System Tray Icon in the notification area
October 25, 2023
Every time Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows automatically starts after a protected device restart, the System Tray Icon is displayed in the toolbar notification area . It is displayed by default if the System Tray Icon component was installed during application setup.
The appearance of the System Tray Icon reflects the current device protection status. There are two types of status:
Active (colored icon) if at least one task is running: Real-Time File Protection, Applications Launch Control.
Inactive (gray icon) – none of the following tasks are currently running: Real-Time File Protection and Applications Launch Control
You can open the context menu of the System Tray Icon by right-clicking it.
The context menu offers several commands to display application windows (see table below).
Context menu commands in System Tray Icon
Open the Application Console
Opens Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows Console (if installed).
Open Compact Diagnostic Interface
Opens the Compact Diagnostic Interface.
About the application
Opens the About the application window containing information about Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows.
For registered Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows users, the About the application window contains information about urgent updates that have been installed.
Hides the System Tray Icon in the toolbar notification area.
You can display the hidden System Tray Icon again at any time.
To display the System Tray Icon again,
in the Microsoft Windows Start menu, select All Programs > Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows > System Tray Icon.
The names of settings may vary depending on the installed operating system.
In the general settings of Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows, you can enable or disable the display of the System Tray Icon every time the application starts automatically following a protected device restart.