Vista - Can't find "Show icon in notification area when connected"

Posted on 2009-02-08
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
On the NIC properties dialog with XP, there was a check box titled "Show icon in notification area when connected."  I liked that option.  I don't see it with Vista.  Is there an option to still show the NIC in the Notification Toolbar (even when it's connected.)
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    It is in a totally new place in Vista:  right click the Start orb, select Properties, click on the Notification Area tab, and under "Select which system icons to always show", put a check mark next to Network.

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    Lee, I'm sitting on my recliner with the NIC disconnected but the wireless connected.  The "Network System Icon" check box is check in the Notification Area, but the NIC is still not visible in the Notification Area (the wireless is).  Am I out of luck?
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