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My laptop won't connect to the internet through wireless connection

Button at front is amber not blue

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  • les69 Feb 15, 2008

    no even when 'on' it's amber. the network connection is just not being made despite have the wireless switch on. do you think my laptop is dying???? or perhaps needs looked at by our provider???

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2008

    i also have same prob.any answer.....

  • rottie1900 Sep 12, 2008

    ....I have the same problem with my Compaq, and I am smart enough to turn the switch on. I gut feeling is - the driver/adaptor is corupt. Anyone out there who knows what they are talking about????? I guess I need to take it to to the Geeks!

  • ah3737 Sep 21, 2008

    my compaq does the same thing, even when on, the wireless light is amber and does not register as being "on". The computer no longer recognizes the fact that it has wireless capability, the softwear to turn it on and off does not work

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I have a compaq laptop. we have wireless and my other laptops work fine. this laptop just will not connect. it did before, but now it wont. help me.

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No. Okay. You can fix it by going to the website and looking up your product, then find a link that says drives and such. Go in there and looks around you should be able to find a program that will redownload the program to your computer. ^-^

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Maybe you should have to switch on the wireless switch located at the front also................or maybe just locate the wireless switch and switch it on...............

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