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Windows 7: No Local Try Icon Has a Plug And A Red X

27 Dec 2009   #1
ContractPilot

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
No Local Tray Icon Has a Plug And A Red X

this is the only issue I have with windows 7 all my software and internet is working great. Here is an image of what it is doing.. cannot find a fix! anyone know how to fix?

I also noticed that windows 7 installed "Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter" what is this?

Note the photo is not mine but what i found on the net but it is the same icon.




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27 Dec 2009   #2
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Welcome, we will need a lot more info before anyone can help. System specs would help.

It would be good to know what type of modem/router/adapter/. Do you have a wired connection or wireless?

Did this just happen or are you trying to hook up a new router/modem?

If your "image"is exactly the same as this one, you probably have an eternet cable hooked up.

I would unplug you modem/router or both if you have both...wait 30 seconds and plug them back in. That's a good start.
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27 Dec 2009   #3
ContractPilot

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nate42nd View Post
Welcome, we will need a lot more info before anyone can help. System specs would help.

It would be good to know what type of modem/router/adapter/. Do you have a wired connection or wireless?

Did this just happen or are you trying to hook up a new router/modem?

If your "image"is exactly the same as this one, you probably have an eternet cable hooked up.

I would unplug you modem/router or both if you have both...wait 30 seconds and plug them back in. That's a good start.
This just happned. I am not using the wired adapter so no ethernet cable is hooked up. both wired and wireless are realtek. I am using wireless it used to show wireless signal bars now it is a plug with a red X i already reinstalled the network adapter drivers no luck. I did get the local & internet working but still showing the red X and no bars? see attached image.


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27 Dec 2009   #4
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

So you have a router. Cycle the power or the modem and router.

I have to go but I will be back in the morning. I hope someone can help you tonight if reseting the appliances.

Good luck to you.
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27 Dec 2009   #5
ContractPilot

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nate42nd View Post
So you have a router. Cycle the power or the modem and router.

I have to go but I will be back in the morning. I hope someone can help you tonight if reseting the appliances.

Good luck to you.
Already cycled the router..

Local and internet are working just the icon shows no connection!!
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27 Dec 2009   #6
ContractPilot

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I found the solution on MS site..

Open up a command prompt go to root and enter "netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt" reboot now all is working..

Thanks for the help even though it took some searching.
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