The Network connections icon will let you know if you have low connectivity, an Ip address conflict, or even if you have no internet connection at all. This is exactly why you need to be able to see it in your Windows XP taskbar. When you enable it, the network connections icon will appear in the right hand corner under the time.
How to show your Network connection icon in the taskbar
There is an easier way to learn how to see your network connection icon.. Simply watch the video tutorial below.