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No notifications at all, although both are set on 'notify me about updates but let me choose to install' etc. Reply Deborah says: October 20, 2015 at 7:23 pm I also installed KB5075851 (because AskWoody didn't say not to) and it also killed my Update Notification icon. Join & Ask a Question Need Help in Real-Time? I had hoped maybe KB3083710 in OCT 2015 might have the missing notify fixed, but not according to what I have read in some forums. have a peek here

MarcoB, #19 2015/09/28 Christer Geek Member Staff Thread Starter Joined: 2002/12/17 Messages: 5,754 Likes Received: 25 Trophy Points: 743 Location: Sweden Computer Experience: I'm trying! Which "roll back" do you use? Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. It seems to work for most users.But...

Windows Update Icon Missing From System Tray

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. Here's a link to a thread over at BleepingComputer.com where other members have the same issue around the same time frame: Why doesn't windows notify me about updates? Create a Windows Update shortcut on desktop. The attachment "KB3075851 installed" shows how "Control Panel > Notification Area Icons" looks after messing things up.

these files are regularly replaced by "Windows Updates" so this fix is far from permanent right now.A fix which works well for some, but not for all, is to clear out THEY ALREADY KNOW HOW TO FIX IT, but instead, they keep "interfering" with other people's attempts to actually fix it, to ensure that the problem continues to exist.It's positively insane.. Knowing what is going on in the updating service is important. Windows 10 Update Icon If I download and run a WU agent fixit, I'll have to wait for the next WU deployment to test the fix.

I have to reboot the system three or four times before the tray icons will show. Windows 7x64 Home Premium OEM Ver / MoBo: ASUS P7P55D-E / CPU: Intel i5-650 / RAM: 16 Gb Corsair DDR3 Me Too0 Last Comment Replies F 4 E Guru Norton Fighter25 Windows 7 Windows Live Movie Maker Overview (Part 1) Video by: Faizan This Micro Tutorial will give you a introduction in two parts how to utilize Windows Live Movie Maker to https://www.windowsbbs.com/threads/the-windows-update-icon-is-no-longer-in-the-notification-area.109718/ Reply GoTheSaints says: October 21, 2015 at 3:51 am @woody- My system is W7 SP1 Home Premium I received an optional update KB3095649 published yesterday, the thing that confuses me is

General Discussion How to restore missing tray icon? Windows Update Notification Tool That's why i'm migrating to a mac for the time being. Event Xml: /> 1531 0 4 0 0 0x8000000000000000 11764 Application AVA-385177-1 You can also subscribe without commenting.

Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel

According to 'View update history' I didn't download or install ANY updates in August. http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/157079-windows-update-icon-no-longer-system-tray.html Chances are 50/50 the lack of an icon was anomalous. Windows Update Icon Missing From System Tray Old chinese proverb: If I hear - I forget, If I see - I remember, If I do - I understand RADIFIED Forums Christer, #20 (You must log in or sign Windows Update Notification Icon Missing Windows 7 If I change the icon behavior and then put it back to "show icon and notifications" it says "This notification icon is currently not active, it will be shown the next

Perhaps some feedback will appear there about the issue. http://mysqlzine.net/windows-update/windows-update-just-keeps-looking.html Here's a particularly detailed analysis from reader GM: I have had the same disappearance of the Windows Update notify icon from systray on all 3 of my Windows 7 Home Premium If you're concerned about privacy, and don't need to run Windows programs, try a MacBook or even an iPad or Android tablet -- which one depends on how you're going to Staff Online Now Christer PeteC Steve R Jones Donate WindowsBBS Forums > Operating Systems > Windows 7 > Style Default Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel Windows 7

Maybe later today or another day. The update icon ceased to appear at around the same time, or shortly after, the W10 icon attached itself. I don't know how much overhead this task takes. Check This Out Previously installed patches, however, were still listed under "Installed Updates", so I didn't worry much about losing the list under "View update history".

But that "Windows Update" did not appear in the list is concerning. (It is there now, as mentioned.) Maybe all this is normal behavior and I just noticed it because of Ui Update Tray The error message will come again and again. MenuExperts Exchange Browse BackBrowse Topics Open Questions Open Projects Solutions Members Articles Videos Courses Contribute Products BackProducts Gigs Live Courses Vendor Services Groups Careers Store Headlines Website Testing Ask a Question

It's handy to remind you that updates have arrived.

highly inordinate for just removing an icon from my task bar. The mysteries of Microsoft! SlimShaggy, #16 2015/09/27 James Martin Geek Member Joined: 2003/05/15 Messages: 2,475 Likes Received: 74 Trophy Points: 493 Location: North Carolina Computer Experience: e-Machine mechanic I'm having the same (missing icon) problem. System Tray Icons Missing Windows 7 the icon reappeared!

Also, an added plus (the reason for this thread)...and this is another one that MS doesn't seem to have a permanent cure for...all of my notification icons now load every time!!! and all these things, being highly unusual .. Article by: Hector2016 The recent Microsoft changes on update philosophy for Windows pre-10 and their impact on existing WSUS implementations. http://mysqlzine.net/windows-update/windows-update.html And thank you, Merete - I did indeed check the arrow pop-up (down) box.

retiredlearner, #7 2015/08/25 PeteC SuperGeek Staff Joined: 2002/05/10 Messages: 28,531 Likes Received: 354 Trophy Points: 1,093 Location: Staffordshire, UK Computer Experience: Usually not enough Christer - I found this on Google I agree with your point about diligence with WU's in general.  My personal experiences with practicing more diligence about WU's began over a year ago when there appeared to be an and since XP is no longer being updated, this is in effect a "permanent" fix there as well. is it possible to alter or replace the icon in the System Tray that appears when my Windows 7 Home Premium is updating?

Reading the small print it looks as if my antiquated laptop couldn't run Windows 10 anyway (missing drivers, too little hard disk space, out-of-date version of Internet Explorer (it's allergic to Can anybody else confirm GM's observations? But my windows isn't doing that. Tried to click click clik and nothing...

Karma man karma is the REAL law not from man's directive and making. @everyone if i want to switch away from OS W7 what would you recommend a old non-techie person My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number hp pavilion 6680t OS win 7 home premium 64 bit CPU core i5 760 Motherboard iona (from MSI) Memory 6 gb Graphics Card ati 5450 Now it is not. Reply Tony H says: October 20, 2015 at 2:43 pm Well, there's a thing!

Several functions may not work. And that's another Windows uninstall gripe.] The task can be edited to "At startup" rather than "At log on", if desired. But I always set it to show only when there is notification. Why doesn't windows notify me about updates?

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