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Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software Connection Status and Network Icons


Last Reviewed: 07-Feb-2017
Article ID: 000007241

The following information explains the connection status and network icons you will see in the Intel® PROSet/Wireless NFC Connection Utility and on Windows* taskbar.


Connection status icons
Visible in Windows XP* and Windows 7* only

Intel PROSet/Wireless NFC connection utility

Windows taskbar

Description

Intel PROSet/Wireless NFC connection utility icon

Windows taskbar icon

If this icon is present, it means that the wireless radio is not associated to a network. Click Wi-Fi On to enable the radio.
Intel PROSet/Wireless NFC connection utility icon

Windows taskbar icon

If this icon is present, it means that the Wi-Fi network could not be authenticated.
Intel PROSet/Wireless NFC connection utility icon

Windows taskbar icon

If this icon is present, it means that the Wi-Fi adapter is currently searching for an available wireless network.

Intel PROSet/Wireless NFC connection utility icon

Windows taskbar icon

If this icon is present, it means that the Wi-Fi adapter did not find any available Wi-Fi networks.

Intel PROSet/Wireless NFC connection utility icon

Windows taskbar icon

This icon means that the Wi-Fi adapter found an available Wi-Fi network. You can choose to connect to available networks displayed in the Wireless Networks list.

Intel PROSet/Wireless NFC connection utility icon

Windows taskbar icon

You are connecting to a Wi-Fi network. The crescent shaped curves switch between green and white until an IP address is obtained or a connection error occurs.

Intel PROSet/Wireless NFC connection utility icon

Windows taskbar icon

You are connected to a Wi-Fi network. The network name, speed, signal quality, and IP address display the current connection status. Click the details button to display details of the current network connection.

Network icons

Icon

Description

Signal Strength icon This icon describes the signal strength of the network access point or computer.
Check Icon This icon identifies a network that is connected and has a profile in the profiles list.
Infrastructure Mode Icon This icon identifies a Wi-Fi network that uses network (infrastructure) mode.
Ad Hoc Mode Icon This icon identifies a Wi-Fi network that uses device to device (ad hoc) mode.
Security Encryption Icon This icon identifies a Wi-Fi network that uses security encryption.
a, b, g, and n icons This icon identifies the band frequency used by the Wi-Fi network (a=802.11a, b=802.11b, g=802.11g, n=802.11n).
exclusion icon This icon means that the Wi-Fi network is on the exclusion list or that the profile is configured for manual connection.

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