Windows 10: Notification Area Scroll Arrows Solved

  1.    04 Mar 2016 #1

    Notification Area Scroll Arrows


    I recently formatted my laptop and performed a fresh install of Windows 10. Everything was going well, until I noticed that when I have more than 4 icons in the Notification Area, I get scroll arrows to scroll left or right, instead of the Notification Area just resizing to accommodate more icons. It also adds space to the right of the time, which is weird. This happens regardless of how many applications I have open, even having nothing at all open. I've tried using small taskbar buttons, and changing all the taskbar settings I can find, but it does exactly the same.

    This is how many icons I usually have:
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    When it works with 4 icons (plus Notification Icon):
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    And when I try add more than 4 icons - notice the scroll arrows on the left and right, plus blank space:
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    Anybody know how to fix this?
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  2.    04 Mar 2016 #2

    Nevermind, looks like a bug with the latest Insider build.
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  3. Posts : 20,887
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       04 Mar 2016 #3

    Hello Kev, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Yeah, it's a bug since build 14271 when you have more than 6 icons in the notification area.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
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  4.    04 Mar 2016 #4

    Busy downloading build 14279, hopefully that fixes it
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  5. Posts : 20,887
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       04 Mar 2016 #5

    Nope. It's still there in build 14279 for me.
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