Re: Red 'X' on computer icon?
Thanks for your response. Yes, I do have a wireless adapter, but it doesn't
matter if it is turned on or off the red X is still there. Also, where I
live there is no wireless to even close to me.
"Robert Wolfe <"robert"@wolfe+n+wolfe+e" wrote:
> PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:
> > [Forwarded to Vista Networking newsgroup via crosspost]
> > Phil wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I connect to the internet with a dial up connection. Starting yesterday
> >> when I
> >> connect to the internet the network computer icon in the task bar has
> >> the
> >> red X on it. If I put the mouse on the icon it states not connected,
> >> but I
> >> am connected. If I right click on the icon and try to connect the
> >> connect
> >> window comes up with only a disconnect option.
> >> Can someone tell me what's going on and how to fix the problem? I'm
> >> running
> >> Vista Home Premium and IE 7.
> >> Thanks,
> Does your computer have a wireless networking adapter in it and if so,
> are you sure it isn't trying to connect to a nearby wireless access
> point or router?