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Unable to connect to my wireless system with hp pavilion dv6353us

Amber lite on all the time at wireless switch, located in front left, moves left and right, amber lite on all the time, my wireless (Belkin) works(my other laptop works wirelessly). chat hp tech helped me download driver but laptop still won't connect to wireless system. under device manager, network devices, NDivIA is listed and device is working. thanks,

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  • woodsdirt Mar 07, 2008

    reply to starcomp: device not found in Device Manager: I have no other wireless adpters. laptop worked on wireless until I sent it to HP to repair cd drawer release button. before sending laptop to Hp they had me back up and then reset laptop to see if that would fix failed release button. it didn' t so I sent it to Hp and it came back fixed. but wireless won't work. Since my Belkin wireless works for my other laptop, I haven't reset it while trying to connect the hp laptop. ( I am a step above beginner computor user but only one step!) thanx for answering my request.

  • woodsdirt Mar 14, 2008

    Starcomp and Tat4u: thanx for hints, working on both suggestions, will post results.

  • starlladawn Feb 01, 2009

    I was just using my laptop, closed it upo, then went back to use it. It says i have no wireless networks. I move the button the the front back and forth but it doesn't say wirelss on or off and it stays amber. What could it be?

  • sathish kumar
    sathish kumar May 11, 2010

    can you tell me that the device is found in the Device manager



    and do you have any other wireless adpters with you for testing

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Laptop says "no wireless device", unscrewed cover, device is there. lengthly chat with Hp teck and advised to send laptop to Hp. They are sending cardboard box. thanx to all, wish I had skills to follow their instructions further. Never found device in Device Manager. Software was downloaded from Hp for wireless. able to get online with plug-in. hp video says wireless device is under battery: it wasn't. wireless worked before hp advised to reset os to try to get cd button to work. sent to hp, button fixed, wireless failed. laptop will be on UPS truck again as soon as I get the box. thanx again all.

Posted on Mar 16, 2008

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Hai i spoke with hp this is the problem with os or motherboard. so you better format your os

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Install software for ur plug in wireless then plug in ur wireless ...not until this point will system find and install....then get online and find driver for ur internal wireless ...download and install.....when u remove ur external and restart system will recognise internal as only wireless and configure ...if still have problem ....and ur problem wont be wireless Itll be getting online....then u need to config wireless differently.
let me know

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

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    tat4u Mar 15, 2008

    to see ur device in device manager it needs to be connected(plugged in)

    if it isnt plugged in system wont show.

    your wireless is plug n play so first you need install software for device then plug device in system will then detect and install device and if you want to check it you will find it in device manager.

    the moment you remove it yoou will not detect it in device manager.

    its a bit like a cd,your drive is permanant but you can only view cd content when cd inserted if you dont close the folder but remove the cd all the files will be gone until you replace cd.

    with plug n play once software is installed devices are enabled.so as devices can be inserted and removed at any times.

    does your wireless search for any networks or does nothing occur at all.

    if thats the case and its defo got software installed and wireless installed it may need to be enabled.

    if you can see that its enabled and works correctly then it needs to be configured.you can let windows do this or use your wireless manager if you have software for this installed.

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