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  1.    01 Aug 2015 #1
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    Taskbar icons problem ?


    im trying to clean up my task bar and there is 1 thing left thats seriously annoying me.. i dont have any sort of external storage etc connected to the PC yet its not going away..

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    can anyone help me in figuring out how to get rid of this please!
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  2.    01 Aug 2015 #2
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    anyone ?
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  3.    01 Aug 2015 #3
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    Right click Taskbar, click Properties, click "Customize" button, click "Select which icons appear on the taskbar", and make sure "Windows Explorer Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media" is off.
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  4.    01 Aug 2015 #4
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    Not sure can disable this, hide it, but not disable it. Have any Printer or USB wireless device and or media card readers ?
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  5.    01 Aug 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by You View Post
    Right click Taskbar, click Properties, click "Customize" button, click "Select which icons appear on the taskbar", and make sure "Windows Explorer Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media" is off.
    May work, unless have one of items i listed
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  6.    01 Aug 2015 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by You View Post
    Right click Taskbar, click Properties, click "Customize" button, click "Select which icons appear on the taskbar", and make sure "Windows Explorer Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media" is off.
    yeah i never said hide.. my taskbar has all its available icons expanding onto it instead of only showing a few.

    Quote Originally Posted by jds63 View Post
    Not sure can disable this, hide it, but not disable it. Have any Printer or USB wireless device and or media card readers ?
    these are the device that show up.. but certainly dont have any printers or what not connected nor external storage!

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  7.    01 Aug 2015 #7
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    I have a media card reader reasons like to keep mine there, plus i do hook up a external drive at times. What is mass storage device,hdd ? Try turning it off in settings ?
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  8.    01 Aug 2015 #8
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    No, turning off the icon moves it under the arrow.
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  9.    01 Aug 2015 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by jds63 View Post
    I have a media card reader reasons like to keep mine there, plus i do hook up a external drive at times. What is mass storage device,hdd ? Try turning it off in settings ?
    removing the device from the list worked and i no longer see the icon appearing in my taskbar now!

    thx for the help!
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  10.    01 Aug 2015 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiBBz View Post
    removing the device from the list worked and i no longer see the icon appearing in my taskbar now!

    thx for the help!
    Which device from list you mean again ? Curious.
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