Spyware Terminator- icon disappears- sometimes

  cocteau48 10:11 08 Jan 2008
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I have used Spyware Terminator for a very long time with no problems. It is set to auto run on boot-up and puts an icon into the notification area of the system tray.
Recently this icon has ceased to appear(but only occasionally). I still get the small pop-up which tells me that the real time shield has been initialized and the program itself seems to running OK , but the actual icon which allows you to access the right click options menu sometimes does not appear.
I have done a clean uninstall/reinstall which certainly reinstates the icon.
I cannot say with 100% certainty but it seems to be more prevalent after using the restart(Windows) option rather than the turn off(Windows) option.
Any ideas?

  Graham. 10:15 08 Jan 2008

Right click the Taskbar, Properties, Customise, select the icon, check Always show.

  cocteau48 10:20 08 Jan 2008

Thanks Graham
Already been down that road with no success.

is it still running? the reason i ask is it happens with nod 32, its a graphics driver problem oddly i used to get it with a beta driver click here
just a thought.

  Graham. 13:30 08 Jan 2008

Is it in the Startup menu? With the icon missing, start the program from All Programs and see if the icon appears.

  cocteau48 13:43 08 Jan 2008

Thanks again Graham
At the mo I've got the icon in the notification area.
Next time it goes AWOL I'll try your suggestion

  cocteau48 15:10 08 Jan 2008

As things appear to be behaving themselves at the mo I will tick as resolved and have taken on board everyones suggestions for the next time it occurs.
Many thanks to all for your input.

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