We have a wireless internet connection, i am not able to access internet from my HP Laptop all of a sudden , but the same internet is accessible from my friends dell laptop. I am able to log in to messenger but websites do not open on mozilla or internet explorer. I have tried restarting the laptop or even disconnect the internet connection on my laptop and connect again ...still no solution to the problem
I also have a dv6000, and I was unable to access internet explorer. I had tried everything that was suggested, and it still was not working. I was researching online today (on another computer...which WAS working), and found other users saying that they uninstalled their Norton Antivirus software, and then it worked. I did that.......and I was finally able to get on internet explorer. I am now researching which antivirus program to use now. Hope this works for you. Just don't stay online until you are able to quickly download another antivirus program. Good Luck
I have had the same problem. If yours is like mine you will be able to access internet via the wired LAN connection, but the wireless card will completely have disappeared from device manager and the hp wireless assistant.
Are you aware that this is a known fault with the hp dv6000 series laptops? I bought mine in Dec 2006 and had it repaired for this fault, within warranty, about 11 months later. Since then I have noticed hp has extended the standard warranty for an extra year BUT ONLY for this particular problem. If you search for your model on the hp website it will tell you (by serial number) if your model qualifies for this special extended warranty program.
It doesn't seem there is a pemanent fix for this fault, because hp replaced my wireless card AND motherboard the first time round, and I have just started experiencing the same fault again!! I am hoping hp will still repair mine, for a second time, as I am just within the two years. Note that another symptom listed under the same fault is: no or intermittent display on the screen, which I have just started also getting and is much more of a bummer - so I'd recommend you get yours fixed before that happens.
As to the cause - I have just taken mine to a repair shop in Tottenham Court Road for a 2nd opinion and they say they get dozens of these every week, some out of warranty. Apparently when hp switched from the intel to the nvidia chipset for the graphics it started happening. Basically the nvidia runs very hot and the laptop's fan can't cool it down fast enough. It has probably fried part of your motherboard affecting the wireless and if you're unlucky the display may be next to go.
The chap also mentioned that the heat also warps the tacky plastic they use for the buttons at the top of the keyboard so these sometimes malfunction as well. For instance, you might find applications randomly starting from the 'quick launch' pad without you doing anything.
The verdict: I wouldn't buy hp again. This has really put me off!
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If you do not have a wireless router which is connected to your Internet servce provider and now your laptop does not connect to the Internet then, you could have connected to your neighbour's Internet connection. The reason why you cannot now get Internet access is, this neighbour has discovered unauthorized access to their unprotected wireless connection and has taken security steps to prevent further unauthorized access.
If you have a wireless router and it is connected to the DSLor cable modem then -
To connect to your wireless router, the router needsits wireless settings to be configured with the SSID, encryption key etc., alsothe wireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured withthese router's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers cancommunicate with your wireless router and access the Internet via the DSL or cable modem.
To connect to your wireless router, the router needsits wireless settings to be configured with the SSID, encryption key etc., alsothe wireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured withthese router's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers cancommunicate with your wireless router.When you connect the cable or DSL modem to the router then you will be able to access the Internet.
saya ada dua access point, yang digedung A saya memakai access point linksys WAP4400N dan di gedung B saya memakai access point linksys WAP54G. sekarang sudah tehubung masing2 access point, permasalahannya sekarang adalah kalau memakai laptop tidak bisa connect secara automatis, tp kalau secara manual atau memakai IP Address baru bisa connect, tolong gimana solusinya....
I have looked at and reviewed your problem with your HP laptop DV6700Z and have the fallowing for you to aces.
First, if you are trying to access the internet via wireless, wait until you have established and wired connection.
If the blue light comes on in the front panel, the wireless is working, if not, you have a problem with the wireless modem.
Run a wire from your laptop to your modem and enter your my network, choose setup a internet connection.
Try to make a internet connection. Once you have established a connection, you can setup your wireless connection.
Hope this has helped you.
Step 1 Turn off all security at the wireless access point to test if it will connect. If it will, then the turn the security back on making sure you choose a security type that matches eg WEP or WPA at both the wireless access point and the laptop. Increase the security to the highest level that both devices can use. IF the wireless does not connect with security off, then test the laptop at another access point (friend's house?) to see if it the laptop. Or test the access point with someone else's known good laptop. From that point you will have isolated which component needs attention.
Your sister was accessing the wireless access point at school which is connected to the Internet/WEB access via a router and the school's broadband service provider.
For you to access the Internet using your wireless adapter on your laptop, you need your own wireless access point and connect it to a broadband ADSL or cable modem and then connect it to an Internet Service Provider. Some Internet Service Providers (cable and ADSL) can supply a combined modem/router/wireless Access point.
If you already have a broadband modem all you need is a wireless access point/router. You only need to configure the wireless access point and your wireless adapter so they will communicate with each other. Folow the instructions in the manuals.
For this specific issue about installing the printer to a wireless connection. You need to install the software first as a usb connection. After the successful installation of the usb connection then you can add a device and it should work.
Step one: Gather the necessary hardware and information
Follow the procedure below before obtaining your wireless network:
Obtain your network SSID and WEP. To simplify this process, press the Wireless button on the all-in-one, and select Restore Network Defaults .
This turns wireless off and sets the all-in-one's SSID to hpsetup .
Press the Wireless button to turn wireless back on. Look for hpsetup when you select your network.
Make sure that wireless is enabled on the all-in-one.
Make sure that the computer that will be using the all-in-one has access to the router/access point.
You will need the following to set up the product on a wireless network:
A wireless 802.11 network that includes a wireless access point.
A desktop computer or laptop with wireless networking support or a network interface card (NIC).
Broadband Internet access is required for some features of the HP software to function. Cable Internet or DSL are examples of Broadband Internet access.
If you connect the unit on a wireless network that has Internet access, HP recommends that you use a wireless router (access point or base station) that uses Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
The network name, or Service Set Identifier (SSID).
The SSID is obtained from the wireless router or access point using the embedded web server on the router. See the documentation provided with the access point for more information.
The Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) key or Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) passphrase, if needed.
To prevent other users from accessing your wireless network, HP strongly recommends using a password or passphrase and a unique SSID to your access point. Your access point might have been shipped with a default SSID, which can be accessed by other users using the same default SSID. For more information on how to change the SSID, see the documentation that came with your access point.
The WEP key and WPA passphrase are obtained from the wireless router or access point using the embedded web server on the router. See the documentation provided with the access point for more information.Some access points provide more than one WEP key. Use the first WEP key (index 1) when setting up the wireless network.
If the network is set up with an Apple AirPort base station and you are using a password instead of WEP HEX or WEP ASCII to access this network, you need to get the equivalent WEP key. See the documentation that came with the Apple AirPort base station for more information.
If IP address filtering is set up, verify that the unit address is listed.
If MAC address filtering is set up, verify that the unit address is listed.
HP cannot set up or change the SSID, WEP key or WPA passphrase. This information is required before connecting the HP All-in-One to the wireless network.
Step two: Connect to an integrated wireless WLAN 802.11 network
Follow the procedure to connect the unit to the wireless infrastructure network:
Insert the software CD.
Click Install .
Click Next on the Please Allow All HP Install Wizard Processes screen.
Select Easy Install on the Choose Easy Install or Advanced Install screen.
Select Through the Network on the Connection Type screen.
Figure 2: Connection Type screen
When it doesn’t find your device, click Next .
Figure 3: Using Network Setup
Plug in your device via USB (it will tell you when to disconnect later).
Figure 4: Making a connection to your all-in-one
Select your network from the list, and click Next .
Figure 5: Wireless Network Setup
Enter your WEP key (if applicable).
Figure 6: Specifying your network security settings
Once it has completed connecting to the network, click Next .
Figure 7: Network connecting completed
Disconnect the USB cable from the computer and the All-in-One .
Figure 8: Disconnecting the USB cable
Click Finish to complete the software installation process.
Figure 9: Software installation complete
If all you're looking for is wireless internet within your home, then you can simply buy a wireless router off the shelf from Best Buy. However, a wireless router will only provide a range of a couple hundred feet, perhaps a couple of hundred yards. Essentially, it only provides internet access at a single fixed location. I'm getting the impression you're looking for something more.
If you're looking to have internet access wherever you go, no matter how far from home, you're going to need a subscription to wireless internet from a cellular provider such as AT&T or Sprint. They sell both internet access as well as the cards used to connect to the network, so check out their websites to explore your options.