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Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... to clarify, I'm talking about getting notified on the desktop. retiredlearner, #7 2015/08/25 PeteC SuperGeek Staff Joined: 2002/05/10 Messages: 28,529 Likes Received: 353 Trophy Points: 1,093 Location: Staffordshire, UK Computer Experience: Usually not enough Christer - I found this on Google This is very shoddy. 8.1 was supposed to unify pc, tablet anid smartphone, but all it is is a superficial UI unification. this contact form

I'm not falling for that Win10 update trick. If I let WU install it, nothing seems to get installed but it is no longer listed by WU. Do you have any other Windows Update tips? Reply woody says: October 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm @Louis - I'm posting a blog about that right now.

Windows Update Icon Missing From System Tray

So it's not the windows 10 icon that is causing this. I think that I will give up on these "updates to the Windows Update Client ". Maybe I don't see it but I found no solution there but thanks anyway. MarcoB, #19 2015/09/28 Christer Geek Member Staff Thread Starter Joined: 2002/12/17 Messages: 5,754 Likes Received: 25 Trophy Points: 743 Location: Sweden Computer Experience: I'm trying!

I have setup update notifications on Windows 7 and the computer has been awfully quiet about them lately. According to my update history, I didn't install 3075851 until Sept. 3rd, so it was an earlier update that killed the icon on my system. (And as I noted in an Learn More. Windows Update Notification Tool Microsoft has removed many useful features from Windows 8 but thanks to 3rd party software developers, we can get them back in the OS.

Old chinese proverb: If I hear - I forget, If I see - I remember, If I do - I understand RADIFIED Forums Christer, #18 2015/09/28 MarcoB New Member Joined: 2015/09/28 Windows Update Notification Icon Missing Windows 7 Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support Windows Updates & Activation » User Name Remember Me? A related issue. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/170897-Lost-Windows-Update-Icon-in-System-Tray Appreciate your help.

Will update once I check out the other app. Windows 10 Update Icon After installing KB3075851, the Windows Update Icon is no longer in the Notification Area. Each machine was tested. FYI, the only program in there was a program for Bluetooth devices that came with an add on Bluetooth device.

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Windows 8 has seen the removal of many features that have been key to Windows over the years, including the Start button, Start menu, and Windows Aero. https://www.askwoody.com/2015/windows-update-notification-icon-missing/comment-page-1/ The time now is 21:36. Windows Update Icon Missing From System Tray That's it. Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel This will restore the usual Windows Update notifications.

The installation itself of KB3075851 doesn't mess with the Icon but after connecting to Windows Update, it has disappeared. weblink Reply woody says: October 22, 2015 at 6:16 am @Louis - Yeah, really. You could also just set Windows to “Download updates but let me choose when to install them” and only install updates when you’re ready to reboot. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number custom build OS Window 7 Home Premium 64bit CPU Intel i5 3570K Motherboard ASRock Z77 Pro4-M Memory 16 GB Corsair PC3-1280 DDR3 Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel Windows 7

It was more like a sizable install / uninstall. Reply Greg October 14, 2013 at 7:57 pm My laptop recently got the October update. Reply Marty says: October 20, 2015 at 2:14 pm I did not install KB3065987, but I did install KB3075851, which killed my WU notification icons. navigate here Checking update history and hidden updates, everything is status quo.

I got Samsung, and it's there Reply Stevie Godson October 13, 2013 at 6:52 pm Thanks so much Bruce E and Tom S. Disable Windows Update Notification See if these apply... LOL ..

My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number custom build OS Window 7 Home Premium 64bit CPU Intel i5 3570K Motherboard ASRock Z77 Pro4-M Memory 16 GB Corsair PC3-1280 DDR3

Stop Windows Update From Nagging You and Rebooting Your Computer On Windows 7 and previous versions of Windows, Windows will start to nag you after installing most updates. You are viewing our forum as a guest. Locate the update you need to remove and uninstall it like you would any other program. Ui Update Tray This tool is also portable and can be used in both 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 8.

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. Is there anybody out there who has made the same experience? Now Windows 8 doesn't show any notification icon in system tray about the new updates available. his comment is here VG ^^ Yeah.

I have seen a post in the WindowsSecrets forum that claims that adding the DisableOSUpgrade registry setting (via regedit) will cause the missing Windows Update notify to return even with any Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? I'm sure a fix would be easy to write and easy to install as an update, but how would I know that they sent out a fix? Why doesn't windows notify me about updates?

It looks like I have some icons in the Customize window that do not have the correct icon for the description listed under it. It has worked before using "notify but not download" and I don't want the recommended updates "the same way ". I download manually and install manually. TIA for any replies.

How do I set this up on 8? This doesn't make any sense. If you don’t reboot in three days after installing updates, the nagging and automatic reboots will start. Set its value to "1".

That said i am really looking forward for "Windows blue". Too bad the stupid product doesn't do the download. UPDATE: New freeware "Windows Update Notification Tool" added. however, when i went on the net i initially found that i couldnt download the adobe flash player as it comes up with "actionlist not found".

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