I will keep this post short as it likely will cater to a select few. Anyone that runs Parallels in Coherence Mode will encounter a grey, unmovable box on the Mac desktop. This is purely related to ZCM.

Specifically ZenNotifyIcon.exe

Quick workaround: I have just renamed the file with a .bak extension. I can’t find any detailed info on what exactly this exe does (aside from the vague obviousness). It didn’t seem to complain about this file missing, and ZCM appears to work still. I suppose I’ll leave it at that!

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  • Where are you finding the ZenNotifyIcon.exe file? I’m new to Macs and have been searching through my c: drive in the VM and also on the Mac. Can you help please? I’d appreciate it. I know the grey box is really harmless, but I didn’t buy a mac to have clutter.:)

    Thanks!

  • Not at a desktop right now but from a quick google it looks like the following, and it does ring a bell.

    %PROGRAMFILES%\Novell\Zenworks\bin\ZenNotifyIcon.exe

    Cheers!

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