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Windows 7: Connection monitors in Task Tray - help to find the tutorial please?

08 Feb 2017   #1
MadMudMob

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Connection monitors in Task Tray - help to find the tutorial please?

When I was wandering in the excellent Tutorial section recently looking for a cure to a rather odd problem (now solved) one of the threads I came across was to put the 2 little monitors in the Task Tray that I had in previous versions of Windows.
At the time they were not what I wanted but now that all is well I think I would like them in my Task Tray as they greyed out when there was no connection which will help me keep an eye on things.

Do you think I can refind it?! Am hoping some kind person will call me stupid and point me at it please?


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08 Feb 2017   #2
richc46

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08 Feb 2017   #3
MadMudMob

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Thankyou but not quite .... the one I wanted to find again placed the 2 little monitors in the task bar (as I used to have in my previous windows versions).
They flickered in dark blue when the internet was connected and greyed out if there was no connection. I gathered they were not a standard item in Windows 7 Home Premium. I did install it but stupidly deleted it as it wasn't what I was after at the time.
They looked like this ....



or you could choose the slightly different Vista ones I seem to remember
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08 Feb 2017   #4
akjudge

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Try this link:

Network Activity Indicator for Windows 7 - IT Samples

Works great on my Windows 7

Jim
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08 Feb 2017   #5
MadMudMob

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Perfect .... thankyou so much!
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