Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: How to hide an application icon from the System Tray?

06 Mar 2013   #1
dockster

Windows 7
 
 
How to hide an application icon from the System Tray?

Hi. See attached screen clip. I am trying to hide and remove the last icon closest to the clock (Ring Central Call Controller) from the system tray when the Application is running. The program itself doesn't offer that option.

Is there a way to remove it using a 3rd party program or registry hack or some built-in option that I haven't seen yet?

Setting that icon to "Hide" in the start menu properties dialog boxes only puts it inside the "arrow" and is still then visible there and accessible.

Thanks!




Attached Images
 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
06 Mar 2013   #2
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi dockster, right click on the taskbar & select properties.

Name:  Untitled.jpg
Views: 2
Size:  62.3 KB


My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Mar 2013   #3
dockster

Windows 7
 
 

That doesn't help. I mentioned that hiding them using that customize option results in an arrow in the system tray which still shows the icon .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

06 Mar 2013   #4
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Msconfig startup tab

Click on the button type msconfig and press Enter once you see msconfig under Programs (1) . Click on the Startup tab and uncheck Ring Central Call Controller . Click Apply and Ok and click on Exit without restart and restart manually .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 How to hide an application icon from the System Tray?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Hide the hidden icons from the system tray
There is one or two programs I want running on the background which I don't want appearing on the system tray. However, the little triangle pop out menu where they hide is even more frustrating. http://i.imgur.com/K3zOkrT.png Is there any way to remove it(without the hidden programs inside it...
Customization
wlan icon and sound icon on system tray not working
Good morning experts, Please help me since I dont know what to do to solve this. This mornig I started my laptop, after a few minutes the wifi disconnected and the yellow dot showed on the wifi icon. I tried to click on the icon but nothing happened. Tried to click click clik and nothing...
Network & Sharing
Hide Windows Action Centre icon in System Tray when no problems?
How can I do this? When I rightclick the taskbar and choose notification area > customise, I have the "always show all icons and notifications on the taskbar" ticked (I much prefer this) but this stops be being able to choose "Only show notifications" for Action Centre (yet I can for other...
General Discussion
Java Application and system tray
Hi All, we have a strange problem with System tray icon and windows seven. The application need to create a system tray icon and add a message. On XP and Vista the application work fine. SEVEN: If the application run by console and the owner of java process is user logged in the system tray...
Software
The old 'i'll hide your tray icon' ploy
Anyone else noted that the tray icons come and go, no matter how you define them in the Customize panel? Mostly when restoring a window and then minimizing it to tray again. A Show Icon and notifications becomes a Only notifications again.
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

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 02:25.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App