1.    4 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit

    Network Icon with white circle


    Hey guys,

    So I locked my PC today and noticed that on the lock screen the network icon had a small white circle on the lower right hand side of it. Basically it was exactly where the red x shows up if you arenít connected.

    I hovered my mouse over it but nothing showed up and when I went to log in the circle disappeared and the normal network icon was showing.

    Does anyone know what this white circle means? I canít find anything online about it.

    I know the wifi symbol can show a white circle to the upper right but everything addressing it online yields any actual results as to what it means.
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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 451
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Maybe it indicates an app is using your location.
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
    Thread Starter

    Maybe but the circle isnít the same. Itís not next to the network icon itís part of the icon. I donít know why the network icon would specify an app using my location though.

    Just irrtiates me that every symbol for network and WiFi has an explanation and this one doesnít and seems to be a mystery.
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 451
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Install latest version of network card driver see it resolves the issue.
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  5.    4 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
    Thread Starter

    Itís not an on going issue. This is the first time Iíve ever seen it. I just would like to know what it means.
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  6.    4 Weeks Ago #6
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 451
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Sorry i have no idea what that white circle means.
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  7.    4 Weeks Ago #7
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
    Thread Starter

    I appreciate the help. If anyone does know please comment because Iíve been searching forever and canít find a thing.
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