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Notification area icons

  1. #1


    Georgia
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    Windows 7 Home Premium x64 / Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Dual Boot

    Notification area icons


    Is there a way to clean up the icons in : Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Notification Area Icons ?

    The reason I ask is because there are some programs I have uninstalled and yet their icons still linger there and I would like to get rid of them.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Ed,

    Yes, you can use the method in the tutorial below to reset your notification area icons to remove icons of uninstalled programs.

    Notification Area Icons - Reset - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  3. #3


    Georgia
    Posts : 110
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64 / Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Dual Boot


    Thanks for the help Brink, just the way I like it, quick easy and I still have what little hair I have left!
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome Ed.
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