[sylpheed:34812] Re: "Show icon and notifications" not holding for Sylpheed in Win 7/32

Gene Goldenfeld genegold at fastmail.fm
Sat Sep 24 08:54:04 JST 2011

I also have the same problem on my Win 7/64 laptop.  I much prefer the
XP-style Notification Area than Win 7's.  

Hiro, I don't know if Microsoft is just blowing us off, but two of us
are seeing two similar (or identical) problems with Sylpheed on Win
7: email web links and Notification Area glitches.  What do you think?


On Fri, 23 Sep 2011 19:38:13 -0400
Bill Pratt <pratt at rogers.com> wrote:

> I have exactly the same problem with Sylpheed and Win 7/64. The only
> way I've found to get around it and to always show the Sylpheed icon
> in the notification area is in Control Panel to check the option
> "Always show all icons and notifications on the taskbar". Of course
> I'd rather have the option since this automatically displays several
> icons I'd prefer to hide.
> Bill
> On Fri, 23 Sep 2011 17:05:04 -0600
> Gene Goldenfeld <genegold at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> > The instructions for Win 7 say that to show an icon in the
> > Notification Area all the time, you change the option to "Show icon
> > and notifications." That setting is not holding here for Sylpheed.
> > It reverts to "Only show notifications." In fact, if I close and
> > reopen Sylpheed (between/within computer sessions), a second
> > Sylpheed entry appears in the Notification Area pop up list showing
> > the same setting. This disappearing act was an occasional problem
> > with XP, but is constant with Win 7. 
> > 
> > I posted the issue on Microsoft Answers forum and a "support
> > engineer" got back to me that, "The issue is  related to email
> > client, I would suggest you to contact the email client support."
> > 
> > Gene Goldenfeld

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