Windows 10: Taskbar network icon missing ( greyed out)

  1.    27 Aug 2016 #1

    Taskbar network icon missing ( greyed out)


    Hi
    Have tried fixes as described in other posts.
    Tried enable_network_notification reg bat file.
    Task bar system icons for network and power are greyed out.
    Internet working fine but says no connection... IPv4 & 6 not connected. ( ethernet connection)
    Seems to be since Win10 Ann update
    Any ideas please ?
    Thanks
    Stu
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 2,474
    Windows 10.3 Home 1703 x64 (Home per choice)
       30 Aug 2016 #2

    When "Diagnostic Policy Service" is not running, Windows fails to detect working network.
    It is not really a problem, but you can not login to MS account or use some apps because of that.
    Download WNn.bat and run it as admin. It resets network services and hopefully enables network icon.
    Taskbar network icon missing ( greyed out) Attached Files
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    30 Aug 2016 #3

    Did as suggested but no change. Still greyed out but internet connection good.
    Thanks .
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    25 Apr 2017 #4

    Taskbar problems


    The solution that worked for me was to right click on the windows button, open run, type in msconfig.
    Click on services, check the box hide all microsft, then disable all and restart your computer.
    Hopefully this works for you
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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