Windows 10: Windows Defender becomes a hidden icon and stays


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    Windows 10 Home Version 1703 Build 15063.332
       12 Nov 2015 #1

    Windows Defender becomes a hidden icon and stays


    I have Windows Defender set to not show on the taskbar and it normally doesn't show in any form however when I launch the program or do a scan, the "show hidden icon" arrow will appear on the taskbar and if I click it, the Windows defender icon is there. Once I'm done with Windows defender and have closed it, the hidden icon arrow remains along with the defender icon that can be accessed by clicking it. How can i make this hidden icon arrow either never show when I do a win defender scan or at least go away once done with my use of Win defender - like the way it was before I clicked it? Restarting the computer btw does remove it until I launch it again. Thanks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    13 Nov 2015 #2

    Yes is the behaviour of the program
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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