Blank Spots In System Tray

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There will be blank spots on the system tray. Do these steps to remove them.

To Resolve:

  1. Run – taskmgr – “Processes” tab – Kill “explorer.exe”.

  2. Run – regedit – Navigate to: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_User\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Traynotify

  3. Delete the “IconStreams” and “PastIconStream” keys.

  4. Exit and reboot. For more details, see