Windows 10: Network Icon Disappeared

  1.    17 Aug 2018 #1

    Network Icon Disappeared


    I have recently noticed that the Network Icon in the systray has disappeared. I use the Ethernet to connect with the router. I tried going into the setting for the taskbar (both 'Select which icons...' and Turn system icons on or off' and both have the Network icon greyed out. Not sure where else to look for this.

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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       17 Aug 2018 #2

    Hello Matt,

    Since the Network setting is grayed out, you might see if using step 4 in Option One of the tutorial below may help allow you to turn it on afterwards.

    Enable or Disable System Icons on Taskbar in Windows 10
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  3.    17 Aug 2018 #3

    No. No luck.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       17 Aug 2018 #4

    If you haven't already, you might check to see if you have the latest driver installed from HP for your network adapter.
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  5.    17 Aug 2018 #5

    Even if I haven't, I'm not sure why it would have been fine before and now disappeared. I haven't changed anything else.

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  6. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       17 Aug 2018 #6

    Usually it won't, but sometimes reinstalling the driver may sort issues like this.
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