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Wireless Network Connection is very weak

My ACER 5100 wireless network will not connect unless, the computer is next to the wireless router.

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Is the router near to any electrical devices that could be causing interferance? Try putting the router in a different location.

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Acer 5100 will not connect to wireless


Things to Check:
1. Please check if the wireless switch on your laptop is ON?
2. Are you able to see your wireless network in the list of connections?

If the answer for both of the above is yes, then Turn OFF & Turn ON the Modem/Router.

Please delete all the connections that are stored on your laptop's wireless settings/Wireless connections and retry connecting to your network.

On your modem/router, please remove any security passwords and make the network accessible by any one any try connecting to the network.If the connection is successful, then reprogram the modem / router with a password.

Another easy fix to find if the fault is actually with your laptop is to go to a free public wireless hotspot and see if your laptop connects to their network.If it dd, its not your Laptop but your wireless modem/router.

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How do i turn on my wifi on acer aspire 53152077?


Network Key (WEP, WPA, WPA2 Encryption key)To connectyour computer to a wireless router, you click the Refresh networklist, then Choose your wireless network and then click Connectto your secured Wireless Network, it will asks for a Network Keybefore allowing you to connect into your wireless network. This NetworkKey is either the WEP, or WPA or WPA2 Encryption key that is used toconfigure the Wireless Router. The Passphrase is an alternate way tosetup the Encryption key.
When you are requested for a Network Key, you can just enter the Passphrasethat was used to configure the Encryption key in the wireless router.http://www.fixya.com/support/r5270415-network_password_network_addressFor information on securing your wireless network,configuring the wireless router and configuring the wireless card in thelaptop/computer, please click on this link and follow my instructions :-http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

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I recently replaced my old Belkin N150 Wireless Router with a new Cisco E3200 Wireless Router. After doing so, all of my wireless devices work (9 total) EXCEPT for my (2) Acer Aspire One Netbooks. The...


Remove and recreate the wireless network connection
  1. Click on Start, and then Control Panel
  2. Double click on Network Connections
  3. Right-click the wireless network connection, and click Properties
  4. Click the Wireless Networks tab
  5. Under Preferred networks, click the wireless network, and then click Remove
  6. Click View Wireless Networks
  7. Under Network Tasks, click Refresh Network List
  8. Under Choose a wireless network, click the wireless network that you want to connect to, and then click Connect
In Windows, there is a power mode setting for the wireless driver that may help this issue. Follow the instructions below.
  1. Go to Control Panel, System, click the Hardware tab and select Device Manager.
  2. Click the + next to Network Adapters and double click on the wireless network adapter.
  3. Click on the Advanced tab, select Power Save Mode from the list on the left.
  4. Change the Value on the right to Off.
    The default setting is Maximum, which may cause issues similar to those described.
Check to see if this has resolved the connectivity issue. If it has not, the following steps may need to be completed.
  1. Click on Start, Settings, Control Panel
  2. Double click Network Connections
  3. Right-click your wireless network connection, and click Properties
  4. Click the Wireless Networks tab
  5. Under Preferred networks, click the wireless network, and click Properties
  6. Click the Authentication tab, click to clear the "Enable IEEE 802.1X authentication for this network" check box, and then click OK twice.

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My computer doesnt want it connect to internet,, appear the connection icon but when the page try to open , it cant do


Please follow the steps provided below:

Q: Basic Wireless Troubleshooting
A:
Wireless Troubleshooting
The following steps will help determine if the wireless card in the system is functioning properly.
IMPORTANT:
Please go through all the troubleshooting steps. If the wireless card is functioning properly, please check the network configuration. Acer America can not assist with configuring the network.
Before you start:
  • Make sure there is a wireless router or wireless access point.
  • The wireless router/access point is plugged in.
  • Refer to the owners manual to ensure the wireless adapter is on (you can turn the wireless card on and off by pressing a clear button)
  • Contact the internet service provider to make sure ther account is active and the network is connected in a way that supports their configuration.
If the computer was working properly at an earlier time:
If the laptop was working fine, do a System Restore which rolls the system back to the last known working configuration. System Restore is located in System Tools under Accessories. Here is a link to explain the use of this feature:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;306084
To find the wireless network:
1. Click on Start winxpstart%20button.jpg then click on "Control Panel."
xpmenu.jpg 2. In the Control Panel window, click on "Network and Internet Connections."

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3. In the "Network and Internet Connections" window, click on "Network Connections."

networkconnect.jpg 4. Once in Network Connections, right-click on the wireless connection then select "View available wireless networks"
5. If the wireless network is a secured network, please refer to the manual of the wireless router to make it unsecured for the purpose of testing the wireless network.
NOTE: Acer does not recommend leaving a wireless network unsecured and is not responsible for data accessed due to unsecured wireless networks.
6. If the wireless network is listed, the wireless adapter is functioning properly. If unable to connect to the wireless router, go through "Before you start" at the beginning of this article.

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How do I connect to a wireless router?


BY CONTROL PANEL GO TO NETWORK CONNECTION THEN CLICK ON WIRELESS NETWORK CONNECTION AND ON THE BOTTOM THERE IS A TAB VEIW WIRELESS CONNECTION A BOX WILL POP UP WITH ALL WIRELESS NETWORK CONNECTION AVAILABLE. dO U HAVE WIRELESS CONNECTION OR DO U WANT TO CONNECT TO SOMEONE ELSE? MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE WEB KEY FROM THAT OTHER PERSONS ROUTER. OR YOU COULD CONNECT TO A WIRELESS NETWORK THAT DOES NOT HAVE A LOCK ON IT.
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P.S. MAKE SURE THE WIFI BUTTON IS TURNED ON ON YOUR COMPUTER OR THAT THE LIGHT IS ON.

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hi,
welcome to fixya.com
yes offcourse ur dell inspiron 5100 laptop support wireless connection,and it will detect the wireless connection in ur computer,uninstall and reinstall the wireless driver and then try and connect to wireless connection,and what u can do is that reset the router and then try and connect to wireless network it will definately connect..and it will also detect the wireless signal also........good luck

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