I have been trying to install a wireless router on my Acer Aspire L320 and have been told by Talk Talk that there is a problem with my Network card. The pc is one year old on vista. I can get limited connectivity through a plug in wireless adaptor (no browser) 192.168.1.1 does not work.
Ihave looked in the device manager and there is an exclamation mark beside the adaptor.
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Re: lan network card not working
<p>I'm looking for the answer for this myself as I'm working on this tiny tower as we speak.</p> <p>Jaycar Electronics (in AU) has a USB-to-LAN adapter for $20. They must be available elsewhere, too.</p> <p>Cheers!</p>
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google translated engo deshabilitadad wireless network and can not find the drivers windows7 teengo is a acer aspire 4520
Your Acer computer has a networking card installed so that
it can connect to a wireless local area network (LAN) to share files or surf
By using a wireless network, you can bypass the need to run
cables between different rooms in your office or home.
To set up a wireless LAN, you will need to change settings
in the computer's operating system and use the eNet Management software that
Connect an Ethernet cable to the "Wide Area Network" port on the back
end of your wireless router.
Attach the other end of the cable to the Ethernet port on
the back end of your high-speed modem.
nsert the installation disc that came with the wireless router into your Acer
computer's disc drive.
Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
Access the Acer's Start menu and open the Control Panel.
Click "Network and Sharing Center," and then
choose the "Set up a new connection or network" link.
Choose "Set up a new network" and then "Next."
Enter a name for your local area network, such as
"Home" or "My Network," into the "Network Name"
Type a password for your network in the "Security
Key" text box and click "Next."
Click "Finish." Right-click the "Acer eNet
Management" icon in the Windows task bar.
Scroll to "Available WLANs" and then click the
name of the network that you chose earlier.
Type in the password you chose earlier and click
"OK" to connect your Acer to the Wireless LAN.
You only need to check
the BIOS if you cant install the driver
sure you Ethernet/internet is enabled in bios restart your
computer during the boot up process you will see on your screen a certain key
to enter set up (BIOS) press and hold that key to enter bios using arrow keys
navigate to integrated peripherals
look for SiS On Chip Pci Device press enter scroll to SiS 10/100m press
enter make sure its
Connect to internet using ethernet cable and update wifi driver from makers site, if this does not work then buy a usb wifi adapter off ebay or from a local store, put it into usb port and install the driver from the disc supplied with the adapter and off you go (far cheaper than replacing the wifi card)
Try re-installing the wireless driver and the configure this wireless card with your router's wireless settings. Download the wireless and device drivers from the Acer WEB site. Make sure you select the model of your laptop the drivers you that require that matches the Windows version that is installed on your laptop. Use this link to get to the Acer support: - http://www.acersupport.com/drivers_download.aspx
You are going to have to manually connect to your router. Click the Wireless Zero Configuration icon at the bottom right of your computer. Click on your network name and enter your network key.
If you have a USB wireless adapter or anything other than the default wireless card that is installed in the lap top you are going to need to install the software for the device for it to work.
First make sure the wireless card driver in the computer is installed and the wireless is enabled and working. To connect to your wireless router, it needs the router’s wireless settings configured and also needs the wireless cards in all the laptops and or computers to be configured with the router’s wireless settings. Then the laptops and desktop computers can communicate with your wireless router.
To set-up and secure the wireless router from unauthorized access, follow these steps: - 1. Connect the wireless router to your computer with a LAN cable. 2. Start your browser and enter the router's configuration URL IP address. 3. Enter the router setup, login and password 4. Change the admin password 5. Go to the wireless settings and change the default SSID and turn off SSID broadcast. 6. Setup encryption key the strongest is WPA2 (if not then WPA). 7. For further security measures - turn on MAC address filtering and enter the MAC address of the wireless cards on the computer/s you want to connect to this wireless router. 8. Record the settings you have made and keep it in a safe place and Save the settings. 9. Configure the wireless cards on the computer/s with the SSID and encryption settings of the router. 10. Remove the LAN cable between the router and the computer then the computers should be able to connect to the router wirelessly. To access the Internet you need to connect the DSL or cable modem to the WAN (Internet) port on the wireless router.
Go to the Device Manager and check Wireless Network Adapter properties. Is the Wireless adapter installed, working properly and enabled? If not then reinstall the wireless LAN driver.
If it is OK then go to the Control Panel and click on Network Connections and right click on the wireless connection anf then click on Repair. This will make the wireless router issue a new IP address to the wireless LAN card and you whould now get access to the Internet & your network.
If this doesn't work power down your wireless router wait 1/2 minute, power up and boot up your laptop after all the normal LEDs on the wireless are on.
Let me know if you still have problems plus all error messages.
chipset driver for vista there is the SM - http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles%5CDriver/CardReader/CardReader_ENE_3.00.00_Vistax86.zip?acerid=633638101726550065&Step1=Notebook&Step2=Aspire&Step3=Aspire%205610&OS=V10&LC=en&SC=EMEA_27
and the wifi driver for vista - http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles%5CDriver/Wireless%20LAN/Wireless(802abg)_Intel3956_10.6.0.29_Vistax86.zip?acerid=633638101806433329&Step1=Notebook&Step2=Aspire&Step3=Aspire%205610&OS=V10&LC=en&SC=EMEA_27
For xp the drivers: chipset and lan - http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles%5CDriver/Lan/Lan_Broadcom(5787)_184.108.40.206_XPx86.zip?acerid=633638101991475421&Step1=Notebook&Step2=Aspire&Step3=Aspire%205610&OS=X02&LC=en&SC=EMEA_27