Wireless icon in taskbar has disappeared

By bubz786
Nov 25, 2008
  1. today i switched on my laptop and noticed that the wireless icon in the taskbar has disappeared. Although i can connect to the internet.

    I have tried opening up taskbar properties to see if i can switch it on from there but the icon is not in any of the options.

    the wireless netwok card i have got is Intel (r) pro/ wireless 3945AB

    My OS is windows xp
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415


    Chances are windows is managing the wireless and as such the icon wont be shown (they are usually shown if the wireless's own software is managing the connection.) i wouldnt worry as there is no need to do anything with it as long as the wifi is working
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