Home > Windows Xp > Windows Xp Hide Inactive Icons Not Working

Windows Xp Hide Inactive Icons Not Working

There is also an option that sends you to Pacman's Portal to show a recommendation if a particular program should or should not start at startup. To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. However, when I click on the dropdown at "Hide when inactive" or "Always hide", the three choices aren't displayed -- nothing drops down. Keep it in the forums, so everyone benefitsBecome a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook and Twitter Back to top #3 chzuck chzuck Topic Starter Members 14 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:23 PM Posted this contact form

In general the symptoms are as though the "Hide inactive icons" checkbox is not writing to wherever it is supposed to in the registry. Now you can go back in and reset it for the way you want. > > -- > Regards, > > Richard Urban > Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User > > If BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Now your Hidden Icon tray will be working.

ivanden I am using "DuplicateFilesDeleter", I got it by searching google and it's nice working. VoG II 23:41 28 Aug 05 Locked I have 'Hide inactive icons' ticked in the Taskbar properties.This means that after a while, icons in the Notification Area that have not been Pages 1 2 >> Next… This thread is now locked and can not be replied to. The program is opened but not minimized.

  • Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect. (Default)REG_SZ(value not set) EnableAutoTrayREG_DWORD0x00000001 (1) HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\...
  • In "new task" type explorer.exe and enter.
  • If you doesn't know about "Hide Inactive Icons" feature, lets provide some details about it.
  • Go to customize notifications.
  • Using the site is easy and fun.
  • this will > take me to start tab which i need to be there to uncheck > > "Wesley Vogel" wrote: > >> Close the program that is associated with that

To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). MSCONFIG is primarily a troubleshooting tool, not a startup manager, and as such it does not permit the permanent removal of startups - they can only be disabled.]] Startman will show or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

I restarted XP and then checked . Thanks :) Armond ... Then, double click on the file icon (on your desktop) to run the script. Log Off means complete logging off the computer not Locking the computer like pressing Start+L. 2.

The button choice to expand/reduce the Taskbar is no longer > >>> available. It works for my Windows 7! Right click on the >>>> clock. Let us know. >> >> Wes >> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User >> >> In news:, >> tony <> hunted and pecked: >>> The notification icons can be always hide , hide when

Hit Apply and OK again Is the problem resolved? 0 LVL 7 Overall: Level 7 Windows XP 7 Message Expert Comment by:AlexJ2003-09-22 Comment Utility Permalink(# a9405227) It shud definitely work Now go to following key: For Windows XP: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\TrayNotify For Windows Vista and Later: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\TrayNotify 3. It did the trick. Your task bar now reappears (for good measure reboot your pc) then go back to "show hidden icons" on Taskbar and see if the deleted software notification icon trays are gone.

Give it a try, doesn't sound like you have anything to lose unless it doesn't work of course, then there is your sanity. weblink What I found is if I Customize it to hide icon when Inactive OR Always Show, The ARROW HEAD IN THE CIRCLE GOES AWAY so I set it to Always Hide Method 2: Using Registry Editor Step 1: Open a Registry Editor(Press Start + R, type regedit and Enter) Step 2: Go to the registry key path given below: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current\Version\Explorer Step 3: berry yound Hey, thanks very much.

Now you can go back in and reset it for the way you want. > > -- > Regards, > > Richard Urban > Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User > > If Never be called into a meeting just to get it started again. Hide Inactive Icons Stopped Working Started by Adas , Feb 22 2009 03:07 PM Please log in to reply 2 replies to this topic #1 Adas Adas Members 22 posts OFFLINE navigate here I need to clarify one point.

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for tech news and trends Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource Center About Us Who We Right click on Taskbar and click Start Task Manager", under Processes find "explorer.exe" right click on it and choose end process. Colin_Thames Manual process didn't work for me on Windows 8.1 despite restarting but the Script did, and without restarting the system but just by restarting Windows Explorer!

Your task bar will disappear.

I just wish I could fing where it writes to the registry when I activate Icon Hiding. I'm >>>>> running XP Home with >>>>> all the latest updates. >>>>> >>>>> Anyone else experience this and have a workaround? >>>>> Thanks >>>>> Charlie >>>>> ****************************************************** >>>>> Charliec Wesley So many people like this feature. There are two methods given below.

Paste the command you had copied into the Command Prompt. If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. Only the IconStreams key was recreated.I also notice that if I try Taskbar/properties/customise there is a long list of Past Items for which incorrect icons are shown but looking at my http://ict4m.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-service-pack-3-windows-update-not-working.php Step (2) is "(2) Download the "Download Registry Script" provided above.

Right click on the task bar, and then select properties. 2. Unzip the file and click and run Vista & 7 script. Thanks. Was looking for this solution lot.

Is your OST file exceeding 2 GB size limit? In "new task" type explorer.exe and enter. Mark why won't my laptop work?Having grandkids is God's way of giving you a 2nd chance because you were too busy working your butt off the 1st time aroundDo not send VoG II 12:44 29 Aug 05 Thanks Eric10 but that is not what I want to do.As an example, when I start up my anti-virus icon appears in the Notification Area.

Lets perform the following steps: 1. Not sure if this is also important but I found two instances of Windows Explorer in the Task Manager and restarted both of them. Now you can go back in and reset it for the way you want. > > -- > Regards, > > Richard Urban > Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User > > If jamejon Hi Same for me.

Cross checked again. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Go to "file tab" on top of Windows Task Manager and click on new task. Join Now For immediate help use Live now!