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I cant get the wireless connection

The wireless icon on is no longer available for me. it was there before i reinstalled Windows XP 2007. can anyone help me?
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  • fossblue7 Mar 04, 2009

    thanks for your help

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Right click on the "Wireless" icon in the lower right hand side of your bottom tool bar, then select "Repair" and double click this to rebuild the wi fi adaptor.

The driver files will already have been installed when you reinstalled XP.

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Install drivers for it. download drivers from toshiba.com in their "download files" section
then find your models number..oh whilst you're there get some audio, video and bluetooth drivers on your way too.

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How do I connect to wifi from a Asus eee pc 900??


Here's How:
  1. Find the wireless network icon on your computer (on Windows, you'll find an icon that looks like 2 computers in your taskbar on the bottom right; Macs will have a wireless symbol in the top right).
  2. View available wi-fi networks by either right-clicking the icon and selecting "View Available Wireless Networks" (Windows XP) or left-clicking the icon and selecting to "Connect or disconnect..." (Windows Vista). On Mac OS X and Windows 7, all you have to do is click on the wi-fi icon to see the list of available networks.
  3. Choose the network to connect to by clicking the "Connect" button (or just selecting it on Win7/Mac).
  4. Enter the security key -- if the wireless network is encrypted (with WEP, WPA or WPA2), you'll be prompted to enter the network password or passphrase. This will be stored for you for next time, so you'll only have to enter it once.
  5. On Windows 7, select the type of network this is -- Windows 7 automatically sets up security for different network location types (Home, Work, or Public).
  6. Start browsing or sharing! You should now be connected to the wi-fi network; open your browser and visit a website to confirm.

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How to connect your wireless computer to the wireless network ?


Connecting your wireless computer to the wireless network:
Make sure the wireless switch is turned on in the laptop, now look for the available wireless Networks in range, select your network name, enter the security key and get connected. You may also follow the navigation below according to your Operating System
WINDOWS XP: Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet Connections(Network connections) > Right Click Wireless Network Connection icon > Click on View Available Wireless Network
WINDOWS VISTA: Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet (Network and Sharing Center) > On your left hand side click on Manage Network connections > Right Click on Wireless Network Connection icon > Click on Connect/disconnect
WINDOWS 7: Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet (Network and Sharing Center) > On your left hand side Click on Change Adapter Settings > Right Click on Wireless Network Connection icon > Click on Connect/disconnect
MAC OSX: Select airport icon from desktop, turn on Airport, you will be able to view the available networks in range. Select your network name enter key and get connected.
You may also click on Apple logo > System preferences > Airport > select network name
You will be able to see the Network name (SSID) which you gave in the Router, try to connect to this it will ask for password type it and click on Connect. You will get connected wirelessly and able to go online.

on May 19, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Enable WZC (Wireless Zero Configuration) and connect to wireless network on...


Windows XP has built in wireless utility which can be used to connect to the wireless network. Though, you can still use the wireless utility software that came with the wireless adapter. Please perform the following steps on your XP wireless computer to enable WZC (Wireless Zero Configuration):

1. Right click on My Computer icon and go to Manage.
2. Go to Services then go to Service and Applications.
3. Double click on Wireless Zero Configuration.
4. Change the Start Up Type to Automatic and click on Apply.
5. Click on Start and press OK to close the window.
6. Go to 'Control Panel', Click on Classic View in the left hand side menu and then open 'Network Connections'.
7. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'Properties'.
8. Go to the 'Wireless Networks' tab.
9. Check the option 'Use Windows to Configure this Wireless Connection' and click 'OK'.

Now please perform the following instructions to connect to the wireless network:

1. Go to 'Control Panel', Click on Classic View in the left hand side menu and then open 'Network Connections'.
2. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'Properties'.
3. Click on the 'wireless network' tab.
4. Under Preferred networks if you see any name in the list then highlight the name and click remove. Click OK.
5. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'View Available Networks'.
6. Look for the SSID (aka Network Name) of the Wireless router or access point.
7. Highlight thee SSID from the list that you want to connect to.
8. Type the security Key here and click on the 'Connect' button.
9. You should have successfully established a wireless network connection.


These steps will help enable wireless zero configuration on your XP wireless computer and you can connect to your wireless network using it.

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My notebook cannot connect to the wireless router. its on my wifi but i cannot connect to the internet. it says dns server error


Hi Dear Being able to connect to a wireless network or wi-fi hotspot is fundamental for mobile work and play. The step by step directions in the wi-fi tutorial below will help you set up your laptop so you can connect to a network wirelessly for Internet access or to share files with other computers on the network. Examples are given for Windows XP, Vista/7, and Mac.
  1. Find the wireless network icon on your computer (on Windows, you'll find an icon that looks like 2 computers in your taskbar on the bottom right; Macs will have a wireless symbol in the top right).
  2. View available wi-fi networks by either right-clicking the icon and selecting "View Available Wireless Networks" (Windows XP) or left-clicking the icon and selecting to "Connect or disconnect..." (Windows Vista). On Mac OS X and Windows 7, all you have to do is click on the wi-fi icon to see the list of available networks.
  3. Choose the network to connect to by clicking the "Connect" button (or just selecting it on Win7/Mac).
  4. Enter the security key -- if the wireless network is encrypted (with WEP, WPA or WPA2), you'll be prompted to enter the network password or passphrase. This will be stored for you for next time, so you'll only have to enter it once.
  5. On Windows 7, select the type of network this is -- Windows 7 automatically sets up security for different network location types (Home, Work, or Public).
  6. Start browsing or sharing! You should now be connected to the wi-fi network; open your browser and visit a website to confirm.
Tips:
  1. Make sure you have a firewall and updated antivirus software especially if you're accessing a public wi-fi hotspot. Open or unsecured wireless networks are not safe at all.
  2. In Windows XP, make sure you have updated to SP3 so you have the latest WPA2 security drivers.
  3. Some wireless networks are set up to hide their SSID (or network name); if you don't find the wi-fi network in your list, ask someone at the establishment for the SSID information.
  4. If you are able to connect to the network but not the Internet, make sure your network adapter is set to automatically get its IP address from the router or try other wireless troubleshooting tips.
  5. If you can't find the wireless network icon, try going to your control panel (or system settings) and the network connections section then right-clicking on the Wireless Network Connection to "View Available Wireless Networks". If the wireless network you're looking for isn't in the list, you can manually add it by going to the wireless network connection properties as above and clicking on the selection to add a network. On Macs, click on the wireless icon, then "Join Another Network...". You'll have to enter the network name (SSID) and the security information (e.g., WPA password).

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I just got my Asus Eee PC 1000H and the first thing I tried to do was to connect to the wireless network in my house but I don't have a wireless network icon. The wireless and bluetooth are both turned on....


Hi,
I am assuming this has windows xp on it. Go to start settings/control panel then double click wireless network setup. Go through the wizard and go from there. If you need further assistance please let me know.
Thank you,
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Wireless connectyion does not work on Msi U120


Are you using windows utility to connect to the wireless network. If you are not then switch over to windows utility.
Remove the preferred networks from the list, and then try to connect.
If that doesn't work then try to uninstall and reinstall the adapter using the found new hardware wizard.
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Netgear wpn 111 on windows xp - "connection failed firewalled"


Check what security encryption is being used on the wireless network. Also, if you are using MAC filterning on the wireless network then disable it and then try connecting. Moreover follow the steps below to connect to the wireless network:

1. Right click on My Computer icon and go to Manage.
2. Go to Services then go to Service and Applications.
3. Double click on Wireless Zero Configuration.
4. Change the Start Up Type to Automatic and click on Apply
5. Click on Start and press OK to close the window.
6. Go to 'Control Panel', Click on Classic View in the left hand side menu and then open 'Network Connections'.
7. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'Properties'.
8. Go to the 'Wireless Networks' tab .
9. Check the option 'Use Windows to Configure this Wireless Connection' and click 'OK'.
Now please perform the following instructions to connect to the wireless network:
1. Go to 'Control Panel', Click on Classic View in the left hand side menu and then open 'Network Connections'.
2. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'Properties'.
3. Click on the 'wireless network' tab.
4. Under Preferred networks if you see any name in the list then highlight the name and click remove.Click OK.
5. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'View Available Networks'.
6. Look for the SSID (aka Network Name) of the Wireless router or access point.
4. Highlight the SSID from the list that you want to connect to.
5. Type the security Key here and click on the 'Connect' button.
6. You should have successfully established a wireless network connection.

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HI,
Did you reinstall the drivers for your wireless adapter? please check the device manager and confirm that wireless adapter is getting listed under "Network Adapters". and if the driver package includes a software which helps to configure the wireless adaptor , you can find it under Start-> All Programs menu. if there is no software provided with the driver package, follow the instructioss:
1. click Start and Run.
2.  in the Run command box. Type "services.msc" hit enter.
3. in the list check for a service named, Wireless Zero Configuration. check the status, if it is disabled, right click on it, go to properties and  select the startup type as "Automatic". click apply and click start.
4. now go to control panel and go to network connections, . if the drivers are properly installed for your wireless adapter , you can see a computer icon with a red x marx which has the name of your wireless adapter. right click on it and select the option view available networks, it will scan for signals and will give you a list of wireless netwok available in the range, select your network and connect, it will ask you for a key if its a secured network, enter the key and it will connect without any problems, 
Hope this will help you.
Thanks, 
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Hi there.
You may have to use a keyboard toggle command, hold down Fn and if you can see a wireless icon on one of the F keys press it.
Hopefully the wireless will activate and connect.
If you can't see the keys post back with the make and model of the laptop.

Good luck and thanks for using Fixya!!

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