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My Netbook will not connect to the internet on the first try using my home wireless router, it can take several tries and 20 minutes to get a connection. The Netbook connects immediately onto other wi-fi routers (e.g. Starbucks, etc.). My desktop uses the same wi-fi router at home without any problems, it connects to the router and internet immediately. How can I fix my Netbook to connect properly to my wi-fi router and to the internet connection on the first try?

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Go into the internet connection settings a disable the local area connection device.(not the wireless)

Posted on Aug 02, 2010

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  • delwynng Aug 02, 2010

    Hmmm..your recommendation doesn't seem to have worked. What I did was this:

    - went to Internet Options - Connections - LAN settings

    - unchecked "Automatically detect settings". Everything else was unchecked already.

    - opened IE but failed to connect to the internet



    Was I in the wrong setting?

    What else can I try?

  • delwynng Aug 02, 2010

    Wanted to let you know that I checked in the Network Connections settings and LAN is 'disabled' and Wireless Connection is 'connected'. Not sure if that helps or not but wanted to pass it on to you.

  • Randy Hough
    Randy Hough Aug 03, 2010

    NOT internet options but network and internet connections(you will find this in the control panel) It will show a wireless and a lan connection

  • delwynng Aug 03, 2010

    The LAN setting in Network Connections was already set to 'disabled' so I'm still having the original problem of not being able to connect to the internet.

    What's next?

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