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[SOLVED] Not Showing Audio Icon On Taskbar

Q: [SOLVED] Not Showing Audio Icon On Taskbar

On windows 8.1, my taskbar, one day, suddenly stopped displaying the audio icon on the taskbar. When I right click it, go to the properties, and click customize, it doesn't show the audio icon as an option. When I click, "turn system icons on or off," I can see the audio icon, but it is locked to off. I don't know where to look from here.

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A: [SOLVED] Not Showing Audio Icon On Taskbar

Method 1:
There is no option available in control panel volume settings to show volume icon like earlier operating system. In Windows 8 and 8.1 you can enable volume icon by modifying ?Turn system icons on or off? option.
Right click on or near time clock in notification area and select Properties.

Make sure Volume icon is set ?On? as shown below, if it were off, make it on to show volume icon.

If the above step hasn?t help, ?Restore default icon behaviors? which may bring back the missing icon.

This is the normal procedure to get back the volume icon. In case the Volume icon option ( on/off) grayed out and you can?t change it, then follow the method 2.

Method 2: If volume icon is missing and you can?t enable it from ?Turn system icons on or off? area, then that could be an issue with explorer process. The following two methods can solve the issue.
a) Kill the explorer.exe from Processes or Details tab under task manager. Find out all explorer.exe and kill them, make sure no explorer.exe is running in the task manager. After that, on the file menu select new process or Run (or new tasks), type ?explorer? and press OK. It will start the new explorer process. That should bring back the volume icon, if it hasn?t, redo the method 1

This method has brought back missing volume icon on my Windows 8.1 computer.
b) Registry modification- Its recommended to take a backup before modifying registry.
Open registry editor in Windows and find out;
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\TrayNotify

After modifying registry keys, you need to kill and restart the explorer.exe process to take effect.
-- Source: Volume Icon Missing on Windows 8 or 8.1, How to Get it Back? --

I hope one of the above method will fix your issue!
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Boot into the Setup (Bios) and see if the onboard audio is enabled or disabled. If diabled Enable it. Save the info and when you boot up, you should get new hardware wizard. If it needs a driver go to the Gigabyte web site and download the audio driver for your model motherboard.
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Are you the only user of your pc

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A:Showing Icons In Taskbar ?

Have you tried changing the size of the Taskbar Icons I have a pile of them in there and very little on the desktop now.
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After changing my keyboard settings, something happened with my taskbar so that it only shows two pinned icons, and I have to use these up and down arrow keys to scroll through the rest. This is incredibly annoying, as I can't figure out how to make it show all the icons again. My ThinkCentre button is hogging up the whole task bar, and any right clicks in the giant empty spaces right next to it will bring up options for the ThinkCentre.

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Help is appreciated!

A:taskbar showing just two icons; help!

Right click the left-very down corner (where it is the taskbar again under the start button) and uncheck 'Lock taskbar'.
Now u should be able to reduce the size of that toolbar.
If you can't right click again > toolbars then uncheck the specific toolbars.
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When I restart my computer the only "extra icons" by my clock are my APC, Internet Icon and the volume icon. How can I get the Zone Alarm, AVG and other icons which startup when I restart my computer to show in the bottom right corner of my computer again?

Also, if I click on ZA it will add it to my taskbar area, but this doesn't work for AVG. I would like them to have icons anytime I restart my computer.

Thanks again for any help:)

I have windows vista, quad-core processer, 3 g ram....not sure if you need to know anything else.

A:ZA, AVG and other start up not showing on taskbar

Go to the program options and tell it to start up at start up or go to MSCONFIG and tell it to start up in the start up (get to it by start>RUN>type msconfig)this is for windows xp but may work for you : other one :
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I unchecked its box at msconfig System Configurations > Startup tab, but it continues to appear in the taskbar.

A:A program keeps showing up in the taskbar.

Hello, right click an empty space on the Taskbar and select properties. Check out your settings in there, you may have to customize.
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I've been using Windows Seven and Microsoft Security Essentials since November and have been fairly happy with it. But today is the second time now that I've started my computer and the Icon for MSE is not appearing on the system tray on the task bar. If I go and click it on the desk top and run the program it says the real time protection is enabled and it looks like everything else is fine, but I guess I'm just a little paranoid that it's not appearing on the system tray. The strange thing, I'll restart the computer, and then its there upon start up on the second time. I checked the thing in the task bar properties where it says "show notifications" and that such and it doesn't look like its been changed or anything. Just thought that it was kind of odd that it'll work if I restart it on the second time.

A:MSE not showing up on taskbar first time

The real test to see whether MSE is protecting you, despite the missing icon, is if the services are running.

MsMpEng.exe is the security engine, used by Windows Defender and MSE.

msseces.exe is MSE itself.
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After changing my keyboard settings, something happened with my taskbar so that it only shows two pinned icons, and I have to use these up and down arrow keys to scroll through the rest. This is incredibly annoying, as I can't figure out how to make it show all the icons again. My ThinkCentre button is hogging up the whole task bar, and any right clicks in the giant empty spaces right next to it will bring up options for the ThinkCentre.

See image:

Help is appreciated!

A:taskbar showing just two icons; help!

Hello Yihwan,

It looks like you need to unlock your taskbar, drag the dotted lines separator just to the left of the blue circle icon (far right one) over to the left to decompress the other icons until the arrows to the right of the Chrome icon go away. After you get the icons dragged into the position you want, you can lock the taskbar again.

Hope this helps,
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I have just installed win xp over win 98 on my sons computer. During installlation 2 files could not be written to, after several attempts I skipped them. These files were metal_ss.dll and mplayer2.inf. Now when we boot up the task bar and desktop resembles win 98 (I have checked the start bar properties to ensure that the correct settings have been applied. Any suggestions?

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There are some programs that when it is in full/maximized window, it hides everything from the desktop.
The program that i am using is Zbrush 4R7, and the windows 10 taskbar shows when the program is maximized, which it is very annoying, and because of that, many options of Zbrush that is at the bottom becomes unaccesible unless I go in windowed mode.
So, is there a way to fix this issue with windows 10, because I was a windows 7 user and everything works fine, except in windows 10. Thanks.
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So yes.. let me explain my problem here.

Yesterday,I created a guest account and logged off to another,after that,my screen

went black and does not respond to whatever I pressed. Even after restarting my

computer,the problem persists.

Now,I had disabled the guest account through safe mode.

But in normal mode,icons,taskbars were gone,but mouse cursors and background

remains. I was wondering if this might have something related to graphic or something.

Also,I am not able to go to task manager,it goes black screen after I did crt + alt + del.

I am using windows vista x64bit

Please guys,I need help );

A:Icons and taskbar not showing up

See if doing a System Restore from before the problem, three for four days before, solves the problem.
System Restore - How to

Try right clicking on the bottom, task bar, see if you can get Task Manger.