1. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       04 Sep 2016 #1

    Weird problem with system icons not showing after anniversary update

    After the anniversary update I have a weird problem with my system icons.
    In Settings I have enabled the following system icons: sounds, network and battery status. Only two of them are visible in the system tray and one is invisible, although there seems to be space 'reserved' since I have a gap in my system tray.

    Turning the icons on and off does not help, adding more system icons does not help either. Strangely, the icon I enabled first will disappear.

    At this moment the sounds icon is invisible, and there is gap between the network icon and keyboard input indicator:
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    All help will be appreciated!
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 395
    Windows 10 Pro x64 1607
       04 Sep 2016 #2

    Create a new user profile and log in to the new user and test. This seems like a profile issue.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,390
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       04 Sep 2016 #3

    Hello Rob, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    In addition, you might also see if resetting the notification area icons may be able to help if it's just cache corruption causing the issue.

    Notification Area Icons - Reset in Windows 10
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  4. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       04 Sep 2016 #4

    Somehow opening the menu: Select which icons appear on the taskbar in the Taskbar Settings page made my sound icon come back. However I didn't make any changes and I have opened that menu before. I hope the icon will remain there after a reboot. Otherwise I will try resetting the notification area cache.

    Thanks for your replies!
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  5. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 3
       04 Sep 2016 #5

    I too have weird things here . Updates have fixed some issue but why would the network icon be an airplane both in tray and in system select display menu ? This is a desktop with no wifi capability. It says connected and will switch off and on but stays the same. There is no airplane mode to select in any menu.
    A different profile doesn't alter it.
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