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Windows 7: Incorrect taskbar icon

24 Jan 2010   #1
Rayman

Windows 7
 
 
Incorrect taskbar icon

I have an ethernet cable linked from my PC to my XBOX 360. I bridged my PC connection to the XBOX so that it can share my internet connection to access the console's online features. This is what the network area on my PC looks like:



The problem I'm having is in the taskbar. The internet icon just shows the bars with a red cross through them (as if to signify the internet isn't working), instead of before the bridge where it showed the speed levels of the internet with the coloured bars.



I know this is a minor thing, but is there any way I could get the icon back to its original state while keeping the bridge?

Thanks.


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26 Jan 2010   #2
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Rayman Welcome to SevenForums. Have you gone to right click start orb/properties/taskbar/notification area costomize/network/ show notifications? Have a play with this may give you a veiw you may prefer.
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26 Jan 2010   #3
Rayman

Windows 7
 
 

Sadly this doesn't affect the icon picture.
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26 Jan 2010   #4
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rayman View Post
Sadly this doesn't affect the icon picture.
Rayman.. Did you give this a try? Sorry I do not have a bridge or a xbox to test with so just not much help to you.
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26 Jan 2010   #5
Rayman

Windows 7
 
 

I did, but to no result!
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03 Feb 2010   #6
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Go to the window where you made your screenshot, right click "Local Area Connection", the one with red cross on it, right click, disable. If you want to use wired network, make sure you re-enable it first before plugging.

zzz2496
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03 Feb 2010   #7
Rayman

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
Go to the window where you made your screenshot, right click "Local Area Connection", the one with red cross on it, right click, disable. If you want to use wired network, make sure you re-enable it first before plugging.

zzz2496
That doesn't seem to do anything. Plus, it's a bit hassly to have to enable it every time I want to use it.
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09 Feb 2010   #8
seawolf541

Windows 7
 
 

I too have the incorrect icon on ask tray. I have a new laptop running windows 7 with a wireless connection. Until today the icon represented bars of signal strength. Today it is different???

Any ideas why it would change all by itself like that?


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09 Feb 2010   #9
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seawolf541 View Post
I too have the incorrect icon on ask tray. I have a new laptop running windows 7 with a wireless connection. Until today the icon represented bars of signal strength. Today it is different???

Any ideas why it would change all by itself like that?
Welcome to SevenForums seawolf
That is the icon for a wired connection. Are you connecting with a wire now? If you are that will change the icon.
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10 Feb 2010   #10
seawolf541

Windows 7
 
 

No wired connection. I've tried changing the icon as you descibed above. I tried restoring icon defaults as well.
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