Automatically Hide Inactive Tray Icons (Windows XP)

This setting controls whether running tray programs should be hidden automatically when they are not active.

1.Open your registry and find or create the key below.

2.Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "EnableAutoTray" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Settings
User Key : [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion\Explorer]
Value Name : EnableAutoTray
Data Type : REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data : (0 = display inactive icons, 1 = hide inactive icons)

Disclaimer : Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.