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Wg111v2 not working, I plug it in and it does not light up, and when i try to access the icon on my desktop, it says no wireless adapter detected

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Hello Sir,

strage thing. Try to do following things:
1. Switch off computer
2. Plug out device
3. wait 45 seconds
4. switch on computer again, log in to the system
5. plug in the device BUT in different USB port!!!

PS: you may also check in: Right click on My computer icon -> Manager -> Device manager if this device is regocnized by system or it has "?" icon.

Cheers,
Mike

Posted on May 08, 2010

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If your computer has a wireless network adapter, Windows will automatically detect wireless networks in range of your computer. You can see a list of wireless networks that Windows has detected in Connect to a Network.

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If Windows doesn't detect a network that you think is in range of your computer, it could be because of one of the following reasons:

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    Many laptops have a wireless switch on the front or side of the computer. If your computer has a switch, make sure it's turned on. Some computers also use a function key combination to turn the switch on or off. Check the information that came with your computer for details on locating the wireless switch.

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    If you can't get closer to the router or access point, consider buying and installing an external antenna for your wireless network adapter. Many wireless network adapters are set up so that you can attach an external antenna to them, which provides better reception than a built-in antenna. Check the information that came with your wireless network adapter to see if you can install an additional antenna.

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The blue light on my wg111v2 in not flashing. is it because i did a system recovery on my pc with the usb plugged in ?


You will need to install the drivers for the wireless adaptor. The flashing blue light simply indicates that there is activity (communications) with a wireless access point.
You can find the drivers for it here;

http://netgeardownload.registria.com/single_page_registration?product[sku]=WG111v2&download_url=ftp://downloads.netgear.com/files/WG111v2_v4.0.0.zip

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I have this same adapter, you need drivers from this link, they work great with version 3 as well as 2.
http://proaudiosoft.com/wg111v2.html

working on windows 7 32 and 64, as well as vista 32 and 64

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My Netgear 54 Mbps WG 111 wireless adaptor briefly connects with my Access Point, but then disconnects as soon as the link is established. This happens intermittently every 3-5 seconds. I've already...


In this case follow the steps:-
a)Try another computer or try all the ports on the same computer.
b)If the problem still presist then try to run the computer on a safe mode and check the connectivty.
c)Upgrade the drivers of the adapter from the netgear website.
Following direct links will be useful as the instuctions of upgrading the drivers are enlisted in there:-
For WG111v1 or WG111(Version 2.1):-
http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/711
For WG111v2 (Version 3.4.0):-
http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/713
For WG111v2 (Version 1.5.0):-
http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2733

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Follow the step below to configure wireless connection.

1. Right click on My Computer icon and go to Manage.
2. Go to Services then go to Service and Applications.
3. Double click on Wireless Zero Configuration.
4. Change the Start Up Type to Automatic and click on Apply
5. Click on Start and press OK to close the window.
6. Go to 'Control Panel', Click on Classic View in the left hand side menu and then open 'Network Connections'.
7. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'Properties'.
8. Go to the 'Wireless Networks' tab .
9. Check the option 'Use Windows to Configure this Wireless Connection' and click 'OK'.
Now please perform the following instructions to connect to the wireless network:
1. Go to 'Control Panel', Click on Classic View in the left hand side menu and then open 'Network Connections'.
2. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'Properties'.
3. Click on the 'wireless network' tab.
4. Under Preferred networks if you see any name in the list then highlight the name and click remove.Click OK.
5. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'View Available Networks'.
6. Look for the SSID (aka Network Name) of the Wireless router or access point.
4. Highlight the SSID from the list that you want to connect to.
5. Type the security Key here and click on the 'Connect' button.
6. You should have successfully established a wireless network connection.

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue.

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This happened to me when I had to install a wireless router in my house using my laptop to initialize the network for the first time.
The start up software messed with my settings for wireless detection on my laptop. It turned off the automatic detect for wireless networks in the
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to get to this hit start>run...
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