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#1 Jeff720


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Posted 04 June 2017 - 11:47 PM

After a Windows update, my taskbar icons disappeared....have tried a few apps found

online to get them back, but so far, no luck. Anyone had the same prob ? and  how did

you fix it ? My desktop had this prob but now its gone. Just the laptop.    Cheers, Jeff720

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#2 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 07 June 2017 - 05:33 PM

Do you have icons for these missing apps on your desktop ?  If you do, RIGHT click on the desktop icon and click 'Pin to taskbar'.


If you don't have desktop icons then you are going to have to use Windows Explorer to find the .EXE files for these applications. You will find these under the relevant application in either 'Program files' or 'Program files(x86)'. RIGHT click on the exe file and select 'Pin to taskbar' from the pop-up menu. This should put the icons back on your taskbar.


Another way would be to do a system restore to before the Windows update but you would then find yourself re-installing the update, but second time might work better.


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Posted 16 June 2017 - 05:23 AM

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