How to Fix the Action Center Icon Missing Issue

In this post, you’ll find out what to do if the action center icon is missing from the Windows 10 taskbar. Let’s get started.

Method #1

Restart the File Explorer. The steps are in this guide.

Method #2

Follow the methods (action center icon, Registry Editor, and local group policy editor) in this guide to enable the action center.

Method #3

Run the SFC and DISM scans on your computer.

Method #4

Re-registering the action center can fix this problem, so follow these steps to do that:

Open elevated PowerShell.

Press Enter after typing the following command. 

Here’s the command: Get-AppxPackage | % { Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppxManifest.xml” -verbose }

Method #5

Restore your PC to a previous system restore point. Before proceeding, I recommend creating a restore point.


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