Question about HP Compaq nc6000 Notebook
There are a few things that can cause you to lose wireless connection with your wireless router. 1. Weak signal strength, check the signal strength on your wireless card. If it is weak move the wireless router away from brick or concrete walls and if possible locate the wireless router higher up. 2. Have you secured your wireless router from people near your from unauthorized access? i.e. change the default password, setup encryption use WPA2 or WPA, change the default SSID, and turn off SSID broadcast, and for added protection, enable MAC address filtering which allows only the MAC address/es of your wireless card/s to connect to your wireless router. 3. You could be getting interference from electrical sources such as air conditioners, arc welders, washing machines etc. If so, the power supply to the wireless routers and computers etc should be connected to a surge protection power board, better still connect your computer equipment to an UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply). 4. Check the channels of the wireless routers and access points in your area and change the broadcast channel on your wireless router to an unused channel or one that is currently used but has the weakest signal strength. This will minimize interference with your wireless router from other wireless routers and access points in your area.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Typically, this means your wifi card is toast, however there are a few things we can try first. Is the light turning on to show that you Wifi connection is on? If it isnt, then make sure whatever switch or knob is set correctly. If this doesnt work then you can reinstall the drivers, but since it isn't even showing up then I doubt this will work. Even if the drivers are not installed, usually windows will at least see there is something there.
Posted on Jul 17, 2009
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Unofrtunatly with compaq as well as several other brands of laptops these buttons were notorious for failing and need servicing to be fixed. the best solution for this problem is to simply purchase a USB wireless adapter from a site like newegg.com
Posted on Jun 26, 2011
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