Windows 10: Connection Status Display

  1.    21 Jun 2016 #1

    Connection Status Display


    Just took my Windows 10 Laptop out of the house for the first time. I am so used to 7 and hovering the connection in the notification tray for IP address and connection speed I was surprised not to find this. And then more surprised not to be able to find some utility to regain this functionality. I want to know the connection speed from somewhere on the taskbar.

    Got a solution?

    ~Bob
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  2.    23 Jun 2016 #2

    The process described for Windows 8/8.1 in the sister forum also works for Windows 10. See the "Wifi Status" entry there for details. It does involve three or four mouse clicks to get there, but it is doable. Here's what one of my Lenovo units just told me after following those instructions:
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    HTH,
    --Ed--
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  3.    23 Jun 2016 #3

    Thanks Ed. I know. Would be nice to get to this just by a hover of something in the tray.
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