Windows 10: No wifi icon in taskbar

  1.    09 May 2016 #1

    No wifi icon in taskbar


    Windows 10 Home
    Recently, the Wifi/Internet icon has disappeared from my status bar, although it is checked in Settings.
    It is shown in Hidden Icons as 'Not connected, No connections available'. This is strange as I am connected to the Internet and everything is working properly.
    How can I restore the icon to my status bar please?
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  2. bro67's Avatar
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       09 May 2016 #2

    Uninstall device and driver in Device Manager, reboot and then reinstall Device with driver.
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  3.    10 May 2016 #3

    Thank you for your reply. I don't know which I should delete and reinstall. Can you tell me from the attached screenshot please?
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Device manager 2016-05-10.jpg  
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       10 May 2016 #4

    janey6 said: View Post
    Windows 10 Home
    Recently, the Wifi/Internet icon has disappeared from my status bar, although it is checked in Settings.
    It is shown in Hidden Icons as 'Not connected, No connections available'. This is strange as I am connected to the Internet and everything is working properly.
    How can I restore the icon to my status bar please?
    I don't have a HP computer.

    My understanding is : some HP models have a Wifi key on the keyboard.
    Would F12 key be the one on yours ?
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       10 May 2016 #5

    davidhk said: View Post
    I don't have a HP computer.

    My understanding is : some HP models have a Wifi key on the keyboard.
    Would F12 key be the one on yours ?
    It does not matter what computer the OP has. They have to uninstall the Device and driver to get the icon back.
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  6. bro67's Avatar
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       10 May 2016 #6

    Find WIFI device. Click on it and go to Drivers, uninstall device and driver. Reboot and connect with Ethernet to install the correct driver. Then go into System and disable to allow Microsoft Updates from reinstalling their drivers. Basic 101 stuff.
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       10 May 2016 #7

    janey6 said: View Post
    Windows 10 Home
    Recently, the Wifi/Internet icon has disappeared from my status bar, although it is checked in Settings.
    It is shown in Hidden Icons as 'Not connected, No connections available'. This is strange as I am connected to the Internet and everything is working properly.
    How can I restore the icon to my status bar please?
    Have you tried signing in to one of the HP Pavilion Support forums and ask the folks there ?
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  8. bro67's Avatar
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       10 May 2016 #8

    davidhk said: View Post
    Have you tried signing in to one of the HP Pavilion Support forums and ask the folks there ?
    Why send them off to another website. They will state what I have stated.
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       10 May 2016 #9

    bro67 said: View Post
    Why send them off to another website. They will state what I have stated.
    What I suggest is my business.
    You make your suggestion. I make mine.
    The OP will decide which way to go.

    This is the last time I will reply back to you.
    I only answer to the OP, the mods, the Admin and the forum owner.

    If you have problem with that, you have the right to report to the moderation department.
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