The Windows taskbar (that area in the bottom-right of the screen) has a feature that is both helpful and annoying at the same time.
By default, most icons will not show unless they have something they need to tell you. This is nice because it stops the area from becoming cluttered up, but it can be annoying if you have an icon you want to be able to access frequently (for example, the ScanSnap Manager icon).
This video shows how to make it so that a certain icon always appears in the bottom-right corner.
This video on Windows taskbar icons is part of a series of quick videos on paperless tips and topics. View more in the series here.