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My computers stopped detecting the wireless network. The wireless router used to work fine with all my computers, but today it stopped. I am unable to connect online via wireless, but if i plug cables into the router and computers, it still works. How come my computers can't locate the wireless network?

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Power cycle all devices. that should do the trick. You may also want to get to the User Interface of the router to check if the router radio has been turned off by accident or the wireless detection has been stopped by accident.

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To help prevent this trouble try to make the router and computer use a less busy channel. This worked for me.

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Cannot switch on wireless connection Packard bell laptop does not have switch


Wireless problems with a Packard Bell PC or laptop can be caused by a variety of issues.


The best troubleshooting resources are the documentation that came supplied with the computer, and the Support section of the Packard Bell website.


Unable To Detect Wireless Network


If the Packard Bell machine is unable to detect a wireless network, the computer itself or the network could be at fault.


Check that a wireless signal is being broadcast via another PC or device, and check that are wireless adapter is installed, complete with the latest drivers, which are available at the Packard Bell website.


Unreliable Wireless Network


If the wireless connection is unreliable, intermittent or very slow, it suggests a problem with the Wi-Fi broadcast.


Try positioning the computer closer to the router broadcasting the wireless signal, or use a signal booster to improve the range.


Download and install the latest driver updates from the Packard Bell website and through the Windows Update tool.


Unable To Connect To Wireless Network


If the computer can detect the network but is unable to connect to it, a network security key may be required. This should have been configured by the person who set up the network. Consult the documentation that came with your router for details of how to change it or generate a new key.


Hope this helps


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Suddenly today after working for a couple of years all the lights are on solid and my wireless laptops can not find the router


To connect to your wireless network using Vista's WLAN Autoconfig, follow these steps:
Step 1:
Right-click this icon 5449-001.png at the bottom-right corner of the screen and select Connect to a network.

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Step 2:

Select your Wireless Network Name or SSID then click Connect.

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NOTE:
If the wireless network name or your SSID is not listed, the SSID Broadcast on the router might be disabled. For instructions on how to connect to the wireless network with the SSID broadcast being disabled, click here.
If the computer is not detecting any signal or is not seeing any wireless network, change the channel of the router. For instructions, click here.
If WEP/WPA is enabled on the router:
Step 3:
Enter your wireless network WEP/WPA Key on the field provided then click Connect.
NOTE: To learn more about WEP/WPA and other Wireless Settings, click here.

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NOTE: Make sure Display characters is checked, to display the WEP/WPA key used by the router. You can get the passphrase or network key from the encryption that has been generated (if using WEP network security) from the router's web-based setup page. If you're using WPA network security, the network key is the key for passphrase.

Make sure you enter the wireless network's WEP or WPA key not the Passphrase.

It is also possible to make a wireless connection even if the wireless security is disabled on your router. If you don't see any network SSID from your network list, make sure your wireless adapter/device is ON and your router is in good condition. If your router shows any unstable occurrence, click here.

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Wireless Router suddenly stopped working.


Try resetting the Linksys back to the factory defaults and configure it again.
Power up the router and press the pinhole RESET button on the back of the router for 30 sec
Connect a LAN cable to the wireless router and open a browser and enter to router's configuration IP address and configure the wireless settings, remove the LAN cable when configuration is completed.
You need to configure then wireless card in the computer/laptop with the router's wireless settings.

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My computers can't detect wireless signal from my


Yes ! the wireless network name could be different than the wired network name.
If you connect the cable to the router and the computer it works .
check the wireless settings of the router.
Click Here for step by step solutions

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My laptop can detect my network but unable to connect


1) double click on the wireless network icon on the status bar
2) click on View wireless network
3) click on change advance settings
4) go to wireless networks
5) under the preferred networks, remove the SSID
6) try to connect again

Aug 30, 2009 | Dell XPS M1330 Notebook

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I have a Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network card on my Toshiba Satellite M50. One fine day, it was working fine on the network at home, and then suddenly got disconnected, and soon after stopped being...


I have the same card with Tecra A4. It was working fine with a D-Link 615 wireless router then for no reason it stop working I was able to detect my wirless network but no communication session started between my card and the router. I restrat the router and change the OS fro Linux to XP but still I have the same problem.

At the end I notice that in simple words my card cannot talk at all with the router. So I went to the router wirless settings and change the protocol from:
mixed 802.11 N, mixed 802.11 G, mixed 802.11 B
to only
802.11 G and 802.11B

Then it works fine onb both Linux and XP

Jun 12, 2009 | Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG 802.11g/b

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Sony Vaio laptop unable to detect wireless access point


CompuLayne: Hello bluebells953

Netgear is quite tricky as is with all other routers, but I don't think the router is your problem. Try to do the following.

1) Turn off Vaio laptop
2) unplug router
3) unplug modem
4) plug back in modem - wait for it to boot up
5) plug back in router - wait for it to boot up
6) turn back on the Vaio - log in and see if it sees the SID. If it isn't broadcasting, you might have to enter it in manually and select connect to non broadcasting network


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Laptop could not detect linksys on second day


Jatman,

Couple of things you can try here:

1) Connect your laptop (or another computer if possible) to the router using a network cable. You should then be able to see your configuration info. Make sure that the computer you are using to connect (wired) to the router is set up to use DHCP. Once in there, depending on what you find, you might be able to fix it yourself.

2) Factory reset the router and go through the setup options as if it were brand new.

Hope this helps.

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Not detecting any wireless networks


You have not mentioned having a wireless router or access point to serve as the hub on an infrastructure network. I you have a router please let me know -- the instructions for the solution changes.

The following is an article to create an ad hoc network between wireless cards without a wireless access point or a router. If you ignore the steps about connecting to the internet with a wired connection and the internet sharing instructions. This will allow your machines with wireless adapters to communicate with each other (assuming the operate on a common band). The article goes on to indicate one machine with a wired connection can act as the "router" for the other two when it is on to allow them share internet access with the wired machine (the wired machine also needs a wireless card for this to work).

Ad-hoc networking access point

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