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Old 05-04-2008, 09:58 PM   #1
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Question laptop - make windows wireless status go away

when using my laptop with xp on it, i want to get rid of the windows wireless status icon in the lower right system tray because i am using a belkin wireless card and i already have that icon there. i don't really want both icons there. is there a way?
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Old 05-04-2008, 10:28 PM   #2
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Default Re: laptop - make windows wireless status go away

-Right click the task bar
-Properties
-"Customize..." button
-Find the icon(s) you want to hide, and switch them to "Always hide" in the drop down box.
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Old 05-04-2008, 10:35 PM   #3
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Default Re: laptop - make windows wireless status go away

i don't have mine set to hide inactive icon, so that's not working for me...i went in and checked hide inactive icons and then i could do what you said, but i don't really want to hide it,,i want to make it not display down there at all. any way to do that?
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Default Re: laptop - make windows wireless status go away

But if you set it to Always Hide, it should never show up unless you click the little show hidden icons arrow.
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Old 05-04-2008, 10:47 PM   #5
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Default Re: laptop - make windows wireless status go away

yeah, but i kind of like not having to hide any of my icons and being stuck with that arrow in a circle thing there...i was hoping to just be able to make it not show up there at all because i like it better when i'm not hiding my inactive icons.
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