Airdroid.exe

Not too long ago I downloaded an app called Airdroid, I had uninstalled it afterwards. It doesn't show up anywhere on my computer or under programs and features . Yet when you go to settings`personalization~taskbar~notification area on the right side of the screen ~select which icons appear on the taskbar-then I see it on the left hand side all the way on the bottom . If I turn it on it does not show up on taskbar. But I want to get rid of it. I called MS and a tech tried to remove it using windows powershell via this step
and restarted the PC with no luck.
2:17 PM Cyrus: we run the command to uninstall airdroid in powershell
2:18 PM Cyrus: Get-AppxPackage *airdroid* | Remove-AppxPackage
Basem KhawajaClinical PharmacistAsked:
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
AFAIK AirDroid on PC is a regular application (EXE), no Store app (which it is on Android), and then the above command won't do anything.
I guess you'll have to edit the registry to get rid of the notification area symbol. I'll do some research ...
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Jackie ManIT ManagerCommented:
Clear past icons in tray Notification Area
In this case, you can carry out a registry tweak or use a freeware to delete or clear past icons in the tray notification area. To do this, open regedit and navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\TrayNotify

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Delete the ‘Icon Streams’ and ‘Past Icons Stream’ values.

Restart your explorer.exe process or your Windows computer.

Your clutter would have cleared up.

Source: http://forums.airdroid.com/viewtopic.php?t=15989&p=42322

The above information shall help you.
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Basem KhawajaClinical PharmacistAuthor Commented:
Jackie man

i tried the registry as U had stated, that did not work . To make things worse the icons in the taskbar setting some of them look grayed out? not showing up in their true color.Can you help me fix this?

Thank you
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Jackie ManIT ManagerCommented:
Have you restarted the computer?

What is the OS of your computer?
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Basem KhawajaClinical PharmacistAuthor Commented:
Yes I did restarted the PC. Windows 10 Version 1709
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Basem KhawajaClinical PharmacistAuthor Commented:
Thank you Jackie Man

I will give u the points. There seems no hope for this problem.
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Basem KhawajaClinical PharmacistAuthor Commented:
smart expert
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