Windows 10: WiFi icon with circle?????


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
       19 Nov 2016 #1

    WiFi icon with circle?????


    Hey guys,

    Today I ran across something I haven't seen before and can't get an answer for either.

    I just woke up my computer screen so I could log in a noticed a circle above my wifi icon. From what I remember the icon looked greyed out but quickly changed to the white wifi icon with nothing above it.

    Here is a picture of what it looks like that I found on the internet:

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    Simple File Sharing and Storage.

    I searched the internet for something but could not find an answer at all. I did find this key but it doesn't contain the symbol in the first picture:

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    Simple File Sharing and Storage.

    Does anyone know what the circle above the wifi symbol in the first picture indicates?
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  2. essenbe's Avatar
    Posts : 7,088
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       19 Nov 2016 #2

    Try to disable Fast Startup and see if that helps. This will tell you how. Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
       19 Nov 2016 #3

    I have that turned off already. This isn't an on going issue.

    I just want to know what the circle above the wifi symbol means or indicates.
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