Enable or disable notification of new networks

Updated: October 14, 2010

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 7

You can use this procedure to enable or disable the notifications that Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 display when a new network is detected. By default, notification of new networks is enabled.

Any user account can be used to complete this procedure.

To enable or disable notification of new networks

  1. Right-click the network icon in the taskbar notification area.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • If notification is currently disabled, click Turn on notification of new networks.

    • If notification is currently enabled, click Turn off notification of new networks.

See Also


Manage the Network Icon, Network Location, and Network Map
Administer Network and Sharing Center