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Hi, have just purchased toshiba satellite pro L300 PSLB1A which has a realtek RTL8187B wireless 802.11b/g 54Mbps usb 2.0 network adapter.(internal) and it refuses to connect to my new Linksys wireless router. the notebook picks it up and a Dlink unsecured close by but will not connect to either. it runs on the net when cable hooked up to LAN so updated drivers for the wireless but I've spent hours trying to get my wireless going. any ideas please. thanks Carl

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  • stephmill Aug 01, 2008

    thanks for the suggestion tried what you suggested and still didn't work. Got hold of toshiba and they suggested unticking internet protocol version 6 in my wireless card as this can cause faults and also look to see if the firmware on the router can be upgraded. the firmware upgrade fixed the problem. thanks for your help

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    my Toshiba does not see my linksys wireless signal

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    my computer detects my network, asks for wlan password but then it just waits to connect but it doesn't. toshiba l40+windows xp

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If you have more than one computer on your network, try disabling the firewalls on all computers and trying again. If this works, then you need to adjust your firewall settings to allow your network to function properly. If this does not work, you may have to log into your linksys router and check the wireless settings.

Let me know what happens.

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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