View network connection icon does not show [Solved/Closed]

Ask a question roshan - Last answered on Feb 7, 2017 at 10:33 AM by Brightali

i have a internet connection.internet connection is fine but that connection icon not showing at
view network connection in my network do I getting back .
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Dear Sir,

i think you mean the connection icon on your taskbar,

Go to Control Panel > Network Connections > Local Area Connection

Then tick on Show connection status icon on taskbar

Then press OK
drdigital1- Nov 8, 2009 at 02:18 PM
Nope I've got the same problem. My network does not show in Network Connections at all, it's blank and shows nothing. So there is no way to enable the nic connection icon on the task bar.
I'm still trying to figure this one out. Tried creating new and nothing shows after completion. But my internet browser surfing and outlook mail is running fine.
EM- Apr 17, 2010 at 03:43 PM
you are the best. it fixed my problem by following the steps above. many thx.
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I am also facing the same issue.. Please let me know if there any way to getting it back. I am using XP
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dear sir

simply superb super u slove my prob god bless u and thank u
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open the task manager (Ctrl-Shift-Esc)
find explorer.exe kill it ( right click : end task)
under File: choose new task and type explorer.exe

explorer wil restart with normal settings
Peter- Dec 4, 2015 at 04:54 AM
Try to clear\rebuild the Icon Cache. To do this, on free place of yuor desktop right mouse click and choose Display Properties. Then Under Parameter Tab change the Color Quality from 32bit to 16bit. Thereafter press Apply and restart the computer. Your icons should reappear. Then change back your Color Quality and restart pc again.
Thom- Sep 10, 2016 at 09:36 AM
It worked for me. Thank you!
ghost- Nov 18, 2016 at 01:16 PM
WOW worked like a charm THANK YOU
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Sir, i have an hp elitebook 8440p. the problem is , after formating and reinstalling windows 8 64 bit, its wifi is not showing "no connections are available". It's only showing me an Ethernet connection icon.
the problem persits in the 32 bit version as well.
please help me with a solution as soon as posible
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Well u said that when you click the icon "view your wireless networks" you have a blank windows a blank list ... solution for that :

go to "RUN" then write this "services.msc" hit OK --> u have a windows called Services --> scroll that list to --->>> wireless zero configuration >>> click on it the hit >>> start the service on the top left.

then go back to your wireless connection windows and hit the icon "view wireless network" >>> u will have to list back

I hope is a good help 4 u

take care.
Desperate For Wifi- Jul 26, 2015 at 08:12 AM
I'm having the same problem, my Wireless Network Connections icon is not appearing in control Panel>Network and sharing Center>Change adapter settings; I've tried the methods above, but in vain
I'm using Windows 7
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plz. reset the externel network card.... then u can show the icon...
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Click Start, [click Run], type regedit, and then press ENTER.
Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
Right-click this subkey, click Export , and then save the selected branch in a file.
Click the Network subkey again, and then delete the Config entry. Do not delete the >Network subkey. The Config entry will be reconstructed when you restart the computer.
Restart the computer. You may have to manually turn off the computer.
The config key is re-created on the next boot up.
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maybe ur plug and play service is disabled,
try start the services from Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services -> find the Plug and Play ( set the properties(right click) -> start up type:automatic -> Ok then start the servce)
anand- May 23, 2015 at 10:09 PM
Wow thanks fear
Alexei- Nov 24, 2015 at 05:48 AM
thanks :)

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