The network connection shortcut on your task bar makes it easy to connect to your network. By default, a network connection icon appears in the task bar of Windows 7. If your network connection icon doesn't appear, you can make it reappear in a few steps.
Things You'll Need
- Computer using Microsoft Windows
- Network connection
Right-click on an empty space in the task bar and click "Properties" from the pop-up menu. The Taskbar and Start Menu Properties dialog appears.
Under "Notification Area," click "Customize."
Look for the "Network" icon by scrolling down. From the drop-down selection to the right of the "Network" icon, select "Show icons and notifications." Click "OK." The "Network Connection" icon now appears on the task bar.
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