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Windows 7: Red X in network icon

07 Feb 2013   #21

Windows 7 64-bit, Home Premium, Dual-Core
Red X Solved

I too, solved this problem by deleting Incoming Connections in Network and Sharing Center > Change Adapter Settings.

I was ready to reinstall win7 because of other problems with the Windows Update and this problem, but I am good for now.


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23 May 2014   #22

Windows 7 64x

I had this problem too and I just fixed mine

I went into Network connections and disabled my Network Connection then I rightclicked on the red x and had windows trouble shoot. Once it reinabled my connection the RedX went away. Yay!!
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