Question about Toshiba Satellite M45-S265 Notebook
In the past I could connect to airport (free) wi-fi on my Toshiba and in hotels to their paid wi-fi. Now the wi-fi won't work and it says that my wi-fi connection is controlled by another vendor. I have no idea what that means as I never purchase a vendor for wi-fi. As I said, I used to be able to switch on the wi-fi and pick up a signal and at a hotel I would simply need to pay. Now it won't even take the signal.
I think it is saying that the wifi "card" is set so that it is not being configured by windows.
Control panel > Network connections
Under LAN or High-speed internet you will see an icon labelled wireless network connection. Right click on this and then click properties. You will see three tabs at the top
General - Wireless Networks - Advanced
Click on wireless networks
There should be a tick-box saying Use windows to configure my wireless network settings. I expect that, in your case, the box is unticked which means that the software supplied by the vendor of the wifi card is configuring the settings. I find that it is usually more reliable to let windows do it.
So tick the box and click OK. You may then have to reboot.
Posted on Jan 05, 2009
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 27, 2017 | Cell Phones
on Aug 05, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Feb 12, 2014 | HP DeskJet 1220c InkJet Printer
Aug 06, 2013 | Eforcity For Sprint Samsung Moment M900...
Jul 18, 2011 | Video Game Consoles & Games
Nov 06, 2010 | Nokia N81
Oct 23, 2010 | Computers & Internet
Jul 29, 2010 | RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 Smartphone
Oct 03, 2017 | D-Link (DI-784) Wireless Router
Mar 19, 2017 | Toshiba Satellite M45-S265 Notebook
349 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!