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Network wifi icon says identifying

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    Network wifi icon says identifying


    Hi , I have a laptop with latest Dell wifi drivers and the wifi icon says identifying and under that connected most of the time.I have tried everything flush this ,re-install drivers ,etc. I still get internet 90 % of the time but the identify stays there. I also can get it to recognize my network . Any ideas ? Thks
    I have windows 8.1 with all updates.

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    anyone pls
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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    right click network icon (by clock) troubleshoot problems - see if that fixes the issue

    you can also try resetting your router
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    Thks for reply , did all that. It now says unknown network -not connected ,but I am on internet.
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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    How are you connect to the internet?? Via a Ethernet cable? another network card?
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    wireless via router
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    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    left click network icon - what network does it show you connect to?

    If you have internet your connected somehow
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    it says unknown
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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    connected??
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    yes I don't get it either
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