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Activating wireless this laptop intiially picked uo the wwireless signal. its not picking up any thing on wireless at all.now its not the router as far as i know. the internet provider just delivered a new one. i have it working on the ethernet cable to survive

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  • Michael Rodriques May 11, 2010

    two things may have happened.

    1 - You would initially see a network, but not be able to connect to it because it is secured. Who is the ISP, and what is the make/model of the router.

    2- The laptop has some proprietary software running on it to manage the network card, and windows is conflicting with it. What kind of card do you have on the laptop (wireless)?

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Check the Device Manager to see if the Wireless card is working and enabled. If not reinstall the wireless card driver.
If this doesn't work, you may have a faulty wireless card.
If the wireless card is not built-in remove it and insert it into another computer to test the wireless card.

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