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My acer laptop does not pick up any wireless networks. It was working fine the other day, my wireless button is on. When i click on the icon with the two computers and a red x it says connection status:...


You should first make the auto connect feature off by these steps
control panel->network and sharing center ->manage wireless networks->locate the profile ->uncheck the check box for Connect Automatically when this network is in range. then click ok.
It will remember the security key and you again start the auto connect feature
by going to
start->control panel->network and internet->network and sharing center then select connect
right click the undesired network and select properties. then select connect automatically.
source:
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-networking/active-wireless-network-has-no-profile-in-manage/3bdeb5cd-842f-40bc-b33e-f56c9b83a73d

Jun 17, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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Hello im troubleshooting a error on a dell dimension 2400, windows xp error when testing or querying the modem the error reads cannot connect or check to see if hardware is powered on or connected...


Wireless zero configuration is the feature of Windows XP that allows Windows to detect the available wireless networks and automatically connect to the most preferred wireless network.

It is enabled by the Wireless Zero Configuration service in Windows XP. It provides auto wireless network detection when you switch on the computer.
Follow the steps below to verify that the service is running:
1. Go to Start and right click My Computer. Select and click Manage.
2. Computer Management window will appear. Under Services and Applications, select Services.
3. Check for the service Wireless Zero Configuration. Make sure that it is started and that the startup type is set to automatic.
computer-management.jpg4. If it isn't, double-click the service. If the startup type is not set to automatic, click on the dropdown arrow and and change it to automatic. Click OK at last.
autostart-wireless-zero.jpgIf your wireless adapter driver does not support wireless auto onfiguration, you will notice the following:
- The network adapter does not appear as a wireless network adapter in Network Connections. It appears as a LAN adapter, similar to an Ethernet connection.
- The properties of the wireless connection do not have a Wireless Networks tab.
- You do not receive a Windows XP notification bar message indicating that wireless networks are available.
To get the most out of your Windows XP wireless experience, you should contact wireless adapter manufacturer to obtain the latest version of the drivers that support this XP feature.
If not, you must manually configure wireless network settings using the configuration software supplied with the wireless network adapter.

Jan 05, 2011 | Dell Dimension 4500 PC Desktop

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My computer died we redid widows xp disk and it came back now i dont have wireless how do i get it back


Hi, you will need to reinstall the wireless card drivers, if this came with wireless as standard you should be able to download the drivers from the manufacturers support website, if it was added later on then it should have came with an install disc with the drivers on it.

Hope this helps

John

Dec 02, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Cant access wireless network


Wireless zero configuration is the feature of Windows XP that allows Windows to detect the available wireless networks and automatically connect to the most preferred wireless network.

It is enabled by the Wireless Zero Configuration service in Windows XP. It provides auto wireless network detection when you switch on the computer.
Follow the steps below to verify that the service is running:
1. Go to Start and right click My Computer. Select and click Manage.
2. Computer Management window will appear. Under Services and Applications, select Services.
3. Check for the service Wireless Zero Configuration. Make sure that it is started and that the startup type is set to automatic.
computer-management.jpg4. If it isn't, double-click the service. If the startup type is not set to automatic, click on the dropdown arrow and and change it to automatic. Click OK at last.
autostart-wireless-zero.jpgIf your wireless adapter driver does not support wireless auto onfiguration, you will notice the following:
- The network adapter does not appear as a wireless network adapter in Network Connections. It appears as a LAN adapter, similar to an Ethernet connection.
- The properties of the wireless connection do not have a Wireless Networks tab.
- You do not receive a Windows XP notification bar message indicating that wireless networks are available.
To get the most out of your Windows XP wireless experience, you should contact wireless adapter manufacturer to obtain the latest version of the drivers that support this XP feature.
If not, you must manually configure wireless network settings using the configuration software supplied with the wireless network adapter.

Dec 01, 2010 | ASUS Eee PC 4GB Notebook

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Two computers can not get on-line simultaneously


How do you connect the two computers? Are they connected via Ethernet cable or wireless connection or wired and wireless?

If you're trying to connect the two computers wirelessly at the same time, there should be no problem. But you need to refer to the user manual of the router to see how many wireless clients it could support.

After verifying the number of wireless clients, access the logs of your wireless router and see how many MAC addresses are currently connected. Because there's a possibility that there are unknown wireless computers that are connected to the computer.

You may contact the manufacturer of the router to set a MAC filter and allow your two computers to connect. MAC filter is a highly secure filter that most routers have.

If you find out that only two computers were connected, then you might want to upgrade the firmware of your router to resolve your problem.

Good luck and have a great day!

Feb 08, 2010 | Belkin (F5D7231-4) Wireless Router

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Wont connect with my computer says cant get ip address


Are you trying to connect the computer to the wireless network ?
first check the wireless settings of the router and then connect to the network.
For this you will need to open the set up page of the router .
Click Here to know more

Nov 13, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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Only 1 computer connects wirelessly


Possibly you have to tell the laptops to connect manually - if you look at your wireless networks you should see your router listed and there should be a connect button - usually once a network is connected manually it "remembers" and connects automatically the next time. That can also usually be set in the properties for the connection to do auto connect. It all depends on the settings each PC has to allow connections.

Oct 25, 2009 | Belkin (F5D7050) 802.11a/g/b Wireless...

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Ps3 what do i need to hook up my ps3 to the internet i have wireless apple wireless i believe at


in the menu select settings/network settings/internet connection settings/wireless/auto detect/automatic/ make sure that when you select the wireless that is yours, that you choose the same security setting... if it is 'none' you are in good shape (no password needed). for the others, you will need to type the password exactly as it is on your modem/computer (case sensitive). the following is directly from sony. (just in case)

SETTINGS > NETWORK SETTINGS > INERNET CONNECTION SETTINGS > WIRELESS > WIRED CONNECTION > CUSTOM > MANUAL SETTINGS > AUTO DETECT > AUTOMATIC > DO NOT SET > MANUAL ( DNS1 : 208.67.222.222 , DNS2 : 208.67.220.220 ) > AUTO > DO NOT USE > ENABLE > X > X WIRELESS > ENTER MANUALLY > ( ENTER SSID OR CONTINUE ) > ( CHOOSE SECURITY OR CONTINUE ) > CUSTOM > AUTO > DO NOT SET > MANUAL ( DNS1 : 208.67.222.222 , DNS2 : 208.67.220.220 ) > AUTO > DO NOT USE > ENABLE > X > X

if this helps, please rate...if not, respond and i will help you further...thanks

Jan 13, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Router loses connection to Internet


Note : The steps below are applicable only for Belkin routers.
  1. Open an Internet Explorer window on your computer and type in http://192.168.2.1 in the address bar. This will take you to the Belkin router's web based configuration page. If you are not able to open the page click here.
  2. You will get a login page. Leave the password blank. Click Submit .
  3. On the left side of the page, click Channel and SSID below Wireless .
  4. The wireless channel on the Belkin router is set to Auto by defualt. Change the wireless to a static channel. Click Apply Changes .
  5. Click Logout in the top right hand corner.
Note: The wireless card in the computer will automatically detect the change in channel number on the router and will update the channel on the card.
CauseYou are not able to connect wirelessly mainly due to environmental interference. When the wireless channel is set to auto, the router will cycle to though channels when it detects significant interference. When the router changes channel the wireless connection will reset itself and disconnect all wireless clients connected to the router. SummaryWireless signals are prone to interference from cordless phones and electrical appliances (e.g., vacuum cleaners, microwave ovens). This is the reason wireless connections can drop. This article explains how to overcome frequent wireless disconnections by changing the channel number (frequency) on the Belkin router.

Nov 08, 2007 | Belkin (F5D7231-4) Wireless Router

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Connection Not Consistent


You shouldn't have to run the setup wizard to reconnect. It sounds like you just haven't configured it to auto-connect to that wireless connection. Right click on My Network Places and select Properties. Right click on your Wireless LAN connection, and tell it to connect. You should be able to go through those settings and tell it to auto-connect to your router as well.

Sep 09, 2007 | Linksys Wireless-N WRT150N Router

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