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Windows 7: network system tray icon shows not connected but I am connected

09 Nov 2013   #1
GamerSerg

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
network system tray icon shows not connected but I am connected

So, this is not a major issue but kind of annoying. Recently I have noticed that the system tray icon for the wireless network always has that little red X and if I open the Network and Sharing Center it says "You are not currently connected to any networks." When I click "See Full Map" it shows a line from my PC to the Router but the line from my router to the internet has a red X.

The thing is, I am connected to the internet. I can go online just fine. Any ideas?


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09 Nov 2013   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Serg, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Sometimes a simple restart of the PC will sort the network icon for you.

If not, then a quick disable and enable of the wireless network usually will toggle it back with the correct icon.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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