1.    04 Mar 2016 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    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
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Nevermind, looks like a bug with the latest Insider build.
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  3.    04 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,489
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    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
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Busy downloading build 14279, hopefully that fixes it
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  5.    04 Mar 2016 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,489
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

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