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Windows 7: Wireless icon does not pop up "connect to network"


17 Oct 2012   #1

windows 7
 
 
Wireless icon does not pop up "connect to network"

Dears,
I have a laptop in my hand that belong to somebody.
issue is that when ever we click on wireless icon close to clock, there will be no pop up menu of "connect to network"


for example this below pop up menu after clicking is not showing.




Regards
Phenom


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17 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I would check the laptop case for an wireless on/off switch and make sure its turned on.
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17 Oct 2012   #3

windows 7
 
 

It is on as I connect to network by right click on the wireless icon > "open network & ...." > "Connect to network"
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17 Oct 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Is there any third party application to manage wireless on the laptop?
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17 Oct 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If there is no 3rd party applications follow the directions below.


1. Open the Start Menu
2. Type services in the Start Search area and press Enter
3. Click on Continue in the UAC prompt
4. Locate Network Connections, Network List Service, Network Location Awareness, and Network Store Interface Service
5. Verify that Status is set to Started and Startup Type is set to Automatic
6. If this is not the case then right click the service and select Start to start the service
7. Right click the service and select Properties and change the Startup type to Automatic
8. Repeat as necessary for the services listed in step 4
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17 Oct 2012   #6

windows 7
 
 

Thanks for the help,
I will give it a shot later and update on the same.
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06 Nov 2012   #7

windows 7
 
 

Hello,
Sorry to be late, as the requester could not be find tell today.
Just want to confirm that the solution of "services" worked directly.
Thanks to parman for the help.
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06 Nov 2012   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Great I'm glad your situation got resolved.
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