1.    11 Jan 2017 #1
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    speaker icon disappears on taskbar


    Hi,

    i notice that the speaker icon on my taskbar disappears. my display setting is set to 1360 x 768 (recommended), speaker setting is turn on. if i set the display setting other than recommended the speaker icon reappears. how can i have the speaker icon stay on the taskbar in recommended settings permanently plz?

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  2.    11 Jan 2017 #2
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    Forever West
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    Can you click the small up arrow on the left end of the Notification Area to see if that icon [ and others] is on the "rest of the list"? If so you can change Settings to make it always show.
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  3.    11 Jan 2017 #3
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    yes i can however the speaker icon isn't there. if i going in settings and click the volume off/on it will appear and i lost another icon in the task bar area.
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  4.    11 Jan 2017 #4
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    There are two Settings for icons in the notification area, these are found in Settings > Personalization > Taskbar under 'Notification Area'. They are: 'Select which icons appear in the notification area' and 'Turn system icon on or off'. The first changes whether the icon is displayed or in the list of other hidden icons. The second removes the icon completely from those being displayed, whether on the tray or hidden. Make sure both are turned on for your speaker icon.

    Changing the screen resolution should have no effect, what display adapter do you have? Do you have the latest driver, and have you just updated the driver? In the past Nvidia have been known to release a new driver that messed up displaying icons on Start, it may well be that your problem is a display driver problem.
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  5.    11 Jan 2017 #5
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    David1959,

    Try restarting explorer.exe (Windows Explorer) and see if that helps.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...dows-10-a.html
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  6.    13 Jan 2017 #6
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    Thanks all looks like a video card issue as of now in contact with AMD (via Email).
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  7.    10 Feb 2017 #7
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    UPDATE:

    the video card is not the issue. it is windows 10!! when i go to settings/notification area and select ON not all icons show in the taskbar. with it OFF only 2 icons will appear in this area. if i turn and icon off another will appear. so anyone know what and how i can correct this please?

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  8.    10 Feb 2017 #8
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    Are you sure the icons are not just in the hidden icons area?
    Notification Area Icons - Hide or Show in Windows 10

    If not, a reset may help...
    Notification Area Icons - Reset in Windows 10
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  9.    10 Feb 2017 #9
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    i have done both of the links you posted, neither are working.
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  10.    10 Feb 2017 #10
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    also this is on a desktop not a tablet.
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