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(Solved) - Wireless icon Problem in system tray

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scorpion99
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Hi all,
My wireless icon in system tray always appear as disconnected even when i am connected, how can i fix this issue?
I am using Windows 7 x64.

Posted 5 years ago
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vistual
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give this a quick try....
its the instructions for clearing / re-building the icon cache for the notification area / system tray ...
http://www.ghacks.net/2010/02/.....windows-7/

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scorpion99
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still having the same problem .....

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vistual
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?: /
they suggest re-starting explorer but i would suggest a re-boot.
turn off the computer - *turn off, not restart. wait about 10 seconds and then power back up again.

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scorpion99
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not solved yet....

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Xhi
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Are you sure it is the wireless icon and not the wired icon. Can you post a picture.
Do you perhaps have more than one wireless driver loaded?
Have you checked startup to see if there is something there that is loading erroneously?

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scorpion99
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Xhi , yes i am sure that it is the wireless icon , anyway this is the picture when i am connected .
Wireless icon systray

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Lighthouse
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Don't have 7, but that looks like the wireless is showing connected, 4 bars.

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vistamike
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I have had this in the past and I found the solution.
I connect to many different networks so built up a history.
Go to network and sharing centre; click manage wireless connections and delete all but your own.

Mike

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scorpion99
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Lighthouse , usually on windows 7 , each bar will be blank when connected .
Mike , it didn't work and i also note that i have the same problem with the wired network too , check the picture:
Network system tray

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Xhi
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Did you delete your own network, too. Try that and reestablish it.

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vistamike
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good point Oren

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Lighthouse
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Thanks for the info Scorpion.

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scorpion99
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i uninstalled and reinstalled the network drivers (wired and wireless) but still having the same problem..

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scorpion99
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It happens that I connected my laptop to another Access Point and the icon was displayed properly ,10x for all your help guys.
Wireless icon

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