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How can I remove the HP Support Assistant icon from my taskbar?

The question mark icon appeared after the latest update on my Win 7 desktop.  How can I get rid of it?

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Re: How can I remove the HP Support Assistant icon from my taskbar?

right click on the taskbar, go to toolbars, and then uncheck HP Support Assistant Quick Access.

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Re: How can I remove the HP Support Assistant icon from my taskbar?

Hi,

 

Have you tried right click the icon and selecting 'Unpin this program from the taskbar'?

 

Regards,

 

DP-K

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Re: How can I remove the HP Support Assistant icon from my taskbar?

Yes, I tried that - but the option was not there since the icon was on the right side of the taskbar.  However, since I submitted the question, I have answered it.  I right clicked on the taskbar, then clicked "toolbars" and found I could deselect HP Support Assistant.  Solved!!!

Thanks for the suggestion anyway!

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Re: How can I remove the HP Support Assistant icon from my taskbar?

Hi,

 

Thanks for replying and good to hear you sorted it out :smileyhappy:

 

All the best,

 

DP-K

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Re: How can I remove the HP Support Assistant icon from my taskbar?

right click on the taskbar, go to toolbars, and then uncheck HP Support Assistant Quick Access.

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Re: How can I remove the HP Support Assistant icon from my taskbar?

Thanks - I did solve the problem using that method, as I noted in my earlier comment.

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Re: How can I remove the HP Support Assistant icon from my taskbar?

This only helps for a while. It will come bac not long after.

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Re: How can I remove the HP Support Assistant icon from my taskbar?

Thank you! It's always satisfying when you find a gem like this. :smileylol:

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