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In my case, as far as I recall, it showed up since I reset the router. Now the yellow star stays, although I am connected. Tried rebooting, disconnecting, disabling, etc… to no avail.
I have only one wireless connection.
Hope it’s clear like this. I cannot upload a picture here…
The wireless network icon used to show the yello star when wirless networks were available but not connected to.
Since last few days it shows the yellow star even if the network is connected and tool tip show connectivity.
I'm also having the exact same problem. I'm only using the wireless manager from Windows 7 and I am connected to my wireless access point but the icon is showing still as disconnected (grey bars with a yellow star).
This issue also happened to me a few days ago but I was able to fix it by going into the device manager, checking 'show hidden devices' and then go into the list of 'Non-Plug & Play drivers' and stopping the 'Virtual WiFi Filter Driver'. Although when
I clicked stop it was unable to stop but after a restart everything seemed to be resolved.
Now after installing Comodo Internet Security this issue is happening again. I tried to resolve it as I did before but it's not working. So I'm not sure what or where this issues is coming from. I know it might have been triggered by the installation
of Comodo but when the issue occurred previously I hadn't just installed Comodo. So the root of the issue is elsewhere. I have tried to search the internet for info on this matter but not too many people seem to know what's going on with it. I have updated
everything through Windows Update.
I have a feeling it has something to do with the drivers and/or services of the wireless card but after re-installing the card the issue persists.
ya im having the same problem and my connection keeps dropping out about every 5 minutes since it started. it seemed to happen when i lost connection and used troubleshooter and told me to reset connection. I re-set it and it came on and connected but
left the star icon. im just using the defaults for everything and haven't installed any new software besides window updates for months.
need to fix it cause being an avid online gamer losing connection every 5 min doesn't work well :(