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*JeannieM*

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:whistling:

Hi... Hope someone can help me.. !

when I signed on... I noticed that my AOL icon, in the Notification area (to the left of my clock)
was missing. I have most of my notification icons hidden, but the AOL icon was showing (always)
next to my Volume icon and temperature degree icon. I looked in the list of hidden notification
icons to see if it slipped back there.. but it is not there either. I am not a technical person, but
I Think it might have somehing to do with the filename aoltray ??? But don't know what to do
with info or how to find it or return it to the correct area, so I can click on it .....
How can I return it to it's place in the Notification area and is it possible to add or
actually delete program icons there if I wanted to?

Thanks so much for any help....
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Icons on the task bar or systray are associated icons with a program installed or running on your computer. To get these icons back you must either open and run a program or install / reinstall the program associated with that icon.
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Hi Rushin 1 nd !!
this is for my AOL connection... and I have used it several times since I realized that notification
icon was missing.. is there somewhere on my computer for aol settings, maybe to check that will
put the icon back? Or now that I have opened AOL would I have to shutdown computer or aol to get
the icon to come up again....??

Thanks so much for your help....
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can you reinstall program

this maybe a registry thing

reinstalling would be the easiest a safe thing to do

icon would be restored and so would program and registry
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Hi Rushin 1 nd

I guess I could do that... Was hoping there was an easier way... Like just putting
in a checkmark somewhere.... LOLOL.... Not sure how
my AOL will react to a reinstall... like losing some of my folders/info ... But I
guess if that is the only way, I should try it...

Thanks for the help and info.. If you should find any other options, please
post here... and I will checkback.... :whistling:
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Hi *JeannieM* and Welcome to Geeks to Go!,

You may try this for your AOL icon issue...I would try this prior to doing a reinstall...I hate having to do reinstalls myself.

1. Click the Start button, select Search or Find, then click Files or Folders...,
2. In the Named:, Search for files or folders named:, or All or part of the file name: box, type launchSystray.exe.
3. Click the Find Now, Search Now, or Search button.
4. Double-click the launchSystray.exe file that appears in the Search Results section. Your AOL icon will now show in the system tray.

Hope that helps. If not, you can also do a "quick restore" from within AOL...instead of a "full" reinstall. If you need to go that route...let us know.
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Hi Jrenter2 !

Thanks for the info.... I couldn't find that filename.. did a search and nothing came up...
BUT, while I was searching, (I had my AOL open) and they had a popup to do an
update. When their update was finished, THERE IT WAS, my aol icon in the tray...
Is there any other way to get into AOL settings somewhere to "activate" the
tray notification icon? just in case I lose it again....
Thanks so much for your help....

:whistling: I am also having a problem with my help and support center ...
Start>Help and Support>Help and Support Center
I will put it in a new post for help...
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go to start -> run
type msconfig and click ok
go to startup tab
pls make sure all aol options in there are chked
click apply and close to restart ur computer
let me know if this fixes or not
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HI glad to here your AOL is resolved

Gee all it was ...was an update hope the rest of AOL gang learns from you :whistling:

Edited by rushin1nd, 19 December 2006 - 12:13 AM.

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*JeannieM*

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Hello!!

achilles becqx: Hi... Thanks for your Reply. Yes I had tried this.. I checked this but everything
was checked and running.....
Thanks for the help !!

Rushin 1 nd:
LOL.. sometimes it is the most simple things.. ESPECIALLY WITH AOL... I
have found that to be try through trial and error with AOL !!
Thank you for all your help !!!
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