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Windows 7: Can anybody please tell me what this ICON is in my system tray

05 Jan 2012   #1
copytec

7 Home 32Bit
 
 
Can anybody please tell me what this ICON is in my system tray

Can anybody please tell me what this ICON is in my system tray. I cannot mouse over it, right click it or left click it. I have tried to disable everything in MSCONFIG startup, I have tried Hijack this. The icon changed from a straight line to a half moon and frrom red to greem at times.
Thanks

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05 Jan 2012   #2
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

Dejavu. That's the second one in two days I seen posted. Will try & find the other thread to see if they got a response.
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05 Jan 2012   #3
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

copytec, welcome to the Seven Forums.

What does it show when you right click on it or mouse over it?
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05 Jan 2012   #4
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi copytec and welcome to W7 Forums

First of all, please remember that this is a family forum and, as such, there may be people of all ages viewing it. Accordingly, I have edited your image to remove the language.

Having said that, when did you notice this icon appear? Does it move if you hide any of the others? Is it shown in the list of Notification Icons?
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05 Jan 2012   #5
copytec

7 Home 32Bit
 
 

Absolutely nothing. Not a single thing. No Right click mouse over or left click options. The up arrows next to it dont do anything either.
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05 Jan 2012   #6
copytec

7 Home 32Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
Hi copytec and welcome to W7 Forums

First of all, please remember that this is a family forum and, as such, there may be people of all ages viewing it. Accordingly, I have edited your image to remove the language.

Having said that, when did you notice this icon appear? Does it move if you hide any of the others? Is it shown in the list of Notification Icons?
Sorry about the language.

The icon has been there for sometime now over 6 to 8 months. It does not show in the list of Notification Icons.It moves along with the other Icons. This is what it looks like right now


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05 Jan 2012   #7
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hello copytec

It could just be a ghost/misplaced icon. Try this just to rule that out first - Notification Area Icons - Reset
If it comes back post again.

Danny
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05 Jan 2012   #8
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

try this to see if you can find out what the icon is for, click on the littlw arrow for show hidden icons, then click customize
on the page that opens scroll up or down until you find the icon, it should have txt next to it with its title
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im surprised that it doesnt show its title when you mouse over it

edit: seems theres been a couple of posts whilst i was creating this one, ho hum!


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05 Jan 2012   #9
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Yes copytec, welcome to 7F

To me it looks like a signal strength meter. Green means it is connected, red means its not.
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05 Jan 2012   #10
copytec

7 Home 32Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxxdannyxxx View Post
Hello copytec

It could just be a ghost/misplaced icon. Try this just to rule that out first - Notification Area Icons - Reset
If it comes back post again.

Danny
hay thanks danny. allthough notification-area-icons-reset did not solve the problem it did help me fix it. The icon and arrows seem to be some sort of toolbar IE right click task bar the select toolbar. Now I closed the toolbar but cannot re add the toolbar or make it reappear. I guess this is the reason that the Icon did not show up in the notification area as it was a toolbar not a Startup Icon. So thanks for all your help. As soon as I unlocked the TaskBar is was apparent that it was a toolbar. I would still love to know what toolbar it was.
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