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Windows 7: icon missing notification continues to print

01 Mar 2012   #1
rgrcpa

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
icon missing notification continues to print

I am running Windows 7. I have lost an icon on my taskbar. Doesn't seem to impact my computer operations. Therefore, I don't care. BUT, everytime I use my printer, I get a two-line printed message telling me I am missing an icon. How can I stop the message from printing?


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01 Mar 2012   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

What icon?
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03 Mar 2012   #3
rgrcpa

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I don't know and I don't care. I just want the printing of the notification to cease.
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04 Mar 2012   #4
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

If you don't want to provide requested information, that's okay. Makes it tough to be of any help though.

Good luck.
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05 Mar 2012   #5
rgrcpa

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
You misunderstand.

What's the matter with you??? I have told you all I have no idea what icon is missing...I don't really care. What I need help with is to stop the missing icon notification from printing on my laser jet every time I print anything. You would think the icon that's missing is the laserjet printer but that has never been a problem before. That icon for the printer is only there after printing. The icon message is that there are no documents pending. Then it goes away. Sounds normal to me.

So please, instead of discussing the icon, please gear the discussion toward stopping the printer from printing the notification out on the printer. Every time it prints, I lse a page of paper.
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05 Mar 2012   #6
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

now then this missing icon , could you take a screen shot of the systems tray area so we can see what icon is not there
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05 Mar 2012   #7
Everlong

 

News just in: Missing icon hijacks printer!

Huge rise in paper wastage until icon is tracked down.
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05 Mar 2012   #8
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

try rebuilding the icon cache - see if that helps.

Icon Cache - Rebuild
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05 Mar 2012   #9
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Everlong View Post
News just in: Missing icon hijacks printer!

Huge rise in paper wastage until icon is tracked down.
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05 Mar 2012   #10
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

If all else fails uninstall any printer drivers and software and reinstall.
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