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Lost Wireless Internet Connection


This problem just started last week on my daughter's laptop. When she unplugs her laptop, she loses her wireless internet connection. I checked the antennae, and the lights are on (orange and green). I also tried the repair connection option by right-clicking on the wireless icon at the bottom of the screen, but no luck. In fact, when I right-click to open the icon it says there are no wireless connections in the area.

I have the exact same laptop, I purchased them together. I haven't had a single problem with the wireless internet.

The operating system is XP. I don't have the laptop in front of me, as I'm at work and the laptop is at home. I was looking for suggestions I could try when I get home.

Thanks in advance for your help!

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What kind of laptop is it? Have you checked the options available in the wireless card settings? Let me know what laptop you have and I may be able to better help.

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