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Wireless Network stopped detecting ALL local networks

My Sony Vaio VGN-130G laptop won't detect ANY WiFi ports. It worked great 2 days ago and now it won't detect any wireless networks when the computer was turned back on. Reformated the laptop back to the orignal configuration I know it isn't a software problem. Called Sony tech support and they want $279 plus shipping and taxes to fix. The computer is ONLY 14 months old....just out of warrantee.

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  • MrHueyD Apr 29, 2008

    Same thing happened to all three computers in my house. Failures were staggered, so it's not the router. Happened just after an MS update.

  • Rose22 Jun 30, 2008

    my laptop is picking up the wireless connection just fine. Except for when I try to access email, internet, will not connect. My wireless connections says 'excellent'. I've also used ethernet connection. I've also tested this at both home and work to rule out the router. So, it is not wireless adapter right?? because it is picking up the connection, is not router because I tested more than one...what is it? When I went to firewall settings and clicked on advanced it say my network connection was corrupted. When I diagnose the problem it says there is a problem with my Winsock?? Please help.



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Hi, Have you installed the driver for your wireless card since you re-formatted?

Right click on my computer and go to properties, select device manager. all of your hardware will be listed there. are there any yellow question marks? these are devices that need drivers.

Your wifi card will probably be called 'network adapter'. go to the sony vaio website and download the right driver for your wifi card

Posted on Feb 20, 2008


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Posted on May 08, 2008


Try turning on the wifi switch Fn + F7

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