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I'm running XP Home > > with > > all the latest updates. > > > > Anyone else experience this and have a workaround? > > Thanks > > Charlie When you right lick on the task bar and select properties and then select the Customize button on the tasbar tab do you see the program with the "button in the Thanks so much for this tip. I'm running XP Home > with > all the latest updates. > > Anyone else experience this and have a workaround? > Thanks > Charlie > ****************************************************** > Charliec Richard http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-shortcut-icons-not-working.html

Hit OK and see 0 Message Author Comment by:arwood2003-09-22 Comment Utility Permalink(# a9408132) Hi Gemarti and Alex I tried your suggestions without success. You may need to reboot your computer for the changes to take affect.With any fix like this you should create a new restore point and backup the registry first. amir hello! Well done.

Best thing is, it only runs when you start it. Ben Hogland, Nov 12, 2005, in forum: Windows XP General Replies: 3 Views: 313 Ben Hogland Nov 12, 2005 Hide Inactive Icons not Hiding RJ, Dec 29, 2005, in forum: Windows Go to customize notifications. Unfortunately, all programs are different so you may have to do a little hunting for this option, if even available.

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Startup Control Panel is another pretty good application. [[Startup Control Panel is a nifty control panel applet that allows you to easily configure which programs run when your computer starts. I have "Hide Inactive Icons" checked in Properties. Wes MS-MVP Windows Shell/User In news:, tony <> hunted and pecked: > The notification icons can be always hide , hide when inactive but i > want to remove premanently,how? > If this is not visible, there are no hidden icons.

At this point, it was fixed! The button choice to expand/reduce the Taskbar is no longer > >>> available. The option "Hide Inactive Icons" has seized to function after installing a certain program Avira AntiVirus, had no other options, still don't have any alternatives...where free AntiViruses are concerned... Was this page useful?

Login. The button choice to expand/reduce the Taskbar is no longer >>>>> available. I'll leave it open for a while longer just in case... Even the missing button come on about once a month.

Thanks very much to Vishal Gupta and JMarco and all of the other contributors. Method 2: Using Registry Editor Step 1: Open a Registry Editor(Press Start + R, type regedit and Enter) Step 2: Go to the registry key path given below: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current\Version\Explorer Step 3: Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... StartMan shows where something starts from.

Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? What now? If your Registry editing has been disabled by the administrator then visit: How to enable Registry Editor (REGEDIT) to enable it. You must do as crudebuster says after deleting the registry entries and ctrl+alt+del to bring up Task Manager, then End Task for "explorer.exe" The taskbar will then disappear, ctrl+alt+del again and

The correct method for removing any startup is to use the program that placed it there in the first place. Not all programs that are in the taskbar go inactive. Julian Spencer Everything went OK until I Used the Key, there were no items Iconstreams or Pasticon streams Can you advise please? Atti I use windows 7.

Now go to following key: For Windows XP: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\TrayNotify For Windows Vista and Later: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\TrayNotify 3. Your task bar will disappear. Marcelo Sants Yes, the trick to run the script, close explorer.exe process, and open again did the job.

Making it work again is what we are talking about here.

I have found that manually deleting the IconStreams & PastIconStream does not work properly on my Dell 1764 Windows 7 Ultimate. Give it a try, doesn't sound like you have anything to lose unless it doesn't work of course, then there is your sanity. Devendra Bhat Sir, I love you a lot, thank you too much for your blog, it worked for me Thank you so much loving Devendra Bhat Peter When I used this Step (2) is "(2) Download the "Download Registry Script" provided above.

I'm running XP Home with all the latest updates. these win 8 are annoying..Where are xp... (:..i wish Microsoft revert all these new-old os..and reurn to a new XP with only memory improvements.. For instance your Virus Scanning software is probably active all the time. I > have "Hide Inactive Icons" checked in Properties.

Showing the Windows Notification icons in Windows XP Windows XP users who have the hidden Systray feature enabled will notice two chevrons on the far left side of the Systray; if Go to "file tab" on top of Windows Task Manager and click on new task. Set one icon to always hide. The button choice to expand/reduce the Taskbar is no longer available.

CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Mark Does anybody know how to do this for window 10? Later, VirtualF 0 LVL 4 Overall: Level 4 Message Expert Comment by:wdr5032003-09-21 Comment Utility Permalink(# a9403559) Sorry if this has already been said,(its late and the eyes are tired and All the start up programs configured to start from either the registry or start up folders actually work.

I can therefore not show inactive icons. In order to paste in Command Prompt right click and select paste. Was looking for this solution lot. In the Customize Notifications window, you can set all the items to be: a) Always show.

Then the arrow came again. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Home Guides Registry Guide Security Guide Software Guide Scripting Guide Search Support About Us Newsletter Receive regular Windows updates Your Windows doesn't remove uninstalled program icon from "Hide Inactive Icons" list automatically and sometimes it becomes annoying. If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice.

I >>can therefore not show inactive icons. >>Its that they are not shown in the system tray such as printers on line or similar. Use the information provided at your own risk. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 garmanma garmanma Computer Masochist Staff Emeritus 27,809 posts OFFLINE Location:Cleveland, Ohio Local time:01:23 PM Posted The program is open but the Systray icon feature has been disabled.

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