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Windows 7: Minimized programs icons missing

03 Dec 2009   #1
jfail

Windows 7
 
 
Minimized programs icons missing

All of a sudden running programs that I have minimized no longer have an icon on the task bar so that I can open them up when needed. I have to go to the task manager to get to them. Not sure what I did but I can't seem to get them to display on the task bar again.

Advice much appreciated.


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03 Dec 2009   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

What programs? Are they in the system tray?
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03 Dec 2009   #3
jfail

Windows 7
 
 

They are programs such as Microsoft Flight Simulator, Open Office etc. also folders such as Utilities etc. No they do not appear in the system tray.
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03 Dec 2009   #4
jfail

Windows 7
 
 

I fixed it by doing a system restore from 2 days ago. I have no idea why this happened but the restore point restore repaired the problem.
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03 Dec 2009   #5
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

That's funny. Glad it's better, though.
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