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Windows 10 taskbar hidden icons

Hello,  I'm using Windows 10, and I use my taskbar on the left vertical position.  I need all of the real estate on the taskbar, so this is my question;
How can I remove the icons using up my space at the bottom of the taskbar?
From the "Help Blue Question Mark" to those in the red circle.
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Ramin

8/22/2022 - Mon
John

You can do two things:

1. Go to Settings, Personalization, Taskbar. Scroll down the right side and see "Select which icons appear on  Taskbar" . Set what you want and don't want.

2. Drag the icon into the hidden area (little Up icon on the taskbar.

Both work.
chima

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Before asking I should have gone searching.  I found the settings on the Control Panel.  Now I only have the "Blue Question Mark" and that is the "HP Support Assistant" icon.  Maybe I should ask HP.
While I am asking; where do the "System Icons" get displayed.  I think it is the main window, but the changes I made, might need a reboot.
I can't reboot now.
chima

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Hey John, don't you sleep?  Wow! you are quick.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.
fblack61
John

Here are the settings in case you need them.

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John and Ramin, thank you for the ideas.  I right clicked on the taskbar and found that there is a "enabler" on the list that popped-up, where I was able to disable the "HP Support."  Points are coming soon.
John

Thanks and I was happy to help.
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Ramin

I'm glad I could help, and Thanks.