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Often, when you install a new software, it adds a notification icon to system tray. This system tray icon helps users easily select and use the program options as well as provide quick access to different application settings. When you uninstall the software, the icon is automatically removed from the system tray. However, sometimes Windows native application uninstaller fails to delete the past notifications. Only because you cannot see it in the system tray does not mean that it is not there anymore. System tray is set to  show the currently active icons, but the non-active icons are not always deleted along with the software. Previously, we covered a tool called Tray Cleaner (reviewed here), which allows you to clear the extra items in the notification area. If, for some reason, Tray Cleaner does not work for you, you can use Notification Area Cleaner, a portable application for Windows that lets you delete unwanted notification icons in Windows 7.

Here at AddictiveTips, we need to constantly install and uninstall applications in order to find the best ones for our readers. As you can see in the screenshot, the notification area of my computer contains a lot of system tray icons left behind by uninstalled programs. You can check the extra notification icons from Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Notification Area Icons window.

Notification Area Icons

If you’re dealing with the same problem and have a lot of system tray icons of those programs that you do not use anymore, download the compatible version of Notification Area Cleaner for your system (32-bit or 64-bit) and run the application. To delete the obsolete system tray icons, click Clean and wait for the program to finish working.

Notification Area Cleaner for Windows 7

During testing, the application worked flawlessly and cleaned all the system tray icons left by uninstalled applications without any issues, whatsoever.

Notification Area Icons.png Cleaned

Notification Area Cleaner works on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Download Notification Area Cleaner

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  1. Remove Past Notification Area Icons In Windows 7 – Tray Cleaner
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  3. Hide Windows 7 System Tray Icons

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