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Windows 7: Correct Network Tray Icon - Requires Network and Sharing Center Open??

09 Aug 2012   #1
phamine

Win7 32 bit
 
 
Correct Network Tray Icon - Requires Network and Sharing Center Open??

I have a peculiar issue where I would need to have "Network and Sharing Center" open to be able to see that my my laptop's wireless connection. I would see the signal bar and also see the dreaded red x.

Even when I have it open, I can see it refreshing each second; like its losing connection and reestablishing.

My internet connection is working and has no issues.

What can this be?

Network and Sharing Center - Open


Network and Sharing Center - Open and refreshed


Network and Sharing Center - Closed



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09 Aug 2012   #2
Anthony

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

That will probably be your Ethernet connection, not your wireless adapter, you can disable it in the bios if you don't use it.
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10 Aug 2012   #3
phamine

Win7 32 bit
 
 

No go on disabling the ethernet adapter.

If it helps any, I'm using a Dell D630
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18 Aug 2012   #4
phamine

Win7 32 bit
 
 

ttt
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