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MS mentions it fixes something, but not the icon disappearing on regular Win7. Just today I decided to check Windows Update because I hadn't had any in a while and lo and behold, 17 updates are available! Hard really for a Windows enthusiast to accept that because choice and customization is why I always chose Microsoft over Apple. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. his comment is here

I'm a bit reluctant to include the redists in the setup package due to their size, but I might make the notice more prominent on the webpage. Set up WUNotify to run at Login and 6 hour intervals with the /checkonce parameter, as I noted above. Here are my current settings: -Noel Detailed how-to in my eBook: Configure The Windows 7 "To Work" Options Changed type Niki HanModerator Monday, May 07, 2012 6:31 AM feedback Please let me know if clicking on the balloon still sometimes fails to open the Windows Update UI (note: nothing will happen if you click the 'already running' balloon tip).

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Reply With Quote 2015-08-25,12:45 #11 Rosa View Profile View Forum Posts Lounger Join Date Aug 2015 Posts 25 Thanks 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts I use a Dell laptop I'll echo Andre's request - it would be cool if it could be triggered by the Task Scheduler, so that it wouldn't be hanging around consuming (admittedly a small number of) Nice.

Ron I agree, this is a dumb "improvement". Page Info Change History (all pages) All Project Updates Discussions Issue Tracker Downloads Reviews Source Code Wiki & Documentation Subscribe Windows Update Notifier Windows 8 (and Windows 8.1) do not offer retiredlearner, #2 Log in or Sign up to hide this advert. 2015/08/21 Christer Geek Member Staff Thread Starter Joined: 2002/12/17 Messages: 5,764 Likes Received: 25 Trophy Points: 743 Location: Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel Windows 7 I tried running it with the /checkonce switch and it hung around.

Turns out I forgot to upload the installer for 1.4, oops :) Re-installing should fix that error. Windows Update Notification Icon Missing Windows 7 It is said to not replace a previous update but as I mentioned, KB3075851 is no longer offered. And they do not seem to be infected. Edited by David Warner Thursday, February 14, 2013 2:13 PM Thursday, February 14, 2013 9:21 AM 0 Sign in to vote Just noticed that the notification icon will disappear if Windows

Windows 8 stops getting Windows Updates for Windows Defender once you've changed to another anti-malware solution (Avast! Windows Update Notification Tool That's why i'm migrating to a mac for the time being. I've been using it for a few months myself, so I hope it works well for everyone else. It has relieved me ofone of the manyWindows 8 annoyances.

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Quppa I had the same thought as the author of this tool and made a similar program: quppa.net/wunotify/ I included the ability to install certain updates automatically as I got sick Too bad the stupid product doesn't do the download. Windows Update Icon Missing From System Tray Using Ghost, I rolled back the system to July 2015 which means that none of the updates KB3075851, KB3035583 or KB2952664 is installed. Windows Update Icon Not Showing In System Tray Not that I can't go check for Windows Updates myself, but it was kind of nice to have the system notify me that updates had been received and were pending my

Note the following screen grab: -Noel Detailed how-to in my eBooks: Configure The Windows 7 "To Work" Options Configure The Windows 8 "To Work" Options Thursday, January 31, 2013 this content Specifically, I did this: Logged-in, and saw the above.Started IrfanView from an icon on my desktop (I used this application to capture screens).Captured the above.Tried to click on the above. Here's the notification you get on Windows 8: And here's the notification you get on Windows 7: WHICH IS BETTER???? :P Did Microsoft not learn anything from this change in Vista: My thinking is this: Say I have scheduled a /checkonce run every 4 hours. Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel

And the background is disabled unless you take an action - either Install or Close. I hope to find out why a Windows Host Process ends up among the icons in "Control Panel > Notification Area Icons" (see the attachment in post #6). No Windows 10 support There is no offical support for Windows 10 as it is not really needed. http://themenage.com/windows-update/windows-update-notification-issues.html I'm a bit reluctant to include the redists in the setup package due to their size, but I might make the notice more prominent on the webpage.

I just reverted my Windows 8 test VM to a snapshot before having tried WUNotify, and started again with your installer, then modified your scheduled task to include the /checkonce parameter Windows 10 Update Icon I've corrected the info. So, thanks, VG!

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In this case, if I put off installing an update your tool will simply notify me every 4 hours that an update is pending. gl .. I haven't deconfigured Microsoft's Windows Updatefrom"Downloadand Notify Me" to "Never"yet - guess I'lldo that next and see if I can get the Action Center to stay quiet about it. Windows Update Notification Windows 10 And they do not seem to be infected.

As it turns out one doesn't have to do anything fancy - the balloon itself seems unclickable here. Microsoft has removed many useful features from Windows 8 but thanks to 3rd party software developers, we can get them back in the OS. But when I run it from the Task Scheduler entry, modified to have the /checkonce parameter added, the icon shows up in the system tray for a few seconds, then the check over here For me it was caused by this one: KB3065987 Windows Update Client for Windows July 2015 UnInstall that update, and the icon should come back.

I'll try this one out, or search for another that might work on Win 7. I am not sure what happened. Like it or not, Win8 has also the Metro interface, and updates for apps that run under the Metro interface appear only when logging into the "Store"! Well, it appeared immediately after restarting to tell that the update was successful but went away.

I'll add that for the next release. The old Windows 7 notification would allow you to click the balloon itself as well as the icon. What confuses me is the Windows Host Process that appears. Register Help Remember Me?

Well, since you applied KB3075851 (the August update), has your icon re-appeared when there are updates waiting? Thanks much, Carson Leave a Comment Cancel Comment Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website or Blog Connect with Us RSS feed | Email newsletter Twitter | Facebook | My second thought was to monitor WindowsUpdate.log, but that has its own issues - it reports hidden updates as being available, for example - so I ended up using the Windows Sherry Ok, When going to download, I see it will work for Win7.

Sunday, February 10, 2013 11:06 AM 0 Sign in to vote That's great! In this case, if I put off installing an update your tool will simply notify me every 4 hours that an update is pending. Now the issue is, will that Icon always remain there. Edited by xpclient Monday, March 12, 2012 3:49 PM Monday, March 12, 2012 6:25 AM 0 Sign in to vote Thanks for confirming, xpclient.