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WLAN connection I'm not able to connect the WLAN on my laptop to my wireless internet router. It just keeps saying that the WLAN is disconnected.

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  • Anonymous Nov 03, 2007

    Black with the Acer logo on the cover

  • enjolie Nov 10, 2007

    i restored my compaq v2000 and eversince then it tells me that the lan is disabled and wont let me enable it..the ethernet port isnt even working

  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2007

    I'm having trouble setting up my aspire 3680 and a belki 54 wireless router it comes up- the wireless security settings on this computer do not match the settings on the belkin 54 g. Please could you advise on how to set this please.

  • clinta74 Nov 19, 2007

    Acer 2680-2682. Worked for 30 days until I found out that the Vista Upgrade disc that came with the computer was just a 30day trial with no method of uninstallation. Got reinstall discs from ACER. Now it sees wireless networks, connects and immediatly disconnects saying network unavailable. LAN works fine. All firewall settings are turned off.

  • wheelmanhwy3 Mar 27, 2008

    worked fine for 45 days, then began to fail to find wireless router, turn on and off switch for 802.11b, within a week i then had to go into control panel wireless and get it to connect , now the light comes on but cant find wireless router at all...



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If you have an Acer Aspire running windows Vista, make sure you enable security as a minimum of WAP on the router; when I did, the network connection worked.

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Make sure that your wireless network card works.go to the settings of your router and set: wireless network mode:802.11b(or what your car supports) wireless network name:name Wireless SSID Broadcast:enabled Security Mode:wep wep key:write something create a new connection to your laptop with the above settings

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Connect your wireless router
Since you'll be temporarily disconnected from the Internet, print these instructions before you go any further.
First, locate your cable modem or DSL modem and unplug it to turn it off.
Next, connect your wireless router to your modem. Your modem should stay connected directly to the Internet. Later, after you've hooked everything up, your computer will wirelessly connect to your router, and the router will send communications through your modem to the Internet.
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If you currently have your computer connected directly to your modem: Unplug the network cable from the back of your computer, and plug it into the port labeled Internet, WAN, or WLAN on the back of your router.
If you do not currently have a computer connected to the Internet: Plug one end of a network cable (included with your router) into your modem, and plug the other end of the network cable into the Internet, WAN, or WLAN port on your wireless router.
If you currently have your computer connected to a router: Unplug the network cable connected to the Internet, WAN, or WLAN port from your current router, and plug this end of the cable into the Internet, WAN, or WLAN port on your wireless router. Then, unplug any other network cables, and plug them into the available ports on your wireless router. You no longer need your original router, because your new wireless router replaces it.
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Configure your wireless router
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Next, open Internet Explorer and type in the address to configure your router.
You might be prompted for a password. The address and password you use will vary depending on what type of router you have, so refer to the instructions included with your router.
As a quick reference, this table shows the default addresses, usernames, and passwords for some common router manufacturers.
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Internet Explorer will show your router's configuration page. Most of the default settings should be fine, but you should configure three things:
Your wireless network name, known as the SSID. This name identifies your network. You should choose something unique that none of your neighbors will be using.
Wireless encryption (WEP) or Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), which help protect your wireless network. For most routers, you will provide a passphrase that your router uses to generate several keys. Make sure your passphrase is unique and long (you don't need to memorize it).
Your administrative password, which controls your wireless network. Just like any other password, it should not be a word that you can find in the dictionary, and it should be a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols. Be sure you can remember this password, because you'll need it if you ever have to change your router's settings.
The exact steps you follow to configure these settings will vary depending on the type of router you have. After each configuration setting, be sure to click Save Settings, Apply, or OK to save your changes.
Now, you should disconnect the network cable from your computer.
Connect your computers
If your computer does not have wireless network support built in, plug your network adapter into your USB port, and place the antenna on top of your computer (in the case of a desktop computer), or insert the network adapter into an empty PC card slot (in the case of a laptop). Windows XP will automatically detect the new adapter, and may prompt you to insert the CD that came with your adapter. The on-screen instructions will guide you through the configuration process.
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Windows XP should show an icon with a notification that says it has found a wireless network.
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Right-click the wireless network icon in the lower-right corner of your screen, and then click View Available Wireless Networks. If you run into any problems, consult the documentation that came with your network adapter. Don't be afraid to call their tech support.
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Windows XP prompts you to enter a key. Type the encryption key that you wrote down earlier in both the Network key and Confirm network key boxes, and then click Connect.
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