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Wireless internet connection

I have a compaq presario cq60 and the wireless will not work. HP's "tech support" people just read help info off the computer and don't know what to do. My computer will connect to the network, but not from the network to the internet, no matter what network it is or where I am. They sent me a new one but the wireless still doesn't work, no matter where I am! I have Vista. I have not downloaded anything, haven't even installed Office on the new one! Oh, with Atheros wireless.

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  • vmpage Mar 09, 2009

    It just came out of the box a week ago. Does it really need an update? If so, how do I get it since I can't get online?

  • vmpage Mar 09, 2009

    I can connect to the network, no matter where I am. I do not have a problem getting on any network. It is from the network to the internet that I get a red X!

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Try to update the wireless driver of your Laptop.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

  • Reynaldo Valdez
    Reynaldo Valdez Mar 09, 2009

    You can still access the Internet if your Laptop is hard wired connected to router or to a modem via Ethernet cable. Yes, it is since your Laptop is not allowing to connect to any network in a certain place.

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