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Windows 7: Hide Windows Action Centre icon in System Tray when no problems?

31 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
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 programs). How can I fix this? Thanks

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31 May 2013   #2

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11

Right click on the task bar and choose properties, then go to the "Notification area" then click on "Customize." Now your ready to hide that little pesty bugger. . .
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 Hide Windows Action Centre icon in System Tray when no problems?

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