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Windows 7: System Tray Icons - Blank Icons

01 Jul 2010   #1
John1506

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
System Tray Icons - Blank Icons

Hello everyone,

my system tray displays blank spaces and I do not know why or how to rid, I gooogled this for an hour now...

anyone can help me? thanks


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01 Jul 2010   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello John, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if restarting the computer may be able to clear this up. If not, then you might see if resetting the notification area icons may help.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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01 Jul 2010   #3
John1506

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Shawn thank you so much this has worked perfectly, my screen is as it should,

nothing major just asthetics, but annoying =]


Thanks

John
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01 Jul 2010   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome John. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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16 Jan 2014   #5
jon10002

All Os's
 
 

We have recently come into the same problem on over 800 PC's, Rebooting Has not resolved this. By Looking at customise we can see that some of the icons include network connection and Microsoft TMG client. Any ideas why this may have suddenly started happening ?
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16 Jan 2014   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Jon, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If it's the same issue, then it's usually caused when the cache for the notification area icons gets corrupted for whatever reason. There's to many things that could corrupt it to be specific though.

Did you already see if resetting the notification area icons may help?
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