how to remove unwanted icon in system tray

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by Apic, Sep 12, 2008.

  1. Apic

    Apic Guest

    I have uninstalled an incompatible program from vista, but the program icon
    still appear in system tray.
    Although i have disable the quick launch, but the icon still appear after
    system reboot.

    How to get rid of it in a hard way? Shall be in system tools but i still
    cant get it.
     
    Apic, Sep 12, 2008
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  2. Apic

    locoeng Guest



    Are there any remnants of the program other than the systray left on
    the PC? Try using Ccleaner to remove the rest and repair the registry,
    reboot and see if it's gone. If it's not search the PC for all files
    and delete them manually, if you cannot delete them manually use
    unlocker to get rid of them.

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    locoeng, Sep 12, 2008
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    Charlie42 Guest

    Open up Windows Defender > Tools > Software Explorer (you need administrator
    privileges). Locate the program under start up entries, and disable or
    remove it.

    Charlie42
     
    Charlie42, Sep 13, 2008
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