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It is not clear whether this applies only to missing power, network, volume icons or others. Oh well, it can't hurt. Well, since you applied KB3075851 (the August update), has your icon re-appeared when there are updates waiting? All of these features can be accessed using its system tray icon context menu. weblink

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Now I seem to be back where I was. I'm fairly sure, marklang, that this issue is not related to the work by the Dell ProSupport agent or any setting that may have been changed. After I select updates to install, it first does a download ...

Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel

its display "could not find file 'C:\Windows\system32\SndVolSSo.dll'" and this... Thanks Tom Carson We went the Update Notification Tool route and are sooooo happy to have this feature back!! WOOOOHOOOOO!!! Scroll down to the "Notification Area" section and click the "Select which icons appear on the taskbar" link.

But just now I set up a Win 8.1 "with Bing" edition x86 tablet, and that _does_ notify me up updates! This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system. phreak0ut Ha! Ui Update Tray http://www.windows7library.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Install-Updates-and-Shutdown.jpg 0 Message Author Comment by:normanml ID: 409311152015-08-15 Merete: We're talking about a completely different setting for updates.

This reference includes a .bat file that does something similar to fryer-lawrence's solution http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/13102-notification-area-icons-reset.html 0 Message Author Comment by:normanml ID: 409303272015-08-14 Yup, I think you may be right jcimarron -- If you'd rather have Windows always show theseĀ on the taskbar, enable the "Always show all icons in the notification area" sliderĀ at the top of the screen. So, I couldn't tell if I could set it to show both icon and notification. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 CodeSmasha CodeSmasha Banned 524 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:04:03 AM Posted 17 September 2015 -

How to show the good old "New updates are available" notification icon again in Windows 8 Taskbar? Windows Update Notification Tool I want to be able to control when and what to install. Windows 9 better deliver a decent user experience again. I also don't get the familiar message on boot up that I have updates available.

Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel Windows 7

Edited by jargos, 17 September 2015 - 11:48 PM. Windows Update Notification Tool "Windows Update Notification Tool" is another similar freeware which also helps you in getting Windows 7 style update notifications in Windows 8 Taskbar. Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel But I noticed something perculiar which I thought worth reporting here. 1) when I hit 'OK' to confirm removal, my machine subsequently took about 45 seconds to complete the task. Windows 10 Update Icon So it's not the windows 10 icon that is causing this.

To customize its settings, open Windows Update from Control Panel and click on "Change settings" link given in left sidebar. have a peek at these guys Windows 10 Audio Digital Audio Windows OS Systems and Security on Windows 7 Video by: Faizan This Micro Tutorial will go in depth within Systems and Security in Windows 7 and Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Reply With Quote 2015-08-20,20:13 #9 B00ze View Profile View Forum Posts New Lounger Join Date Aug 2015 Posts 4 Thanks 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Yup, I saw KB3075851 Windows Update Icon Missing Server 2012

This screen works differently from the first one. Back to top #13 sparklestar sparklestar Topic Starter Members 348 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:03 PM Posted 19 September 2015 - 05:08 PM Wow, I bet all copies of windows 7 I think we need this tool for Windows 7 as well. check over here Check location to show icon and notification Reply With Quote 2015-08-27,10:10 #14 Steve-NJ View Profile View Forum Posts New Lounger Join Date May 2013 Posts 6 Thanks 0 Thanked 0 Times

Great. Windows Update Notification Email MojaveMike I thought you might like to know the "missing icon feature" is backwords compatible with Windows 7! Event Xml: 1531 0 4 0 0 0x8000000000000000 11764 Application AVA-385177-1

In fact, last week I installed a large number of updates based on Susan's column.

That's fine. Ever since Windows Update released Windows 10 my Windows Update icon has disappeared. I haven't seen the WU icon in the Tray since mid-August. System Tray Icons Missing Windows 7 Started by sparklestar , Sep 17 2015 09:33 PM Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 Next » Please log in to reply 75 replies to this topic #1 sparklestar sparklestar

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 It should be "Active" in the "Customize" options if you have updates pending... @Tinakarori: Sorry, I dont have a W10 image to play with yet... This should be left for reference. 0 LVL 50 Overall: Level 50 Windows 7 30 Windows OS 16 Message Expert Comment by:jcimarron ID: 409765422015-09-14 normanml-- Did you read my last http://themenage.com/windows-update/windows-8-1-upgrade-crashed-system-entirely.html The time now is 13:02.

Also read the official MS explanation why this is a requested "design choice".