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If you're not concerned about privacy and want to run Windows programs, look at the new cheap Windows 10 machines. So I have Go to Solution 11 8 2 +2 5 Participants normanml(11 comments) jcimarron(8 comments) LVL 50 Windows 730 Windows OS16 Merete(2 comments) LVL 70 Windows 721 Windows OS15 Qlemo Thank you all 🙂 Peace of I Reply woody says: October 21, 2015 at 8:30 am @Nd60 - If you're not concerned about privacy, and don't need to run Windows programs, The only thing that's changed on the two machines is the installation of last set of updates, three weeks ago. this content

If it hadn't worked perfectly, I wouldn't have posted this. I would change OS the next time MS p*ss me off with such unethical (pos illegal) crapware the brand has turn dark and evil no longer the 4 primary colors @Bobo There is nothing related to WUN in "Run" in the registry or in startup folders. yep, they did, in Win10, anyway.

Windows Update Icon Missing Windows 7

No idea why. International L.L.P. And thank you, Merete - I did indeed check the arrow pop-up (down) box. And every version of Windows since then has suffered from this same problem, which Microsoft simply refuses to address and fix.Why "refuse to address and fix?" Because it's not "bad code,"

Interesting. sheer music It's so good to see there are still some people with brains in the software arena.Good job ! I've installed all 34 updates so I'll have to wait till next Tuesday to see. Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel Windows 7 It also seems to have sped up both boot and shutdown times!!!

You can also subscribe without commenting. But I still know that updates are there so I don't really miss it. Are they trying to get me to let Windows automatically install updates? website here If there's some replies, I'll link them here.

When the monthly windows updates arrives and has downloaded then you see windows updates available. Windows Update Notification Windows 10 To comment on this article and other PCWorld content, visit our Facebook page or our Twitter feed. No update icon was there. 0 LVL 50 Overall: Level 50 Windows 7 30 Windows OS 16 Message Expert Comment by:jcimarron ID: 409302702015-08-14 Good Grief! Reply ricardo says: November 14, 2015 at 10:01 am @ louis, @ woody I didn't installed any ‘offending' patches not even the KB3065987 or the others Win10 related, but me too,

Windows Update Notification Icon Missing Windows 7

Reply Jim says: February 6, 2016 at 12:40 pm Windows Update Notifier was developed for Windows 8.x and just happens to work on Windows 7. http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/151756-windows-update-notification-icon.html Is this some ploy on Microsoft's part to get us to switch back to Automatic Updates? Windows Update Icon Missing Windows 7 If it is a program fault by Microsoft, is there a solution?Thanks for your help.Scott Reply to vomacka 14 answers Last reply Nov 4, 2016 Best Answer Apr 20, 2015 More Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel Could that be the problem.

Thanks for the last bit. 0 LVL 50 Overall: Level 50 Windows 7 30 Windows OS 16 Message Expert Comment by:jcimarron ID: 409772962015-09-14 normanml-- You are welcome. 0 Message news Reply st3333ve says: October 20, 2015 at 9:31 pm For what it's worth, I lost the Update Notification icon after the July updates (which I installed on July 23, after Woody Sorry There was an error emailing this page. Reply Pim says: October 21, 2015 at 3:32 pm I can confirm Eric's findings: disabling OS upgrade via Group Policy setting resolves the issue, but only after a new search for Windows Update Notification Tool

It's handy to remind you that updates have arrived. Reply Deborah says: October 20, 2015 at 7:23 pm I also installed KB5075851 (because AskWoody didn't say not to) and it also killed my Update Notification icon. When executed, you are given the option to load on startup. have a peek at these guys HA HA 😀 @woody thanks for initiative just as tim rip and apple has gone ‘differently' what happen when this head is gone?

I lost the ‘New updates are available' notification many weeks ago (probably in August after applying the July updates). Windows Update Notification Disable Finally, I found something that just solved all of these problems at once! THIS is known to fix the problem, permanently...

And the Windows Update icon just on its own appeared in the Notification Tray AND in the list of Notification Tray Icons.

It seems to be a monitor of wupdate and, unless I get a bite (according to the settings), I don't see it … except where I want it: in the tray, But my windows isn't doing that. Back to top #9 jargos jargos Members 634 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Sydney Australia Local time:04:05 PM Posted 18 September 2015 - 01:52 AM What can I infer from Windows Update Icon Not Showing In System Tray page, please so indicate in PayPal/Patreon comments.

My Desktop PC is a built Win 7 Home Premium OEM machine. I have set my first machine to "Show icon and notifications". He said install all the updates. check my blog Jim Reply woody says: February 6, 2016 at 9:52 pm Interesting discovery.

And yet, I currently run Windows 7 and yes, even Windows 10, with "classic UI" and "classic search" features. If you elect that, the program creates a startup task (Task Scheduler) that runs at user log on. IMO, this is another ploy by MSFT to get you to install their dreaded W10 spyware !!! If that helped, take a second to support AskWoody on Patreon Windows Patches/Security KB 3065987, Update icon 30 Responses to "Windows Update "New updates are available" notification balloon and icon missing"

This can be a bit confusing, however, as Windows 7 has two seemingly conflicting sets of controls for this. But thought I'd give it a go now. these files are regularly replaced by "Windows Updates" so this fix is far from permanent right now.A fix which works well for some, but not for all, is to clear out I can not say with certainty, but I believe all of the "offending" WU fixes (KB3065987/KB3075851/KB3083324 and maybe KB3083710) had to do with adding logic for Group Policy settings for Windows

Win 7 on Medion Akoya i3 laptop Back to top #5 CodeSmasha CodeSmasha Banned 524 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:03:05 PM Posted 17 September 2015 - 11:47 PM The reason I don't know how much overhead this task takes. by default about 4 seconds... Someone in Redmond should get fired..

I have to reboot the system three or four times before the tray icons will show. Had to flush the icon cache on one to allow the WUN icons to function. [My fault for leaving too many old icons for too long.