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HP laptop won't connect to home network when it previously did.

All diagnostic and configuration attempts lead me to believe that the network card is not functioning.
This occurred within the first year of my owning the computer, and the part was fixed by HP under warranty.  That was about a year ago or more.  All the symptoms are the same.

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  • kozmikkurt May 11, 2010

    Is it a removeable network card? That would be easy enough to try swapping out. Also, it sounds as though you've probably already tried this, but if not, have you tried unplugging your modem and/ or router (if you are using one) for 10-15 seconds and re-plugging them in? For some reason, I have to do that every once in awhile in order to get a connection on one or more of my computers. I also had one computer that after years of no problems, suddenly would no longer connect - it turned out to be an update of the firewall software that was causing problems - once I got rid of that firewall software, it worked fine again.

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