I cannot get the system tray (notification area) to work properly. I have it set to show all icons, but the only ones it shows are volume, power, and wireless. When I plug in a flash drive the safely remove icon shows up. But that's it, my main problem is I have Avast installed but for some reason it doesn't start in the systray automatically, it shows up after I actually open the Avast GUI. But, after I reboot the machine, the icon is gone again.
I have tried fixing the System tray by going through the registry and removing the IconStreams and PastIconStreams Values, but that didn't work.
I have tried the MSFixit for fixing the systray, but that didn't work either.
I have also tried what has worked for me in the past, if I uninstall Avast, reboot, then reinstall Avast and reboot then the icon stays there, but that doesn't work this time. I even Uninstalled Avast, reboot, then used the Avast Cleanup tool, reboot, ran ccleaner, reboot, reinstalled Avast, rebooted and still didn't help. Which is what leads me to the problem being the system tray rather then Avast.
This is really quite frustrating lol, any help will be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Edited by Clint_Tech, 20 December 2011 - 04:02 PM.