LAN icon wont go away

  Head hurts 16:42 22 Oct 04
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windows xp home with sp2 installed. i keep getting the lan icon appear in the active part of my task bar so i right click select properties then customize and select always hide. this works ok for a while but it keeps coming back. is there a reason for this or is there an easy way to delete this from the taskbar select list as i will not be using my lan settings at all. any help appreciated.

  BurrWalnut 17:05 22 Oct 04

You can either remove it in the BIOS or Device Manager.

  D G 17:14 22 Oct 04

If you go to your internet connections and right click your Lan connection and select disable it should stop it DG

  Head hurts 18:11 22 Oct 04

thanks for the advice will use hardware manager or internet connections right click but definately not messing about in the BIOS.

  Maccyroo 18:13 22 Oct 04

D G's advice will solve the problem.

this happens with certain motherboard/lan types.
my A7N8X Deluxe had this problem too!

if you are not using the lan then disabling it is no problem

maccyroo

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