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HP Pavilion dv 6000 My wireless system wont switch on. It was working ok. When i view my network connections there is no wireless connect only lan connections.

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  • eymard Apr 01, 2009

    I have the same problem. I updated both BIOS and Wireless Drivers. The wireless switch will not turn the light blue. It seems like the wireless device cannot be turned on and it is not detected by Windows. I'm starting to think it's a hardware problem. :(

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Go to the HP website and there in the support area, you can download the latest driver for your PC. Also, go to the connection properties to Enable the wireless (via the control pannel)

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I have a hp pavilion 515n desktop computer and was wondering how to get the password for the wifi.


Hi Ettajean,

The wireless password can be located either on the wireless router itself (if it's being provided to you by your ISP), or you'll need to log into your router to view/change your wireless password.

If you've connected to the wireless router before and simply need to recall the password, you can view it inside of Windows:

http://www.microsoft.com/surface/en-ca/support/networking-and-connectivity/how-to-find-your-wireless-network-password

If you can post the model number of your router, I can provide you with some additional direction.

Hope this helps!

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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,
KerryHos

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Hp pavilion a330n Internet Explorer won't connect.


check your IP Adress settings are correct for this machine,
Go to start ,then click on run,Type CMD,Then type IPCONFIG/ALL.it will show you a list of all the devices connected to your machine and your local network,

Have you got LAN & WLAN adaptors on board?
this will explain your message,
you will have to set the ip settings on each adaptor
ie LAN 192.168.1.2 and WLAN 192.168.1.3
This wiil help determine which adaptor is to be used when connecting to the network and the internet.

If your using wireless on computer to connect to the internet then run your wizard to help setup the connection

Same for the wired LAN ,use your wizard

The settings for your modem can be reset easily and your ISP will help get you connected to the net because you already have an account with them,

Cheers MISTERDJ

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Can not connect at all to the internet i do not have driver to connect to rounter what can i do


u connect your router threw lan cable .. no need of driver for lan connection. u need driver when u r using threw usb cable

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Trying to connect two computers to the internet through a router (not wireless) having problems after connecting both computers to the router, only one computer has internet connection. My internet...


Initially check whether the ip address is assigned in the computer in which internet is not browsing using the command ipconfig/all for windows and ifconfig for linux.If ip is present try to ping the default gateway ip address,if ping is success there is no issue in the cable you used and also with ip address.If ip is not assigned assign ip by manually or by using dhcp of router.Enable and disable the lan card in the router so that sometimes the problem get resolved.After ip is assigned and ping with router is ok .Ensure dns servers are correct else give google public dns server 8.8.8.8.Then try to ping www.google.com in command prompt if ping is success then you can browse.

Mar 01, 2010 | HP Pavilion a1610n PC Desktop

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I cant open a browser the network is connected


Hello,

Try this:

Control Panel>Internet Options>Connections Tab>LAN Setting tab -- Make sure the Automatically detect settings is selected and nothing else. Select OK to back out of all windows and retry your connection.

Good Luck
C2Solutions

Feb 10, 2010 | HP Pavilion a1610n PC Desktop

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WHAT PCI CARD TO GET WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS ON


You can get this adapter from Linksys its WMP54G so you can make the computer wireless, but you can also check some adapter from Ntegear , Belkin and Dlink...

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No LAN conection displayed in network connections


check that proper driver is installed, in the device manager that shows excmlatory mark that indicates proper driver not been installed, update the driver it will works

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WLAN WONT CONNET


Hi, Hope this will help u..

1>connect LAN and check the WLAN light on wireless router It should be ON and solid, If not the you might need to reset the router
2>On your laptop click on start go to run (in case of XP) or go to start then search box (in case of vista)
3>type services.msc
4>For Xp check the wireless zero configuration service should be automatic and running
5>For vista WLAN service should be automatic and running
6>then go to start > run ( FOr XP) or start >
>search box(in case for vista)
7>type ncpa.cpl >click on OK
8>right click on wireless network icon and click on view available wireless networks.
9> Choose your network and click connect,
10> If it asks for WEP key , It might be written in your router.

If this doesn't work, you can contact your Internet service provider.

Dec 27, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Wireless Lan on HP Pavilion M1000


Surely you can find out if you have a wireless network card installed . For this you can goto device manager and under network adapters look for any wireless adapter.

Heres How you check device manager.
  • Right-click My Computer then select Properties
  • Select the Hardware tab
  • Click the Device Manager button
  • Alternative solution: invoke devmgmt.msc
  • Alternative solution #2: Device Manager is part of the Computer Management, which also includes Event Viewer, Services Manager, Disk Management, as well as many other things. Right-Click My Computer then select Manage to start Computer Management, or invoke compmgmt.msc.
Picture of device manager and random wireless adapter
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/102/wlan/xpleap_02.gif

Also I am not too sure about what system you are using and whats the operating system you are using.

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