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I cannot get my laptop to connect to the internet using my wireless router?

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  • garsonfixya Mar 22, 2011

    Can you see the SSID of the network? What type of ACER do you have?

  • Les Dickinson
    Les Dickinson Mar 22, 2011

    im'e having same problem will connect local only and not internet ?

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Is your laptop seeing your router? Or is the problem with the wireless capabilities on your laptop?

If the wireless is not working trying installing the correct driver from the manufacturers website and see if that helps.

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

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SOURCE: Not able to connect to internet, using wireless router (SKy),

One of the things that I have seen that might fix this problem is running a program called winsock fix. What this does it reset/rebuild your network config on your laptop. You will need to download this program from the other computer and then take it to the laptop via thumbdrive/cd. Here is the link. Hope it helps.
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/winsockxpfix.html

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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SOURCE: I can't get my usual wireless internet connection anymore on my l

Make sure you don't have your wireless turned off on your laptop. Sometimes there is a button on the laptop.

or. Go to Control panel on laptop -- then system --then device manager and check to see if there are any "explanation points" on any of your devices listed. If so, right click on the one with the "exp point" and hit update driver. Then follow the process on the screen. Sometimes you may have to select roll back driver to get it working again.

or

The wireless adapter was disabled in the same device manager. if so, right click on the adapter line and check to make sure it is enabled.

Hopefully my explanation isn't too confusing. I appologize, I'm relative new at typing directions.

Hope this helps.

Posted on May 26, 2009

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