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Windows 7: Two Identical System Tray Icons

15 Mar 2013   #1

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Two Identical System Tray Icons

My Win 7 64 bit computer currently shows 2 identical icons in the lower right system tray for the weekly microsoft/windows updates that are available. Previously, whenever an update was availabe an icon would show. This week there are 2 identical icons. My updater is set to notify me when updates are available but not to download or install them. I have downloaded and installed all the critical updates this week. The icons currently still being displayed only relate to optional updates that I do not want to install currently.

Why are there 2 icons? And, how do I eliminate one without installing the optional updates?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Mar 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Hello poolmon

This is usually just caused by the system tray icons messing up which happens from time to time. This should solve your issue - Notification Area Icons - Reset

Regards Danny
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Mar 2013   #3

win 7

Thanks much for the info.

I will give it a try!!
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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