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On my Medion Mim2120 laptop, I installed Vista onto it from Windows XP, but i found a problem. my Wireless Connection just doesnt seem to be working. its as if my laptop doesnt know that there is a Wireless reciever built into my latop. i know how to activate my wireless (Fn + F1) because i have been using it for a years but now everytime i try to turn it on nothing happens, the laptop makes a bleep an the light saying that my wireless is on stays on but still nothing happens. I tried re-installing the previous Windows (Back to XP) hoping to reverse the problem somehow, an still nothing has changed. my Wireless reciever still isnt working. I personally believe it could have something to do with the drivers because my sound isnt working either :(
in other words, i wanna be able to get connected back onto my wireless internet but i dont have the options to do so, the "Connect To >" tab also isnt appearing anymore :(
Any Help or Guidence into solving this problem would be greatly apprieciated!
I had similar problem with Medion WIN 2140. The harddrive crashed, I bought a new drive and had to reinstall Windows from scratch since I had neither a backup or burned the reinstallation CD's. First I installed Windows7 and every driver/application/BIOS available from Medion's download site. At first my WIFI worked OK but somtime during the process og BIOS/driverupdate my WIFI antenna turned off. The antenna can be turned on/off with a easy access button (touchpad to the right of powerbutton) but WIFI button dows not work.
Medion's danish supporters told me that Windows7 is unsupported. So I had to reinstall using Vista. Still not able to turn on WIFI. I'm pretty sure that BIOS prior to version 1.0K (dated 06.01.2010) had a "ON" possibility but is now limited to "OFF" og "LAST STATE".
Medion support wouldn't og couldn't provide me a previous version of the BIOS. In fact Medion DK's support doesn't seem to know anything about their products.
However I have found the solution myself. Launch Manager application is needed for Easy Access buttons to work. Current version 126.96.36.199 of the application is faulty. In registry i found that pressed keys call the file fn.exe, this file is not a part of the OS, Launch Manager or any other Medion driver/application.
I googled for and found the prevoius version 1.4.9 of Launch Manager. This version works without any problems on both Vista and Windows7.
I wrote to Medion support to replace the faulty application on their support site. But with my current Medion experience i daught they will do anything about it. So instead I post this reply to help others.
Posted on Feb 21, 2010
You need to purchase a external wireless adapter. Should come with a disk with all the drivers. You should be able locate wireless router ( network). If not you should maybe check router making sure it working properly. Check your connections.Good luck
Posted on Oct 26, 2008
this and my mouse have also stopped working, idk the problem but i fixed it once and whenever i wanted to turn it off i just put it into sleep and it worked fine when i started it up. i came to a situation where i had to restart the computer and it didnt work again and now i cant fix it.
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