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    Red "X" through Wireless Icon Indicator

    An unusual situation: on the Taskbar, lower right corner, there is an icon (mini bar chart appearance) indicating whether my wireless internet is connected.
    When I boot, everything seems to come up fine, but the icon ultimately has a red x over the icon.

    Yet, my internet connection is fine. When I click on the icon, it says 'Not Connected' at the top of the opened window; yet my internet connection to the specific ISP shows it IS connected.

    Any idea how I can get that Red X turned off ?

    Thank you. Alan.

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    Try deleting and then recreating the Wireless network connection.

    Jerry

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    Quote Originally Posted by mclachlan8 View Post
    An unusual situation: on the Taskbar, lower right corner, there is an icon (mini bar chart appearance) indicating whether my wireless internet is connected.
    When I boot, everything seems to come up fine, but the icon ultimately has a red x over the icon.

    Yet, my internet connection is fine. When I click on the icon, it says 'Not Connected' at the top of the opened window; yet my internet connection to the specific ISP shows it IS connected.

    Any idea how I can get that Red X turned off ?

    Thank you. Alan.
    Your not connect by ethernet at same time are you?
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    I was thinking along those lines as well. My laptop has an Ethernet card, Bluetooth radio, and WiFi adapter. I can also connect through my cell phone.
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