1.    10 Jan 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 3
    Win10 64bit

    Connected via WiFi but only ethernet network icon shows in Tray


    Here's a strange one. I am connected via Wifi, everything works fine, fast, stable. But I just noticed the icon showing in my Tray area is the wired ethernet icon. (No RJ45 cable connected, no docking station).
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    Is this a bug or a feature?
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  2.    10 Jan 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,632
    windows 10

    Its just showing you have a network card installed but not connected
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  3.    10 Jan 2017 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Nashville, TN
    Posts : 3,144
    Windows 10 Pro

    If you're using Hyper-V, then it will show the Ethernet icon even though you're using Wireless, because*Hyper-V doesn't technically support wireless, and creates a*bridge network to bridge the wireless and Ethernet.
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