1.    08 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 64

    Windows Explorer icon with RED X in notification area.


    From the Windows 7 forum.
    Quote Originally Posted by tlrsr View Post
    Good morning people!
    I have an issue I would like some help with. Every time I reboot my computer, a Windows Explorer icon with a red X appears in the notification area. When I click on it, it disappears and Windows Explorer opens. It remains gone until the computer is restarted. It first appeared about 4 months ago and I believe it was after some Windows security updates. It isn't causing a problem, I just want to be rid of it. It's annoying! Anyone have a solution?
    I have this exact same problem with my Windows 10 64 system. I was thinking that it started when I recently tried out Bitdefender IS, but am not sure. I have not found any solution yet. Is there an answer?
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  2.    08 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 381
    Windows 10x64 16241

    You sure that's not your network icon?
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  3.    08 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,059
    Mac OS Sierra

    Sounds more like Malware or Network. Need a picture that shows it.
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  4.    08 Jan 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2016
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    Windows 10 64
    Thread Starter

    This icon will stay in the tray until I click it and it shows My Computer. This is what it looks like.
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  5.    08 Jan 2016 #5
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,059
    Mac OS Sierra

    That looks like the disconnected shared drive icon.

    When asked for the picture, we need the whole taskbar, no problem on this, since it is the same icon on all Windows distro, until you reconnect to a share.
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