Hi. Very little thing but very annoying to me. The Notification Area on the bottom right of my screen - I always used to have an icon that has all of a sudden disappeared and can't get it back. It is the icon to show whether or not you have an internet connection - it is a small computer with a blue or red X on it (blue means connected, red means not). If I right click on that bar and click properties, Notification Area tab, it lists the icons that could possibly show up there. Network is on the list but it is greyed out so I can't click it. Everything else is fine - my wireless connection is fine. I just would l ike to get that icon back.
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I don't know why it would be greyed out, or how to fix it.... but if nobody else comes up with suggestions, you might want to give Taskbar Repair Tool Plus! a try?
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Having the same exact problem here. It may have occurred after installing a sound driver update. In notification area settings of taskbar (Running Windows Vista 32-bit Home premium) both 'network' and 'volume' are greyed out and cannot be selected.
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