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Windows 7: Network connection tray icon display wrong image

01 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Network connection tray icon display wrong image

I am having a strange issue. I am connected, yet I see the not connected icon for wireless and wired internet:

I have restarted, cleared icon cash, ended explorer.exe and restarted it. Does not effect usage, just annoying. Does this on every network. Any ideas?


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02 Sep 2012   #2

Win7 & Win8 64bit

Hi there,

If this bothers you although you are connected to the network and internet you may try to uninstall/reinstall the device driver from your computer's device manager if you have not done this yet.
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