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My Mac Airport application disappeared! dont know why or when

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My Mac Airport application disappeared! don't know why or when (haven't needed it for 2 months). please help and thanks
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  David Kirk replied 7 years ago.
The wireless icon is missing from the top of the screen?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes--that's how I realized it.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I thought I clicked accept . I'll check paypal again. sorry duhhh don't know where to click accept
Expert:  David Kirk replied 7 years ago.
Nope, that's fine. My first post was just an info request. You only need to click accept when we've solved the problem.
If you go to System Preferences->Network, is the AirPort adapter listed?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Expert:  David Kirk replied 7 years ago.
In the Network area, in the Show dropdown, select Airport and make sure that the box at the bottom next to "Show AirPort status in menu bar" is checked.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
can't see that option --is it on the system pref's display
or after I click onto Network (I also don't see htat option there, either
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I still don't know what to do. See my prior reply to your instructions, i.e. in network 'area', ...drop down...=where is that?
Expert:  David Kirk replied 7 years ago.
It is inside System Preferences->Network. Maybe it's different in some versions of OS X, but this is what I see:
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I found it. it's now in menu bar. but I'lll have to disconnect my online (wired) in order to know that it works via airport only

So I'll close this connection and test airport and then reply to you IF it still doesn't work (and I'll also try to reply here or via email.
If all's good, then THANK YOU. I like thisi system.

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