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Cannot connect to internet from acer laptop but am connected to a wireless network, what am I not doing?

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  • rokeby Jul 27, 2008

    Thanks for your speedy response but thats what I had been doing over and over , thats why I thought I was missing something. The laptop I have is brand new, so perhaps I have to initialise somehow, any ideas?

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Check if your LAN card is enable:
Go to Start and click on Control Panel.
2) Control Panel window will appear. Double click on Network Connections.
3) Network Connections window will appear. Right click Local Area Connection.
If the connection is currently enabled, the first option in this menu will be Disable. Otherwise, the option will be Enable.
Click on the Enable/Disable option to enable/disable your network connection.




























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Restart the computer.
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When your laptop card begins to exhibit undesirable symptoms, such as signal dropping, you can avoid a hefty repair bill by performing at-home troubleshooting.
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If the two are not powered on, or if the Ethernet cable connected the two is not completely inserted into both connection ports, you are unable to access the Internet on the Acer Aspire One laptop computer.


Activate the wireless Internet connection on the laptop computer.

Right-click the wireless icon on the desktop, then choose "Enable" from the pop-up menu.


Without activating the wireless receiver on the Acer Aspire One, the laptop is unable to detect any wireless network.


Select the appropriate network you wish to connect to.


Your computer may be attempting to connect to a different Internet connection, preventing you from access the network you desire. Right-click the wireless icon, select "Search for available wireless networks," then choose the network you want to access.


Restart the computer.


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  • 3 Select the appropriate network you wish to connect to. Your computer may be attempting to connect to a different Internet connection, preventing you from access the network you desire. Right-click the wireless icon, select "Search for available wireless networks," then choose the network you want to access.
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