Wireless Network Icon Missing In Windows®
What are the reasons for missing of wireless network icon in Windows? Discuss tips to resolve issue.
Windows operating system act as the interface between the system and the user. It is an user-friendly product which offers several features to the customer. With Windows operating system, you can enjoy the network and internet facilities also. Windows also allows the users to enjoy wireless features. If you are using wireless network connection then a wireless icon gets displayed. This icon is present in 'My Network Places' in 'Control Panel'. But, sometimes, these icons get disappeared from the system. There may be several reasons for this issue. But, most of the issues can be resolved easily. If the icon is missing then you have to check if there is any problem with hardware components. This can be checked from Device Manager.
Following are the causes of missing of wireless network icons in Windows Operating System and tips to resolve the issue:
- Wireless Network Adapters
- Network Connection
- Tips to resolve issue
Wireless Network Adapters
There are several reasons for missing wireless network icon in the settings. These icons are present in My Network Places option in Control Panel near to LAN icon and Bluetooth icon. But, sometimes these icons get disappeared from this place. One of the major reasons for the missing of wireless network icon is the problem with wireless network adapters installed in the system. Any problem with this adapter disables the icon from the system.
Another reason for missing wireless network icon in the system is the failure of network connection or the incorrect settings of network connection. If there is any problem with the network connection, the icon gets disappeared from My Network Place option. You cannot access the icon if there is any issue in the network connection. By making proper settings in the network connection resolves the issue.
In order to restore the wireless icon in the system, you have to check the reason for this issue. The main reason is due to the problem with wireless network adapter installed in the system. Removing the wireless adapter card and reinstalling it again resolve the issue. It can be done with the help of Device Manager. Another reason for missing wireless network icon is the changes in the network connection. Select 'Control Panel' and click 'Network Connection'. Then, make the appropriate changes according to the wireless connection you are using.
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