The Notification Area

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Notification Area

The notification area displays information messages in balloons, is also displays the currently running applications. If you have inactive or hidden icons in the notification area, just click on the arrow pointing up to see the running applications.

Hidden icons, Notification area hidden icons

If you want to disable the hidden icons feature to constantly see what you have running, right click anywhere in the empty space of the taskbar and select proprieties from the popup menu.

Notification area hidden icons

Customize hidden icons