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Taskbar toolbars and notifications resetting on restart

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Taskbar toolbars and notifications resetting on shutdown


    So i'm having problems keeping my taskbar toolbar icons and settings the same. It seems to reset everytime I turn off my computer.

    In case you're not entirely sure what Im talking about,
    I set my taskbar to look like this: http://i.imgur.com/ZQ4YGrJ.png
    When i restart my computer it reverts back to this: http://i.imgur.com/EXNqxSK.png

    It should remain the same as I've done this for more than a year now on my Windows 7 PC. Any help is greatly appreciated!

    Sorry before I thought the issue had been solved but they only seem to change/disappear when I do a complete shutdown. Also this happened on both windows 8 AND windows 8.1 (Happened to me before and after i updated :/)

    Oh yea also no third party software (unless acer stuff does it?) can do this because I just bought my laptop and did a fresh install of win8 after I had some weird issues with network stuff.
    Last edited by jordans; 26 Jul 2014 at 00:16.

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  2. #2


    N.Y.
    Posts : 2,214
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    Looks like Windows 8 or 8.1 ?

    Something cleaning your icon cache ?

    If Windows 8 use customize settings ?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    To me it looks like the touch keyboard and input indicator keeps coming back and burying your custom toolbars.
    Disable the touch keyboard in Taskbar Properties and hit Apply and OK,
    disable the input indicator in notification area settings and press OK.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    To me it looks like the touch keyboard and input indicator keeps coming back and burying your custom toolbars.
    Disable the touch keyboard in Taskbar Properties and hit Apply and OK,
    disable the input indicator in notification area settings and press OK.
    Wow definitely worked, thanks so much!! I wasn't expecting to get a solution so fast. Seriously thanks!


    edit: Wow Nevermind! Sorry when you do a full shutdown my icons and notifications reset. When I did it before a only restarted. Still need help thanks
    Last edited by jordans; 26 Jul 2014 at 00:11.
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Taskbar toolbars and notifications resetting on restart
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