Xp network icon not updating
If this is the case you’ll have to work through the Network Connection wizard, available from the Network and Sharing Center.
Windows 8.1 offers a Network icon on the Taskbar (which is on the Desktop) just like Windows 10 does, and the steps for connecting to a network from there are almost identical.
Some networks don’t require credentials though, and thus no network key is necessary.
Rarely, the network you want to connect to is hidden from view, which means the network name won’t appear in the Network list.
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All Windows 10 devices including desktop PCs, laptops, and tablets let you view and log in to available wireless networks from the Taskbar.
Oh, just saw the comments to the accepted answer, where the call is discussed, and a tool for that is mentioned: https://github.com/crazy-max/Icons Refresh.To connect from the Desktop though you must first access it.You can do that from the Start screen by clicking the Desktop tile or by using the key combination Windows key D.In that case, You can manually turn this icon on for showing in taskbar.Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.