I cannot get internet on my laptop from an open access point with Time Warner internet
I have a laptop by Dell , Inspiron 1525 and my laptop is recieving an internet signal from my nieghbor's internet service provider which is Time Warner Cable (TWC). It is an open signal, does not require a wep code, etc., yet, my laptop shows a strong signal, but, I cannot get online. What can be wrong? Is there a setting I can do on my computer?
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Though you are getting strong signals from the router, the router itself may not be connected to the Internet. The owner may leave the router on but power off the modem. It is possible that they may use the router for thier own private network with no connection to the Internet. When you connect to the router, check your network and sharing center to see if you see an X marked on the connection between the router and the Internet. If you do, the router is not connected to the modem.
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Dell Inspiron 1525: Unable to Connect Wireless Network
setting up the right option for wireless network connection at Dell 1525. Here's the following:
Go to Control panel
Select Windows Security Center
Select Windows Firewall
Click on Change settings
Here you might see User Account Control will ask for your permission to continue, simply grant it.
Click on the Exception tab at the middle
Scroll down to Wireless Portable Devices and check the box next
Click Apply, then hit OK
After close the program now you can try to connect again and watch the result.
With assumption you're already make the wireless enable in BIOS setting.
In the device manager you should see what the type of wireless wlan
card you used and make sure it's already turned on via your switch on
your laptop. If it was, then you need to find out the right wireless
device driver for Dell Inspiron 1525. Here's the following:
Visit Dell Support site and open the Network tab in the table.
Find your wireless device and download the driver for it.
Aim to a folder on your computer or any external drive if you have it.
At the Inspiron 1525 laptop
go to start
Right click at My Computer
Click Device Manager and Network Adapter .Here you should see a WLAN Mini-Card or might you only see "Unknown Device".
Right Click on it and go to properties to select the Update Driver. Now
you should browse the folder to select the driver you're already
download at the first step.
Just follow the instruction appears completely. After installation the
wireless wlan driver at Dell Inspiron 1525 finish, then reboot the
machine and know your wireless connection should be works properly.
Always be sure to close any open programs you do not need to run at that particular time. Also, close your internet connection. The reason for this is to allow the maximum amount of memory to be used by your media software.. Try this. It should work, ok? GOOD LUCK!! Lucky4lynn2
This is one of the known issues with the Inspiron 1525 computer.The problem is caused by faulty cmos battery. If you computer is in warranty kinldy call Dell to get the same replaced . if the system is out of warranty. You would need to replace the CMOS battery ie below the keyboard.
You can follow the instructions below
This is happening because the Dell webcam central is accessing the webcam at the same time as yahoo messenger. Click on start and click on Run(XP), Type MSCONFIG in start search (Vista) and you'll get the system configuration utility. Open it and go to the startup tab. Uncheck anything related to Dell webcam. Click on Apply and OK and restart the computer. If yahoo messenger shows a black screen uninstall Yahoo messenger and reinstall with the more recent version.