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Network wifi icon says identifying

  1. #11

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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    If it s showing as connected to unknown network via wireless

    That is because of two possible things - the routers SSID is set as "unknown" or the router is not broadcasting it's SSID

    the SSID is the routers 'name"

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  2. #12

    Ok It shows routers name now
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  3. #13

    still shows identifying yet i can get on net .
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  4. #14

    Posts : 10
    Windows 8

    If you are still experiencing same issue. you can delete the Network Profile Manually by using Command Prompt

    start Command prompt as administrator and type the following command: netsh wlan show profiles.

    t will display all the wireless network profiles stored by Windows 8.1. The list can be long if you used your laptop or tablet for more than a couple of weeks.

    Identify your network name and then type the following command to remove it:
    netsh wlan delete profile name="profile name".

    As an example, I wanted to remove a wireless network profile named bhoopendrasingh and I typed
    netsh wlan delete profile name="bhoopendrasingh".
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  5. #15

    Posts : 10
    Windows 8

    and then try to reconnect with the wi-fi network.. it would resolve your problem
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  6. #16

    Thks for reply tried that also, I just did a fresh install , I figure either Bitdefender screwed things up or a bad dell driver or both.All is good with fresh install
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