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10-Sep-2007, 11:10 PM #1
Missing clock in system tray, windows Pro
Just installed a brand new copy of Windows XP Pro and find that the system tray is missing a couple of items that I would expect to see there. One is the clock, and the other is the icon that shows whether I am connected to the internet or not. Neither my hefty Windows manual nor Microsoft's help index make any reference to the system tray.
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11-Sep-2007, 04:34 AM #2
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11-Sep-2007, 05:44 AM #3
jifreema, For the missing clock right click your Taskbar, choose Properties, under the Taskbar tab checkmark "Show the clock", click Apply/OK.
For the Internet Connection icon go to Start>Control Panel and open Network Connections. Right click your Network Connection, choose Properties and checkmark "Show icon in notification area when connected", click OK,

Note: In Windows XP the system tray is called the Notification Area.

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