Local area connection icon

  FatboySlim71 09:49 12 Jun 08
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I can remember on XP there used to be a way of showing or not showing the "Local area connection icon" which was located at the bottom right of the screen. I was wondering if/how it is possible to do the same in Vista Ultimate. Any help would be much appreciated.

I sometimes find as well that the Local area connection icon (NETWORK ICON) is not getting shown at the bottom right of the screen, so it would be useful to find a way of getting it shown for the times that for some unknown reason it isn't.

Thanks

  anskyber 11:14 12 Jun 08

Right click the taskbar > properties > notification area > select network.

  sinbads 11:36 12 Jun 08

Right click on an empty space on the task bar select properties/ notification area tick network

  Taff™ 16:42 12 Jun 08

I thought this had been answered in the Helproom Forum before this one was posted. click here

  FatboySlim71 20:49 12 Jun 08

Its just someone suggested posting on here, so I thought I would see what help I got off of here.

  Taff™ 21:48 12 Jun 08

Dual Posts are not recommended and HMHO your question was answered, you even alluded so yourself. Now you`ve got several answers all pointing to the same result from slightly different directions. No Offence but click and tick resolved! ;o)

  FatboySlim71 22:53 12 Jun 08

Thanks everyone for the help, I really appreciate the help.

  FatboySlim71 08:14 13 Jun 08

I forgot to update on what I did to sort it.

Basically I right clicked on the taskbar, selected properties, clicked the notification area tab, under the system icons I ticked (or unticked depending on if I wanted it displayed) the box next to network or whichever other one I didn't want shown in the notification area.

Thanks again everyone I am very very grateful :-)

  oliveye 19:41 03 Jan 09

On one of my computers, the 'Network' checkbox in the Notification Area is grayed out. How can I retrieve the icon for the taskbar without being able to select 'Network'?

  anskyber 19:47 03 Jan 09

Have you customised it to never show? On the same tab as the greyed out network choose customise and see what has been set.

  mooly 08:05 04 Jan 09

If you are having trouble with system tray icons being greyed out etc try this,
click here

Reboot when you have done this and wait a few moments for all the icons to appear and then customise as required as per the previous posts.

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