Systray icon disappeared

David Balazic David.Balazic at
Mon Sep 8 05:30:59 EDT 2008

Phil Hannent wrote:

> David Balazic wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > I just noticed that the pidgin systray icon is missing.
> > The main windows is closed. I only have a conversation window.
> > 
> > Im running 2.5.1 on Windows XP Pro SP2.
> > 
> > Is there a keyboard shortcut to open the main window ?
> Not that I know of, however you can open the buddy list by 
> running the program 
> again.  I detects that there is already an instance running 
> and shows the buddy 
> list.
> I assume that some how the preferences got changed and the 
> tray icon is only 
> showing on new messages.

I started Pidgin as you suggested and the main window appeared.
I checked hte prefs and the systray icon was set to "Always".
I changed it to "Never" and then back to "Always" and now it works again


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