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Windows 7: Refresh GWX Icon in the taskbar

11 Jun 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Refresh GWX Icon in the taskbar

Hi All,

My laptop is running Windows 7 SP1 and I have the windows 10 reserved using GWX icon. However, as shown in the attached screenshot, I had a notification saying I have to uninstall Daemon Tools during the upgrade. I have uninstalled it, but its still showing in the GWX. Then I noticed that the Last run time is stuck at 10/06/2015 for quite a while.

So my question is how can I refresh this GWX screen to see if the Daemon Tools notification goes away?

Thanks in advance.

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Refresh GWX Icon in the taskbar-daemon.jpg  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Jun 2015   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

I cannot test this - locate/run the tasks in this area:
Task scheduler library > Microsoft > Windows > Setup > GWXTriggers
Let us know if that refreshes the info.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Jun 2015   #3

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64

When I click on What this report covers on the compatibility report (screen print in post#1) i see this:

Refresh GWX Icon in the taskbar-w10faq.png

My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Refresh GWX Icon in the taskbar

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