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 why can't I see some taskbar icons

Upon bootup I have some programs in my startup folder. But their icons do
not come up next to the clock.
They used to.
They are set to 'ALWAYS SHOW'. Taskmanager indicates that they are running
but I can't switch to them or make them come up.


A rock ----> me <---- A hard place

Bill H. in Chicagoland

 Mon, 02 May 2005 21:57:06 GMT   
 why can't I see some taskbar icons

This will get rid of them completely to start with then they will reappear.

This article describes how to clear the Past Items list in the Customize
Notifications window.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious
problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft
cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry
Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

To clear the Past Items list, perform the following steps:
Delete the IconStreams and PastIconsStream values from the following
registry key:
Then open Task Manager, click the Processes tab, click Explorer.exe, and
then click End Process.
In Task Manager, click File, click New Task, type explorer, and then click


 Mon, 02 May 2005 22:20:28 GMT   
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