How To Always Hide/Show Notification Area Icons In Windows 7

 

By default, Windows 7 hides all icons present in the system notification area except Action Center, Network and Volume Mixer icons. This feature is very handy especially for those who would like to keep the notification area clutter free. The notification area can be expanded by clicking the tiny arrow icon present at the extreme left of the notification area (system tray).

Fix Windows Doesn't Hide Notification Area Icons

Sometimes, Windows 7 may not hide notification area icons and display all hidden icons. To fix this issue, you need to follow the three simple steps:

 

 

 

1. Right-click on the empty space of Notification area (or simply right click on the Clock) and select Customize notification icons option to launch Notification Area Icons window.

Fix Windows Doesn't Hide Notification Area Icons Step 1

2. Here, uncheck the box named Always show all icons and notifications on the taskbar.

Fix Windows Doesn't Hide Notification Area Icons Step 2

3. Click Ok button to hide all icons present in the notification area. That’s it!

Fix Windows Doesn't Hide Notification Area Icons Step 5

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