System Icons not showing. Been really frustrating trying to resolve. I actually had this problem before and was able to get it working using the registry overrides on this site, but they dont work now for some reason. I have attached my screenshots. One shows the 'Always show Notification Icons...' greyed out and no icons listed on the Manage notification icons window (you will also notice no system icons are displayed). The other shows all system icons greyed out except for the Clock
Here are the steps I have done:
1) Enabled the 'hidden' Administrator account as seen here:
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
2) As this Administrator account, Run several Malware/Virus/Rootkit scans from numerous vendors, no issues found
3) Used the registry options to try to enable notification area settings
How to Enable or Disable Changing "Notification Area Icons" Settings in Windows 7
"Notification Area Icons" Settings - Enable or Disable
4) Used the registry options for each system icon to enable
How to Enable or Disable Windows 7 Notification System Icons
System Icons - Enable or Disable
After all the steps above, including the Malware/Virus scan - still greyed out options.
Does someone have some advice on anything else I can try?
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads|
Right Clicking Disabled on System Icons
Hi, I have windows 7 64 bit ultimate installed with SP1 I am not sure when this issue began, it used to work just fine at one point months back. basically certain system based icon, for example My Computer, Network, or anything at the bottom near the clock, such as Windows Update, or the...
Unable to change BIOS settings
I would like to change the boot order in my BIOS, but nothing on the keyboard will work. I reboot, and the splash screen for Gigabyte comes up. I hit the delete or F12 button and the BIOS screen comes up. Then nothing I do on the keyboard works. I have to hit the reset button. Since I can...
Unable to change Power settings
Hi, I have been having some issues changing the power settings on my Dell desktop running Windows 7 Ultimate. When i go into Control Panel and then into Power settings all i get is a little red circle with a x in it. Any ideas? Untitled | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
|Performance & Maintenance|
Need to change settings in Windows 7 PerfMon / interface is disabled
In Windows 7, PerfMon settings can't be changed. All the buttons, dropdowns are disabled (greyed out). Tried "taking ownership" of PerfMon app, changing permissions, but still shows READ_CONTROL and SYNCHRONIZE as enabled. Tried many different approaches but with no success. Any ideas? Need...
|Performance & Maintenance|
Unable to change Crash Dump settings
Hello... Some Win7 weirdness here. I want to move the crash dump files off of my C: drive and onto D: (since C: is an SSD). I changed both the minidump and full dump settings in Computer >> Properties >> Advanced System Settings >> Startup and Recovery. When I press OK after the changes I...
|BSOD Help and Support|
Unable to change default program access settings
Hi, I'm desperately trying to change the sidebar gadget to open websites by default with Mozilla Firefox (in particular, the "Ask LEO" gadget). Firefox is my default browser. If I double-click on a .url file saved on my system, it correctly opens Firefox, and so does clicking a link in MS...
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:46.