1. Joined : Oct 2013
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts : 355
    Windows 10 x64 tech. Preview
       25 Feb 2016 #1

    Notification Area Display Problem


    On Build 14271 my notification area changed to,


    Main monitor,Click image for larger version. 

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    Other two monitors,Click image for larger version. 

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    How do i get the main monitor to display the same as the other two (without the two white bars)?
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  2.    25 Feb 2016 #2

    Kodi said: View Post
    On Build 14271 my notification area changed to,


    Main monitor,Click image for larger version. 

Name:	notification area 2.JPG 
Views:	62 
Size:	20.4 KB 
ID:	66294


    Other two monitors,Click image for larger version. 

Name:	notification area 1.JPG 
Views:	1 
Size:	18.8 KB 
ID:	66295


    How do i get the main monitor to display the same as the other two (without the two white bars)?
    I enabled 'Input Indicator' in Notification Settings and that got rid of the stubborn bars!

    Click image for larger version. 

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      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts : 355
    Windows 10 x64 tech. Preview
       26 Feb 2016 #3

    Edwin said: View Post
    I enabled 'Input Indicator' in Notification Settings and that got rid of the stubborn bars!

    Click image for larger version. 

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    Did not work.
    It was already enabled and I disabled it and nothing changed.
    Rebooted and still same problem (it enabled itself)
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  4. Joined : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,766
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       26 Feb 2016 #4

    You have 2 white bars. Each has a pointer. Left one pointing to the left. Right one pointing to the right.
    Right click at an open spot of the taskbar > Unlock taskbar.
    Can you drag the right white bar towards the right ?
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  5.    26 Feb 2016 #5

    Try showing all or none; either way the bars disappear.

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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts : 355
    Windows 10 x64 tech. Preview
       27 Feb 2016 #6

    @Davidnk I can drag the right hand bar to the right but it make both go away.

    @Edwin showing all shows the white bars.
    showing none shows as per your second image.

    Will mark as solved.
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 318
    Windows 10 Pro
       27 Feb 2016 #7

    What is your scaling setting? 100% or something greater?
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  8. Joined : Mar 2016
    Posts : 16
    Windows 10
       06 Mar 2016 #8

    Edwin said: View Post
    Try showing all or none; either way the bars disappear.

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    davidhk said: View Post
    You have 2 white bars. Each has a pointer. Left one pointing to the left. Right one pointing to the right.
    Right click at an open spot of the taskbar > Unlock taskbar.
    Can you drag the right white bar towards the right ?
    I can't drag it, and if I have more than 7 icons I still get the annoying white arrows.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,477
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       06 Mar 2016 #9

    This is a known bug in build 14271 and 14279.

    If you have more than seven icons in the taskbar notification area, it will disrupt the layout of the notification area and show white scroll bars with arrows. Turning off the “always show all icons in the notification area” setting usually helps to fix this for now as long as you do not set to show 7 or more icons.

    Notification Area Icons - Hide or Show in Windows 10
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  10. Joined : Mar 2016
    Posts : 16
    Windows 10
       06 Mar 2016 #10

    Brink said: View Post
    This is a known bug in build 14271 and 14279.

    If you have more than seven icons in the taskbar notification area, it will disrupt the layout of the notification area and show white scroll bars with arrows. Turning off the “always show all icons in the notification area” setting usually helps to fix this for now as long as you do not set to show 7 or more icons.

    Notification Area Icons - Hide or Show in Windows 10
    Maybe modifying something in the registry? or some file?

    Anyway, do you think it will be fixed on a simple daily update or will I need to wait till the next build release and reinstall everything?
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