Network Neighbourhood Unwanted Icon

  Border View 18:08 10 Oct 2004

Running Windows 98SE. Recently installed Pipex ADSL Modem etc. Now have a Network Neighbourhood Icon on my desktop. I am the only one on this system. Just me, stand alone. Why should this icon have appeared on my desktop and how do I get rid of it please?

  VoG II 18:20 10 Oct 2004

Use TweakUI click here to hide it.

Start TweakUI, Desktop tab, ...

  Border View 18:37 10 Oct 2004

Thanks VoG but I'm not a fan of TweakUI. Any idea where this icon has come from?

  VoG II 18:42 10 Oct 2004

There is another way click here but I think TweakUI is easier.

It has appeared because of the installation of your new broadband connection.

  Border View 22:23 10 Oct 2004

Many thanks VoG

  VoG II 22:26 10 Oct 2004

Happy to help. I assume that despite your dislikes you chose the TweakUI option?

  Border View 00:07 11 Oct 2004

No, I've chosen to ignore it. I havent TweakUI on my computer.

  march 16:45 11 Oct 2004

this bugged me as well, I got rid by going to start, settings, control panel, selected network, & under the 'configuration tab'I highlighted network neighbourhood then clicked on 'remove' then ok, I then rightclicked on the icon on desktop & clicked delete.

hope this helps

  Border View 23:17 11 Oct 2004

Thanks for that March, shall give it a go.

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