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    Icons are missing from Taskbar in Windows 7

    I have the problem in my Windows 7 Machine. I am unable to see the Icons in the Taskbar. I have many programs which are needed frequently but unable to find them in the Taskbar. How can I resolve this Problem.



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    Support Array
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    Re: Icons are missing from Taskbar in Windows 7

    You can resolve the Problem in simpler way. These are involved in simple steps. Follow these steps to solve your Problem.

    Steps to follow:

    You can Click on Start. Type ‘Run’ and hit Enter. Type ‘regedit’ in the box and hit Enter. Search for HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Tray Notify.
    Right Click on ‘Icon Streams’ and ‘Past Icon Stream’. Select ‘delete’ Option and delete them.
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    KJanarthanan91 Array
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    Re: Icons are missing from Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hello dude,

    This is simple one,

    => Start Windows Task Manager (Press CTRL + ALT + DEL) -> Select Processes Menu -> Select explorer.exe -> End Process

    => Select Application Menu -> New Task -> (Create New Task Window) -> Type explorer.exe -> Click OK.

    Enjoy.,

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    Re: Icons are missing from Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hi Friend,

    There is due to virus problem in your system,
    also may be registry is missing or corrupts,

    First of all Scan your system using best antivirus tool.

    Then try this steps to enable taskbar...

    >> Click on Start.
    >> Click on "Run" OR Press Windows + R
    >> Type "regedit" in the box and Click Ok.
    >> Then Look for HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Tray Notify.
    >> Then Right Click on "Icon Streams" and "Past Icon Stream".
    >> And then Select "delete" Option and delete them.

    >> Restart PC

    now you can see on task bar the icons are get back.

    I hope you can understood.


    All the Best.

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    Satya Praveen Array
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    Re: Icons are missing from Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say.............................

    1.Firstly turn on your system.

    2.Then move your cursor to the Taskbar.

    3.Then make a right click on it and then click on 'Properties'.

    4.Then you click on the option 'Customize'.

    5.There you enable the icons which you want.

    6.If still they are missing then you try to repair your OS files to fox this problem.

    Have a nice day...........................

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    abhinandan Array
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    Re: Icons are missing from Taskbar in Windows 7

    Hello***********
    Dear person***********
    ++++++++++++Try these steps for this issue++++++++

    ********Right click on the Taskbar.

    ********Click on Properties.

    ********After clicking you will get the Taskbar and Start menu properties window.

    ********Under the Taskbar look at Taskbar appearance box.

    ********Check the checkbox says Use small icon.

    ********Now click Apply and than OK button to confirm change.

    ********After doing so your Taskbar icon will appear again.

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    swathi123 Array
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    Re: Icons are missing from Taskbar in Windows 7

    To solve this problem follow these steps

    • Run the system file checker tool to repair the system files
    • Go to the home screen click on start
    • Then type cmd in search press enter
    • Select the Run as Administrator
    • Now type sfc/scannow in the cmd and press enter
    • Now check your problem is solved or not
    If not
    • Press win+R
    • The type regedit in the Runand press enter
    • Now locate the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion \Tray Notify
    • Then right click on the Icon Stream and Past Icon Stream
    • Then select the delete
    Now restart the computer once to apply the changes.


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