We have 2 computers, 1 picking up the connection but the laptop wireless LAN is on but will not pick up the interenet, the computer just closed itself down last week whilst using skype..
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Re: i cannot pick up a internet connection
Click on Start - Control Panel - then Network Connections - then right click on your Wireless Network connection - click on Properties. Then in "This connection uses the following items, scroll down to Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click on Properties. Under the General Tab make sure Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically are selected. Click OK.
If you do not see TCP/IP in the Wireless Network Connection then click on the install button and then install the TCP/IP driver.
IF TCP/IP is OK then before you do the following, turn off or disconnect the power to your wireless router, wait for 1 minute before connecting the power again. Wait till the LED lights indicate that it is on line again and the wireless is on then :-
Click on Start - Control Panel - then Network Connections - then right click on your Wireless Network connection - click on View Available Wireless Networks Do you see your wireless network (ie. your wireless router)? If so click on your wireless router and then click Connect.
You can also click on Repair to try to reconnect to your wireless router. Let me know if it works.
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Download "Connectifyme". It is a free version with other powerful options in paid version.
But keep in mind. You either need 2 wireless adapter, 1 for internet connectivity and 1 for hotspot.
Or, you connect to the internet via LAN port and wireless adapter for wireless hotspot.
Or, connect to the internet via LAN port to a wireless modem and hotspot with your builtin wireless adapter.
Let me know if you need more info.
In Internet explorer
Got to Tools (ALT+T) in browser
Pick Internet Options in Menu
Pick Connections Tab and change the connection type from dial-up to nothing.
Then it will pick up your LAN settings for your wireless connection.
If your Toshiba Satellite notebook computer is equipped with a wireless Internet card, you can connect to a Wi-Fi access point by turning on the wireless switch on the side of the laptop. However, the signal may not always be picked up by your wireless receiver; if that is the case, you will need to check your wireless-network settings and reconfigure the network connections manually.
Open the Network Settings program. Click on the Control Panel in your "Programs" bar and select "Network Settings." This will give you options for modifying how you connect to the Internet. Select "Connect to a Network" or "Show Network Status and Tasks." Both selections will show you whether you are disconnected from the wireless network. Select "Manage Network Connections." This selection is located on the left side of the window; clicking on it will show you whether you are connected to a local area connection or wireless network connection. Engage the wireless connection. Turn your wireless switch to "On," then right-click on the wireless network connection. Select "Connect/Disconnect." Wait for the IP address acquisition. It may take a few minutes for your Toshiba Satellite to pick up the signal and transmit your IP address. When this is complete, you will see the word "Connected" next to the name of your wireless connection, and a series of bars that indicate signal strength. Launch your favorite browser to access the Internet using the wireless connection.
To connect to the Internet you need a few extra things aswell as a network or wireless card and install the LAN or wireless driver. 1. You need to sign up with an Internet service provider. 2. Connect a LAN cable from your computer to the DSL or cable modem 3. You need a DSL or cable modem and connect and configure the modem to inaccordance with your Internet service provider's instructions. 4. Install Internet Explorer if it has not been done. 5. If everything has been done correctly, when you open Internet Explorer youcan access the Internet.If you have a wireless router and it is connected to the DSLor cable modem then - To connect to yourwireless router, the router needs its wireless settings to be configuredwith the SSID, encryption key etc., also the wireless cards in all thelaptops/computers needs to be configured with these router's wireless settings.Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicate with your wireless router.
Depends apon the signal and how you have the computer settings some of the older computers have programs where differant places will not be picked up !
Did you check your internet options in your control panel? 1.Check your internet options and see if your lan settings have a check mark in the top box for lan atuomatic detect settings click ok then your internet should pick up ..... if you are still haveing prombelms please let me know ... Lala linda
Hi.....To fix this issue all you have to do is,Re- configure router still if its not working then 1)disable firewall on router and check.. 2)disable anti-virus (Norton,Mcafee etc) & check after this 2 steps (refresh network list connect to your network and check) 3)Confirm the model number & version of your router and check for firmware update.
you may try:
1) check a wireless switch is on, and wireless light is on on your laptop, if not on go next
2) go bios check wireless setting is enable. if 2 not fixed go next
3) go windows check wireless driver that easy to see at right down bar show a icon of wireless. and then check control panel system and go hardwire management network adapter, you can find the wireless card status. if all above normall
4) recommend reinstall your windows.