In the network connection it says that my signal strength is excellent but i get no connectivity. The smart wizard shows that everything is green but every time i try to connect it to the wireless network it just does not work. I replaced the old router since i though that would be the problem, but that did not solve it. So if anyone can help me with this problem thank you.!!!
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Attach a wired connection and see if it works. Then try and attach using wireless with WEP disabled. If you can in both these cases, then check WEP, use the hex key as your passkey instead of the actual passkey. Also make sure that both your access point and you laptop are B/G. If the standards don't match you won't work.
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If the problem is with one device you can try "forgetting the network". On Windows 7 you would go into Control Panel > Network and Sharing > Manage network connections and remove your network from the list. Try connecting to your network and re-enter your PSK.
Possibly the power outage caused your modem to reset. The wired connection would still work. first thing I would try is to reset the modem with the reset button, login to the management console and put in your network name and password again.
The router is designed in such a that it is compatible with all the computers. The best way to get rid of this issue is log into the router interface and change the wireless channel to suit your requirement.
1) To begin with.. Open internet explorer on a computer connected to the router and delete everything from the address bar and type http://192.168.2.1 and hit enter. Now you will be in the Belkin Router setup. It will ask for a login password when you click on anything.. Leave the password field blank and click on submit.
2) Towards the left side under wireless click on "Channel and SSID". Now you see wireless channel change it to different channel and click on "OK / Save". Now check the signal strength in your Acer computer. If its still the same try different channel and check.
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The "excellent" is the signal-strength between your wireless adapter and your wireless router. You still need to select the SSID ("network name") that you configured into the router, and enter the password for your network, before you can connect to the Internet.
Compare it to having a brand-new mobile telephone. Until you dial a friend's number, and the friend answers, all you have is an "excellent" telephone.
If WLAN and Wireless cards are enabled, then you may have to unplug your router for 10 seconds to reset it. They tend to build up a static charge. Unplug wireless router for 10 seconds, plug back in and you should be fine in a minute or two with full connectivity
list of wireless routers that are available in Windows is very limited
and the signal strength of any router that is detected is weak.
can occur when the Lite-On USB Wireless 802.11 b/g hardware and Windows
are not able to fully synchronize the signal strength data.
Figure 1: Example of detected wireless devices when the antenna cable wire is connected to secondary portFigure 2: Example of detected wireless devices in the same environment when the antenna cable wire is connected to primary portTo correct this error
, download and install
Lite-On USB Wireless LAN Driver Update (sp35177)
(in English) from the HP Web site. This update should only be applied
if your PC has the Lit-On USB Wireless LAN adapter and is exhibiting
As a work-around, you can connect the wire that runs from the wireless antenna port to the primary port on the cord as follows:
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Open the side panel.
the wireless networking board by following the antenna wire connected
to the wireless networking antenna port on the back of the computer.
Figure 3: Wireless networking hardware1 - Wireless network board2 - Antenna wire3 - Wireless networking antenna port
Very carefully, disconnect the small wire from the board by gently pulling the end of the wire away from the board.
Connect the wire to the other available port on the board.
Figure 4: Available port
Replace the side panel, connect the power cord, turn on the computer,
and use the computer again to verify that wireless signal strengths
There are several problems reported that may cause disconnection. First is the hiding of the SSID (wireless network name) and enabling WEP or WPA encryption. The recommended solution for that is to unhide the SSID in the router configuration.
Second is that there are more and more wireless devices and occasionally interference occurs on a single channel (even from non computer devices like wireless phones. As routers are often set to channel 6 you may be competing for radio communications with your neighbors. The recommendation is to switch the router to either channel 1 or 11. If your first choice does not work try the other.