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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #15 on: January 16, 2022, 02:16:51 AM »
I get the same error with avast free antivirus.  As soon as I open menu > settings > notification and uncheck "Show avast tray icon", the tray icon disappears like you would expect.  But then upon reboot, it comes back even though "show avast tray icon" is still unchecked.  If I then open the avast user interface and close it, the tray icon disappears again.  Am running win10 21H2 19044.1466.  Just want the tray icon permanently gone at boot up.  Gotta be a bug.

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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #16 on: January 16, 2022, 02:48:41 AM »
Others and I face this too. It's a known bug. Hopefully will get fixed soon.

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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2022, 11:10:19 AM »
I get the same error with avast free antivirus.  As soon as I open menu > settings > notification and uncheck "Show avast tray icon", the tray icon disappears like you would expect.  But then upon reboot, it comes back even though "show avast tray icon" is still unchecked.  If I then open the avast user interface and close it, the tray icon disappears again.  Am running win10 21H2 19044.1466.  Just want the tray icon permanently gone at boot up.  Gotta be a bug.
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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #18 on: January 16, 2022, 02:17:55 PM »
I get the same error with avast free antivirus.  As soon as I open menu > settings > notification and uncheck "Show avast tray icon", the tray icon disappears like you would expect.  But then upon reboot, it comes back even though "show avast tray icon" is still unchecked.  If I then open the avast user interface and close it, the tray icon disappears again.  Am running win10 21H2 19044.1466.  Just want the tray icon permanently gone at boot up.  Gotta be a bug.
You can hide (don't show) the icon. You can't delete (remove) it.
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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #19 on: January 16, 2022, 02:44:06 PM »
I get the same error with avast free antivirus.  As soon as I open menu > settings > notification and uncheck "Show avast tray icon", the tray icon disappears like you would expect.  But then upon reboot, it comes back even though "show avast tray icon" is still unchecked.  If I then open the avast user interface and close it, the tray icon disappears again.  Am running win10 21H2 19044.1466.  Just want the tray icon permanently gone at boot up.  Gotta be a bug.
You can hide (don't show) the icon. You can't delete (remove) it.
Hidden or removed is not the problem encountered.
The problem is that the avast settings is not respected, especially the checkbox "Show avast icon in system tray" = hide permanently.
Moreover in this case, as soon as you uncheck the box, the icon disappears completely from the system tray but the problem occurs at the next startup with the icon appearing again.
This is a bug recognized by avast (see the link given by Asyn).

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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #20 on: January 16, 2022, 02:51:34 PM »
I get the same error with avast free antivirus.  As soon as I open menu > settings > notification and uncheck "Show avast tray icon", the tray icon disappears like you would expect.  But then upon reboot, it comes back even though "show avast tray icon" is still unchecked.  If I then open the avast user interface and close it, the tray icon disappears again.  Am running win10 21H2 19044.1466.  Just want the tray icon permanently gone at boot up.  Gotta be a bug.
You can hide (don't show) the icon. You can't delete (remove) it.
Hidden or removed is not the problem encountered.
The problem is that the avast settings is not respected, especially the checkbox "Show avast icon in system tray" = hide permanently.
Moreover in this case, as soon as you uncheck the box, the icon disappears completely from the system tray but the problem occurs at the next startup with the icon appearing again.
This is a bug recognized by avast (see the link given by Asyn).
In that case, the only option is to live with it till Avast fixes the problem.
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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #21 on: January 16, 2022, 03:35:03 PM »
Yes wait and see, but there was no need to give irrelevant information in this case  :-[, at the risk of sending members in the wrong direction when Avreckless and Asyn had already helpfully answered that it was a known bug.

Probably the same problem for avast one ???
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=312002.0
« Last Edit: January 16, 2022, 03:51:54 PM by chris.. »

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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #22 on: January 16, 2022, 05:41:57 PM »

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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #23 on: January 16, 2022, 06:05:06 PM »
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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #24 on: January 16, 2022, 06:05:33 PM »
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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #25 on: January 17, 2022, 02:07:12 PM »
Hi,

The fix will be released in version 22.1

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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #26 on: January 17, 2022, 07:48:37 PM »
Hi,
The fix will be released in version 22.1
Good to hear, thank you

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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #27 on: January 26, 2022, 12:32:12 AM »
just installed the new beta, problem gone   https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=316103.0

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Re: hide avast icon
« Reply #28 on: January 26, 2022, 12:40:44 PM »
just installed the new beta, problem gone   https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=316103.0
Thanks for the feedback.
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