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HP wireless problem

The wireless connection just stopped working and the laptop won't even pick-up any available networks to connect to. I've tried the wireless "button" and restarting the computer. When I "diagnose" the problem, it says that I need to plug in a cable and connect to "local area connections." I've never had to use a cable or anything like that. I am wondering if maybe my wireless card has stopped working?

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  • alexdousdebe Aug 11, 2008

    I have the same problem... the only way to fix this, in my case, is restarting it. After an hour or so the problem repeats.... This is very frustrating issue...



    Any suggestions how to fix this??

  • sukhijatt Aug 14, 2008

    Hi,

    I've the same problem that 12 months after i purchased the laptop the wireless started disappearing. It comes bac once in a blue moon but mostly not. I've tried every possible solution available.

    1. Unplugging the ac wire remove battery and then keep the power button opresed for 20 seconds and then put battery back, plug ac back and start; problem is solved temporarily.

    2. updating bios and all that

    3. reinstalling the driver

    4. uninstalling vista sp1; which actually fixed the problem for 4 days in a row

    all these soltions and many more i've tried after so much paing im selling the computer and buying a dell. apparently there isa permanent problem with broadcom wlans and some motherboard incompatibility and these hp and other folks are no where close to coming up with a solution and another thing; if u start a blog at hp's website; they control what you say against them. which i have a first hand experience with. many times they would completly delete my response becsue i would say that hp is not working to resolve this issue.

    bottom like laptop is a grea looking laptop but if u actually have to use it then the shittiest laptop i've ever used. initially the webcam driver had the problem which i foudn the solution for; an acer webcam driver fixed it and now this; which nobody has found the solution to.

    if still anybody has a solution i wud be happy to know it for my own general knowledge.

    thanks

  • toxic666_hd Sep 27, 2008

    Hi people, I am regret to say that **** HP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
    this is very simple problem but they can not support it I am very sorry for my self that chose HP. 

  • gprieto Nov 10, 2008

    Same problem here...for some reason the wireless conection just gives out while I'm working. It works fine after I restart it but, I have not found any viable solution either.

  • hl3q Jan 01, 2009

    I have the same problem. We have two HP pavillion tx1000. Both lost wireless connection after one year. I ordered the spare parts from Hong Kong and it did not work. It is a motherboard issue. HP has recalled several other model with the same problem but they refuse to do it for tx1000. It really sucks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • sveselys Jan 13, 2009

    I have the same exact problem!! After 1 year everything on it is starting to stop working: quick launch buttons, the wireless. Its also always overheating now. This never really was an issue before, but the fan is always kickin in full speed! Causing it to lag really bad, this is horrible in a lecture hall!

    It seems that the life span of this laptop is roughly 1 year, now i want/need a new on AGAIN! thanks HP!

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2009

    wireless card stop working

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When you look at the properties for your wireless adapeter, does it say enabled?
On most laptops you'll have a key that has Fn on it. This is your function key. Hold it down, and look for a key that has what looks like a little radio transmission tower on it. Press that key (while holding the Fn key), and see if you get a pop up stating that your wireless is enabled or disabled (usually it pops up with the no symbol through it).
Try this a couple of times, with a few minutes inbetween to see if you can get it to reenable again.

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