Instructions To Clear Past Notification Icons from Notification Area

Please find below the instructions to Clear past notification icons from Notification Area.



  1. Click Start  and then click All Programs.
  2. Click Accessories, and then click Run.
  3. Type regedit, and then click OK.

Collapse this imageExpand this imageIf you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.

  1. In the navigation pane, locate and then click the following registry subkey:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\TrayNotify

In the right pane, click IconStreams.

  1. On the Edit menu, click Delete.
  2. In the right pane, click PastIconsStream.
  3. On the Edit menu, click Delete.
  4. Exit Registry editor and restart the computer




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