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Not connecting to internet. Support from ATT highspeed internet service stated my wireless laptop modle w6501 need drivers downloaded from Gateway.

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    my laptop seems to have lost the on light for the wireless internet and i cannot connect to the internet. can a new switch be bought or do i need to take my laptop to a repair company

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Try to uninstall the previous driver of your wireless, then restart your computer and install it again. thanks!

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Driver wireless notebook


An internal wireless card lets you access the Internet and a home or corporate computer network without the hassle of using an Ethernet or other type of network connection.

The wireless card grabs the communication signal flowing throughout the air and processes the signal through your Gateway PC's Windows operating system so you can access websites, email and related Internet-based services.

But like other devices in your computer, you must turn on the internal wireless card in your Gateway PC before using it.

Turn on your computer, if it is off.

Press and hold the "Fn" key on your computer's keyboard.
Press the "F2" key in the upper row of keys on your keyboard.

The wireless Internet card's connection utility will start searching for a wireless signal.
Connecting to a Signal

Click "Start," "Connect To."
If your Gateway PC is running Windows 7, click on the Windows symbol on the taskbar. Click "Control Panel," "Network and Internet," "View network status and tasks."

Click on the wireless connection you want to connect to.

If using Windows 7, click on "Connect to a network," then click on the wireless connection you want to connect to.

Click "Connect." Enter the wireless connection's network password (SSID), if prompted. Click "Next."

Click "Connect Anyway," if prompted with a message about the connection not being secure.

Click "Close." Open your Gateway PC's Internet browser or email application to start using the Internet connection.

Networking Your Computer
http://support.gateway.com/s/manuals/mobile/8508773/8508773m.htm
Click start control panel network connections this may vary depending on your operating system look for local area connection if you see a red x or a yellow exclamation or question mark!?
you will need to update or install the driver or it could be firewalled.

Make sure your antivirus program is not blocking the internet connection.

If you are trying to connect through a modem/router you it should have come with a disk then
you might have to connect the usb lead to your modem to get a connection then

Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll to network adapters should see a yellow question ? exclamationmark! or a red Xright click install drivers.

The driver might be on the disc supplied by your ISP internet service provider
or the motherboard disc

You only need to check the BIOS if you cant install the driver or you could download one
http://download.cnet.com/Gateway-Wireless-802-11g-PC-Card-Adapter/3000-2112_4-73884.html

http://download.cnet.com/Gateway-Wireless-802-11b-PC-Card-Adapter/3000-2112_4-68468.html
You only need to check BIOS if you are " unable to install the driver "
Make sure you Ethernet/internet is enabled in biosrestart your computer during the boot up process you will see on your screen a certain key to
press to enter set up (BIOS) press and hold that key to enter bios using arrow keys navigateto integrated peripheralslook for SiS On Chip Pci Device press enter scroll to SiS 10/100m press enter make sure its
"Enabled"ima

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Just bought a used gateway laptop model#m320s3400335 and cannot get internet access through a wireless network or online at all.


SETTING UP A BROADBAND CONNECTION
First you need to decide what type of broadband and Internet service you require and these are -
1. DSL that uses your existing telephone line.
2. Cable that uses a cable service and can include a cable TV service.
3. A wireless 3G network uses the mobile/cell phone network and can be separate or combine with your cell phone account. This type of Internet connection uses an USB wireless device shaped like an USB memory stick.
Note - Combined services generally offer discount pricing and may include a modem/wireless router.

If you use a wireless router with the DSL or Cable Internet service then your laptop with a wireless card can then connect to the Internet. You can also connect to a free WiFi hot spots like McDonalds, Star Bucks, the Airport etc. using the wireless card in your laptop.
If you use the wireless 3G wireless broadband service, then you can access the Internet anywhere where your ISP has 3G wireless coverage. You need to check the service coverage area where you need Internet service.
Once you decide what type of broadband your require, then you need to check with the various Internet Service providers to see if they can offer and the cost of the various plans.
Note the download limits and the associated additional costs if you exceed the monthly download limits. Once you sign up with a Internet Service provider, their documentation will include setting up instructions and/or installation CD.

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Connect gateway essential 566c to wireless att modem


ok man you see your pc has usb plug , buy a usb wireless adapter and install the driver the manually connect to your network

Mar 11, 2012 | Gateway Computers & Internet

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I have a laptop computer, and a wirless no internet


your internet gateway (the modem)if you have att you must turn on the the wireless inside your 17XXhg gateway modem if you don't then you have another system I gave you a example to clear your question if you need more help please repost with more information

Jan 14, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I have a gateway M675 portable desktop w/wireless to a gateway router WGR200. Recently could not access internet (dsl) so purchsed new modem from ATT. Now I have internet access when modem is plugged into...


Yes. You need to configure the router. Most of the new routers come with a cd that will guide you. You can also call ATT and they will guide you as well.

Hope that helps you.

Regards,

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Gateway 8510gz laptop with no wirless


go to the manufacturer web site (download/support) and download the XP wireless driver for your laptop

Jun 29, 2009 | Gateway 8510GZ Notebook

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Fifth computer unable to connect to internet


-- ckeck if you see 'wireless connection' in the network connections, in order to find it, click start --> control panel --> network connections and you must see wireless connection in case of win xp..

start --> control panel --> network and internet --> network and sharing center --> manage network connections and you must wireless network connection under LAN or hi speed connection... in case of win vista 

--if you have that ikon that means you have your drivers installed on the computer properly 
--right click wireless network connection and click "view available connections" in case of  xp and "connect/disconnect" in case of vista you must find the network and get connected..
letme know if you have problems connecting..

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Pvs connection


I had AT&T internet service with the 2-Wire wireless router (combined modem and router). You probably might have been given an installation CD but that often does not work well. You should be able to interface directly with the modem or router with your web browser possibly (http://gateway.2wire.net), and see the status of the connection, although to talk to these devices you must put in a username (usually "admin") and a password to enter the interface.

Your best bet is to actually call the technical support for the Internet service. Look on the AT&T paperwork you go with the modem or modem+router or any billing statement that show the possibly 877 number for HighSpeed Internet technical support. They will walk you through step-by-step until you get your connection; listen carefully to the often heavily accented voice. It usually never fails.

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Internet promplems


for dial up simply a modem .... on laptops if you do not have a builtin modem you can purchase a pc-card modem that goes into your pcmcia slot ... for highspeed either a ethernet (same option as modem) but almost all modern laptops have a built in ethernet ... or usb ... also I highly recommend a router if you are going highspeed ... even if you only have one computer ... a router will protect your system because it provides a NAT firewall. If you go with a router make sure to set up the internet connection on the router do not tunnel through the router with a PPPoE connection

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