I went down to my local library and tried to connect with wi-fi but I'm not getting any signal and am unable to connect. Other people in the library have connected with no problems so it must be something with my computer.
When I first arrived at the library I got a signal but couldn't connect to the internet so the library refreshed their wi-fi box and after that all my networks disappeared from the screen. I've been here a few hours and have finally been able to get the networks back showing but there are no signals to any of them. Don't know what to do and hope you can help.
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Re: acer aspire 5360
Please make sure that the wireless antenna switch is on. Then enable the wireless feature using the hot key combination for your laptop (if available but need not be done since you were able to detect networks earlier). If you are using Vista, please click on Start-Connect to to see if your laptop is now able to detect networks. If laptop is not able to detect any networks, please uninstall the wireless network adapter by going to Start - Control Panel - Classic View - Device Manager - Network Adapters - select the one for the Wireless Network Adapter - properties - driver tab - uninstall - ok. Then please restart your laptop. Click on Start - Connect to and see if your laptop is now able to detect networks. If laptop is still not able to detect wireless networks, please click on Start - All Programs - Accessories - System Tools - System Restore then choose a restore point (date) which is a possible time when your laptop was able to detect wireless networks. Laptop will restart automatically and notify you if the restoration is completed. Try Start - Connect to. Hope it works this time. Thank you.
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There may be one available as a block diagramme for a fee on a web site somewhere but that is not common.
Most manufacturer trained computer engineers know how motherboards work alongside the firmware and chosen software so there is no call for them.
Remove the battery and power source. Remove the RAM and hdd. Power up with the power supply and it should do something. If it does, replace the RAM and hdd it should now restart. If nothing, check the GPU.
Your Model of Aspire has a different battery release method, see attached pic on how to do it. This is a pic from your User Manual, you can download it from here Download Acer Aspire E1 572
Manual. I suspect that the information you have been given regarding battery removal and passwords refers to removing the cmos battery as in a PC in the hope that it will clear Bios activated passwords.
It sounds like it could be either the battery is going bad and not holding a charge or the adapter is. I have had really good luck with similar problems going to places like Batteries +, and large electronic retailers, and my favorite the small local mom and pop computer store; where I end up asking them If I could try one of the adapters from the floor model to eliminate if is a faulty adapter. Other then that I'd if its not out of warranty contact Acers online chat support at http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/service
Without knowing what the desktop computer motherboard is, I\'d only be guessing as to location of Wi-Fi chipset. However even if I knew the motherboard manufacturer name, and model number; the point is Moot.
A) You remove that Wi-Fi chip, and kiss the motherboard goodbye. It\'s designed into the circuitry of the motherboard.
Isn\'t going to be jumper wires taking it\'s place, and making connections to circuit traces on the motherboard.
B) Do you have a wireless router? Dunno. Do you have a wireless connection set up? No.
You can use just a LAN connection. (Hard wired)
C) Suggest if having a Bluetooth option on your motherboard is not an option then use a different motherboard that doesn\'t have that option.
For Acep Aspire 504x model systems that have Bluetooth built in, there is an on/off switch located in the front of the system.
For systems with bluetooth built in there will be two buttons next to each other just left of the mic and headphone ports.
The left of the 2 buttons is the bluetooth switch and the right of the 2 buttons is for 802.11 wireless.
If you only have 1 button then you do not have bluetooth built-in. You can also check to see if bluetooth is included by looking at the bottom, if Bluetooth is installed there will be a white FCC lebel with the name Bluetooth written on it.