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Acer 5100 wireless connection

I have an acer 5100 notebook running on vista that won't connect to a certain unsecured wireless network (which I was able to before). It detects the network and the signal strength is pretty good.... I keep getting the error message "wireless association failure due to unknown reason"... I am able to connect to other wireless network, just this one particular...

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  • ginjerismom Mar 04, 2008

    no.. server is up

  • ginjerismom Mar 04, 2008

    yes. a country club's wifi..

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May be the connection you are trying to establish must have their server down....

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

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    isaac johny Mar 04, 2008

    you tried to connect from another organisation rite??

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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.
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  • The wireless router/access point is plugged in.
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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
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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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could you tell us what operating system you are running please is it xp or vista or windows 7

it would help us to guide you in the right direction

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