Windows 10: Notification Area Display Problem Solved

  1.    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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    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. Posts : 8,345
    Windows 10 Professional
       25 Feb 2016 #2

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

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  3.    26 Feb 2016 #3

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

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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. Posts : 4,765
    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. Posts : 8,345
    Windows 10 Professional
       26 Feb 2016 #5

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

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  6.    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.    27 Feb 2016 #7

    What is your scaling setting? 100% or something greater?
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  8.    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. Posts : 20,878
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       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.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
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  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.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
    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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