Notification Area Scroll Arrows

Mar 5, 2016

I recently formatted my laptop and performed a fresh install of Windows 10. Everything was going well, until I noticed that when I have more than 4 icons in the Notification Area, I get scroll arrows to scroll left or right, instead of the Notification Area just resizing to accommodate more icons. It also adds space to the right of the time, which is weird. This happens regardless of how many applications I have open, even having nothing at all open. I've tried using small taskbar buttons, and changing all the taskbar settings I can find, but it does exactly the same.

This is how many icons I usually have:

When it works with 4 icons (plus Notification Icon):

And when I try add more than 4 icons - notice the scroll arrows on the left and right, plus blank space:

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