Hiding inactive system tray icons

  reddwarfcrew 19:25 25 May 2003
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Hi,

my mobo has got a lan connection, so it appears in the XP sys tray.

I've tried amending the icon so its always hidden, but it keeps rearing its ugly head.

Apart from disabling it in device manager, any ideas on how to get it to keep out of the system tray?

Thanks.

  VoG™ 19:28 25 May 2003

Control Panel, Network Connections, click on the one for your LAN connection, Properties button and take the tick out of "Show icon in notification area when connected"

  reddwarfcrew 19:36 25 May 2003

but it's already unticked.

  Installer. 19:50 25 May 2003

It's possible you can disable it in the bios, reboot press delete to enter bios. Works on my Soyo board.

  Installer. 19:51 25 May 2003

The onboard lan that is......

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