Server 2008 64 Bit used as work station on laptop. Volume network icon missing just went from system tray.

What steps required to redisplay them?

  • Please add a windows-server-2008 tag! (or similar) – Johan Sep 7 '09 at 10:16
  • Done; I added the tag. – alex Sep 7 '09 at 10:21

To fix and restore the missing system icons in Vista (similar steps in Server 2008) notification area or system tray, right click on the black/empty space on the system tray itself, or on the taskbar.

In the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties dialog window that appears, click on Notification Area tab if it’s not already there.

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In the System Icons section, tick the check box for Clock, Volume, Network or Power components to display the corresponding icons in system tray.

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    What's with the image, scoopdreams? :) – alex Sep 7 '09 at 7:48
  • @alex : whut? whut's with the image? as in it's redundant?? or is there some hidden porn reference I can't see? :) – caliban Sep 7 '09 at 9:16
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    my bad - linked image pulled off server. Just realized it when i switched browser. Correcting in 1 minute! – caliban Sep 7 '09 at 9:37
  • Much better :). Nice answer, btw! – alex Sep 7 '09 at 9:48
  • Thanks for your quick response. The Volume and network check boxes were also disabled. I used gpedit.msc to enable them. – Pauly Sep 7 '09 at 16:20

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