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Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software Connection Status and Network Icons

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

Intel PROSet/Wireless NFC connection utility

Windows taskbar

Description

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.

If this icon is present, it means that the Wi-Fi network could not be authenticated.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

This applies to:

Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 For Desktop
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235
Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 100
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 130
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200 For Desktop
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 for Desktop
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software
Intel® WiFi Link 1000
Intel® WiFi Link 5300 and Intel® WiFi Link 5100 products
Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 and Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 products
Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Intel® Wireless-N 7260

Solution ID: CS-025735
Last Modified: 02-Oct-2014
Date Created: 15-Mar-2007
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