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Windows Tip - Show All Notification Area Icons

The icons in your notification area my be partially hidden like this:

Hidden

The Kaspersky Antivirus icon or a printer icon may be trying to get your attention, but you can't see it.  You can view the hidden icons by clicking the little up arrow at the left, but this isn't a permanent solution.  Follow these instructions to always show all your notification area icons:

  1. Right-click taskbar
  2. Click Properties
  3. In the Notification area section, click Customize...
  4. At the bottom, check the box for Always show all icons and notifications on the taskbar
  5. Click OK
  6. Click OK again

Your icons will look more like this now:

Maximized

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