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Wireless problem I have a Acer laptop and whenever i bring my laptop home from the office it will not connect to my wireless network at home at all. When i click onto my wireless connections configuration screen it comes up with "windows cannot configure this connection....." I have tried running services.msc (as suggested on the microsoft website) but this seems to do nothing at all. I am now at home for 2 weeks and have no wireless connection which is a real pain. Everything connects ok through the lan connection its only the wireless that won't connect. Help someone please !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Uninstall the wireless configuration utility and install drivers only for wireless adapter then you can use windows own wireless config screen

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That's because your windows wireless is most likely conflicting with the actual wireless device manager..only one can do the job..

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Connecting your Acer laptop to your home wireless network is fairly simple.
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Move the Wi-Fi switch to the "On" position.
Not all models have this switch.

Open the Windows Start menu and select "Connect To."
A list of available connections will appear.

Select "All" from the drop-down menu to view all available networks and connections within range.

Select the desired network and click "Connect."
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Figure 3
• In the Wireless network properties dialog box, shown in Figure 4, enter the SSID you configured for your wireless gateway (ExampleHome_g in this example.)
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Figure 4
Note: Figure 4 assumes you've added the Windows WPA Client Update. If you haven't downloaded and installed it, you probably should. For more on the WPA Client Update, see Overview of the WPA Wireless Security Update in Window XP.
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