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Windows 7: WiFi Icon


23 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
WiFi Icon

Hi,
recently, I don't know why, the icon right by the clock that shows you wether you're connected to the wireless internet (I have a laptop Acer Aspire 7745G) and shows you the signal strength shows that I'm not connected (red X by the bars that show the signal strength) even though I really am connected to the internet, I can go on google, youtube, etc. Anyway to fix this?

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23 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Check in your connections to see if your computer thinks you have multiple wireless connections.
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23 Jan 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Go to Control Panel and Network and Sharing Centre.

On the left, click Manage Wireless Networks:


Then click on your Wireless Network and select Remove.


On the Confirmation Box, select Yes:


Repeat this for every Wireless Network you have in Manage Networks.

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You will lose your Network Key, so if you do not know it or it does not say on the router. Follow this.


Click Wireless, Right Click on your Network and select Properties.


A dialogue like this should open:


Click Show Characters and click Yes to the UAC Prompt:

You will now see your password:


If this fails, I would try reinstalling your Network Drivers
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