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Systray.exe is a tool for system taskbar notifications. The taskbar provides a location for programs and hardware devices to display icons. For example, if your computer supports advanced power management (APM), a Battery Meter icon may be displayed on the taskbar.


The following icons provided by Systray.exe may be displayed on the taskbar:
  • Battery Meter
  • PC Card Status
  • Volume Control
  • Quickres
  • Task Scheduler
Other parts of the system may provide additional taskbar icons, for example:
  • Windows Explorer provides the printer status icon
  • Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Outlook provides the mail status icon
  • The Accessibility status indicator program (Accstat.exe) displays keyboard accessibility icons
  • Microsoft Fax adds the Fax Rendering and Fax Status icons


Article ID: 310578 - Last Review: December 1, 2007 - Revision: 1.5
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
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