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Basically,when i try to access the internet using the wireless connection,the laptop tells me that connections are available .Then when i try to connect to access point,it takes some time and then tell me that i should troubleshoot connection problems.

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Usually the trouble shoot should fix your problem but my case using the same model, I had to turn off the wireless switch in the front and turn it back on. Then I needed a reboot. I had a Macbook on the side and had connections to the network but no internet connection was found. I later discovered it is the modem that was causing trouble to the 2 computers. So rebooting your modem by turning it off and on again should help. It did help in my case. Good luck.

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I would like to know when it say laptop with built in wireless. Does that mine i already got internet service on it. Or i have to buy USB modem.


Hello Blac,

All the laptops available in market have built in wireless 802.11 b/g/n or 802.11 b/g/n Bluetooth® wireless networking. It means that you can access the internet via Wi-Fi or through Wi-Fi hotspots. In wireless connectivity you do not require the wired connection to access the internet. In home you can connect the laptop via wireless connection using the home networking router available in market. The advantage of wireless connection is that you can use the internet in your home anywhere with in 100 meters of range with proper wireless signals. You will require to get the internet connection from the ISP(Internet Service Provider).

Please visit the link provided below for Home Networking Wireless Router :

http://www.netgear.com/home/products/wirelessrouters/

Jun 29, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to Share your Internet Connection through laptop's WLAN(Wifi) card?


Every Windows Operating System after Windows 98 can share its Internet Connection using this Technique. Microsoft defines this technique as Internet Connection Sharing (ICS). But setting ICS is very obscure to most of the users. This comes very useful if you live with your roommates and you guys have single internet source like a USB modem Connected to one laptop only. Using Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) that laptop can Broadcast its Internet to other laptops in the room. Technically, the range of a laptop's WLAN adapter is around 20-25 meters. So it can easily handle near by rooms also. This can also be done with a PC having a WLAN card.
To setup and broadcast your internet it is mandatory that you are accessing internet using anything other than Your WLAN card like a USB modem, Ethernet etc. This is because your Wireless adapter(WLAN) will be used for Broadcasting your Internet connection to your friends.
Server laptop:- Laptop with Internet Connection.Client Laptop:- Laptops accessing the internet of server laptop.
Follow the steps to share your internet connection..here it goes:--0b73509.gif
  1. Open the "Control Panel" of the laptop that is accessing Internet and go to "Network and Internet" then "Network and Sharing Center".
  2. On the right side of the "Network and Sharing Center" click the "Change Adapter Settings" and you will see all the available network adapters in your laptop.
  3. Now Right-Click the adapter through which you access internet and click "Properties" option. The properties window will open.
  4. In "properies" Window click the "sharing" tab check "Allow other network user to connect through this computer's Internet connection"97ac799.jpg
  5. In the sharing tab, Select "Home networking connection" type as "Wireless Network Connection" click "OK" and select "Yes" to the Confirmation warning. see above image.
  6. Now Right-Click the "Wireless Network Connection" in "Change Adapter Settings"and Open Its Properties.
  7. In "Wireless Network Connection Properties" Double-click the "Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)" and select the "Use following IP address"
  8. Enter the IP address as "192.168.000.001" and "Subnet mask" as "255.255.255.0"
  9. Leave all other fields blank in Server laptop, which has access to internet.0219162.jpg
  10. Now setup a wireless "ad hoc" computer to computer connection using "setup a new connection or network" in "network and sharing center" and Name it as anything like "Internet_sharing".c2debe7.jpg3a69972.jpg
  11. Now bring other laptops that will use the Shared Internet connection.
  12. Open "Change adapter Setting" (Described in step 2).
  13. In "Change adapter settings" Right-click "wireless Network Adapter" and Click its properties.
  14. In "Wireless Network Connection Properties" Double-click the "Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)" and enter following IP address:-
  15. IP address-"192.168.000.002", Subnet mask "255.255.255.0", Default gateway-"192.168.0.001" and Preferred DNS server: "192.168.000.001".
  16. Use the same step from 11 to 15 to connect other laptops and Increase the IP address by +1. Ex- 192.168.0.3, 192.168.0.4 & so on. Rest of the settings like Default gateway etc will be same on all laptops. Only the server laptop will have blank entries in these settings.
  17. Now connect all the laptop with the Wireless network(ad-hoc) named "Internet-sharing" that you had previously broadcasted in step 10 in server laptop.
  18. Now in the server laptop, disconnect and then reconnect the internet connection(This is a necessary step for Internet Connection sharing(ICS) to work).
  19. Now access internet in all laptops...ENjoy.
Note:- For Advance Users.. this information is necessary only--The IP address of server laptop work as the "Default gateway" and Preferred DNS server of Client laptop and on server laptop these fields are blank. Use same series of IP address as used in the server.


please vote if you found this helpful.. --Abhishek

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Wireless card on packard bell laptop not working


I believe your problem is the network key, you changed it most likely. And you are now locked out of the network. The "key" in your computer must match the "key" in the access point (wireless router). WEP is a security protocol that runs on the wireless link. The 169 number tells me your wireless adapter can not create a link between it and the wireless router. So you are not connected. You'll need to get the "key" from the wireless router. Try entering 192.168.0.1 (that a guess on my part as to the number, generally this is the gateway address) as a web address on your desktop and look at the security settings in the wireless router.


Or else, restart the router and try to connect it again.. Anyone of this should work

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Aspire 6930 wireless button not working


Without any wireless networks available, using your computer wirelessly is most pointless. If you want to set up a wireless access point in your home you need a wireless router, connected to Internet.

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D-link dir-625 still cant acces wirelessly


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Question about laptop


A laptop is really nothing more then a downsized desktop PC.
Most laptops now come with a wired connection port (regular network cable) and some type of wireless.
The wireless will / should work anywhere that there is a WiFi hot spot (basically a small broadcast area).
There is another version of wireless that works like a cell phone.

So depending on the service availability where you will be using the laptop will determine what kind of connection that you need.

If your connection at home is a wired connection, you will use that same type of connection for the laptop.
Depending on your modem, if it has multiple ports, you just have to run another cable to it. If it only has one port, you can either swap it back and forth as needed, or you can get a hub to divide the signal for both computers.

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Wireless internet connection


Hi Sure you can use Internet wireless first tell me  

what kind of internet cannection are you using (Dial up or Broadband) If that is broadband then connect the access point into switch RJ-45 port then put the ip and DNS into laptop which ISP provided definetly internet will run.

 

if problem comes post it again

 

good luck

 

Oct 17, 2007 | Computers & Internet

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Compaq Laptop Network Adapter


Hi,
Just to make sure im understanding the situation properly - you have a laptop and connect to the internet through a wireless network right? And then when you go to open up internet explorer or whatever program you use it basically says you're not connected to the internet.

It does sound like your wireless card has gone bad but when you say that it still has the icon down the bottom of the screen telling you that you're connected to the network, it sounds like it could be something else. It could be a range of things from there though, there are some viruses that corrupt something called the LSP and when that is broken it has the same symptoms as you described. Also it could just be a setting in your anti-virus. I know that Kaspersky Internet Security suite has a problem with its anti-hacker function that blocks internet from working like that.

Try disabling all of your anti-virus / firewall programs and then accessing the internet. If that works then its only a small problem. If it doesnt work and the icon is still there saying you are connected to the wireless then there is a small program to try running called LSP Fix, available at:

http://cexx.org/lspfix.htm

Other than that i'm out of ideas. Changing the wireless network card in a laptop does sound challenging though.

Hope my mini-essay helps,
Daniel

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Well, a gateway is a machine or router or device that your basically give you access to another network in this case the internet. In short a gateway connects you to another network. for example: IP Address 192.168.0.10 Subnet: 255.255.255.0 GATEWAY: 192.168.0.1 If this happens on any and all wireless network then it could be that your card is configured with a static address or your network card is faulty. What are the chances that all the gateways are not working. Go to Network Connections in Control Panel. Right Click on the Wireless Connection then go to properties. Select TCP/IP in the middle, you might need to scroll down. Click on properties. Make sure that both Obtain Automatically boxes are checked. Press ok then. Then close the wireless Properties. Try again! If it was already set to obtain automatically, You card might be bad or you winsock might be corrupted. Try repairing the winsock. If its Xp with Service pack 2 you are using then download install and run this utility http://files3.majorgeeks.com/files/9bf8d7d48a8543f9d4e60aa9da5e9ef9/internet/xptcprep.exe If that doesn't remedy the problem, it could be a faulty wireless adapter!

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