Power and sound

  barney1234568910 16:44 26 Apr 05
Locked

I have a windows xp home edition laptop. i also have sp2 installed.

When i boot up from cold and even when i restart my laptop the power and sound control icon do not appear in the system tray at the bottom right hand corner. i have to go to the control pannel and click on the power, advanced,untick "show the power the power icon", click apply, I then have to repeat this by ticking the box to turn it back on, it then appears.

I have to do the same with the sound.

Any ideas?

  Graham ® 17:25 26 Apr 05

Is 'Hide inactive icons' in operation? Right click the taskbar, Properties.

  barney1234568910 17:26 26 Apr 05

yes it is

  Pooke100 17:39 26 Apr 05

I have experienced that some of the icons in the system tray would not all load, seems to have ironed itself out though, alls fine now without my intervention.

  Graham ® 17:52 26 Apr 05

Then there should be a < in the taskbar, click on that may reveal the icons.

  barney1234568910 18:25 26 Apr 05

it does not reveal them, i have restored the system, but not sure whether it will sort it's self out.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to get Windows 10 for free | How to install Windows 10: There is still a way to avoid paying…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Alex Chinneck’s giant ice cube Christmas tree at Kings Cross

Apple rumours & predictions 2017: The iPhone 8, new iPads, and everything else you should expect fr7…