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Q: Wifi Icon

The Wifi icon in the task bar (attachment) usually stayed solid with 5 bars, but after a Windows 8.1 reinstall the Wifi icon fluctuates up to 5 bars when i open a web page and down even to two bars when no web page is open. The Wifi signal is quite good at the moment but at times i do get drop outs. I have a TP Link WN8200ND USB adapter and sometimes the computer is unable to recognize it and i have to unplug it and replug to get connection again. I`ve update the appropriate drivers uninstalled and reinstalled but no change. Somebody who knows please?

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A:wifi icon is red cross, also wifi light on laptop does not show up

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... Select the Network Controller Right click select Property's ...

Then the Details Tab and Post any Info it says there ...

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/357267-wifi-icon-red-cross-also-wifi-light-laptop-does-not-show-up.html
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A:Wifi / Wifi icon has left my laptop

I remember seeing a post on the HP Forums about this, but just now, I can't find it. From what I remember, this was a known problem with the new Norton security package. You should check the Norton security forums to see about this as they probably have a fix for it.

http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/41954-wifi-wifi-icon-has-left-my-laptop.html
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How on earth can I connect to the internet? Any ideas? THANKS

A:No wifi icon at a loss to connect by wifi

hi is there not a button the top of the keyboard that turns wireless on or off?

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A:WiFi Settings Tab Missing; WiFi Tray Icon Missing

OK I solved it this way:

in control panel, network and internet, network connections, change adapter settings:
1) disabled the adapter
2) uninstalled the driver (removing from disk)
3) deleted the adapter (right-click didn't let me do it; the option was disabled, but I could delete it by pressing the "del" key while selected)
4) refreshed the view (f5) and saw that the adapter was no longer in the list
5) went to the device manager
6) removed the device
7) chose "find new hardware", the device showed up in the list again
8) rebooted.

I was connected to the internet through an Ethernet cable connection while I did this; it may have helped but I'm not sure.

http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/39729-wifi-settings-tab-missing-wifi-tray-icon-missing.html
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My system was functioning fine until I was at the hospital and a unsecure network message came up on my computer. I went to my hotspot so my daughter could do her homework. The next time we got on the laptop there was no wireless connection for my hotspot and the wifi symbol was not lit up I tried the f2 key but still no luck. When I go thru the WLAN utility from control panel it says "there were no adapters available and enabled". I tried to restore to an earlier date but it said " there were no changes made" and the network connections do not show any of the wifi connections. I have looked on device mngr to see if there were any "!" and there are none. I'm not sure if the hosp. wifi somehow confused my WLAN card. I am baffled.

A:No WiFi icon

this is a laptop i assume?
 
what make and model?
 
some laptops have a switch on the side or front of them to enable or disable wireless, maybe somebody has hit that switch by accident and turned it off....look around the outside edges of your laptop

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/560023/no-wifi-icon/
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Any help would be appreciated,
Ben

A:WiFi Icon

Is there an arrow just on the left of the icons ? If so, click that and it should show the full range of icons available, one of which should be your signal strength. What you are seeing is the icon for your ethernet connection status(not connected at present)

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/176528-wifi-icon.html
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A:WiFi Icon

Check in your connections to see if your computer thinks you have multiple wireless connections.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/210175-wifi-icon.html
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A:WiFi Icon

The one with the monitor and the Ethernet cable is showing that the Ethernet connection is working.

Usually if an Ethernet cable is plugged in it will override the Wireless connection and Windows will choose the Ethernet connection. If you unplug the cable it will go back to using the wireless connection.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/275942-wifi-icon.html
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Thanks in advance
 

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Hi,

Why do I at times get this error as shown in the screen shot?

Thanks.

A:Yellow WiFi icon?

Hi from Sevenforums,

Can update your drivers and let us know wether you have internet or not?

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/332511-yellow-wifi-icon.html
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TIA
 

A:broken wifi icon

What happens if you disconnect and reconnect to the wireless network?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/broken-wifi-icon.1015771/
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StaceyLynne wrote:My wifi signal icon on the pull down menu is amber and my tablet won't connect to public networks.Hi StaceyLynne, Check if the steps will help.. 1) Disconnect the Battery & Adapter then press & hold the power button on Notebook for 30 seconds then turn on the unit and check if the Wireless light turns on. 2) Go to Device manager then uninstall the wireless drivers from Network Adapter and restart the unit and check if the light turns on. 3) Please update the Bios & Wireless driver from HP website. 4) Click start in search type Recovery Manager then click on it select Yes on User access control then select I need immediate help then select Driver & application recovery select the wireless driver and install it then restart the unit. 5) If you are comfortable reseating the wireless card which will be on the back panel off your unit you could try this steps as well.




"Education costs money; so does Ignorance"If my post has helped you, click the Kudos Thumbs up!If it solved your issue, Click the "Accept as Solution" button so others can benefit from the question you asked!

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/Wifi-icon-is-amber/td-p/5632871
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Thanks

A:LAN vs WiFi icon in tray

Left click on the network icon in the notification area and choose "open network and sharing" and then select change adapter settings. There you will see if they are both enabled. And if you only want wifi than disable the "local area connection" and vice versa.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/203014-lan-vs-wifi-icon-tray.html
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Hi Everyone

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Code:
C:\Windows\System32\netshell.dll
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A:How To Change WIFI Icon

tired using this method but nothing happen

Icons - Change Using Resource Hacker - Windows 7 Help Forums

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How can I restore the icon to my status bar please?

A:No wifi icon in taskbar

Uninstall device and driver in Device Manager, reboot and then reinstall Device with driver.

http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/49701-no-wifi-icon-taskbar.html
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http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/49701-no-wifi-icon-task-bar.html
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Thanks in advance
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wifi-icon-not-showing-please-help.1116527/
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Thanks.

A:Wifi icon color?

Hello Aln688, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It's for the signal strength. The more green the stronger the signal.



Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/10764-wifi-icon-color.html
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Screen shot included should help . .
 

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A:No wifi after W10. Only bluetooth icon on taskbar.

Hi,
Wireless card driver may be corrupted I would suggest you to reinstall the driver. Please punch in the system service tag or express service code from the link below. Then Click on System configuration tab and then Click on Components and find the wireless card of the system and then download the wireless card driver found under Network section. http://dell.to/18r60nI
If you are not able to determine the wireless card. Please private message me the system service tag so that I can check and provide you the correct driver.
Please let me know if this helps.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19682452
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I tried to plug the ethernet cable but nothing changed.

Do you know what is the problem? do you think that is due to viruses?

Thanks in advance

A:Network connections and wifi icon

Do a System Restore to a time when this was not happening.
Restart the computer and press F8 and choose Safe Mode With Networking. Then go to Start/Run and type ncpa.cpl and press enter. Are there any network connections there?
This is usually caused by a virus, please click on the link in my signature for Virus/Malware Help and post in that section of the forum for more help.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/network-connections-and-wifi-icon-682588.html
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A:Wrong Icon for WiFi connection

I don't know about Windows 10,. however Windows 7's icons can be changed via: right-click on icon, properties, change icon; however, you have to change the "master icon" wherever it is on the hard-drive, I think the next restart will give you what you want in the notification tray.

http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/45424-wrong-icon-wifi-connection.html
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See if there's an Update for your Sound driver. It may be cued in optional Windows Updates after enabling Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware . Check there first. If not the latest driver for your model from Toshiba Model Content Page is from 2009, so I'd probably try to find a newer one on Realtek Support Downloads.

Otherwise uninstall it in Device Manager and reboot.

If these don't help check the System file integrity: SFC /SCANNOW Command

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A:wifi icon not showing on my taskbar

Hi Right click the Windows button (Start Menu), and select Properties. In the Properties dialog box, click the Notification Area tab.In the Systems Icons area, ensure that the Network checkbox is selected.Click Apply, then Ok.

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A:Laptop - wifi icon says no connections are available

did you see if there is a physical switch on the laptop that turns off the wifi adapter?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/605064/laptop-wifi-icon-says-no-connections-are-available/
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Hi,

icon showing wifi signal strenght in my tray was changed few days ago.

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--
OS: Windows 7 RTM (language: cs)
Networks:
1. Wifi network
2. Network created by Kerio VPN Client

A:Odd wifi signal icon in tray

  
Quote: Originally Posted by LuckyNeo


Hi,

icon showing wifi signal strenght in my tray was changed few days ago.

Now I have there this icon - http://i26.tinypic.com/se6jdk.jpg

What does it mean? How can I set it back to signal showing mode?

--
OS: Windows 7 RTM (language: cs)
Networks:
1. Wifi network
2. Network created by Kerio VPN Client


It means there is a problem connecting. You should run the troubleshooting wizard by right clicking the icon

Ken

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If it disappears from the notification area change the settings to always show it.

Notification Area Icons - Hide or Show System Icons and Notifications - Windows 7 Help Forums

http://www.eightforums.com/network-sharing/65974-why-cant-i-find-wifi-icon-windows-8-1-a.html
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I can get to Charms to show up and select Devices.....among other things

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A:Can I add Network (Ethernet and WIFI) icon to taskbar?

Hello Peter,

You should be able to turn on the Network icon for your taskbar in your System Icons settings below.
System Icons - Turn On or Off - Windows 7 Help Forums
If you mean the Charms bar (black bar on right that slides in), then click on the Settings charm to see the Network icon at the top right corner of the bottom section.
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Networks flyout Shortcut - Create in Windows 8
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Shawn

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/51341-can-i-add-network-ethernet-wifi-icon-taskbar.html
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A:WIFI works, but icon by shows still connecting

Go to Start/Run and type CMD and press enter. In the Command Prompt type ipconfig /release and press enter. You IP address turns to 0.0.0.0 Now type ipconfig/flushdns and press enter. Now type
ipconfig /renew. You should have a new IP address.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f31/wifi-works-but-icon-by-shows-still-connecting-633713.html
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Hard : HP530, Intel Pro/Wireless 3945ABG.
Soft : Windows XP SP3, ZoneAlarm
 

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I want to enable WIFI, but there is no icon on the Network Connections page of the Control Panel. All I see is a box with this info:

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How do I add a WIFI icon to the Network Connections page?

My router is (AT&T) 2-Wire 3800HGV-B (the router sees a wireless dongle on my TV, so I know WIFI is active).

OS: Windows 7 64-bit.

TY!

A:No WIFI Icon on Network Connections Page

try resetting the modem you want to use

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/376897-no-wifi-icon-network-connections-page.html
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i would appreciate the help
 

A:after a factory reset - i am missing wifi bars icon

Try this:

1) Right-click on your LAN icon in the lower right-hand side of your task bar and select "Open Network And Sharing Center."
2) On the left-hand side of the Network Sharing Center choose "Change Adapter Settings."
3) Make sure that your "Wireless Network Connection" icon is enabled by right-clicking on it and selecting "enabled". You'll know that it is already enabled if the right-click menu option says "disable".

If that doesn't work, you might be missing a driver or another piece of software-like item. Did you buy this machine brand new?
Also, please use the TechGuy SysInfo utility and paste the results in this thread via a reply.
Thanks!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/after-a-factory-reset-i-am-missing-wifi-bars-icon.1079427/
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I seem to have a problem with my WiFi. Left-clicking the wireless icon in system tray doesn't work as in literally nothing happens. When I open the network and sharing center and click on "connect to a network" then also nothing happens. Right now it's only a minor problem, because my laptop auto-connects to networks it already knows but when I want to connect to a public WiFi in a cafe for example I can't look up any networks.

Also I'd like to point out that setting up a new connection to connect to a WiFi works but for that I need to already know the network name and security type. Windows can't find any problems either and I've reinstalled all network adapter drivers.

Hope anyone has any ideas and thanks in advance.

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A:Problem connecting to WiFi - wireless icon not working

So you mean to say when you click on the wifi bars in the icon tray it doesn't project up, does the other icons also not do this?

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A:Virus is affecting my wifi icon; dll errors appear on startup.

Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
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Welcome to the Seven Forums

How did you change the icon?

Do Option 2 of this tutorial SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker it will not harm any data or programs you have installed it will try to find and repair any corrupt system files that you have. You may need to do this up to 3 times with a reboot after each scan.

Then do Icon Cache - Rebuild

And maybe Notification Area Icons - Reset

Jerry

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What's causing that warning triangle?

A:Warning triangle on WiFi system tray icon

When I get that, it means I have no internet connection. I can ping the router but no outside stuff

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Go to the Computer manufactures website and Help-support section for Wifi driver updates,
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You can also try Intel directly but most will recommend getting them from the manufacture's website.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/301535-wifi-system-tray-icon-always-shows-5-bars-when-shouldnt.html
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Hi,

Until yesterday, everything worked fine, but I let my laptop to my children and ...

I lost Wifi Icon for another type of icon, I mean the small icon between volume and hour (see "Win7 network.jpg").
Usually, I could view all possible Wifi networks, now I see none, it says "no identified network card".

I tried to de-activate and re-activate the wireless connections, but without success.

"Win7 network 2.jpg" is what I see when I unplugged the LAN cable.

Thanks 4 helping

P.S. Restauration did not help.

A:Lost WiFi icon connection after some unkown children change

Try performing a System Restore to the point before your kids made modifications to your network settings.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/315136-lost-wifi-icon-connection-after-some-unkown-children-change.html
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A:wifi icon stuck in airplane mode despite full connectivity

I'm having the same problem after the same update .. other than that I can't start Chrome and Windows Defender either

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A:Can only connect to home WIFI, possibly due to no system icon access?

holandrand,

Do you have more information on this *something* that went wrong? Could it have been a virus? What antivirus do you have? Is it, and windows update ... all up to date?

Have you tried going into network and sharing center and using it to find another network (should be something there that says connect to a network). You might try first downloading the wireless adapter driver from its correct website and saving it to your computer, removing your current one, and then installing the newer one you just downloaded. You will have to reenter the network password (if you have one, and you should) for your home network, but hopefully this will solve the problem.

Let me know what wireless adapter you have and I can look for the correct download for you

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A:Why does a small telephone receiver icon flash next to the WiFi symbol on my Lumia 550?

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Quote: Originally Posted by NickFizzer


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A:Wifi system icon not showing up in system tray.

Have you checked Device Manager?  Are there any problems noted with the wifi connection there?
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A:Wifi adapter can detect other wifi but not my own wifi

It has happened to me 3 times and total I bought 3 different wireless adapters,Click to expand...

has that resoved the issue or not
it maybe the signal is broadcasting on channel 12/13

can you connect the pc directly to the router with a cable and then
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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file to the faulty PC and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply

http://go.pardot.com/l/66982/2015-01-26/2361i
enter you details
Download this file "DOWNLOAD WI-FI INSPECTOR Vx.xx "
( the site now appears to allow webbased emails like gmail, hotmail, outlook and yahoo now )

There is also a xirrus gadget, But that does not have all the fuctionality "DOWNLOAD GADGET Vx.xx

Alternative links - Use the links below
Do NOT use any of the download managers offered - Cnet , just use the direct link below - and click on the download button
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Network-Monitoring/Xirrus-Wi-Fi-Inspector.shtml
http://download.cnet.com/Xirrus-Wi-Fi-Inspector/3000-18508_4-75758254.html
Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not have windows 8) but, it would appear that, When you first try to run, you may get a message that .net framework is needed, and included in that message is a link to download/install.

Run the program

A user guide is available here
http://www.xirrus.com/cdn/pdf/xirruswifiinspectorguide1-2-0

post a screen shot of the program running.
if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information.

post which SSID name is yours, its located in the list, under network "Adapter Name" (1st column)
Note:
For a reliable (or robust as the Xirrus user guide says) wireless connection you need a signal of about -70 dBm or better. "A desirable signal level for a robust Wi-Fi connection will be green".
note: the signal level is a negative number, so for example -88 is worst and -40 is better

To post a screen shot of the active window.

Windows XP
Hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application (Start> All Programs> Accessories> Paint) and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.

Vista or Windows 7
you can use the "snipping tool" which is found in Start> All programs> Accessories> Snipping Tool
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-use-the-windows-snipping-tool/

Windows 8 & 10
you can use the snipping tool > Open Snipping Tool
(From the Windows 8 Start Screen, or windows 10 Search, type "snip" and press enter)
(From windows 10 - All Apps>Windows Accessories>Snipping Tool
>Press the Esc. key.
>go back to your Windows 8 start screen - Swipe from left or press Window Button
>Press Ctrl+PrntScr button to use Snipping Tool
see here
http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/opinion/windows/3415854/how-take-screenshot-in-windows-8/
http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/windows/3405830/how-take-screenshot-in-windows-8/

To upload the screen shot to the forum, open the full reply window ("Go Advanced" button) and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
 

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There are these things called capitalization and punctuation that make reading things a lot easier to understand. You should try them.

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Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... From the task bar click on customize .. Then turn system Icons on off and make sure the boxes are checked .. If that does not work try the Link below ...

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common.priv.loglock desktop icon and notepad icon
Hi,

i recently downloaded avast 4 and ran a boot log scan. No virus came up in the scan. The scan was not run in safe mode for the following reasons. The first attempt at logging into safe mode i hit F8 and clicked on SAFE MODE. After doing this different file names shot down the screen Example.. disk0partition followed by file names....The second time when i attempted safe mode the file windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe was on the black screen. The commonpriv.loglock desktop icon and commonpriv notepad icon are still on my start page. My hijack this log is as follows:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:04:07 AM, on 2/17/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16981)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast5\avastUI.exe
C:\Program Files\SMC\SMCWUSB-G 802.11g Wireless USB 2.0 Adapter\SMCWGUTI.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\taskmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://qus8.hpwis.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://srch-qus8.hpwis.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://srch-qus8.hpwis.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://srch-qus8.hpwis.com/
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://srch-qus8.hpwis.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://qus8.hpwis.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhost;*.local
O2 - BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: HP Print Enhancer - {0347C33E-8762-4905-BF09-768834316C61} - C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_printenhancer.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {243B17DE-77C7-46BF-B94B-0B5F309A0E64} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Money\System\mnyside.dll
O2 - BHO: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgssie.dll (file missing)
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl - {E7E6F031-17CE-4C07-BC86-EABFE594F69C} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dll
O2 - BHO: SingleInstance Class - {FDAD4DA1-61A2-4FD8-9C17-86F7AC245081} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\YTSingleInstance.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {FDD3B846-8D59-4ffb-8758-209B6AD7... Read more

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A:Adding Online Banking Icon to taskbar changes to IE Icon

jan18, try the tips here

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A:Remove -Windows application icon- on top of the software icon

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A:My Ebay icon keeps randomly changing to a globe icon

Originally Posted by jan18



I would also like to know where icons (.ico) files are stored in Windows 8.
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Mainly in .dll files.

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A:Lost IE icon and sound controls icon from taskbar

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A:[SOLVED] 'Missing file' icon instead of shortcut icon

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A:Solved: Company Laptop Connects to Secure WiFi at office but not WiFi at home

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Hi Guys This is Viral I am using an Acer laptop model ASPIRE since the last five years There haven't been much issues with it restor 5100 intel Issues is r as systm installed WiFi link after wifi not d with except for the battery and thats it But recently since last two weeks I noticed that my Wifi would stop blinking after sometime after I start my laptop and then it wouldn't work even when I try to turn on and turn off the Wifi switch it doesn't respond anything I tried searching the net for this issue using my office laptop and found that a system restore would help to solve this issue Since I remembered that I updated Java as well as there was this ad software which got installed and I had unistalled it So I did a system restore and then when I opened the device manager I am not able to see intel r wifi link driver on it I tried restarting my laptop and did everything and couldn't find the driver it was there before Issues with WiFi as intel r wifi link 5100 is not installed after d systm restor the system restore But later on the same day the driver got installed automatically and the WiFi started working but only for a couple of minutes after the restart and then it stopped So I did the system restore again to the date when everything was working perfectly and when i did that again my intel r wifi link driver is not shown on the device manager network adapters I don't if it would automatically get installed or not but its sure Issues with WiFi as intel r wifi link 5100 is not installed after d systm restor that the WiFi issue still be there So can you please help with this issue Help me get the intel r wifi link driver back Help me the solve the WiFi issue as the WiFi light goes Off It would be grateful if any of you guys could help me out this issue since I am applying for further studies and require the internet connection in the night for filling the forms I have the office laptop but all my documents and my Issues with WiFi as intel r wifi link 5100 is not installed after d systm restor software are there in my personal laptop Please help me sir My machine info Processor - Intel Core Duo CPU T GHZ Memory - GB System type - bit operating system Windows Vista Home Premium

A:Issues with WiFi as intel r wifi link 5100 is not installed after d systm restor

Select Model, Select Operating System, Download your Drivers
 
There is also a hardware detection tool to assist you.
 
http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers
 
If the software is listed in add/remove programs; Uninstall it.
 
If the device is listed in device manager; uninstall it.

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Hi there

This USB Wifi adapter seems to be a MEGA performer --Lovely finally to be able to THINK of getting rid of LAN cables all over the place.

I've no probs with decent HD Movie streaming from a SERVER with one of these (I unplugged the LAN and inserted the USB Wifi adapter into a USB3 slot --note this needs genuine USB3 to work at proper speed). My Home router can deliver 802.11ac so no probs there.

Brilliant piece of kit and NO MORE CABLES !!!!!!. Wifi will soon be able to deliver comparable speeds to LAN especially for HOME networks. !!!

Here's the UK Link but is available in US and Europe. In any case it's delivered (in my case) by Amazon S.A.R.L (Luxembourg) so no tax !!!. even though I ordered from UK web site --they will ship outside UK tax free.

USB-AC56 | Networking | ASUS UK


Cheers
jimbo

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A:Windows 8.1 wifi issue ralink wifi adapter and envy 15t j001...

Goutham, Welcome to the HP Forum. You might try the following Ralink driver for Windows 8.1 :sp63945 Mediatek - alink 802.11 WiFi Adapter V5.0.34.0 - Win 8.1 [Devices] (Hardware Ids)PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_5390="Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539F="Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3592="Ralink RT3592 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3090="Ralink RT3090 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539A="Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539B="Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3290="Ralink RT3290 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter"PCI\VEN_14C3&DEV_7630="Mediatek MT7630E 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter "Your computer's webpage does show a few drivers for Windows 8.1:HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j001tx Notebook PC Drivers  Hope this helps. Click the Kudos Star!It is a great ?Thank You? to the HP Experts who are here to help!

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/Windows-8-1-wifi-issue-ralink-wifi-adapter-and-envy-15t/td-p/3117459
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A:Ralink RT61 WiFi Lan card, windows 7 not receiving any wifi signals

Have a look at this thread.

Ralink RT61 Turbo Wireless Driver

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/236001-ralink-rt61-wifi-lan-card-windows-7-not-receiving-any-wifi-signals.html
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A:Solved: wifi laptop+wifi xbox360+USB modem--->not able to connect to live!!!

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