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Published on 10.05.09 by Brent Trahan

Disable the Network Icon in Windows 7

Remove the network icon from the notification icons in Windows 7 taskbar.

Disable Windows 7’s Network Icon

  1. Right-click an empty space on the taskbar (the bar with the Start Orb and clock) and then click Properties.
  2. Click the Customize button in the Notification area section of the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties window.

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  3. Click Turn system icons on or off at the bottom left of the Notification Area Icons window.

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  4. Set the Network icon’s behavior to Off and then click OK to save the changes.

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