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    How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    I have updated Windows 7 OS yesterday. After installation of new updates I found the icons are missing from my taskbar. Please tell me the steps to restore those icons.



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    ShubhamSonkhiya Array
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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hello brother
    its very easy just go to your desktop window and
    right click on than click on personalize option and
    than see there is a option of change desktop icon when you click on that
    you see open a window there you see you all option select which you want to appear
    and than apply it.

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Its very easy first you go on your desktop window and then go on taskbar right click on it then select "properties" option then "taskbar and StartMenu properties" will be appeared from there you select the "taskbar" window then there is "notification area" in that area click on the "customize" button in that options select "restore default icon behaviors". If not restore download the tuneup utilities software in that software you can restore your lost icons.

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hello friend,

    To regain the lost icons from the taskbar do as i say.

    1.First go to the taskbar and right click on the taskbar.

    2.Now press on the option 'Properties'.

    3.After opening properties click on the option 'customize'.

    4.In that customize pup-up you click on 'Restore Defaults'.

    That's it by doing this you can restore lost icons on the taskbar.

    Have a nice day.

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hi,

    To restore Icon to the Taskbar, all you need to do is find an icon for it. Any icon, anywhere in Windows. Here's one easy approach:Example for Internet Explorer.


    1. Click Start.

    2. Type Internet.

    3. When Internet Explorer appears in the menu, right-click it.

    4. Click Pin to Taskbar.

    Desktop2.jpg

    Thank you.

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    hi my dear friend...........to regain the lost Icons .....on taskbar






    first click on the start menu and open the control panel


    after that click on the appearance and personalization option


    after that click on the task bar and start menu option


    then a window will be displayed in that window choose the task bar TAB


    then click on the customize option


    and there you find the previous Icons history and select your Icons


    and set it as show Icon and notifications option


    after that click on the OK button


    then your lost Icons will be displayed ...........................ALL THE BST

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hii Friends...

    To regain lost icons on task bar... follow below steps...


    Right click on Desktop... Click on Personalize...

    Click on Control panel home...

    Click on Appearance and Personalize..


    Click on Task bar and start menu option .... customize icons on the task bar...


    Select what do you want on the list..

    click ok..

    Thank you and All the best...

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7
    ============================================


    Hi friend,
    Hope you are in good health and good state of mind!
    It's always a treat and fun to answer your queries.
    I also appreciate the confidence that you have shown in us!


    Follow these steps to regain the lost icons on the taskbar in Windows 7.

    1) Go to "Start"
    2) In the search section,type "Internet"
    3) When Internet Explorer appears in the menu,right click on it.
    4) Then click on "Pin to taskbar"

    Hope the above information was helpful to you.
    I'm also sending you a video URL that shows the same.
    The URL of the video is as follows-

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fzl_t0Z0TYc


    I hope I have answered all your doubts.
    It was a pleasure answering your queries.
    Hope that you'll come up with some more challenging queries!
    Till then,take care.
    Bye!




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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    To restore the application icons using the same process, do the following:


    Press and Hold the “Window Key” and press “R” (and then release both!)
    type “cmd” and press “Enter”
    type “taskkill /IM explorer.exe /F” [ Warning, may cause problems although it was fine for me. Also, if you are not worried about rebooting your system, you may skip this step and reboot after step 6 instead ]
    type “del /a %userprofile%\AppData\Local\IconCache.db“
    type “explorer.exe“
    type “exit“
    You’re icons should now be restored. If anything goes wrong - and it hasn’t for me – then just reboot.


    You can press “CTRL_ALT_DEL” to get a task manager, and from there you can either reboot, or again try to run explorer.exe

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Dear Friend,

    To regain the lost icons from the taskbar do as i say.

    First go to the taskbar and right click on the taskbar.

    Now press on the option 'Properties'.

    After opening properties click on the option 'customize'.

    In that customize pup-up you click on 'Restore Defaults'.

    That's it by doing this you can restore lost icons on the taskbar.

    Thank You!!!!

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Its very easy to regain ur lost icon from taskbar for that use following way:

    just drag and drop any icon from desktop to taskbar and it will be shown to taskbar adn it will pin ur that icon to taskbar...


    i hope it will help to u

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hi friend,

    The following is the procedure for solving the problem of regaining lost icons on your Taskbar in Windows 7.

    At first you have to go to the desktop by pressing the right click.

    Then tap on to the personalize option.

    Now The option of control panel home is to be selected.

    After that you need to press the 'appearance and personalize' option.

    There the taskbar and start menu option is to be pressed.

    Now you can press the customize icons option which is present in the taskbar.

    Then you can select the icons which you want according to your choice.

    Press the OK option.

    Thanks.

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    H friendsi,

    To restore Icon on my Taskbar in window 7

    you need to do is find an icon for it.llike--internet explorer

    Follow the steps--

    1st--. Click Start.

    2nd--. Type Internet.

    3rd--. When Internet Explorer appears in the menu, right-click it.

    4th--. Click Pin to Taskbar.

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hello hi..

    To regain the lost icons on your task bar in windows 7 :

    Right click on the desktop

    and select personalization

    >Taskbar and start menu

    click on the customize option present at the taskbar .

    and select them according to your choice .


    Thank you..

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hello
    Dear Friend……………………….
    this problem I hope these steps will help you ………...
    ..............................Right click on Taskbar and than click on Start Task Manage

    ............................After clicking you will get the Task Manager window.


    .............................Under the Applications tab you will see the currently running app.

    .............................Select app that you want to pin in taskbar, and right click on it.

    ............................Now click on Go to process

    .............................After clicking you will take on to process tab.

    .............................Now click on End process but

    .............................After clicking the selected application will be attached in taskbar.

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    hi , friend.

    >> windows 7 is the user friendly OS.

    >> now you want to get back your taskbar icon .

    >> just you need to drag and drop icon on taskbar that you want to pin in task bar.

    >> once you drag and drop then it will pin to your task bar.

    >> this is the best and simple way .

    >> i hope you have got me.

    >> all the very best

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I have updated Windows 7 OS yesterday. After installation of new updates I found the icons are missing from my taskbar. Please tell me the steps to restore those icons.
    you can restore the lost icons from the task bar by following the below procedure...

    Press Win+R
    Type “cmd” without quotes and hit enter
    Type “taskkill /IM explorer.exe /F”
    Type “del /a %userprofile%\AppData\Local\IconCache.db“
    Type “explorer.exe“
    Type “exit“

    now restart your system..

    happy to assist you

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    To get back the Lost icons on the task bar follow these steps

    • Press windows+R
    • Then type the cmd in the command prompt then press enter
    • Then type the taskkill/IM explorer.exe/F
    • Then type del/a %userprofile%\AppData\Local\IconCache.db
    • Then type explorer.exe
    • Then type exit.
    Now press Ctrl+Alt+Del to get task manager now reboot if there is any problem in restoring the taskbar.

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Dear Guest,
    If you wants to regain your lost icon on task bar then -
    1. Open the control Panel
    2. And open the option "notification area icons"
    3. In it see which programs you wants to recover then
    4. open the dialogue box of that program and choose the option show icon and notifications
    Thank you, this will solve your problem

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hello friend,

    Its not a big problem,please go to the your system desktop and open the right click to the task bar,

    After this you see the properties and open,

    Then you see the customize option restore all the settings,

    Now you after this restart your system and you see the normally taskbar in your system,

    I hope this information usefull to you,

    Thanxx,

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    dear friend please use as the following to solve your problem

    this is very simple to solve ..first of all you click on the right click on the desktop task bar...

    here you show the property option and tap it

    after that some setting are open then you can change as u like ...and save

    hope your problem is solved

    thanks .....

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    To regain the lost icons from the taskbar:


    1.First go to the taskbar and right click on the taskbar.

    2.Now press on the option 'Properties'.

    3.After opening properties click on the option 'customize'.

    4.In that customize pup-up you click on 'Restore Defaults'.

    That's it by doing this you can restore lost icons on the taskbar.

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hello Dear.....
    It is very easy to restore icons on Taskbar. Just follow this steps to regain the icons::

    * Open your desktop
    * Right click on the taskbar
    * Select properties option in that
    * Click on Customize option
    * At the left Bottom, Restore default icon behavior appear
    * Click on it and save the changes
    * You are done

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Dear,

    You have to repair the Windows icons cache to regain the lost icons in taskbar with the following procedure:

    1. Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > Command prompt. Click on it to open.

    2. Type the command and press Enter: 'ie4uinit.exe -ClearIconCache'.

    3. Right click on taskbar and click 'Start Task Manager'.

    4. Go to "Processes" tab and find the process "explorer.exe". Right click on it and choose End process tree.

    5. Now open the C drive or the drive in which Windows are installed.

    6. Go to C:\Users\username\AppData\Local and find file 'IconCache.db' where 'username' is the username by which you have logged in.

    This is a hidden file. You have to activate option for showing hidden files and folders by going to Control Panel > Folder options > View.

    7. Restart your computer.

    Thanks!

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hi Friend,

    Follow this Procedure Surely you will get Icons Back
    Desktop-->
    Task bar-->
    Properties-->
    Customize-->
    Restore Default Icon -->
    Save Changes.

    Thank you.,

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    STEPS TO REGAIN LOST ICONS ON TASKBAR

    1. Click on Start

    2. In start searchBox TypeIn "Control Panel"
    3. When found in Search select it and Hit Enter
    4. It Opens Control Panel Window
    5. Now select "Notification Area Icons" and Hit Enter
    6. Now click on "Turn System icons on or off" link


    1.jpg

    7. Now Turn on following System icons :-

    2.jpg
    * clock
    * Volume
    * Network
    Etc as you want


    8. Click ok
    9. click ok to close Notification icons window

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7:

    • First of all go to the desktop of your computer
    • After this right click on the taskbar.
    • After this select the 'Properties' option
    • Now tap on the 'customize' option
    • A customize pup-up will appear
    • In this pop-up tap on 'Restore Defaults' option
    • Now lost icons on the taskbar will be restored.

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hello friend,

    As you asked that to you need to regain the lost icons on taskbar in windows 7 ..

    Here are the steps

    STEPS :

    -> click on the taskbar

    -> right click on the Taskbar

    -> select properties

    -> go to customize option

    -> now select the restore to defaults option

    -> click ok



    Hope this information is useful to you

    ALL THE BEST

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hi dear dude'

    Instructions to Restore the lost Icons on the desktop :


    ***For this you can try to Right click on the " Task bar "

    *** There you will find a " Properties " option

    *** After click on it you can see a Opening of a Window

    *** It consists of Number of Tabs on which select the " Start " menu

    *** Now you can see the " Customize " option

    *** After completion of the above process you can click on the "Restore the Lost Icons " option

    *** Finally click on "ok " to make save changes


    That is all


    Good luck

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    Re: How to regain lost icons on my Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hi..

    Right click on Desk top and choose personalization..

    Click on Control panel home..

    Click on Appearance and Personalization.

    Click on Task bar and

    select programs which you want regain on Taskbar..

    Finally click apply and ok..

    Thank you.

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