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Windows 7: Wireless Icon

15 Apr 2010   #1
Casmo

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Wireless Icon

Hello all

Yesterday I installed BlueSoleil for my bluetooth dongle, and now my wireless icon is acting strange, I've had this before, and never been able to fix this, does anyone have any clues?

Thanks in advance.




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15 Apr 2010   #2
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fseal
This is an old thread but. Do you by any chance have any Adobe products (Photoshop/creative suite etc) installed?

It installs a local DNS service called Bonjour that wreaks havok with several adapters/drivers and gives the symptoms you indicate. Search for Bonjour on the site here for instructions for removing it if you have installed Photoshop or something else from adobe (not flash though)
I can't really find any solutions because I have no idea what causes that symbol and or what to call it. Is it an asterix a star a circle?
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15 Apr 2010   #3
Casmo

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

The symbol means that there are wireless connections available, but I am already connected to an AP, and it's rather annoying not so see how strong the signal is, but yeah, it looks like an asterisk to me.
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15 Apr 2010   #4
MDR

windows 7 64bit
 
 

it says there are other wireless network available besides WLAN. there's bluetooth access now
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15 Apr 2010   #5
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Make sure that you do not have any IP address conflicts I had the same problem not so long ago.
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15 Apr 2010   #6
Casmo

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

@ MDR, even when I disable the bluetooth connection, it shows this icon, so it's not that.

@Crispy, I don't have an IP address conflict...
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15 Apr 2010   #7
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

There must be a way to turn that off in network preferences... Can't seem to find much on it.

If you really want it not to show then download a program like this to enable/disable bluetooth on demand.
http://www.vijay555.com/index.php?Releases:VJVolubilis
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15 Apr 2010   #8
Casmo

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by notsograymatter View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fseal
This is an old thread but. Do you by any chance have any Adobe products (Photoshop/creative suite etc) installed?

It installs a local DNS service called Bonjour that wreaks havok with several adapters/drivers and gives the symptoms you indicate. Search for Bonjour on the site here for instructions for removing it if you have installed Photoshop or something else from adobe (not flash though)
I can't really find any solutions because I have no idea what causes that symbol and or what to call it. Is it an asterix a star a circle?


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Yup, I have CS4, but I didn't install Bonjour, so that can't be it.
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15 Apr 2010   #9
Casmo

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by notsograymatter View Post
There must be a way to turn that off in network preferences... Can't seem to find much on it.

If you really want it not to show then download a program like this to enable/disable bluetooth on demand.
Vijay555 - VJVolubilis


It seems that this program is for a PDA, but to disable the bluetooth is easy enough, but that doesn't work.




[Update] I uninstalled BlueSoleil, and it got worse... It shows as if a cable is disconnected now...[/]

[Update] Now, look at my second picture, all the connections are gone in there...[/]


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15 Apr 2010   #10
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

i had the same sort of problem that would not go away until i completely removed the blue tooth software with this program: Revo Uninstaller Pro - Uninstall Software, Remove Programs, Solve uninstall problems
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