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Trouble With Internal Wireless Card/Wireless Assistant

My internal wireless card stoped working. I am also having problems with the pc recognizing the wireless assistant to run the wlan connection. what can I do to fix this

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  • Stephen Perry Apr 29, 2008

    Under network connections there is only dial up and lan, somehow wlan link is not there

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Open up control panel, go to network connections first..see if it's enabled

Posted on Apr 29, 2008

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    Patrick Michaels Apr 29, 2008

    if it 's ok..uninstall it, and then re install it..

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Apr 29, 2008

    you can do second one from control panel, wireless setup icon

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If, on the other hand, you do see the Wireless Network Adapter, but it says "Disabled" underneath the name, then right-click it and select "Enable." This should make it work.

I hope this helps - please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

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