Tray area with blank icons - what's causing it?


  1. Posts : 102
    Windows 7 Profession x64
       #1

    Tray area with blank icons - what's causing it?


    My question is not how to fix this, but what's causing it? It's not uncommon for me to see this on workstations / laptops. I'm aware of how to fix it. I have a batch file I found on this forum that works like a charm. Does anyone have a clue as to what causes this? In the example below you can see where your network icon would be there is instead a hole, as well as several places in the "reveal more icons" area. Ive seen this box get huge before all full of blanks.


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  2. Posts : 71,272
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro
       #2

    Hello diplo,

    It may be corruption, but it could be anything that causes it. Resetting the notification area icons to clear the corruption should help.

    Notification Area Icons - Reset

    Hope this helps, :)
    Shawn
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