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Windows 7: various system tray icons grayed out

06 Jul 2009   #1
bigsur

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various system tray icons grayed out

hello, i have win 7 rc running on an asus f3jp laptop.

a few of my system tray icons are grayed out, but acually working. ==> my wireless bars are all grey, but if i move mouse over it it shows all green and connected . . . my audo speaker icon and battery are also greyed out . . but are both fully working fine.

im thinking this may be a driver problem?? i am gong to try to find the newest vista drivers i can for this.

ALSO - kinda a general windows 7 question, when i am updating drivers and no 7 drivers are avail, should i choose the vista or xp? im thinking vista b/c of closer architecture . . but im not sure

Thanks!!!


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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigsur View Post
ALSO - kinda a general windows 7 question, when i am updating drivers and no 7 drivers are avail, should i choose the vista or xp? im thinking vista b/c of closer architecture . . but im not sure

That assumption usually works for me, but I'd back it up with a web search, paying attention to any forum thread results.
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