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VAIO BX51VN Laptop

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I cannot connect my laptop to the wireless connection from my desktop eventough I can see the Wireless connection on my laptop.

But I can connect it to someone elses wireless rather then my wireless.

My desktop has Windows XP & Laptop has Windowsvista.

Please can you help me

Thanks

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  • mona22 Jun 26, 2008

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Check the connection frequency it might not be the same on your laptop and your wireless in which case you'll need to get one that is.

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I tried to connect my vaio to wifi it is showing limited axcess what should i do


Limited connectivity
If you get a 'Limited connectivity" on you wireless connection on your laptop, it means that the wireless card on your laptop probably did not get an IP address from the wireless router.
To fix this problem, right click on the wireless icon on the Task bar and then click Repair.
This will force the wireless router to issue a IP address to the wireless card on the laptop.

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Will not connect to wifi network


Sony's Sony Vaio laptop features built-in wireless LAN adapter that allows the computer to connect to any wireless access point.


If you want to adjust the device's WiFi settings, you must use the proprietary software and hardware that comes preinstalled on the laptop and the Internet connection options that come with Windows.


Once you have all of the correct settings enabled, you can have your laptop connected to a wireless access point without any additional applications.


Enabling Wi-Fi with Wireless LAN Switch


Before you can connect to a wireless network or change any of your Wi-Fi settings, you must first enable the computer's Wi-Fi feature with the wireless LAN switch.


This switch is located directly below the laptop's screen and is labeled "Wireless." Once you have located the switch, slide it into the "ON" position.


Enable Wi-Fi in Vaio Smart Network


Once Wi-Fi has been enabled with the wireless LAN switch, you must enable Wi-Fi using the laptop's proprietary wireless connection software, "Vaio Smart Network."


To access this program, click the "Start" button in the computer's task bar and select the "All Programs" option.


Select the "VAIO Smart Network" option to launch the program.

Alternatively, you can click the VAIO Smart Network icon in the computer's task bar to launch the program.


This icon is in the shape of a green button with two white arrows on it.

Once in the application, click the switch to the right of the "Wi-Fi" heading to toggle it to the "ON" position.



Windows Connect to a Network



With Wi-Fi enabled, you must connect to the wireless network using the

"Connect to a Network" feature that is a part of the Windows operating system.


Click the network icon in the computer's task bar to bring up a list of the available wireless networks.


This icon is in the shape of a computer and an Ethernet cable if you not connected to a network.

If you are connected to a network, it is in the shape of signal bars.


Select the desired wireless network from the menu that appears and select the "Connect" option.

Enter the networks password if necessary and connect to the network.


Network and Sharing Center


If the wireless network that you want to connect to does not appear in the "Connect to a Network" window, you must connect to the network manually.


Click the network icon in the computer's task bar and select the "Open Network and Sharing Center" option.


Click the "Manage wireless networks" option, followed by the "Add" option.

Click the "Manually create a network profile" option and type the network's information in the spaces provided.


Place a checkmark next to the "Start this connection automatically" option and click the "Next" button to connect to the network.


Hope this helps





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Hi - VAIO vgn-fz21m - can't locate the wireless switch/function


HI,
when you try to connect to the wireless network, you must be getting a message " turn on the wireless switch on your laptop "
See there must be a sliding switch on your laptop. it could be on the side panel or on the front panel. Try to locate the wireless switch on the laptop.
it must be having a wireless symbol on it like TOWER or Wireless signals.
On some laptops it is a combination of keys like Fn+F2 or Fn+F5.
If you have the user manual you will find the information about the wireless switch.
Click Here for more info about how to connect to the network?

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Wireless internet connection


Hi there I would tell you why:
1) your DSL speed band only 1.5M and the upload could be lower then 256K speed. that is not avalible to get good condition for more laptop wireless online at same time
2) other thing, your laptop wieless online in your router situation that depends on the laptop wireless card type, high level (faster)card will get more speed band and aganst other laptop.
so you could not setting any more to get improved.
hope help you something fixed, please take a rating let me know how much helped you thanks! keep in touch your question

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CompuLayne: Hello bluebells953

Netgear is quite tricky as is with all other routers, but I don't think the router is your problem. Try to do the following.

1) Turn off Vaio laptop
2) unplug router
3) unplug modem
4) plug back in modem - wait for it to boot up
5) plug back in router - wait for it to boot up
6) turn back on the Vaio - log in and see if it sees the SID. If it isn't broadcasting, you might have to enter it in manually and select connect to non broadcasting network


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Internet problem


It could be several problems:
1. Your wireless router misconfiguration.
2. Your wireless router is bad
3. Your wireless card misconfiguration on your laptop
4. Your wireless card is bad.

If you never had problems with your wireless connection before and you haven't change configuration on your router or your laptop. I have seen and repaired this problem by replaceing wireless router.

Good luck!!!

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Do you have a router set up? If not two things you can do:

1) Buy and setup wireless router wired with desktop and wireless with laptop.

OR

2) Remove network cable from back of Desktop and plug into laptop each time you want to use Internet. Cheaper option but more hassle to switch back and forth.

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DO I have wireless?


Hi, im sure the PCG-K315M dont have a built in wireless card, You can buy a Usb wireless card for about 20-30 pounds from any shop. If your laptop did have wireless onboard there should be a switch on one of the sides of the laptop,

Have a good christmas

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Wireless network connection


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