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Re: PC wireless card
Dear Amy -
I looked up the Verizon Wireless card, and found that its a normal PCMCIA(PC Card) type adapter. This is a good thing; it means that you can purchase just about ANY laptop that has a standard PC Card slot(NOT Mini PC Card), and it should be compatible (You might, however, find compatibility issues with a Macintosh system.)
Keep in mind you will need to install the drivers for the card on any new system, and a new laptop is likely to come preloaded with Wondows Vista, so you will need a Vista compatible driver.
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There are some wireless card which doesn't support verizon fios.Check out if your Card is supported or not.if not supported ask their Customer service for a USB wireless Card Brand and its specification which with work fine with verizon fios.
The Toshiba A105 comes with a wireless card. On the bottom of the laptop there is a door toward the front middle and behind that door you can see a wireless card that has the black and white wires going to it.
There is also a on/off switch that enables the wireless card as well, its either on the left or right hand side of the laptop.
Just make sure the switch is turned on and go into the device manager and underneath where it says network adapters, you should see the wireless card listed in there.
Yes you can. Make sure that you disable DHCP in the lan settings section in the router. Use the computer without wireless card as the server, the router will be install in this computer. i have an air card with Sprint and I'm using Encore router and my Wii, and 3 more computer can connect without any problem.
If your other laptop is working fine, then have a look at the configuration of the wireless card and use the same configuration on the one that is not working.
Depending upon your wireless card make there is a program that enable you to setup the wireless card. Go to Start - Programs to locate this program. If your wireless card is built-in refer to your Acer manual.
Encryption is setup on the wireless router and these settings are also used to configure the wireless card. If the encryption is already setup, changing the encryption will affect your other wireless card, therefore all the wireless cards will need to be reconfigured with the new encryption to work with the wireless router.
since you have verizon modem wireles router.. i have the same issue with the same model...I call verizon and tell the issue...verizon accepted that modem router have problem in wireless...i know that all my computers have no issues because i maintain and built those computer by me..
then Verizon send a new and different modem router...this time it works fine...since i received it last week. call Verizon regarding the wireless issues ..tell them too that you have some dead spot on your wireless..like if you move away more than 15 feet..your wireless connection get lost..