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Hi im having problems connecting to the wireless internet with my acer laptop, and its very slow. Plus when my son is typing anything the letters are all scrambled up. I purchased this laptop 6 months ago and he has only been on it half a dozen times as you can immagine he is pulling his hair out with it. thanks

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We have to know your laptop system specification, to give you more clear advice.

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Why is my acer z5700 very slow when i go to internet?


the navigation on the internet is not restricted only by the computer's performance but the connection type also ..It very much depending on the connection speed..and if you use a slow one..it is the case.Usually the slow function is cause by the use of wireless connections from mobile phone providers..or wrong settings in wireless router..
if this is the case ..try the direct connection with the cable and make a speed test on the internet ..you should have a speed specified in the agreement with the ISP ..if this is very slow ..you should check for causes..Either the connection is damaged or you have a wrong settings somewhere ..

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Hi, im using a brand new acer asprire x1800 desktop..and i can HARDLY connect to the internet using SUN BROADBAND (lan connection already disabled). i have been using the broadband for a few months now....


There could be several possibilities for your internet connection to slow, or stop functioning. Here is a small list of things to check:

1) Run Spybot Search & destroy:
This is a program that will help you find, and eliminate malware, it's free from Here. It also helps speed your PC up by removing unwanted malware that can drain your system's resources.

2) Check your scheduled tasks to determine nothing is set to run during these " down " times.

3) Check to make sure any wireless connections are secured using WEP or other such wifi security. It's a little known fact that people will " pigy-back " on someone's wifi connection to use the internet and download. this can cause internet instability.

4) Call your Internet Service Provider. Your ISP can usually help you determine if the problem is with your computer or their connection.

5) Check your network settings. Your ISP can help you determine the best settings for your connection, as well you may check to see if the network device has an updated driver from the manufacturer.

6) If all else fails, you may wish to take your PC to a licensed technician, or replace the network device if you feel it is faulty.

In my experience most internet instability that happens on a regular basis during a set amount of time is due to malware, or scheduled downloads.

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Cant connect to internet my isp says ipconfig


Hi,
Let's setup DHCP then for you.

go to please...

start, control panel, network and sharing centre,
manage network connections, right click the LAN connection and choose properties, double click internet protocol ver 4, when the dialog box appears, check that you are configured here for
" obtain an I.P address automatically "
click this circle if not,

you are now setup for DHCP
auto I.P. address assignment.
reboot now.
try the internet now

Hope this helps
Regards

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Cannot enable wireless on my Acer Aspire 5612WLMi


First, does the modem show up in the device manager (without an exclamation mark or an "x". In other words, does the computer see the card and is it not reporting any problems.
Second, do you see the wireless connection when you go into My Network Places and Network Connections?
Third, does the wireless connection icon appear in the system tray?

Art

Jan 15, 2009 | Acer PC Desktops

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Can't get internet connection to my lap top.ps i have a desk top.


Is your laptop wireless adapter correctly configured? It may be set to only recieve certain types of signals (802.11b, when you may beed 802.11g etc), so check if the configuration of the laptop matches the configuration of the router.

To test if the laptop can get internet at all, try to get to a wired internet line (your wireless router may have some Ethernet ports on the back; laptops usually have Ethernet connectivity), just incase your laptop is set to block all internet signals coming in.

Hope this helps!

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We have a main pc attached to our broadband via ethernet and 1 other laptop which is also attached to the the internet but wirelss, my son has purchased an acer aspire 7730/7330 series laptop , how do we...


I think you need to specify the gateway address in your new laptop. For that you have to know the gateway address ( i,e. the IP address of your boardband router/ adsl modem.).

First, go to your old laptop, right click on My Network Places, Right click on the wireless lan connection and select properties. Click on Internet Protocol(TCP/IP) and click properties.
Take a note of the Default gateway.
Now come to your new laptop, use the procedure mentioned above to open the Internet Protocol(TCP/IP) Properties box. Type in the Default gateway address which you have noted earlier. Click ok twice. Now see if you can access the internet. If you can't then let me know the IP address configuration of both your old and new laptops.

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I have bought an acer laptop and it will not alow me to connect to the internet it says internet disconnected.


If you have a wireless network - get the wireless network name (aka SSID) and the security type (WPA/WEP) and its password/passphrase and the channel.

You can also try connecting the laptop hardwired to a router.

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We just had internet wireless hooked up at my home and my wife took down the information and she and my son have their computers operating with direct and wireless connection. I am unable to get my work...


hi klb19,
how far are you from the router? have you tried using your sons computer near your area? is your laptop wifi capable?

click start,run and type in "services.msc" without quotes
look for wireless zero configuration and see if the status is started,if not, right click on it and select start,

right click your wireless icon at the lower right corner of your desktop and select view wireless connections. did it work?

let me know if it works. :)

Jun 18, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Speeding up internet


Here are a few suggestions on how to speed connection:

- Move router or pc location if possible. Closer = better connection usually

- Try changing the channel your router is broadcasting on. Sometimes there are slower channels and faster channels in heavy traffic area

- If you have any toolbars in your browser (i.e., yahoo or google), remove them. Those toolbars use up resources that can slow you down.

- Delete cookies and internet files

If these don't work, post a comment on here with your operating systems on laptop and desktop and router type.

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Try resetting your IP address:
The laptop may be trying to use the IP address from the old router.

1) Click Start (assuming Windows 2000, XP, or Vista)
2) Click Run
3) Type in CMD
This will take you to a black command box
4) Type in: ipconfig/release
The chart should show your IP address as 0.0.0.0
Once this has happened, proceed to step 5
5) Type in: ipconfig/renew
You should now see a new IP address listed.

Also note that you need to set up your network key (assuming that you are using one) on both the router and laptop.
Make sure that your router is set up to perform as DHCP server.

FW

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