You can restart the trayicon application without restarting the ALM service. To do so:
1. Right click and exit from the tray icon.
2. Open registry editor and browse to
The value of the ALM Tray Icon registry key will be what needs to be executed in order to launch the tray application.
''C:Program FilesHPHP Application LifeCycle Management 11.52javabinALMTrayIcon.exe'' -cp ''C:ProgramDataHPALMtrayIconalm-tray-icon.jar'' com.hp.alm.platform.trayicon.ALMTrayIconMain
3. Launch a command prompt as admin and execute the command from the registry key.
4. The tray icon should now reappear and be in synch with your ALM service.