Missing Wireless Network Icon in Windows® XP
Get to know more about the causes due to which wireless network icon is missing in Windows XP
Windows XP is regularly used by the users all over the world and is largely targeted by home users. Windows XP Media Center Edition is offered with the improved ability to record, watch movies and for listening to music, etc. It also comes with faster start up and Hibernation sequences. Windows XP also has the ability to hold DSL modems, IEEE 802.11 connections and Bluetooth. But the users might come across various problems in sustaining the network. Sometimes the wireless network connection icon might disappear in your computer.
Here is more on reasons due to which the wireless network icon goes missing in Windows XP:
- Issues in Windows
- Driver Issues
- Upgrade Wireless Adapter Card
Issues in Windows
Because of many factors the files in the operating system might get corrupted. Malevolent software programs like viruses, spyware, etc. might be one reason. The problems in shut down of the system and power breakdown might be other reasons. All these issues might affect the wireless network connectivity in your computer. The users might also face the problem of wireless network icon going missing in Windows XP. You might resolve the issue by repairing or reinstalling the operating system in your computer.
Various hardware devices are needed to be installed in maintaining the wireless network connection. Devices such as Wireless adapter, router, etc. is required to sustain a wireless connection in your computer. For the correct working of these hardware devices appropriate drivers are required in the network. If the drivers face any issues that might influence the functioning of these devices it might result in the disconnection of network. As a result the network icon disappears from your computer. In order to solve the problem you need to replace corrupted drivers with the most efficient and authentic drivers.
For maintaining an effective wireless network connection in your system a proper network card must be installed. So it is important for the users to confirm if the card is installed properly or not. If not you might face many issues with your wireless connection. If you face any issues with one network card, you could replace it with the spare card. If the card becomes obsolete it might not provide you the expected performance and you might end up with issues with the wireless network connection. So you have to make use of most upgraded version of the card in your computer.
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