HowTo make the network icons display when the machine is connected to a network. It also allows network balloons to appear when necessary.

The network notification icon is the one that looks like 2 computers, is the network icon.

1. Click, Start and then Control Panel.
2. Inside of the Control Panel find Network Connections and double click it.

3. Double click Local Area Connection

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The Local Area Connection Status window will appear.

4. Click the Properties button.

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5. Click the General tab and check the boxe(s) at the bottom to show the icon.

Click OK/Close until all the windows disappear.