Windows 8 System Icons in Notification Area Are Grayed Out

A problem may occur in Microsoft Windows 8 where the system icons such as the Speaker, Network, or Power icons are grayed out or missing from the Taskbar Notification Area (Systray). The options to enable them in the Taskbar Properties screen may also be grayed out. Try the following steps to try to bring the icons back to working as they should.

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Enable Auto Kiosk Presentation Mode in PowerPoint 2013 & 2010

Before a meeting, you may want to have an automatic presentation run to give your participants something to look at before the actual meeting. Or perhaps you just want to setup a presentation at a product display and run it automatically. You can accomplish this in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 or 2010 with the following steps.

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