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In Windows 7, I sometimes see this "sun" icon overlay in the networking tray icon:

the sunny network icon overlay

What does it mean?

Bonus points: cite docs.

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It means that wireless networks are available. But you have yet to connect to one.

View and connect to available wireless networks - Microsoft

Screenshot of video overlay in the URL above:

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...Enlightened? – Not Kyle stop stalking me Apr 27 '11 at 16:47

It means you are not connected to any wireless network.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/View-and-connect-to-available-wireless-networks

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one second! :-) – studiohack Dec 31 '10 at 21:42
    
That will never happen again! – Moab Dec 31 '10 at 21:56

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