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how to get my MSE back onto the lower right hand corner task bar?

Posted on 2011-03-22
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Yesterday, I was typing a Word Document and my MSE daily scan started.
It interferred with my typing, so, I opened the MSE to cancel the scan. Now, the icon for the scanner is not on my task bar > lower right hand corner of screen.
It's on my program list and I can start a scan from start > programs > MSE.

How do I get it back to the taks bar and showing?
I have Vista.
Thanks.
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Question by:nickg5
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Open MSE up and go to Settings and see if Real Time protection is still turned on.
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all boxes are checked under "real time protection"

I opened it and did a scan, and then "x" to close, when finished.
Normally that would put it back in the tool bar.

Something I did last night, removed it from the tool bar.
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by:saastech
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It might be a hidden icon in the icon Tray. Right the Task Bar and look at the Properties. Check if MSE application is selected as hidden. Change it to show icon.



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To recover the MSE task bar icon your best bet is probably to remove and then reinstall MSE.
 
From this previous thread you'll see advice on how to do that:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Security/Operating_Systems_Security/Windows/Q_26483356.html

If you are unable to complete the uninstall using that advice, and if you're familiar with ccleaner, you could try using the "Reqistry" function to uninstall MSE:
www.ccleaner.com
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last night, the day "after" the icon was missing, I looked in properties and MSE was not listed at all.

Today it is there, and the icon is back lower right tool bar.

It re-appeared after the 2nd re-boot, or after the test scan I did last night by opening the program from my start > program menu.

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Then it should be okay now.   Thanks for the feedback.
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