No, create an account now. How do I set this up on 8? I'll try this one out, or search for another that might work on Win 7. The lack of clarity on the problem is because of the missing notify icon not being noticed until AUG 2015 - a month after the problem was introduced in JUL 2015 navigate here
When they are available they maybe hidden behind the arrow next to the speaker icon. 0 LVL 69 Overall: Level 69 Windows 7 16 Windows OS 15 Message Active today Applies to: Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 German: Wenn das Windows Update Icon unter Windows Server 2003 im System Tray fehlt, dann liegt das im Regelfall daran, dass die wuauclt.exe im It also allows you to hide the icon from system tray if there are no new updates available. It has worked before using "notify but not download" and I don't want the recommended updates "the same way ". http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/170897-Lost-Windows-Update-Icon-in-System-Tray
I am really incensed on all they did in Windows 8. Well, I found one that handles the general behaviour but all other icons work fine so, I sat on my hands. The only clue I have is that in TaskManager, when running Windows Update, "TrustedInstaller" runs initially but after a few minutes, an instance of "svchost.exe" takes over. 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
Even when I want to know if updates have finished installing and need to restart my computer on 8 I have to keep going to Windows Update to check again which VG ^^ Very nice. Until I found your post about this problem I thought it was a problem that I alone was having. Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel Windows 7 I haven't noticed any ... ... !
Microsoft has made some really dumb UI decisions in Windows since XP. Old chinese proverb: If I hear - I forget, If I see - I remember, If I do - I understand RADIFIED Forums Christer, #3 2015/08/21 Christer Geek Member Staff Thread Windows Update "New updates are available" notification balloon and icon missing Posted on October 20th, 2015 at 10:55 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge Several of you have written to me, https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/90788d48-96d8-480c-9656-ce8b7197cb7a/windows-update-notification-icon-missing-but-updates-have-been-fetched?forum=itproxpsp or Powell's Bookstore Forum Statistics Users1,162Forums58Topics4,197Replies44,103ForumsTopicsAskWoody blog3786AskWoody Central50Suggestions about improving the Lounge27Tips for using the Lounge7Outside the box26Rants8Fun Stuff7Learn to code4Travel1Rumors and what-ifs3AskWoody support205Windows146Windows 1065Questions: Win1031Windows 10 beta builds11Windows 10 cumulative
Actually I've gotten in the habit of manually running a check for updates every few hours or so. https://www.askwoody.com/2015/windows-update-notification-icon-missing/comment-page-1/ I have finally decided to write an article because this seems to get asked several times a day lately. Windows Update Icon Missing Windows 7 I also have noticed that I no longer have the Windows Update icon in my Notification tray even though I have 25 Updates waiting. Windows Update Notification Icon Missing Windows 7 Saturday, December 18, 2010 2:07 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi, What appears is not only the notification balloon?
Pc metro apps don't work on windows phones and vice versa. http://roguewb.com/windows-update/windows-update-service-missing.html I won't know until the next set of updates. LOL. How to fix this annoying issue in Windows 8? Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel
Pete, I searched the registry for a key but didn't find one. Adriel Jabez Are you using Eset Antivirus? gl So I've had the same problem on a desktop 8.1 pro (x64) ever since installing. his comment is here I didn't notice Windows automatically recreated the "missing" Startup folder in the Utilities folder.
Joe The second notification tool you are recommending, "Windows Update Notification Tool" installed Trojan Malware on my system: "Backdoor.IRC.Bot. Windows Update Icon Missing Server 2012 I see no way to add the Windows Update icon to the Notification area (as shown in Merete's screenshot.) So I will be looking for the solution here. :) Googling comes They need to sort this out in windows 9, especially if they're going to try to push a subscription model on folks going forward.
It'll open Startup folder which contains shortcuts of the programs which are set to automatically start with Windows. I never installed KB3065987. James, thanks for your links to Windows Secrets. Windows Update Notification Tool You might try running through these items and see if the Windows Update icon comes back after rebooting the computer.
When MS keeps crippling things that work fine as is, it causes folks to question what will get crippled next. I have done that to be sure that all traces are gone. 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"! weblink Now I wonder if I saw an update notice associated with the stupid new icon and said, "Nope.
Taking away and/or hiding useful features is madness and infuriating. The purpose of this eBook is to educate the reader about ransomware attacks. Restoring an image is like saying "oops" and going back in time to before fat fingers were active. I'm hoping the masters here will think this worthy now that we have three win7 machines with the same "update" icon and notification problem.
Is there anybody out there who has made the same experience? Sherry Are you assuming that Windows 7 is immune to these kinds of "improvements" by Microsoft. This reference includes a .bat file that does something similar to fryer-lawrence's solution http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/13102-notification-area-icons-reset.html 0 Message Active 2 days ago Author Comment by:normanml ID: 409303272015-08-14 Yup, I think you may