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Toshiba won't find wireless router

My computer won't find the alltell wireless router. The problem they say is the network adapter . I have Vista on my laptop.

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SOURCE: INTERNET TROUBLES WITH ATHEROS AR5005G WIRELESS NETWORK ADAPTER

how do you do that?

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SOURCE: Cannot connect 2nd laptop to wireless internet.

go to your acer and go to net work then net work again and in the tabs above choose add device to net work click on that and put a usb flash drive in and download to flash drive and put the drive in hp and it should automatically run the set up and start to work

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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Go to your device manager and make sure that you still have a network adapter and that something did not kick it out.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Wireless connectivity with Vista

since you have verizon modem wireles router..
i have the same issue with the same model...I call verizon and tell the issue...verizon accepted that modem router have problem in wireless...i know that all my computers have no issues because i maintain and built those computer by me..

then Verizon send a new and different modem router...this time it works fine...since i received it last week. call Verizon regarding the wireless issues ..tell them too that you have some dead spot on your wireless..like if you move away more than 15 feet..your wireless connection get lost..

i hope this might help

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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SOURCE: i can not load the wireless network adapter drivers

try to uninstall the drivers for the network adapter and reinstall them
or
First lets confirm your issue. Right click on “Computer” or “My Computer” in XP. Select Manage and then on the right side select device manager. On the left if you see a yellow exclamation mark next to your drive and were getting any of the above error codes then we have a simple fix.
Go ahead and right click on the CD or DVD drive that has a yellow exclamation mark next to it and select delete or remove.
For Vista click the windows “start” button on the bottom left and in the search box type regedit . You will be asked to confirm your admin account. Just hit next or continue.
Now browse to
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control
\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
It’s just like browsing through folders so don’t worry about it. if you get lost just start over. BE SURE you follow the path 100% There are many similar files and folders so double check they all match up.
Now that you are at the {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} Folder on the right side you will see several entries. right Click and delete the Upperfilters and Lowerfilters. These will be remade once you reboot.
for XP follow the above but instead click the windows start button and then select run then type regedit .
Reboot your computer once you have removed the upper and lower fillters. When your computer boots back up it will see the drives as new devices. give it another 20-30 seconds to install the new device.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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