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Windows 8 taskbar issue (Apps wont show)

  1. #11


    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    OK, in your screen shot right under "Taskbar Buttons" you'll see "Notification Area" and a Customize button. If you click the customize button a new window will open with options to show or hide the Icons in the Notification Area. That's what I thought CountMike was referring to. If so as far as I know it only effect the Icons in the Notifications area next to the clock, it doesn't affect Program icons on the actual taskbar.
    The icons next to the clocks are all fine, But the actual application wont sometimes show on the taskbar, thast what ive been reffering to.

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  2. #12


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by mayheamk View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    OK, in your screen shot right under "Taskbar Buttons" you'll see "Notification Area" and a Customize button. If you click the customize button a new window will open with options to show or hide the Icons in the Notification Area. That's what I thought CountMike was referring to. If so as far as I know it only effect the Icons in the Notifications area next to the clock, it doesn't affect Program icons on the actual taskbar.
    The icons next to the clocks are all fine, But the actual application wont sometimes show on the taskbar, thast what ive been reffering to.
    Yes, I know, why they don't show, I don't know? Wish I could be more help. If I come up with any ideas I'll post back.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    I found this on a us WoW forums, as that was the game I was having this issue with... put it as compatibility for Windows 7 (the exe file actually running) and it should show up. Mine did for this issue, do it for every game.
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