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How do I restore my Wireless Internet Connections icon

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#1 zixi


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Posted 09 February 2009 - 04:07 PM

A virus erased/removed the Wireless Internet Connection icon from the lower right of my screen. I am currently on a wired connection. How do I get the wireless to return?

Using Connectivity Doctor software, that came with the Toshiba Laptop, it now shows NO DEVICES in the device list settings. All my saved connections have vanished. I dont even have the icon to click on to search for Wireless Connections in range.

I went into Wireless Network Setup Wizard and through that whole process, but it stil doesnt show the icon.

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#2 doresy


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Posted 09 February 2009 - 06:18 PM

Go to Network Connections
right clik - wireless network connection,
left clik - Properties,
check the box next to Show icon in notification area when connected

Job done :thumbsup:
Windows XP Home....Netgear DG834G wireless modem/router....ISP- AOL.

#3 Orange Blossom

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 11:52 PM

This issue is related to your problem here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/202069/viruses-received-through-msn-messenger-as-downloads/

Because you have a topic posted in the HiJack This forum, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

If after 5 days you still have received no response, then post a link to your HJT log in the thread titled "Haven't Had A Reply In Five Days?".

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

If you are still experiencing this problem after you have been declared clean in the HiJack This forum, send a PM to a moderator to reopen this topic.

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