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SlimShaggy, #16 2015/09/27 James Martin Geek Member Joined: 2003/05/15 Messages: 2,494 Likes Received: 74 Trophy Points: 493 Location: North Carolina Computer Experience: e-Machine mechanic I'm having the same (missing icon) problem. No notifications at all, although both are set on 'notify me about updates but let me choose to install' etc. On Windows 7 when updates were installing it would also tell you in the system tray and tell you when to restart but on Windows 8 it does not do this. Hope they will make things better and give more control to user with this update. this contact form

Uninstalling the offending updates should do the trick but obviously not in all cases. Neil. Windows update isn't even notifying me about Important updates! In the notification overflow area, if I click on customize, I can sometimes see the icon there with a gray description "downloading x% complete. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/170897-Lost-Windows-Update-Icon-in-System-Tray

Windows Update Icon Missing From System Tray

Actually I've gotten in the habit of manually running a check for updates every few hours or so. See the attachment "KB3075851 through WU rollback july" which is after the final (?) attempt with a direct installation through Windows Update. Does anyone know which the improvements are? Bait and switch.

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Then I check and I have XXX Mbytes of upgrades to do, about 6 months worth! 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"! Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel Windows 7 Ecobee3 vs.

Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of Windows Update//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Windows_Update_icon.png Licensing[edit] This image is a copyright-protected computer icon of a computer program. Also, thanks to you showing me the command "shell:startup" I discovered what I thought was my Startup folder was in the wrong location. And I did it. I have done that to be sure that all traces are gone.

Type or copy-paste the appropriate command into the Run box. Windows 10 Update Icon Will update once I check out the other app. thanks :) Gabe1972 I'd be willing to bet that Microsoft has gotten some requests with help on this particular problem. I create an image (Ghost) of my system, once a month and usually have 6-8 to choose from before the oldest gets replaced by the newest.

  • 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.
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  • Ever since Windows Update released Windows 10 my Windows Update icon has disappeared.
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  • I have installed all the Windows Updates on my system except for KB3035583 and haven't experienced the issue you are describing with the Windows Update icon.
  • Use the ms-settings:notifications command to open the “Notifications & actions” settings page directly.
  • Prior to the W10 icon being fixated in my taskbar without my knowledge or consent, I ALWAYS got a 'Windows updates are available' message in my taskbar, whenever such updates were
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Windows Update Icon Not Showing In System Tray

Accidentally i checked on windows update through start menu ->... http://www.askvg.com/how-to-show-new-windows-updates-available-notification-icon-in-windows-8-taskbar/ But, if you know the URI then you can easily create shortcuts on the desktop to access your favorite settings. Windows Update Icon Missing From System Tray Tom Grassi I use this product on Windows 8, 8.1 Windows 2012 R2 Servers all work great I have a Windows 10 Pro computer that I installed it on but does Windows Update Notification Icon Missing Windows 7 MarcoB, #19 2015/09/28 Christer Geek Member Staff Thread Starter Joined: 2002/12/17 Messages: 5,764 Likes Received: 25 Trophy Points: 743 Location: Sweden Computer Experience: I'm trying!

If I leave it on "Check for updates but let me choose...", then why would checking "Give Me Recommended updates same way.." make it automatically download the updates?? http://midsolutions.org/windows-update/windows-update-service-missing.html The time now is 01:49. Right click and hold on the new Windows Update shortcut, and click on “Properties.” Click on the “Web Document” tab, then click on the “Change Icon” button. To customize its settings, open Windows Update from Control Panel and click on "Change settings" link given in left sidebar. Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel

retiredlearner, #7 2015/08/25 PeteC SuperGeek Staff Joined: 2002/05/10 Messages: 28,568 Likes Received: 356 Trophy Points: 1,093 Location: Staffordshire, UK Computer Experience: Usually not enough Christer - I found this on Google Being a Ghost user, I can roll back to a previous state and will go back to June 2015 and "play" with the updates KB3065987 and KB3075851 to find out whether In previous Windows versions such as Windows 7, selecting the option to notify us before downloading and installing updates used to work without any problem. navigate here Have you gone into your Windows Update settings and made sure the following checkboxes are selected?

For full access please Register. Windows Update Icon Missing Server 2012 Windows 10 anyhow enforces the installation of updates (except some edition of the OS where you can delay the installtion of some updates). After all, for the end-user, it's still just ONE machine (even if somewhat schizophrenic ...) Further input will be much appreciated; thanks!

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Showing new updates notification at login screen is absolutely useless and removing Windows Update's notification icon from system tray makes the option to notify us about the new updates broken. I could send them a lengthy email explaining to them how important it is to have something pop up to let me know that I have updates to download, but it If you want it to automatically start with Windows, you can add its shortcut to Windows startup list. Windows Update Notification Tool It also looks like that prior to installing the update (since "day one ").

How hard would it had been to add an option which will allow users to choose what he/she likes. Image size is now 25% of the original while color depth is reduced to 128 colors. Thank you again. http://midsolutions.org/windows-update/windows-update-icon-missing-windows-7.html I certainly hope that Microsoft releases a standalone fix for this or at least includes the fix when they release the first service pack, but the latter will be quite some

jay i tried both apps both fail to work the first one (windows 8 update notifier) (downloaded recent version) showed that one update was available for download when in fact i right? If a notification were to be displayed, this is suppressed if the user is doing something important, especially when a user watching a movie or playing a game, or in the See if these apply...

Edited by jargos, 17 September 2015 - 11:48 PM. No, create an account now. 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. How to fix this annoying issue in Windows 8?