how do u remove LAN icon in notification area ??

  ShorN 17:06 03 Mar 2003
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in winows xp in the notification area in the task bar, my Local Area Network icon appears,(two screens with a red cross through) i then go to properties and go to "always hide" but the bugger keeps popping back up after i reboot some time later?? is there a way to permanantly remove this icon??

Any help much appreciated!!!

  Gaz 25 17:16 03 Mar 2003

Must be a registry problem, right click the clock and select Customize notifications and make LAN always hide.

  Gaz 25 17:18 03 Mar 2003

select properties and untick show notifictaion icon when connected. Click OK, the 'bugger' should disapper/.

  ShorN 17:19 03 Mar 2003

thats what ive been doing but alot of times say the next day when i turn pc on it will 90% of the time be ack on "hide when inactive"???

  ShorN 17:20 03 Mar 2003

ive unchecked the box as well!!!!

  Gaz 25 17:29 03 Mar 2003

Is a network cable unplugged.

Try disabling and enabling your Network card to reset Registry.

If no luck, I dont know, Sorry.

  ShorN 17:31 03 Mar 2003

it says network cable is unplugged? but i have no network cables???

  Gaz 25 18:11 03 Mar 2003

your Network card, in device manager (do you know where it is?) and right click and disable this should disable your network altogether, another way is to try and delete your LAN connection altogether.

  Gaz 25 22:39 04 Mar 2003

Did the above work?

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