Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Make "Network" icon have 5 bars permanently.

29 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Make "Network" icon have 5 bars permanently.

I'm referring to the taskbar's "network" icon. I don't really mind what my real wireless signal strength is, but I want the "network" icon to always display with 5 bars.

Basically, I want my "network" icon to always display like this:


Even if the real strength is:

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

29 Jun 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

You would need to change the icons in the netcenter.dll file
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jun 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rustberger View Post
You would need to change the icons in the netcenter.dll file
How do I find the file?

**EDIT**
Nevermind, found it in System32. You actually have to edit the pdhui.dll with Resource Hacker.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


29 Jun 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Amazingly simple and funny solution!
If you dont mind disclosing it - why would you need such a thing?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Make "Network" icon have 5 bars permanently.




Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:03 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33