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Windows 7: How to remove delete icons from taskbar notification

16 Dec 2009   #11

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Hey Dorfdad, Thanks the above worked perfectly well.

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09 Apr 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64

It still didnt work. Its still in the popup pane.
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16 Oct 2012   #13

windows 7 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dorfdad View Post
I installed a few apps yahoo IM for example. It installed a taskbar notification icon, but when I deleted the application and rebooted it still shows a choice in the Customized section of the Notification Area in the Menu.

I found a fix for this, not sure if its the best way but it works! SO I hope some of you will enjoy this!

Be Warened you need to regedit!

#1. Regedit to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\TrayNotify

#2. Delete the entries for IconStreams and PastIconsStream. (close Regedit)

#3. CTRL + ALT + DEL Start taskmanger Find Explorer in the Processes tab and end the task

#4. While in Task Manager click file, New Task (RUN) and type explorer

#5. Reboot

#6. Your GHOST icons should be gone now, however your customized settings will also be gone so you will need to change them again.


Thanks for the fix.Worked like a charm got rid of at least 6 of them lil buggers
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15 Apr 2013   #14

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
System Tray Icon Removal.

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16 Apr 2013   #15

Win 7 32 bit home premium

Ccleaner also does this, and it's free. Advanced/Tray Notifications Cache.
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