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Lost IE icon and sound controls icon from taskbar

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by echorascal, Nov 7, 2006.

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  1. echorascal

    echorascal Thread Starter

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    2 problems:
    1) no IE icon on desktop or in programs. i have internet access through verizon. i recently got windows update to install IE7 in the hope that would restore the icon/program but the only way i can access the internet is via the verizon browser. i clearly installed IE7 because now the "sidebar" of my verizon browser says that "sidebar i currently not compatible with IE7...". so why can't i get the IE7 icon in my program list or desktop?

    i have attached the HijackThis file

    2)my volume controls have disappeared from my windows taskbar and i'd like it back. do you know how?
    thanks:)
     

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  2. wilson44512

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    go to control panel/display/desktop. go to bottom. an click on custom desktop. an see if there's a check in Internet explorer. if not put one in it an click OK an then apply an see if that puts it back. buy if there is a check in it? uncheck it an then hit OK then apply. an then redo it an see if it helps?
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  3. Gizzy

    Gizzy Malware Specialist

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    to get your volume controls back click on the start menu - then click on settings - then click on control panel - then click on sounds and audio devices in the list - then by device volume make sure it's checked where it says place volume icon in the taskbar.
     
  4. echorascal

    echorascal Thread Starter

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    Dear Wilson- worked just fine.
    Gizzy- thanks- you put me on the path. windows said i needed to install the software first; i figured out how to do that and then used your solution and it worked.

    thanks to you both!
     
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