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My laptop cant find my wireless connection but finds other connections in range.I can only connect using ethernet cable from router.spoke to sky who said I need to contact acer as my laptop is not configured for the router even though I have used it for over a year without any problem

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Check your router configuration maybe the wireless is not open. you have to configure your wireless connection in your laptop to the router

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You might be blocked your SSID broadcast in your wireless router make it broadcat enabled then it will find your connection.

Your lap is ok and settings are well, b.coz it gets other signales. So just check your wireless AP settings.

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