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Intel PRO 2200BG will not detect any network

I have a WInbook with an Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG modem. It used to detect networks fine, but recently stopped detecting them. When I go into Device Manager, it is enabled, there is no yellow exlamation point next to it and properties tell me it is working correctly. I have tried to uninstall it and reboot. It then reinstalls it, but it still doesn't detect any network. I have a USB and also a PCI wireless modem which will detect and connect to networks with no problem. Any ideas on how to fix my internal one? I hate having to plug in these everytime I travel. Thanks.

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Re: Intel PRO 2200BG will not detect any network

This IS the solution: Set it to use 802.11b _ONLY_ Do this in Windows: Start->Settings->Control Panel->System->Hardware->Device Manager->Network adapters->Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection->Advanced->Wireless Mode = 802.11b only Driver version: 9.04.36 (04.04.2007) PROset/Wireless Software: not installed OS: Windows XP

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Re: Intel PRO 2200BG will not detect any network

Is there a physical switch or a software switch (fn+F2) or anything on that laptop that you may have inadvertently switched or bumped??

Posted on Aug 15, 2007

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Re: Intel PRO 2200BG will not detect any network

Check your wireless channel. My router config was on 13 and the network adapter on 10. After I changed the router's to 10 it started working.

Revisa tu canal wifi. En mi router estaba en 13 y en el pc estaba en 10 (con un maximo de 11). Tras cambiar la configuracion del router a 10 empezo a funcionar.

Hope it helps.

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Re: Intel PRO 2200BG will not detect any network

I'm having the same problem with the same wireless modem. I have a physical switch and have tried it repeatedly - but it does not seem to work. There is an indicator light that should light up when I press the 'wireless connect' button - but it doesn't. My device manager also says the modem is working properly, but it clearly isn't. My neighbour can see my wireless network but my laptop doesn't see it.

Posted on Aug 29, 2007

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