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Hide or display the Wireless Link taskbar icon

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To hide or display the Wireless Link taskbar icon

  1. Open Wireless Link in Control Panel.

  2. On the Infrared tab, do one of the following:

    • To hide the Wireless Link taskbar icon, clear the Display an icon on the taskbar indicating infrared activity check box. This check box is selected by default.

    • To display the Wireless Link taskbar icon, select the Display an icon on the taskbar indicating infrared activity check box.

Notes

  • Performing this task does not require you to have administrative credentials. Therefore, as a security best practice, consider performing this task as a user without administrative credentials.

  • To open a Control Panel item, click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click the appropriate icon.

  • In the Windows Server 2003 family, only Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, supports infrared networking.

  • The Wireless Link icon appears in Control Panel only if an infrared device is already installed on your computer.

    When another infrared transceiver is in range, this option causes the Infrared status Infrared status icon icon to appear on the taskbar. The icon changes to Infrared connection taskbar status icon whenever the infrared connection is active. To display the current status of the connection, move the mouse pointer over the icon.

    To open the properties for Wireless Link, right-click the Infrared status icon icon, and then click Properties.

    To transfer files, right-click the Infrared status icon icon, and then click Transfer Files to open the Wireless Link dialog box.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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