1.    15 May 2016 #1

    Still listed in the notification area


    So I had to uninstall an A/V program because I am using another one. I went in to my System > Notification & actions > clicked on Select which icons appear on the taskbar and down on the list the A/V is still there though it has no icon picture; just a blue square box. My new A/V is listed and doing just fine.

    Is there something that Windows 10 does that clears out any old remnant of programs listed here that I can run?
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  2.    15 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 898
    Windows 10 Home

    If you just uninstalled, if R-click and 'Unpin from taskbar' doesn't do it, just try to restart or shut down and restart.
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  3.    15 May 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,695
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Hello AirPower4ever,

    Resetting your notification area icons may be able to sort this for you.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
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  4.    16 May 2016 #4

    Thanks Brink, that did it. Nice and clean again, worked like a charm.

    Again, thanks
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  5.    16 May 2016 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,695
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    You're most welcome.
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