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I freaked out when my sound icon vanished, but the explorer.exe thing did the trick. Jun 2009, 02:01 AM #4 (permalink) martbd Junior Member Join Date: Jun 2009 Posts: 1 Quote: Originally Posted by PsychEroc The only problem I've had is that my user-pinned Drag the taskbar where you'd like it. So basically all of my icons in the notification area are missing! http://phpbbinstallers.net/problems-with/problems-with-new-logitech-s-150-speakers-problems-with-x64-vista.html

With the Classic Start Menu, you can get back the Start menu that graced Windows 95 through Vista. I have found that many of my icons (in MS Office 2007 for instance) are changing from their original icon pictures to the ugly Windows 7 Default Icon and then just Any help or feedback would be appreciated or any info you need please let me know. May 2009, 02:50 AM #2 (permalink) PsychEroc Senior Member Join Date: Apr 2009 Posts: 216 The only problem I've had is that my user-pinned Start Menu icons have

There is ONE problem though. Occasionally my computer will boot up and I will have this problem. I am currently testing a fix I have developed which I hope will provide a permanent solution.

button. It worked!! Thank you! My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Home built OS Win7 Pro CPU E8500 Motherboard Asus P5Q SE Memory 4gb Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD 2600 pro Sound Card Realtek alc 1200

Sally says: 5 years ago Great. Even after I upgraded to Windows Vista SP1, my volume icon and network connections icon will just disappear from the system tray. Open the .zip file, and extract (drag and drop) the Show Desktop shortcut to your desktop. 4. https://www.raymond.cc/blog/fix-taskbar-quick-launch-and-notification-area-problems/ Saves a few minutes and the hassle of restarting Nina says: 8 years ago You do not even need to restart the whole computer or log off and on.

General Discussion Vista Taskbar and notifications area constantly freezesAm running Vista Business on a Dell Precision WS: 3.73 Ghz CPU, 4 Gb RAM. Have a good day, Victor Ly My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Vostro 1500 OS Windows 7 Professional CPU Intel Core2Duo T5270 Memory 3072MB Graphics Card nVidia GeForce 8400M GS Got my volume icon back in the system tray! John’s Church Savannah1928 Prayer Book Services St.

Sango says: 7 years ago Thanks so much everyone! John's Church offers traditional worship from the 1928 Book of Common Prayer.  We invite you to join us. So i shut down and restart, --> control panel --> sound and was able to get my volume icon as well as my network icon back too. See How to Create a Program Launcher. 29.

It worked like a charm :) Got my volume icon back! http://phpbbinstallers.net/problems-with/problems-with-wav.html In the line under "Look for icons in this file", copy and paste the location below, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)%SystemRoot%\system32\imageres.dll 7. Reply Amrit 9 years ago It does work on Vista because it worked on my Vista. Thanks!

Reply marisca 9 years ago thanks so much for this great tip, I have suffered from a broken toolbar for weeks and now it was fixed in seconds! Unfortunately, if the options to check them are grayed out like above in the Notification Area tab, then you have to hack the registry. It works for other things as well, any problems its always worth restoring to an ealier date when everything was fine. http://phpbbinstallers.net/problems-with/problems-with-vista-shrink-process-please-help.html The selections are no longer greyed out and I am able to turn the volume icon back on.

Elly says: 8 years ago THANK YOU SO MUCH! In the Choose a folder window that appears, type the following text into the Folder field: %userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch. IkeySnigglefritz's solution fixed this issue in a split second.

The first thing I notice is that a program, "Pinnacle Game Profiler" will not load.

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After following your very clear instructions and a reboot. Windows Virtual PC is the next generation of Microsoft Virtual PC. Now, pin this shortcut to the taskbar. this contact form IkeySnigglefritz says: 8 years ago I fixed mine without a regedit by doing this… Navigate to Control Panel / Sound Select appropriate speaker/headphone and choose Properties Advanced tab - deselect "Allow

That can be confusing. Select the icon highlighted in blue above, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot above) NOTE: You can use any icon that you would like instead though. 8. In Windows 8 and 8.1, you can Pin to Taskbar on desktop, Pin to Start screen, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to And while Windows 7's changes are mostly improvements, unfamiliarity can lead to a loss of productivity.

Right-click the Quick Launch toolbar and disable two options: Show text and Show title. There are a number of places where you can streamline the Windows 7 boot process, but one is key: the System Configuration utility, a spiritual predecessor of sorts to Software Explorer. Right click the task bar and disable the "links" and "desktop bar" and enable "Free Launch Bar"... For some strange reason, many Vista users have to deal with missing volume and network icons on a regular basis!

If the problem is connected with the Task bar, simply look in that drop down for the fix, the same for the notification area and Quick Launch. Another reason is that Windows 7 is a more cohesive and simpler system compared to its predecessor. In addition, the plug-in displays free disk space (see Figure 4) and the file or folder size in the Windows Explorer status bar.