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taskbar icon gone
08-15-2012, 03:39 PM
Post: #1
taskbar icon gone
Hello,

Experience some strange behavior since this week.
The taskbar icon near the clock disapears. After pressing ctrl+alt+del and starting taskmanager I see there is still a process running.
Problem exist on Windows 7 x32 and x64 on loggedin administrator as well as on "normal" users.
Saw the problem also on computer of a collegue so I suppose it's not username related.

All computers running latest 1.7.1 version
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08-17-2012, 10:50 AM
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Usually if taskbar icons simply disappear, explorer has crashed and not added them back.

Not sure if that's your problem here but it's not a bug I've heard of with WP since the last release so I'm unable to help further, sorry!
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08-19-2012, 04:17 AM
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That's pretty much where I've been, too. I've been pretty safe just killing the process in task manager & restarting it to get the tray icon to show up again. I can't promise that you won't lose keys that way -- but I personally haven't. So I think you should be safe.

As for what's causing it -- as bobL explains, explorer crashing is common. I think I've had it happen by other means, but I just can't remember what they are.

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