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Q: network system tray icon shows not connected but I am connected

So, this is not a major issue but kind of annoying. Recently I have noticed that the system tray icon for the wireless network always has that little red X and if I open the Network and Sharing Center it says "You are not currently connected to any networks." When I click "See Full Map" it shows a line from my PC to the Router but the line from my router to the internet has a red X.

The thing is, I am connected to the internet. I can go online just fine. Any ideas?

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A: network system tray icon shows not connected but I am connected

Hello Serg, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Sometimes a simple restart of the PC will sort the network icon for you.

If not, then a quick disable and enable of the wireless network usually will toggle it back with the correct icon.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Since about 2-3 days ago I been getting in the icon tray the PC and a big red X icon meaning not connected to the internet but the thing is I am connected if I hover over it, it will say connected. I have no idea what the problem could be I'm just hoping I'm not infected by any virus.

System information
Gateway
Intel Core i3 530 / 2.93 GHz
6.0GB of Ram
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 64-bit Edition

A:Internet Icon tray shows "not connected" but I am connected

Hi Negotron,Found a possible answer on Microsoft Answers for you Microsoft Answers Red X on NetworkHope this helps

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I got a new IBM Lenovo about a month ago that was running Windows 8.1. Before doing anything I immediately upgraded it Windows 10. When I hover over the network icon it says "Not Connected-Connections Available." The thing about it is, is that I am connected to the network and the Internet. I did update the network card driver today. I thought that would solve the problem, but I'm at a loss. It wasn't really a big deal until I wanted to connect to twitter and the weather apps that pop up when you click the Windows button in the lower left corner. Any help is appreciated! Click submit

A:Network icon in system tray says I'm not connected, but I am.

Disable Windows from updating Device drivers, uninstall network device, reinstall after rebooting. Also unplug the Router/Gateway, wait about a minute and plug it back in and things should work.

The only other item that can cause this is third party network security software.

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Hi to all
The Network icon shows Not Connected, but I'm connected and can brows the internet.
my prblem solved but after restart my computer this problem come back.
I'm confused because I tried many ways to sole it!

I disconnected my pc from modem, waited about 30 seconds and reconnected it
Reset the network adapter
use the Diagnose and repair the connection
Uninstall driver from device manager and restart my computer

When the computer will restart my problem is solved!!!!!!! but When the computer will restart again,
my problem come back!!!!! Even when I disconnect from the Internet and connected, this problem come back

Could someone help me? (windows 7, 64)

A:The Network icon shows Not Connected, but I'm connected

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Can you surf to here:
http://www.msftncsi.com/ncsi.txt
More info here:
http://blog.superuser.com/2011/05/16...ork-awareness/

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The Network icon in the system tray has a red X on it suggesting the Network is not connected but it is connected. Both my sons are connected to the internet just as I am on my PC and my BluRay player. Usually and for the last 6 years it has a little blue disc showing that both the Internet and the Network is connected. I use it constantly to see if I can connect to the Internet. Now it has a red X against it!
I have tried lots of things over the last 2 hrs to try and fix it but nothing works and on occasion, when in the Network and Sharing Centre, the whole computer is frozen so that the only solution is to switch it off and on and start again!
In the Network and Sharing Centre it shows that it is Unknown that the Network Discovery is Off but when I go to try and change it it will not allow any change. Then it can freeze and nothing can be done at all. I assume that Network Discovery should be On?
In another instance it was saying that another programme was stopping any changes being made.

Can anyone shine any light on this problem please?

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The Network icon in the system tray has a red X on it suggesting the Network is not connected but it is connected. Both my sons are connected to the internet just as I am on my PC and my BluRay player. Usually and for the last 6 years it has a little blue disc showing that both the Internet and the Network is connected. I use it constantly to see if I can connect to the Internet. Now it has a red X against it!
I have tried lots of things over the last 2 hrs to try and fix it but nothing works and on occasion, when in the Network and Sharing Centre, the whole computer is frozen so that the only solution is to switch it off and on and start again!
In the Network and Sharing Centre it shows that the Network Discovery is Off but when I go to try and change it it will not allow any change. Then it can freeze and nothing can be done at all. I assume that Network Discovery should be On?
In another instance it was saying that another programme was stopping any changes being made.

Can anyone shine any light on this problem please?

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Hello,

whenever I'm connected to a network, the attached icon is displayed. The other icons (e.g. the spinning wheel thing when establishing a connection) do work, but the "connected" icon seems to have disappeared for no reason. I did not install any new software and I don't know what else might have triggered this, it was just that way when I booted my pc a few days ago.

Any help is appreciated, thanks.

A:Network connection icon always shows "not connected" even though I am

You might have a two adapters enabled. Right click on the bars and open the network and sharing center. Then in the left pane click on change adapter settings and see if there are 2 adapters present. If so disable the one that isn't wireless..I don't know if the two are related but mine used to look like this the left pic now it looks like the right pic. And it happened right after some windows updates.

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I have a home premium 32 bit HP.I use dial up.Sometimes when I use the computer the icon on taskbar says I'm not connected but I am. On some days when I start the computer, the icon is OK,but if I turn the computer off and restart 3 hours later then the icon has a red x on it but I'm still able to connect to the internet.

A:icon shows I'm not connected but I am

Welcome
If you have access without problem there is no reason to concern yourself. Go to search by the start button. Type notification, in the notification area got to network notification and set it up to hide. The problem is gone and you are enjoying the computer and the internet.
You could try to right click on the icon and then troubleshoot, but I am not really hopeful using that approach.
I do not know of any other way to correct this small malfunction.

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Dear Community I have connected my bt headset (b&o working perfectly on any other device) to my brandnew machine here. Now I was very surprised that besides the connection I apparently have to change further settings to make this work.I expected plug and play behaviour...Does anybody how to make it work? missing selection





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hp pavilion 15 notebook pc 15- e038tx   ,when i am connected to the internet, icon on task bar not changed continuously shows red sign or cross,i am using data card (usb dongle) i browse download and upload good but but icon not shows you are connected please help me hp pavilion 15 eo38tx  windows 7 64bit

A:internet icon shows red cross when i am connected

Hi shah-aijaz, Sorry to hear that you are having issues with the wifi on your notebook. I have done some research and I have found that the computer that you have listed does NOT have Windows 7. Are you certain that you are giving the proper model number of your computer?  Please check the bottom of your computer and the product number should be listed on a white sticker by a bar code.

 

Please write back at your convenience.

 

Thank you.

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I have a home premium vista 32 bits and dial up.The icon on task bar says I'm not connected but I am.I'm typing to you right now. How can I fix this?

A:[SOLVED] connection icon on taskbar shows not connected but I am

If you have IPV6 go to network properties and uncheck IPV6 then restart your computer.

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Hi Helpers,

I am running Windows 10 32bit and have a Realtec RTL8169/8110 Family PCI Gigabit Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.20) card integral (Motherboard). It has the latest drivers installed. (10.6.1001.2015 - October 2015). Device Manager doesn't show any fault with the card

The Internet Access Icon in the task bar shows a yellowish triangle containing an exclamation mark. Despite this, a cursor 'hover' says 'internet access' and I can indeed get my emails sent and downloaded to my client. Also I can surf the www. I have no idea whether speed is affected during the display; I have Virginmedia 150mb speed, but at best it usually reaches 15-35Mbs on any speedtest. The provider doesn't want to know about the speed problem.

Sometimes the system starts up without displaying the yellowish icon. Sometimes a restart cures the symbol too. Speedtests remain about the same.

Does anyone have any idea of likely causes and cures please?

Many thanks for looking.
 

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As stated in the title, the Network icon on the taskbar in the bottom right, always shows the disconnected Ethernet, even while I am connected to wifi. I've also tried connecting it via the Ethernet port, and it still shows the disconnected Ethernet icon. Also, not sure if this is related or not, but at every boot, windows tries to install an unidentified-unnamed device. I will post screenshots of the problems.

Here's the screenshots.

A:Internet Taskbar Icon shows Ethernet unplugged when connected via wifi

  
Quote: Originally Posted by NickFizzer


As stated in the title, the Network icon on the taskbar in the bottom right, always shows the disconnected Ethernet, even while I am connected to wifi. I've also tried connecting it via the Ethernet port, and it still shows the disconnected Ethernet icon. Also, not sure if this is related or not, but at every boot, windows tries to install an unidentified-unnamed device. I will post screenshots of the problems.

Here's the screenshots.



If you can post a screen shot of your ipconfig/all it will help me to see the adaptor that is causing the problem.

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the little computer icon in the system tray has a red "x" on it and says "not connected" BUT i can connect to the internet connect to websites just fine..why does it say not connected?

im using windows 7
 

A:Solved: not connected in system tray

how are you connected to the internet cable/wireless
is it possible you are connected by one method and the redcross is for the other method of connection?
if not more detail
Make and model of router/modem
how are you connected wireless or cable
make and model of the PC
windows version you are using XP, vista, etc
screen shot of the system tray
To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.

Note:
For a reliable (or robust as the Xirrus user guide says) wireless connection you need a signal of about -70 dBm or better.
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We are trying to connect a computer from house a to the lan network at house b using a vpn. Both computers are using vista and no thrid party software. House b has 2 computers on a lan network using a linksys router. We ran through the setup wizard in vista and ran through some turtorials, then ended up here. Computer a shows connected, and computer b shows that computer a is connected, but the two computers cannot see each other, share files, and computer a cannot see the local network. As far as i can tell everything is passing through the router, any help????????
 

A:VPN shows connected but there is no network....

Do you have any firewalls enabled on either computer?
Is file and print sharing turned on?
Are both computers in the same workgroup?
Do you have a port forwarding setup on the routers/firewall to allow the vpn traffic to connect to the private network?
Have you enabled all of the vpn protocols on the routers?
 

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Okay, so I AM connected to the wireless router, as is the other PC on the network (that PC is running XP). I used to be able to print to the printer that is connected directly to the XP computer, but now it keeps telling me it is offline. So, upon further investigation, I tried to figure out why and try to access the XP computer, I get the error that this computer (Windows 7) is not connected to a network, so I open network and sharing center and try to connect to a network. Then the popup in the system tray pops up that shows me connected to the Internet, but "NOT CONNECTED - Connections are available" - what the hell does that mean? So then I open network and sharing center and select choose homegroup and sharing options. THEN I get the error "This computer belongs to a homegroup" with the error "homegroup is not available because i'm not connected to a network" - and the viscious cycle begins again.

I go over to the XP and look at workgroup and both PCs are listed. When I click on mine (Windows 7), it wants a username and password. I don't remember what those are!

Whenever I try to access the printer that is connected to Win 7 PC FROM XP PC, I get a denied access error!

Please help! I have two computers and two printers that I just want to be able to use both printers with both computers!

Windows 7 is connected to a Lexmark laser printer and XP is connected to an HP inkjet.

These DID work for a long time, but for some strange re... Read more

A:Windows 7 shows not connected to network

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Hi, i've been having this problem for a while. it's getting really annoying. On my other computer, i'm connecting through a Airlink router and adapter. In my network it said i'm connected and i have a excellent connection, but when i try to get on internet explorer, it says page cannot be displayed. Please someone help me.

Heres an ipconfig:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\John>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : dell
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Airlink101 SuperG Wireless Cardbus A
dapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-18-02-3F-83-38
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.79.58
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 3Com 3C920 Integrated Fast Ethernet
Controller (3C905C-TX Compatible)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-08-74-10-59-A0

C:\Documents and Settings\John>
 

A:Network shows connected, but no internet.

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I have x220 with Win10 on it (BIOS 1.43). Suddenly I noticed that battery icon is not changed after I disconnected the charger, it still shows charger is connected and battery still charging... But battery of course discharging.I tried to remove the battery and laptop working fine via charger only.It works ok without charger if battery is charged, but icon always shows that laptop is conneted to charger.Also there is no sound when charger disconnected. (Sound is switched on in BIOS)My battery is not new but correctly charging on other X220.

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I am not sure when and what update this occurred during, but the Windows Defender icon now appears in the system tray, under 2 systems:

Windows 8 Core
Windows 8.1 Pro
To make the icon appear, simply launch Windows Defender from the Start Start.



During a system scan.



During an update.



Mouse-over, during update.



There is currently no context menu added by Microsoft, for Windows Defender on Windows 8, 8.1 and 10.

Thanks for reading.
 

A:Defender icon now shows in System Tray - Windows 8 and 8.1

I hope they will add a context menu entry and will improve Defender further, many people rely on it as AV
its right behind Avast according to OPSWAT
 

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I have a work PC connected to a LAN.  About every couple of days I notice a yellow exclamation point over my LAN connection that states "No Internet Access".  However, it is working just fine!  All applications work without fail.
 I've consulted our IT department, and they instructed me to send it to them to have it re-imaged.  Really?  I've searched online for articles that address this issue, but nothing has surfaced to match. Help?

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Hi All,
Did a windows update and now wifi not working. Just a red x and networking center shows adapter not connected. I tried doing a restore and no luck. Then tried updating driver and restarting no luck. Tried deleting all network adapters and search for hardware and nothing. I know adapter working.... got it going on my laptop. Device manager shows adapter working fine.....Tried disconnecting network in services and restart no luck.
any ideas ?

A:have red x wifi.....network shows adapter not connected

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... What is the Model Number of your Computer ? ...

Can you Please Post a screenshot of the Device Manager ..

With the Network Adapters extended .. Also View Hidden Devices ..

The Link below will help you achieve this ..
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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When attached to my Belkin router, my network connection shows "Connected to <router name here>". But when I connect my LAN to my TP-Link router, it doesn't show that extra connection in my network connection?

I'm using an old dos software that somehow needs this "connected to router" shown in the network connection. I think the software needs to somehow "dial" to the router or "listen" to the dial tone or something. How do I make it appear? Some kind of vpn or something?

A:Network connection shows connected to router

In Windows, go to Start/Run and type ncpa.cpl and press enter. In Network Connections you should see the Local Area Connection. right click it and choose Status It should say you are connected. If your Ethernet cable is plugged in and it is connected to your router.

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So this has been showing up for the past week or so under my network connections. I am not using Ethernet as I have no cable plugged into my PC; I have been using WiFi instead. This problem isn't at one place, I have been using WiFi on different routers in few different locations but this "connection" remains there.

Any ideas on what this could be and why it is occurring? Also, it takes at least 2-3 minutes for my computer to connect to WiFi when it is booted after shut down/ sleep on any router. Can this be related to the problem above?

Thanks in advance for your help.

A:Unidentified Network Shows up,not connected/using Ethernet

Looks like it still thinks you are connected to the Ethernet connection. You would have to pull up Network adapters in Network Control Center, to see why you are getting the limited connection. You are not using a VPN per chance?

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I had windows 8.1 and my homegroup was set up. Everything worked properly. The was an update i believe but I hadnt needed any files from my other pc so it went unnoticed if thats what caused it. At any rate I couldnt connect to the homegroup with my laptop. I tried all my security settings, reset,updated drivers,disabled and enabled the network adapter, forgot and re added the network I am on, checked to ensure it was set up properly in the registry. There is no option to click on to change it. I am left with my network showing me I am not connect to a network, yet here I am. My share settings show that I am on a public or guest current profile. I am on the administrator account for this laptop. I've searched all over and cannot find anything that helps me in any way with this. Oh, and I updated to windows 10. Same deal.

A:active network shows I am not connected to any networks, but I am.

Hi, did you try this?:
on network => adapter settings right-click on LAN-connection => properties (as admin!) and on the 'Share' Tab tick the first box 'permit other users of this network to use the internet connection of this computer'
(after update to Win 10 - and again to Win 10 v.1511 - I had a very similar problem with my Ethernet connection popping off a few minutes after system start, claiming the LAN cable to be unplugged. Finally I got this issue solved by uninstalling my eset-nod32 antivirus program. This done, it still did not work until I made above setting)

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Hello Team,

I'm running Windows XP Pro. I'm using an Acer 5738Z and I user the Atheros AR5B91 wireless network adapter. In the Network Connections window, Wireless Network Connection shows a red X and says Not Connected. In the device manager, the Atheros driver is listed under Network Adapters. Also, in the Atheros Client Utility, I can see the available wireless network to connect. But, when I connect, its not connecting. I believe its because the Wireless Network Connection has a red X and its not connected. I tried reinstalling the Atheros drivers. Turned off the firewall, etc. to no luck. Also stopped and started the Wireless Zero Configuration in the services.

I've tried all possible steps from my side. Just not sure what to do to get the Wireless Network Connection to get connected, so that I can use my wireless.

It was working absolutely fine around a couple of months back. Did not make any major changes in my pc since then. I'm struggling with this for the past many weeks. Please help me out. Expecting to get a reply very soon.

Regards,
Reeza
 

A:Wireless Network Connection shows a red X and says Not Connected

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I installed Service Pack 2 last night, and ever since then I have completely lost my laptop's connection to the internet.

I have tried everything I can think of. I have ipconfig /release, then renew. I have flushed the DNS and re registered. I have been through every LAN set-up, I have done two system restores, I removed SP2. I even ran a Windows XP Repair..nothing is working.

It shows my wireless connection blinking like normal, says my signal strength is excellent, but I can't get any pages whatsoever to come up.

Sad to say as an IT guy myself, but I am totally out of ideasssssss.

I would appreciate anybody's help.

Thanks.
 

A:Laptop shows connected but not in Wifi network

I found a general tip from PC World:
If you can connect to the router wirelessly but can't get onto the Internet, your card is working fine, but you'll need to troubleshoot your router. Check your router configuration to be sure you set it up properly. Rerun the setup utility, checking the mode (PPoE or DHCP, depending on what your ISP uses) and the user name and password that you use to log on. Be sure the settings match those that your broadband provider gave you. Some broadband modems are tied to the MAC address of the computer on which they were first installed, so you may need to "clone" the MAC address and fool the modem into thinking your router is really your PC.

Check that the wired connection between the router and the broadband modem is firmly seated, and that the indicator light for this connection is glowing. If a light is off, you may have a bad cable, or you might have connected a crossover ethernet cable instead of a regular one. Some routers come with a crossover cable that you use while setting it up--this cable doesn't work for the connection between the router and the modem.Click to expand...

Food for thought: I just had the cable modem go bad on me and I went crazy thinking the ISP decided to suddenly do some "improvements" in my area, that my router flipped, etc. So, maybe it's the modem? The router?
 

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The house has 2 laptops connected to a mobile hotspot.
Both connect fine to the internet. One is a Lenova (Win7 64bit).
When it connects, its wifi shows 2 or 3 bars (for this house,
3 bars is high). The second computer is a Toshiba that I got
2 years ago and it has always shown 5 bars. Because it was the
first Win 7 machine in the house I assumed that was the way it
was supposed to be, until we got the Lenova.
I have searched the Net for some answer, but found none. I have
cleared the Tray Notification Cache with CCleaner but that did
nothing. I ran a program that someone said would fix missing
tray icons and that did nothing.
I have considered swapping that dll file with the icons in it
(forgot the name right now) that I assume both the Toshiba and
Lenova have. Since they both have Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1,
I would think the file would be the same. I am just not sure
what would happen.

For other information, the wifi icon will show other 'phases',
When I say phases, I mean: not connected, connecting, can't connect and
connected, but it will not show the separate bars.

I find this a little odd and a little maddening that the all powerful google can't help me!

Thanks.

A:WiFi system tray icon always shows 5 bars when it shouldn't

Go to the Computer manufactures website and Help-support section for Wifi driver updates,
They will usually have a utility to auto search all existing drivers and post the updated releases,
You can also try Intel directly but most will recommend getting them from the manufacture's website.

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i'm connected to a router. the network connection icons shows that the network is connected, but i cannot connect to the network or the internet. even when i try to ping the default gateway, it says request time out. i tried fixing the winsock and resetting the tcp/ip but still i'm not able to connect to the network. also when i type the ip address and everything else manually the network connection shows connected but only the sent icon blinks and the received icon stays dull. and when i try to obtain ip address automatically. the network connection icon says limited or no connectivity. i have both lan and wireless connection, and this happens for both of them. any suggestions please.
 

A:cannot connect to the network even when network connection shows connected

Maybe the router has MAC address filtering turned on?

Can you connect your computer to any other network? What if you hook it directly to the modem (if you have one)?
 

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On my laptop, I noticed that on the bottom right my wireless network has a yellow asterisk like symbol. I clicked on it and on the top of the window it says "Not connected" and "Connections are available" but then it also shows that I am connected to my wireless network. I have been researching what could be wrong and have not found anything. What's also strange is that I can use my web browser perfectly fine and can use steam fine, but then when I try to play Borderlands 2 it keeps me in offline mode (offline in game not steam) and if I try to change my network settings it says "This action is unavailable without a valid network connection". I am also currently running Windows 7 Home Premium.

Any help is very much appreciated, thank you in advance!
 

A:Wireless network shows not connected but web browser works

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Computer runs on Windows XP Home SP2. Since the last two or three monthly Window updates, that yellow shield icon - the Windows Update icon - no longer shows up in the system tray. I tried to locate it under "previous elements" (I'm translating from German since my computer language is in German), but it's not there. I only know when Window updates have been downloaded when I want to shut down the computer and I have the option to either first install the updates, after which the computer will shut down automatically, or shut down the computer without installing the updates. Before, when I had the shield icon, I could click on the icon and then choose express installation or customised installation. I can no longer do so simply because that icon is missing. This means that I can only install the updates when I'm shutting the computer. It's a nuisance. I can't even see WHAT the computer has downloaded - the name and number of the fix (unless I go to the software option in the control panel...after the installation). Anyway...how do I fix this display problem?
 

A:Solved: Windows Update icon no longer shows up in system tray

Try: command > services.msc look if the automatic update service is started and running. Try to stop and set to Automatic then start button

Best luck
 

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Hello guys... Please me out in solving my Frequent internet disconnection problem.

Problem #1 : while browsing or streaming , or while playing MP games internet stops. No page opens but... Torrents still downloads at full speeds. 220-240kbps. If facebook is opened in my browser am able to chat with people ( All the 4 lights in modem are lit PWR LINK DATA ETHRNT ). In the network & sharing center it shows connected. Only way to get everything back online is to Reboot the modem.

Troubleshooting#1 : Guys am from India, & called my ISP guy to fix the problem & guy says the problem is from my end.... VIRUS .... " my system could be corrupted with VIRUS which is blocking my Modem Ports" So when i reboot the modem the VIRUS goes off... & the internet starts to work fine, & after sometime the VIRUS gets clogged into the ports again." I don't know which Port he was referring to & i don't know how true this is.

Troubleshooting#2 : i changed two different modems one them is a brand new ISP provided, & the problem still continues.
I had a spare router Asus RT N13U B1 & a pci card. installed & connected & still the same problem.

Please help me out.

A:Internet disconnects but shows connected in network & sharing center .

Download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool on another PC and use a USB flash drive to transfer it to your issued PC


64-Bit Version OS Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 <===== Download Link

Drag the FRST64.exe from the Usb drive to your Desktop ( infected PC )

Right click on FRST64.exe and choose

When the tool opens click Yes on the disclaimer window .

Press Scan button.

FRST will let you know when the scan is complete and has written the FRST.txt to file



   Note
The first time Farbar Recovery Scan Tool is run, it makes also another log Addition.txt


Please upload both logs in your reply.(FRST.txt and Addition.txt)

FRST.txt and Addition.txt will be on the Desktop

Upload a File
Click on the Go Advanced button under the Message box . Scroll down to Additional Options then click on Manage Attachments in the Attach Files sections . Click the Browse button locate the file then click on the Open button . In the Upload File from your Computer section click on the Upload button . Wait until it finishes uploading then close the window . Then click Submit Reply .

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but, yet I am! When I hover my mouse, it says, not connected to any networks. Yet, I'm on the internet fine and can see all my other P
C's fine. Running Vista Home Premium on a Dell XPS M1330. I've read thread of others having the similar situation, when I search Google. Anyone have any idea?

jkk

A:Vista Icon says I'm not connected to Network?

Hasn't anyone run into this problem?

jkk4

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ok, I'm definitely connected to my wireless network and the internet, but the network icon shows a red X. When I hang my mouse over the icon it says "The service to detect this status is turned off". How do I get my icon to show that my network is connected?
 

A:Solved: Connected to network but icon says different...

OK, I've discovered that it's the Vista Network List Service, but I can't get ti to start.
 

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is someone on my same network connecting to my pc here is my security log from my router
6 19:38:37 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:38:37 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:39:28 received REQUEST
Jun 6 19:39:28 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:39:28 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:40:48 DHCPINFORM
Jun 6 19:41:13 received REQUEST
Jun 6 19:41:13 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:41:13 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:41:35 received REQUEST
Jun 6 19:41:35 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:41:35 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:41:53 received REQUEST
Jun 6 19:41:53 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:41:53 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:42:10 DHCPINFORM
Jun 6 19:44:39 received REQUEST
Jun 6 19:44:39 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:44:39 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:45:29 received REQUEST
Jun 6 19:45:29 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:45:29 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:52:12 DHCPINFORM
Jun 6 19:56:06 received REQUEST
Jun 6 19:56:06 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:56:06 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:57:03 received REQUEST
Jun 6 19:57:03 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:57:03 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:57:21 received REQUEST
Jun 6 19:57:21 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:57:21 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:57:57 received REQUEST
Jun 6 19:57:57 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:57:57 sending ACK to 192.168.2.3
Jun 6 19:58:19 received REQUEST
Jun 6 19:58:19 sending AC... Read more

A:network path shows my pc connected to another one on our network

is someone on my same network connecting to my pc here is my security log from my routerClick to expand...

Which IP represents your pc? And what line(s) in the log make you question if someone is connecting to your pc?
 

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Hey,
I just got an acer laptop computer from India. It was connecting fine there on a dail up network however I am having trouble connecting to the wireless network in London. The network status shows connected with a strong signal however I get check network connections message when I try to use the internet. Can you please help?
Thanks

MadJo
 

A:Solved: Laptop shows connected to wifi network but I cannot access the internet

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Some time ago the mother-board ethernet card on my Dell Dimension 8400 failed, so I fitted a PCI card, and all was well: The failed card was Broadcom NetExtreme 57xx. The PCI one is Realtek RL8139. I got back onto the web, even though one of the (now two icons) in the system tray has a red cross, and all seemed well.

Recently I wanted to set up a home network with a wireless laptop, and though both machines seem to see each other I cannot connect the PC to the LAN to share files. The Ethernet icon in the tray has a red cross, and gives the pop-up "Not Connected - no connections are available". The Network and Sharing Centre will not let me connect, apparently because it thinks I am connected to a public network, which I cannot change to work or home. but it also has a red cross on the PC to Internet connection. If I run the troubleshooter, it cannot find and fix any problems. In the security settings app, I have set the radio buttons to be able to change the status of networks, and to rename them. If I try to connect from the laptop to the PC, I am asked for a network ID and password, but there is nowhere for me to set this up. I have a wireless dongle, but this gives the same symptoms. I am able to connect to a wireless printer (ethernet cable to router, then wireless to the printer).

I have tried many things from various help sites, always making sure I have Administrator privileges. I don't know whether the problem is that the PC only sees the faulty modem... Read more

A:Tray icon says "Not Connected - no connections are available", but web works.

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Win 7 Ultimate 64byteThe network icon in the tray is red with a red X.Network and Sharing center states I am currently not connected to any networks.I click on 'Connect to a Network', at the top of the pop up it says 'Not Connected', below the 'Connections Are Available' icon it shows my wireless network and connected.I can't connect to a HomeGroup.Internet connectivity is working.

A:Windows 7 states I'm not connected to any networks when in fact I am connected to my wireless network??

I found a solution for (my version of) this problem.  My tray icon never showed the red X, but if I clicked on the icon, the popup showed a bigger icon with a red X, and said "Not connected".  As in your case, Internet worked, but I'm unable to setup a VPN connection because it insists on using a non-existent modem, obviously because I'm "not connected" (which I am). 

I monitored the processes running the NlaSvc and Netprofm services (using ProcMon), and noticed that both were denied read/write access to subkeys within the HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\NetworkList hierarchy.  

The processes were running as NetworkService and LocalService, respectively, so I tried adding full access for these service accounts to the entire subkey mentioned above.  Notice that permissions are not automatically inherited in the registry, so you may need to explicitly "replace all child object permissions with inheritable permissions from this object".

Within seconds, Network and Sharing Center tells me I'm connected to my domain.  Yay!
A reboot was required to fix the tray icon and its popup.

However, I'm still unable to add my VPN connection.

I'm interested in hearing from you guys if your registries miss the same permissions?  If so, Windows 7 must have a bug somewhere with misaligned service permissions/rights.

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Hello again, seven forums

I have an annoying error

If you look at the picture below, you will see that my network icon shows that I am not connected, even though I am??



Does anyone know a way to stop this? It has been happening for a couple of days, over loads of reboots

A:Network icon in status bar showing not connected?

Did you recently change/update/install anything on the computer around the time this started happening?

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My girlfriend is having an issue with her laptop, where the Network icon on the task bar has a red X over, however she is still connected to the internet. It prevents her from seeing her laptops battery, so there is always the chance it'll randomly shut down.

If anyone could help, it'd be great. We can provide more information as it is necessary, along with screenshots/specs as well if needed.

A:Red X On Network Icon On Task Bar, However Connected To Internet

Hello Xylisithe and welcome to Seven Forums.

It sounds like some of the Notification icons might be frozen for some reason.

Try this:
1. Click on the small white arrow pointing upwards to bring up the extra icons on the task bar
2. Click on customize...
3. If you have specific 'Behaviors' for icons that you want to keep then take note of them
4. Click on Restore default icon behaviors

If this doesn't help then click 'turn system icons on or off'
1. Turn all of the System icons off, then click OK
2. Then turn all of them back on and click OK

Basically what we want to accomplish here is to try and refresh the network icon and hopefully make the power icon appear as well.
Would you be able to upload a screen shot of this big red X that seems to be covering up both the Network and Power icon?

Hope this helps

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I thought i was reasonably PC savvy but after reading some of these posts I realise that I have no idea! - please be gentle...

I am living in a boarding hostel which has a wireless network (via Mac Airports) which I have connected to - it says that the signal strength is good (though it does appear to fluctuate)

This wireless connection uses a proxy server to connect to the internet (so that they have some control over what the students can see).

My problem is that I can connect to the network, but not always to the internet (using firefox). the internet seems to cut in and out, and if it is connected, it runs VERY slowly, and most often times out (even when opening something simple like google.com)

What I need to know is:
1. how can I tell if this is a PC issue or network issue?
2. I ran the intel PROset diagnostics tool and it says that the ping test failed (no response: default gateway, DHCP server)
Some things that I've tried:
1. other computers seem to work fine on the network
2. disabled windows firewall
3. talked to the techs but since they're mac users they weren't familiar with vista and therefire not too much help.

Ideas on what to do please??
 

A:Solved: Vista connected to wireless network but internet not connected

got it sorted now) It appears that even though my PC said the signal was strong enough, it wasn't (Vista must need a very stong and consistent wireless connection) After some searching I found that one of the airports in the building had been switched off and even though it was the furthest from my room, it made a big difference when activated...
 

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Hi guys and girls

have a problem with a friends laptop and i need your help because ive run out of ideas and i dont like formatting unless i have tried as much as i can too rectify the problem and im close to losing the rest of my hair.

so the problem started with the normal limited connectivity, i was given the laptop and tried to rectify the problem using ip resets renew, release, ipvc reset, winsock reset and it wouldnt budge,

if i leave the ipv4 settings to automatic it will not display the ssid of the router, it will connect to it but display unidentified network, if i enter the ip address dns e.t.c then it will display the router but it will still not connect to the internet,

i have tried updating drivers, removing all drivers and letting windows rediscover and install driver.

i have also tried installing an internet dongle, the laptop will pickup the dongle, install the software but then display no connection.

i then tried installing a belkin wirless adapter but since the software is only up to vista i dont believe it has worked. ( everything installed ok but still will not connect to the internet)

i am also finding out that it is not getting proxy details either. and on occasions i will get limited connectivity or the adapter will refuse to connect to the router.

i have run xirrus wifi inspector on both my laptop (working) and his laptop (not working)

the signal strength runs from about -44db too -50db which is strong enough but the automatic ip address di... Read more

A:Solved: limited connectivity, unidentified network, connected but not connected.

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Hi!

I seemed to have this problem for a long time. I am a little experienced with problems and programming, so if you could post pictures in the steps provided, it would make it easier for me!

The network icon displays a red X symbol and an ethernet cable symbol with a computer screen symbol in the background. I'm currently connected to a wireless network (on Windows 7 Home Premium x64), and the notification box shows that I'm connected to the network properly, but the icon itself shows that I'm disconnected. I have tried to fix this problem by uninstalling and re-installing some wireless adapter drivers (Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter, VirtualBox Service - I think that caused the problem, and Virtual WiFi Filter Driver), I tried to clear the icon cache in the registry, and I used the troubleshooter for the Network and Sharing Center.

I don't know what to do now. Help would be appreciated. Thanks!

A:Network Icon Displays a Red X but I'm Connected to a Wireless Network

Hi welcome to 7F

that icon showing because you do not have an ethernet cable plugged into laptop.

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I have Wondows 10 and the problem is that the Network icon is showing "Not connected - Connections are available" but I'm conmnected to internet. But several applications (among them Microsoft Outlook) believes that there is no internet connection and then does not synchronize email. I already tried pretty much everything, I even reset my OS and the problem persists.

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I recently restarted my laptop a few days ago, and my laptop has not been connecting to the internet ever since. I am using a WEP connection.
I manually re-entered all the information needed to connect, still no luck.
I COMPLETELY disabled the Bounjour service.
I am stuck with that annoying yellow "!" icon.
I restarted my router a million times already.
I am currently using a desktop on the same network, and my phone is also connected through wifi to the network I am trying to access.
SOMEONE PLEASE HELP! I've also attached a picture of my problem.

A:Network connected, not connecting to internet, yellow ! icon. help..

copy of ipconfig

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Hi everyone. My Windows Vista's network connection icon in the system tray is showing that I am not connected to any networks when in fact, I am. What's going on?
 

A:Solved: Windows Vista Network Connection Icon Saying I'm Not Connected

Mine does the same thing once in awhile, I just use it till I reboot next time, then its ok.
 

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Logged in this morning and certain network connected apps Xbox app, true key password manager, microsoft hello face recognition would not connect to the internet. I have internet access and have no problem browsing but settings shows I have no network connection. Tried other PCs connected to the same router and connection to the internet is shown in settings on all others.

It's the same if I use my wired ethernet or my wireless connection on this PC. I have uninstalled the adapters and reinstalled them.

Any ideas as to what can fix this problem?

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