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Windows 7: Update icon disappeared

10 Mar 2016   #1

Windoxws 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Update icon disappeared

As above.
We have two windows 7 PC's in the house, and they have both lost their update icon.
Anyone know which update has disappeared them?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Mar 2016   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

If you mean the update notification for new windows updates that appears in the system tray then a few people had that issue and nobody seems to know why. For me that icon reappeared today after the latest round of updtes were installed. It had been missing for a few months.

You can pin WU GUI to start menu and check on or after each patch tuesday.

Windows Update Shortcut - Create in Windows 7

You end up with something like this:
Update icon disappeared-startmenu.jpg

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