UWP App icons sometimes don't display on taskbar.


  1. Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       #1

    UWP App icons sometimes don't display on taskbar.


    Hey everyone! I'm having an issue where various UWP app icons no longer display in the taskbar. Win32 apps all display correctly. Please see my attached screenshot for an example. I've reset the icon cache etc to no avail. Thank you!
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails UWP App icons sometimes don't display on taskbar.-whereicon.png  
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  2. Posts : 34,875
    Win 10 Pro (1903) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #2

    Hi, welcome to tenforums.

    Which is your Windows build please?
    Windows key + R, winver

    Basic diagnosis- Windows or user profile:
    Please create a new user, log in as that user. Do you see the same thing then?

    Suggestion here: an incompatible program is installed
    Windows APPS ICON NOT SHOWING PROPERLY on taskbar Solved - Windows 10 Forums
    (Not exactly the same symptom).

    Same here:
    Help please. Windows Store App icons, all missing :/ - Windows 10 Forums

    Note: there are other threads here with similar symptoms. I've done a very quick search- please feel free to search the forum for more threads on your topic.
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  3. Posts : 5
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    I'm currently using version 1803, build 17134.345
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  4. Posts : 5
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #4

    I found the solution: Classic Shell was somehow responsible. Uninstalling Classic Shell fixed the issue.
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  5. Posts : 34,875
    Win 10 Pro (1903) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #5

    That's strange- people have been happy with that.

    Try its successor- which is being maintained- and uses the same source code - Open Shell.
    Download Open-Shell (Formerly Classic-Start) - MajorGeeks

    GitHub - Open-Shell/Open-Shell-Menu: Reborn of Classic Shell.

    There's a huge thread on this here.
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