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How do I turn my wifi back on? It seems to have

How do I turn my wifi back on? It seems to have turned off. Maybe because I used a dial connection last? Do I need to delete this dial up

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No you don't need to delete the dailup connection. What you need to do is open the internet explorer and go to the menu bar and select "Tools" go to internet options which will open a new window, now go to the connections tab. what you need to do now is make sure that "never dail a connection" is selected. this will sort out your problem. let me know how you get on.

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My laptop is HP. With windows 8 I need to turn off broadband ?? To connect WiFi lan setting only..No dial up

If your HP has a Wireless adapter - should have - you should connect to WiFi as soon as you start up your computer. Some start up WiFi throgu a compination of function keys, you should check your keyboard and your user's manual.
I don'r Understand what do you mean by "connect WiFi Lan settingg". WiFi is not the same as LAN. LAN is the cdirect conection to a broadband modem and if your LAN port is coonected through a cable to your modem, you connect to Interent at startup,
No dial up? I'm not sure if anywhere in civilized wold anyone with a computer still uses a dial up Internet modem.

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Wireless radio switch

Usually WIFI is Disabled/OFF if you typically use a wired LAN connection, and a lot of systems only allow you to have One Or The Other on at one time, otherwise it would not know which method to send your internet and network traffic.

So, you may have to Temporarily Disable the LAN connection before you can Enable the WIFI connection.

If your dell has an antenna sticking out of the back, then you have wifi, otherwise I believe this model needs a wireless card. If you do have wifi, here's how to turn it on.

- click Start,
- choose Control Panel on the right
- If the top right says 'View by: Category'
click the down arrow on the right and choose either Large Icons
or Small Icons.
- choose Network and Sharing Center
- you will now see your wireless network if the adapter is on,
if it is not on, chick on Change Adapter Settings on top left
- two connections typically show up:
1. Local Area Connection and
2. Wireless Connection
- right click the Wireless Connection,
- choose Status

> the next window lets you Enable your wireless device, check its
Properties, or Diagnose connection issues.

Let me repeat from above:
Usually WIFI is Disabled/OFF if you typically use a wired LAN connection, and a lot of systems only allow you to have One Or The Other on at one time, otherwise it would not know which method to send your internet and network traffic.

So, you may have to Temporarily Disable the LAN connection before you can Enable the WIFI connection.

Just reverse this later if you want to go back to a wired connection on the desktop machine. I use all WIFI at home, then I connect my laptop by a cable to my router if I have an issue to solve, which is maybe once every two years.

It's easier when you are doing it than it may seem just reading this.

Hope this helps
All the best to you,

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I have no internet access unless i run a phone line from the wireless connection to my suppport seems to think i have turned off a sqitcvh that is located somewhere,,,,,a security thing to...

NO OS STATED it came with VISA and that is a dead OS.
that PC that old year , came with many options (lan)
ive no idea at all what this means.sorry
"run a phone line from the wireless connection to my laptop." that is impossible, wireless has no wires.

NO ISP STATED (name) tech support.>? who? Comcast?
NO service stated. over 6 possible....

Dial up? (called phone line wired POTS)
Phone line DSL ? and router.
CABLE MODEM + router or all in one box>?with wifi.
FIOS MODEM (and router in all cases , do you have)
we have no idea at what is there.
nor what wifi options are inside this PC. ever.

if the modem you have , has ethernet jack (RJ45 called)
then use that for fasted possible wired connections
super easy.!!!

getting wifi to work takes hard work.
x10 me blind here.
step one in the laptop is.
if this pc is fitted with the BOARDCOM WLAN.
then. load this.

from HP.
here (Broadcom chip wifi driver)

then run the wifi setup and set it up.

1: get the OS drivers matching your VISTA OS.
2:then load those from HP then in BIOS turn on wifi.
3:now the device manager show wifi is there.
4: then using the wifi control appl... set up your wifi matching credentials. SSID name, WEP.WPA1/2 method and then you password to your homes wifi net.
bingo connected.


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When I was cleaning my Acer Aspire 5517 I accidentally turned off the wifi. Well I have hit the button to turn it back on and it still will not let me look for a wireless signal again. I have tried...

that is strange. Does the light for the wifi light up at all?
I have an Acer Aspire and that's one feature that always seemed to be fairly predictable.

Maybe, try to look manually for the available wifi connections through windows.

good luck to you.

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