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Windows 7: Network icon missing from system tray

13 Aug 2009   #11
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

OP, are you using a Desktop, or Laptop? What model of network card is in there, and have you installed the latest card specific drivers?

~Lordbob


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13 Aug 2009   #12
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by saiarcot895 View Post
Sometimes, that happens to me too. I just restart and the icon comes back. Anyway, even if the network icon is missing, you are still connected to the internet, and if you need to access the Network and Sharing Center, you can do so via Control Panel.
you should still be connected it's just not showing the icon. i too have problems sometimes with icons not appearing (NOD32 especially) but even tho there's no icon, the program is still running
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13 Aug 2009   #13
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello EarlZ,

This may help.

System Icons - Enable or Disable

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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13 Aug 2009   #14
EarlZ

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
OP, are you using a Desktop, or Laptop? What model of network card is in there, and have you installed the latest card specific drivers?

~Lordbob

Desktop, specs on the specs list. Yes I have the latest drivers that is specific for windows 7 on my LAN card.



Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
you should still be connected it's just not showing the icon. i too have problems sometimes with icons not appearing (NOD32 especially) but even tho there's no icon, the program is still running
Yeah im connected, but some how i find this little bug annoying. I've also experienced the Nod32 icon gone missing once. None of these issues were present in vista though.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello EarlZ,

This may help.

System Icons - Enable or Disable

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Everything is set to " Not Configured ". I'll change it to disabled for now and see if it prevents this bug from happening.
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13 Aug 2009   #15
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EarlZ View Post
Desktop, specs on the specs list. Yes I have the latest drivers that is specific for windows 7 on my LAN card.
That does not tell me what your card is....
How does it connect to the desktop? Like, PCI, USB, what?

~Lordbob
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14 Aug 2009   #16
EarlZ

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
That does not tell me what your card is....
How does it connect to the desktop? Like, PCI, USB, what?

~Lordbob
It does, Im using the onboard that comes with the Abit IP35-E its a Marvel 88E8056. Im not sure what this has to do with the LAN card though.
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14 Aug 2009   #17
EarlZ

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 RTM
 
 

It went missing again ~_~
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14 Aug 2009   #18
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EarlZ View Post
It does, Im using the onboard that comes with the Abit IP35-E its a Marvel 88E8056. Im not sure what this has to do with the LAN card though.
OK, you are not using wireless? Is it connected to a hard line, or is it a built in wireless?

~Lordbob
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14 Aug 2009   #19
Antman

 

Disable both of these. Test. Reset if necessary.


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15 Aug 2009   #20
EarlZ

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
OK, you are not using wireless? Is it connected to a hard line, or is it a built in wireless?

~Lordbob

Wired connection
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