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Old 09-17-2010, 08:16 AM   #1
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Question Problem with notification area, need help!

I'm experiencing annoying problem with the notification area (which shows Volume, BlueTooth, WiFi and Power status) .
After booting my notebook the power icon is not visible in the notification area, although the power management is configured to always show the power status notification.

I can (temporary) repair the notification area by removing it from the task-bar and then adding it again to the task-bar. The power icon stays visible until the next shutdown. To illustrate this I have made some screenshots:
I'm tired of reattaching the notification area each time after booting my PC.
Is there a way to fix this?

Thanks in advance!
Old 09-18-2010, 05:32 AM   #2
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When you add the power management icon, how are you doing it ?

When the icon is not present (but should be), right click an empty part of the notification area and click "Preferences". If you can't find anywhere to click that shows a simple "Preferences" option then use the normal System > Preferences > Power Management option.
On the General tab, select "Always display an icon"
Click "make default", and authenticate when asked.

This persists after reboot.

Last edited by smoker; 09-18-2010 at 05:40 AM.
Old 09-20-2010, 05:21 PM   #3
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All right, that might work.

Actually the Power Management settings did not require adjustment. Still I pressed Make Default button. Maybe the settings will stick now.

Thanks for the suggestion!
Old 09-23-2010, 04:23 PM   #4
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It's been a while since I did not experience the problems with Notification Area. I consider this issue is solved now.
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