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05 Mar 2013   #11
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Click 'Customize' to see what I mean.

No network connections shown.-capture.jpg No network connections shown.-w.jpg




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05 Mar 2013   #12
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

@Domexce,
Let me see if I can explain what Roadrunner is attempting to convey:

In post #6, he posted what appears to be a screenshot from his desktop's notification area. The default settings for this area will hide icons that don't have any info for the user. The "twin up arrows" (otherwise known as double chevrons) should bring up a screen where you can hide the icon that shows the red X.

Your screenshot in post #8 indicates that you do not have the double chevron that Roadrunner was talking about. That is fine; it will not be there for everyone. If you want to follow Roadrunner's advice to hide the network icon, then right click between the icons and select Properties. It is kind of hard to click in just the right spot - so you might want to abandon that method and use the control panel:

Open the Control Panel
Change the view to large or small icons
Select Notification Area Icons

In the lower left corner of that window is a link named "Turn system icons on or off"
Click on that link.
Find the system icon named Network and select "Off" from the drop down menu to its right.

Again, I'm just clarifying what I think that Roadrunner is attempting to convey.

If you want to see if you can get the red X to go away, there are a few things to try.
Connect to the internet using a LAN cable (wired) and run the code mentioned in this post:
My computer will not recognize new modem

Please attach the text file to your next post.
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05 Mar 2013   #13
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Another method is to right click anywhere on the Taskbar & select Properties.

No network connections shown.-rr.jpg


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05 Mar 2013   #14
Domexce

 
 

I understand what you mean right now Roderunner, however I don't see how that would solve my problem. Only thing it does is make the symbol dissapear instead of making my network connections visible again.

@UsernameIssues I attached the file you've asked for.IP.txt


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05 Mar 2013   #15
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

thx for the file

Using the same wired connection, please post a screenshot of...
...your device manager that shows the problem areas
...your network connections (detail view)*

*go to the screen shown in post #8 and select "Change adapter settings"
there should be a list of network adapters in the window that should appear
please select the detailed view and post a screenshot of that

edit: btw, can you please find the post where you marked this thread as solved and un-mark it?
At least I think that you can toggle the solved status.
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05 Mar 2013   #16
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

If your using both wired & wireless, there should be 2 network icons when you open the 'Customize' page.
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05 Mar 2013   #17
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

In reply to your PM Wireless Setting.pdf
If the 'Advanced' tab does not appear as in my 2nd image, press the 'Alt' key on your keyboard.


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05 Mar 2013   #18
Domexce

 
 

@UsernameIssues Must've pressed that button by accident.. Unmarked it again. Also added the 2 screens you've asked for.
No network connections shown.-adapter_settings.jpg
No network connections shown.-device_manager.jpg

@Roderunner As you can see in the picture only the RAS connection is shown, not the ethernet or wireless.
No network connections shown.-advanced_settings_network_connections.jpg


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05 Mar 2013   #19
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Thanks you for the screenshot of the empty list of network adapters. I apologize for even asking to see it since you stated in post #5 that it was empty. I thought that you had stated that and I scanned back thru the thread to see if I was remembering the correct info from the correct thread... I just missed the info in post #5... so I asked for the screenshot. Sorry.

Since you also mentioned that this computer is running as a kiosk, has someone or some program been turning off services? It is possible to break the enumeration of network adapters by turning off various services. I just don't recall the exact combo of services that causes an empty list like you see.

edit: disabling these two services will cause an empty list:
No network connections shown.-services.png
There may be other combinations that cause this too.


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07 Mar 2013   #20
Domexce

 
 

@Roderunner & UsernameIssues

Thank you both for your help, but we decided to reinstall windows since the system was unable to function for to long. Thanks again for your help.
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