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Windows 7: Yellow Asterisk in Wireless Connection -- Unsolved !

01 Jan 2016   #11

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

from that output it looks like youve got an ethernet cable plugged in ???.

If you have it may override the bluetooth wifi.

In your device manager can you dissable that Realtek device.
see what happens..

the other thing i see on the Btooth adapter is a temporary IPV6 address not seen that before, but i suspect its something to do with the way your ISP works.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jan 2016   #12

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
Debug of Yellow Asterisk on Wi-fi continues

Thanks Roy,

I've unchecked all the IP V6 associations from all adapters. Disabled all by one wi-fi and one lan adapter -- both work..when the Ethernet Cable is plugged, the wi-fi icon still shows(still greyed out with yellow *) -- It never changes to show a LAN adapter icon(strange too). When I connect to wi-fi signal, that works too, but in both cases either plugged in or wi-fi connected, the wi-fi icon remains greyed out with a yellow * and the network map remains unchanged too(red X as in my first attached diagram) very strange to be able to connect to the internet via either a cable(at 1G) or wi-fi ( at 130mps) and still get network connection map that says I'm not connected when I am....I am very perplexed. I even read that the MS virtual miniport adapters might be the cause, so I did a "netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=disallowed" to attempt to PERMANENTLY remove them, but somehow this HP computer doesn't cooperate, since after I reboot they both magically I can do is mark them as disabled....then I have only two adapters that are "on" being the realtek(LAN) and the other be Intel Centrio wi-fi..all others have been disabled -- yet of course I'm still connected with that darn yellow *....... I may have to ask Bill Gates to get involved.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jan 2016   #13

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

Does your comp have its own HP Wireless program facility as part of its bloatware.
might be something in there.

My System SpecsSystem Spec


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