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Maybe that's the reason? LOL .. Thanks Evan! Using the site is easy and fun. weblink

UG! Thanks for your post. Will update once I check out the other app. Andrea Borman Hey VG, You said there was also a work around to make Windows Update display notifications in taskbar on Windows 8 by using Task Scheduler but when I clicked http://www.askvg.com/how-to-show-new-windows-updates-available-notification-icon-in-windows-8-taskbar/

Windows Update Icon Missing From System Tray

Ibrahim Ah, at last. Uninstalling the offending updates should do the trick but obviously not in all cases. VG ^^ That workaround is to enable message display in Task Scheduler: http://www.askvg.com/fix-cant-create-tasks-to-display-messages-in-windows-8-task-scheduler/ Andrea Borman @ VG, Thanks I did try that to set Task scheduler to display the reminder message

VG You are welcome guys. :) BHBL Oh yeah this is great. It informs about updates via a popup and it enables to open the windows update dialog directly by clicking the popup. Taking away and/or hiding useful features is madness and infuriating. Windows Update Icon Not Showing In System Tray It also allows you to hide the icon from system tray if there are no new updates available.

By default Windows Update does its job automatically but you can change its settings and can ask it to notify you about the new updates before downloading or installing them. Windows Update Notification Icon Missing Windows 7 As you are logged on via console now, your session ID will be = 0. VG ^^ Very nice. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/170897-Lost-Windows-Update-Icon-in-System-Tray In addition to that, a "Windows Host Process" shows without an icon.

Microsoft’s official answer on that matter is that it is a design choice: "The reason of removing this feature is based on most of the users’ feedbacks. Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel Windows 7 Donate WindowsBBS Forums > Operating Systems > Windows 7 > Style Default Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. The attachment "KB3075851 uninstalled" shows how "Control Panel > Notification Area Icons" looks after uninstalling the update, rebooting followed by a renewed search for updates. It's set to "Download but let me choose...".

Windows Update Notification Icon Missing Windows 7

When MS keeps crippling things that work fine as is, it causes folks to question what will get crippled next. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-update/windows-update-notification-icon-not-showing-up/d5f23672-cc44-4215-812f-dbe479fd84b2 I'm going to delete it's Startup link since I don't need an additional one running when I turn Bluetooth on. Windows Update Icon Missing From System Tray How to Rebuild the Icon Cache in Windows. Windows Update Notification Tool This malware was identified and cleaned by Malwarebytes.

Thanks to gHacks for sharing it... have a peek at these guys Joe The second notification tool you are recommending, "Windows Update Notification Tool" installed Trojan Malware on my system: "Backdoor.IRC.Bot. That's it. 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 Update Icon Missing From Control Panel

Microsoft works in mysterious ways ... ... No matter what, a new number but the same issue! Now open task manager and stop the wuauclt.exe running in the user context of the user logged on to session ID = 1. check over here Stay logged in Sign up now!

I'm going to delete it's Startup link since I don't need an additional one running when I turn Bluetooth on. Windows 7 Update Notification Here is the answer! Thanks Tom Carson We went the Update Notification Tool route and are sooooo happy to have this feature back!!

Ron I agree, this is a dumb "improvement".

it's not complete: 1. Andrea. So maybe UAC must be enabled for it to work. Windows Update Notification Windows 10 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

Curtiss it's also missing from server 2012. I didn't notice Windows automatically recreated the "missing" Startup folder in the Utilities folder. I just tried to search for a ms thread about it but no luck yet, maybe someone else has smarter search terms? http://pspdesktops.com/windows-update/windows-update-10.html Almost all people know that Microsoft has removed Start Menu and Start button from Windows 8.

My Laptop, a Toshiba Win 7 OEM install, has the same issue. The application only appears as an icon in the system tray so it will not interfere with your work. Win 7 on Medion Akoya i3 laptop Back to top Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 Next » Back to Windows 7 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, After I select updates to install, it first does a download ...

VG ^^ Very nice. It is a malfunction post installation but I'll try an installation via WU to see what happens. gl .. Both options relate to Windows Update; 2.

I'm not falling for that Win10 update trick. Many times we don't want to waste our Internet bandwidth in downloading huge updates, so using this option we can decide when to download these updates. Now I wonder if I saw an update notice associated with the stupid new icon and said, "Nope. phreak0ut Ha!

This happens if you just click the tray icon. IMO, the way it's behaving for me now, at least with regard to notifications, is identical to "Never check for updates". (The picture you posted won't load for me so I So I moved mine to where Windows wants it and it's happy. It's not notifying me about anything and has been this way for weeks or months.

Thread link : Windows Update Icon Not Appearing in System Tray Back to top #15 jargos jargos Members 634 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Sydney Australia Local time:09:54 PM Posted 19 September