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Can't find wireless networks in range

I recently had my notebook rebuilt / restored to factory settings but am not able to get on a wireless network

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Contact your internet service provider, you pay for internet and this is part of what you pay for it is thier job to help you get connected as they know what the equipment you are trying to connect to is set at in order to tell you what changes need to be made in your laptop to enable connections

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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I just used recovery disk to restore back to factory setting for acer aspire 7741Z. Now it won't recognize my wireless router


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

Jul 28, 2012 | Acer Aspire 7741z

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I have a netgear wireless router with WPA security. and i bought a WRE54G . I cannot configure the expander as you know netgear IP is 192.168.0.1 and lynksys expander is 192.168.1.240. when i open...


Try to reset WRE54G
Resetting the Range Expander to Factory Default
The range expander can be set to factory default by pressing the Reset button of the range expander for 20 seconds.
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NOTE: The default IP address of a range expander is 192.168.1.240.

After resetting the range expander to factory default and you're still unable to access the web-based setup page, make sure that your computer's proxy settings are disabled. For instructions, click here. To disable the proxy settings using a Mac computer, click here.

NOTE: If all the steps above failed, try to disable any security software on your computer before accessing the range expander's web-based setup page. Click here to learn how to disable your computer's firewall.


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If you are using a Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G v2 or v3) and you can't access the web-based setup page, perform the following steps:

Checking Physical Connections

Make sure that the computer is connected to the range expander's LAN or Ethernet Port. If the range expander is properly connected, check the LEDs on the network adapter. For instructions, follow the steps below:
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Checking LEDs on the Network Adapter
Make sure that the LED light of the computer's network adapter is lit or blinking. After checking the LEDs on the network adapter, assign the computer a static IP address.
NOTE: If the network adapter's LED is not lit, try using a different cable to further isolate the problem..
Assigning the Computer a Static IP Address
For instructions on how to assign a static IP address on your computer, click here. After assigning a static IP address, check the computer's connectivity to the range expander.
Checking the Computer's Connectivity to the Range Expander
For instructions on how to check the connectivity of your computer to the range expander, click here. If you're still experiencing difficulty accessing the web-based setup page, reset the range expander.
Resetting the Range Expander to Factory Default
For instructions on how to restore the range expander to factory default, click here.
If you're still having difficulty accessing the web-based setup page, make sure that your browser's proxy settings are disabled.
If you're using a Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G v1), you need to do the following:


Assigning the Computer a Static IP Address

For instructions on how to assign a static IP address on the computers' wireless network connection, click here.
Connecting Wirelessly to your Range Expander
NOTE: In this example we used WUSB54GS V1.0 (Wireless-G USB Network Adapter).

If you're using a Mac computer, click here for instructions on how to connect to a wireless network using the AirPort card.
Step 1:
Run the Linksys Wireless Network Monitor by double-clicking this icon 3719-001.jpg at the bottom-right corner of your screen.
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Click Site Survey then select the SSID of your wireless range expander and click Connect.
NOTE: The default SSID of the range expander is in this format linksysRxxxxxx.
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NOTE: If you're using Windows 98 or Windows ME, click here.

If you're using a Mac computer, click here.
Windows 2000/XP
Step 1:
Click Start, then click Run.
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Step 2:
When the Run window appears, in the Open field type "cmd", then click OK.
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When the MS DOS Prompt appears, type "ping 192.168.1.240" then press [Enter].
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Step 4:
See if you're getting 4 replies, Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss)

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Nov 08, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander (WRE54G)

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I had to restore my dell inspirion E1505, and it says i have no wireless network, how do i turn this worless network back on?


Hi,
You need to check for the wireless switch located on your laptop. Once the wireless switch is on, you'll be able to see networks in range and you will be able to connect to your network wireless.
Good Luck!

Aug 27, 2010 | Dell Inspiron E1505 Notebook

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How to reset factory defaults to CK31? How I can put the settings to access WPA2 in wireless network?


Restoring Default Settings
You can restore the CK31 to factory default settings from
Intermec Settings.
Note: Using the Restore Defaults option restores all parameters
including network settings. When you choose to restore defaults,
you erase the registry. As a result, you may lose network
communications.
To restore factory default settings
1 From Intermec Settings, select Device Settings > Restore
Defaults.
2 Select Restore Defaults and choose the Run App button. A
Run Application dialog box appears asking if you want to run
the restore defaults program.

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May 12, 2010 | Intermec CK31 Portable Terminal

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Need help with setting up my wireless network adapter and the problem is it will not connect to my pc because there is some type of passcode but there wasnt one set with the router when i set it up .


Hello,

it seems your problem is that you cannot save the network settings or the password.
Restore the factory defaults for the wireless networking adapter. To do this, go to the System section of the Xbox Dashboard. After you restore the default settings, the adapter status light will alternately flash green and red. The light will turn steady red to indicate that you have successfully restored the defaults.
Note If you restore the factory defaults on the adapter, you override the current adapter settings.
Before starting with this action please check additional detailed troubleshooting Xbox information at Microsoft support page:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907602/en-us

This should solve your issue, success

Sep 03, 2009 | Microsoft Wireless Network Adapter Xbox...

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Wireless has not worked in years


I think ur wireless drivers problem in ur system. first u remove ur old wireless drivers after install ur currect wireless drivers.

Aug 20, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A105-S4384 Notebook

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Wireless network connection not working


For some reason known only to Dell, the default setting for the Inspiron 6000 built-in wireless network adapter is 'off' or 'disabled.'

If you used Dell's restore disk to reinstall XP, the radio button is turned off. Go to control panel/system/device manager, find the wireless LAN device, right-click on it and choose 'Properties.' Under 'Wireless radio' check 'on' or 'enabled.'

Go back to Windows network setup wizard and go back through the steps using the 'restore network connection' button. You should be good to go.

There's an EXCELLENT network manager from Cisco named 'Network Magic' that takes all the guesswork out of setting up your internet connection. I highly recommend it. They offer a free trial and I think may even have a 'Lite' version that helps with simple connections without the bells and whistles of the full blown program. I'm not sure about that, but I can't tell you how much time it's saved me troubleshooting and setting up networks for my clients.

Jun 11, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

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Network and internet connection problems


Please run system restore to factory setting. Restart the system and hold down F11 button till you hear a beep.

That will return the system to its factory position. It will definately resolve your aches about connecting.

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Apr 15, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv6768se Notebook

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Wireless internet is not working after restoring factory settings


Oh, wireless Internet? You restored it? Did you install a different operating system? Or had you installed one before resetting? A change of OS may result in the deletion of particular drivers.

Go to the manufacturer's website. There, search for your model's support and download the drivers you want, for instance, the wireless network adapter drivers. Also, check your sound.

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