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How to replace my Ethernet icon to the Wireless icon

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS

    How to replace my Ethernet icon to the Wireless icon

    Strange question but i need it to try it out...
    How to replace Windows 8 Ethernet icon to the Wireless icon without using Wireless.
    In other words, im using a ethernet but i want the wireless icon to show up

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  2. #2

    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2

    It automatically changes, depending how you connect to a LAN.
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    I don't think there is a viable method. The icon determined automatically by your network connection.
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  4. #4

    United States
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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

    Um, the wireless icon is for wireless, the Ethernet icon is for Ethernet. Not like the wireless icon will show strength of your Ethernet connection. They are the indicators of two completely different connections.

    What is the point of wanting to do this?
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