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Windows 7: System Icons Problem

17 Mar 2009   #1
sid

Windows 7 32bit
 
 
System Icons Problem

Hello, I'm new here on the forums,

I have an issue with the system icons ..
I cannot turn on the network icon .. its turned "OFF" and marked grey .. so I can't edit this one, I've tried alot of ways to get it back but it still won't help .. anyone has this problem or knows how to solve this one ?

cheers !


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17 Mar 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Sid,

Check in the registry at the locations below to see if you have HideSCANNetwork in the right pane. If you do, then delete it. You can also use METHOD THREE in this tutorial.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

and

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer


Hope this helps,
Shawn
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18 Mar 2009   #3
sid

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Thanks Shawn, but it still not worked, tried every step ..

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18 Mar 2009   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Some say that restarting the computer a few times restores it as well. May be worth a try if you haven't already.
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18 Mar 2009   #5
sid

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

and how many times exactly ? :-) i've been doing this about 20x today ..
i've already tried reinstalling the drivers as well .. deleting and reinstalling..

hopeless
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18 Mar 2009   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Sid,

It's usually only a couple of restarts instead. You might consider a System Restore using a restore point dated before this problem to see if it can help.
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23 Mar 2009   #7
sid

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

ok thanks
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