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Windows "recovers from an unexpected shutdown" with no Power, Network, & Volume Icons

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    Windows "recovers from an unexpected shutdown" with no Power, Network, & Volume Icons


    Lately I have been starting to get a notification - "Windows recovered from an unexpected shutdown" - after waking up my computer. It restarts fine, but my Volume, Network, and Power icons are gone in the taskbar when this happens. I can't see if there was any errors because my Computer is always in Sleep Mode when it happens.

    I run scans daily with Avast and MalwareBytes, and there's no viruses. I've also disabled some startup programs recently, so that might be affecting it. I know how to Re-Enable the icons, it's just a pain to do and I'd like to see if it's anything serious.

    Any ideas on what is causing this?

    Merry Christmas,

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    Join Date : Oct 2011
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    Vista Home Basic. 32 bit SP 2
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    Re: Windows "recovers from an unexpected shutdown" with no Power, Network, & Volume I

    Hello, you could start out with some software checks. System Files - SFC Command and this : Check Disk - chkdsk

    If good, go to a hardware check : Got memory and hard drive checks there.

    Also. check for malware using your antivirus program and free of Malwarebytes. : Malwarebytes : Malwarebytes Anti-Malware PRO removes malware including viruses, spyware, worms and trojans, plus it protects your computer

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