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LAN status Icon in Windows ME

by vipin2 / October 23, 2005 7:41 PM PDT

Hi,
I installed a Network card on a PC with windows ME. Earlier the same card was installed on a windows 2000 pc. Now, when i have connected the PC to the network, i was able to see the LAN status icon in windows 2000. There was a option to activate it in windows 2000 too through network properties. I not able to see this status icon in windows ME even am using the same NIC card. I was not able to find any option too like windows 2k to turn it on. Please help me as how to display this network status icon on windows ME

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I dont believe that
by retired / October 23, 2005 11:03 PM PDT

feature is available in Win ME. It only came out later in 2000 and Win XP

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Found another work around.
by vipin2 / October 24, 2005 6:12 PM PDT
In reply to: I dont believe that

From what i learnt after seaches and searches on google, and other persons on different forum too, is that this feature is NOT avaiable in windows ME.

But, now to moniter network status you can use another free network status monitering tool like Netgraph
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/netgraph.html
Its a neat and free program...
I am using it and works great for me.

Thanks to a person on annoyances who helped me.

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