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Old November 10th 09, 04:35 AM posted to microsoft.public.windows.vista.installation_setup
Dennis
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Default Unknown Icon In Notification Area of Taskbar?

Thank you for your reply, Curios. I did as you suggested and I could not
find the icon in the notification area in Control Panel. I also used
Advanced Search in Windows Explorer for all "ico" or "icon" files to no
avail. Oh, and curiously the same icon appears on the top edge of my
keyboard. I am running Windows Vista Home Premium on a Dell Studio XPS
435MT.
--Dennis--

"Curious" wrote in message
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Go to Control Panel/notification area icons and determine what it is and
then you can turn it off if you want.

"Dennis" wrote in message
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There is an untitled icon always present in the notification area of my
taskbar. This Icon appears to be a locked padlock with the number 9 on
it. When I pass my cursor over it no title or description appears and
nothing appears to happen when I right click, left click or double click
on it. I have searched the help files and browsed Windows Explorer
looking for a file with such an icon and have not found any. My hunch is
that icon must be related to some security feature. I am using McAfee
antivirus. If anyone could help identify this icon it sure would be
great.

Thanks,
Dennis