FIOS Internet connectivity problem with Toshiba Satellite 105
Laptop worked fine thruout house with Verizon DSL. Now use Verizon Fios and laptop will only connect when within 8 feet of router. Other two desktop PCs operate at maximum Verizon advertised download speed. Fios installation technician believes problem is with the laptop Internet connection hardware/software ??????????
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Is your laptop running Vista and the desktops running Windows XP or they all running the same software??? Also your problem is the fios router they come set up to be on a automatic channel search so there always searching for the best channel and you probably live in a brick house....Go to the settings for the router you can get to them easy with the software they downloaded to your computer its the fios help icon on your desktop and you can change the routers channel go to 7 or 11... If you have any questions just let me know also please rate me if you get a chance..
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Any type 1 or type 2 PCMCIA or PCCARD (Not Express Card) should work fine. However, due to the age of your computer, I would buy the cheapest card that support WiFi G. Wifi G is not only faster, but has a stronger and more reliable signal over version B.
There are some wireless card which doesn't support verizon fios.Check out if your Card is supported or not.if not supported ask their Customer service for a USB wireless Card Brand and its specification which with work fine with verizon fios.
FIOS and DSL use different modems and or gateway devices. Sounds like you were using a DSL gateway device with networking setup and when you moved to FIOS, the tech did not duplicate your network on your new FIOS gateway. OR you had a 3rd party router e.g. Linksys that was removed from the setup when FIOS was installed.
Either way, Verizon is who you should contact. Just tell them your network went down after you moved from DSL to FIOS. Dont mention Microsoft or Livewebtv.
Those pieces if data come from your FiOS gear. On the bottom of the FiOS Wireless and network set, is a serial number, and associated with that is another number, call it your password, but together they are the profile and Password with which you gain access to the FiOS Network, to allow you to get out to the Internet.
Check all installation papers you got from Verizon, as that information should be there, or call their help line. They are usually pretty good in helping you and FiOS is not off-shore, so you will get a good response.
Dear Mr. Frost.
Their are no VISTA drivers for your model listed on the Toshiba website. Their are four pages of Win Xp or 2000
If Toshiba didn't have them written no one else will either. I would suggest that you downgrade back to Win Xp.
Your Toshiba model link below:
make sure you donot have any static ip address in your network, or make sure you didnot disabled your network card, try to look in laptop network card if there is a linking light when you connect the cable? if not either cable or network card has problem.
try this and let me know what happen?
HI If the browser shows working offline and wireless is connected fine then it could be an issue where work offline is checked in the browser. In internet explorer 6 its found on File in the menu, if work offline is already checked, check it again to remove the check mark and then try, if its internet explorer 7 its found on tools, the same steps and in firefox under file, Also try this step as well, if its internet explorer go to tools-internet options-and in internet options-go to connections tab-there is dial up and networking box-remove the dial up connections from the box-and check the one never dial a connection
also check the firewalls and antivirus programs, post your results.