My sytem tray runneth over - Help

  joesoaps 17:29 08 Jan 2005
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System tray has too many icons, is there any way to permanently stop them loading, I once read somewhere how to do this but I have forgotten.


Cheers joesoaps.

  VoG II 17:30 08 Jan 2005

Start, Run, Type

msconfig

and click OK.

On the Startup tab, untick the ones you don't want.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 17:31 08 Jan 2005

start-run-type msconfig-start up and untick all that you do not need.

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  joesoaps 17:32 08 Jan 2005

Oooooh that was quick, Exactly 1 minute, thanks vog.

  LeadingMNMs 17:35 08 Jan 2005

If they are programs that you don't want loading then you'll need to disable them from running at startup. Remove any entries that you don't want from the startup folder in the 'all programs' list. Also type "msconfig" into the run box. Go to the last tab, Startup and remove ticks from any other programs that you don't want to start. You will be prompted to restart and when you next login you will have a box pop up, put a tick in the box and click OK.

If you merely want to hide the icons the right click on the taskbar and select properties. Tick the box that says hide inactive icons and then click the customise button. By selecting the icons you can choose whether to show or hide the icons.

  LeadingMNMs 17:35 08 Jan 2005

Took me too long to write my response ;)

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