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: Uninstalled programs still have notification area icons?

05 May 2012   #1
Belatryx

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Uninstalled programs still have notification area icons?

Some of these notification icons are programs I don't even have anymore. How do I get rid of them?




My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
05 May 2012   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Belatryx,

Resetting your notification area icons may be able to help fix this for you. :)

Hope this helps,
Shawn
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 May 2012   #3
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Belatryx View Post
Some of these notification icons are programs I don't even have anymore. How do I get rid of them?

The link provided by Brink should solve the problem. I am submitting this in regards to your request posted in the link "Files appear in start bar search, but not anywhere else".Files appear in start bar search, but not anywhere else
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Uninstalled programs still have notification area icons?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How do I remove uninstalled programs from the Notification Area
I got a brand new Acer laptop. So far everything I have uninstalled has left icons in the Notification Area settings. I have tried the advice to delete the two registry keys and restart explorer, but that did not help. McAffe, Proshield, all the Acer software is still listed in the Customize area...
General Discussion
How to change notification area background color (hidden icons area)?
Hy, I used Windows 10 Transformation Pack on my Windows 7 and it changed some icons white... which is nice when I see them against my dark taskbar, but is completely invisible in that rectangle of hidden icons of the notification area. I would like to make that area dark like my taskbar, to see...
Customization
Remove uninstalled notification icons
I have two icons in the notification area that has been uninstalled but still shows up. How can I remove them? Both are Tunebite.exe Thanks. B-72
General Discussion
Notification Area Icons - Hide or Show System Icons and Notifications
How to Hide or Show System Icons and Notifications in Windows 7 and Windows 8 The notification area is a part of the taskbar that provides a temporary source for notifications and status. It can also be used to display icons for system and program features that are not on the desktop. The...
Tutorials
Uninstalled Program Remains on Notification Area List
I uninstalled Lavasoft Ad-Aware application and noticed that the its program tray icon is still showing on the Notification Area List. Is there a way to remove it?
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 16:57.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App