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It seems that the drivers for wifi have got corrupted. Please uninstall the wifi from control panel-system-hw-device manager. And the after a reboot go to same place and scan for new hw under Actions. The wifi will be reinstalled and drivers will be reloaded.

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Wireless card Not found

Where is you get that message or indication from?

Is the wireless listed as a device in the device manager?

Did you turn the wireless switch on?

Download and reinstall your wireless drivers.

Get online and got to In the google search box type: "Toshiba Support" (without the quotes and put your manufacturer name before Support). Look for downloads and drivers. Enter your model number and operating system when requested. Download and install the Network drivers.

Make sure the wireless switch is turned on.

Maybe you don't have your wireless turned on. Look on both sides and in front for the Wireless Switch and turn it on.

Also once the wireless switch is turned on there are keystrokes that can toggle the wireless on or off. Normally you would Press and Hold the FN function key located at the lower left of the keyboard, then hit the correct F1 thru F12 key that toggles the wireless. The correct F1 thru F12 key to hit will have the wireless signal icon )))) on it. Or it might have the icon of a tower with the wireless signal icon )))). Normally the screen will display Wireless On or Wireless Off when you toggle the wireless.

Still not working?

If you still have problems then turn the laptop off, remove the power cord, remove the battery, then remove the cover that houses the wireless card on the bottom of the laptop. Remove the antennas (2 cables) from the wireless card (remember how they go so you can put them back later), then remove the wireless card from the slot ( it might be secured by one or two screws you have to remove). After about 30 seconds put it all back together and reboot. Sometimes reseating the wireless card will make it work.

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Wireless network connection ,says that no wireless network were found in range

Look on your function keys there could be a radio tower symbol. If you have one press and hold the FN button ( left side on the bottom of keyboard ) and then press the button with the tower on it that should turn on / off your wireless. you may also have a switch on the sides or front which maybe turned off also check for that.

Apr 25, 2012 | HP Compaq nc6000 Notebook

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I have belkin connect n150 and i have two laptops my one laptop is connect to wireless but the one laptop cant access to wireless it says no wireless network were found in range..

If your message is like this " no wireless network found in range make sure wireless on the computer is On". All you need to do is look for the wireless switch usually located on the side or the back of your laptop. Sometimes its near the F keys or start button. You may check your laptop manual to see where to locate the wireless switch , or you can check the laptop manufacturers website usually they gave information on where to locate or enable the wireless feature of laptop.

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Can't get connected to wireless mst laptop

Here's the checklist:
  1. Make sure the wireless transceiver is turned on. Almost all laptops have a switch that lets you turn it off when not in use to conserve battery energy. The switch is usually on the front edge of the computer.
  2. Check the router protocols (for steps 2, 3, and 4, connect to the router's web page using a computer connected to the router with a network cable). If, for example, the router is using 802.11n only, and your laptop has an older wireless card (802.11b or 802.11g), they won't talk to each other. In that case, you would want to set the router to mixed protocol mode.
  3. Check the router security settings, and make sure your laptop's settings match. They should be using the same encryption (TKIP or AES), authentication type (WEP, WPA, WPA2 - WPA2 is preferred) and wireless security key/password. The laptop computer's settings are found by right-clicking the Wireless Network icon in the System Tray and selecting Properties.
  4. If the router has a limited client list, make sure the MAC address for your wireless card is properly entered on the list. If the wireless card was factory installed, the MAC address should be on a sticker on the bottom of the computer.
  5. Consider range limiting factors. If the router or laptop is located too near ductwork, metal appliances or even metal furniture framing, this could create blind spots in the broadcast patterns. Sometimes moving a few inches can make a significant difference. You can check this by right-clicking the wireless network icon in the System Tray and selecting View Available Wireless Networks. A list of networks in the neighborhood (including yours) should show the relative signal strength of each router at your location. Note that the strength of weaker signals is often highly variable - it may be different each time you refresh the view.
I think I covered everything other than hardware problems. Sometimes you can get everything matched, but the router and laptop still won't talk until you shutdown and restart both (turn the router back on first). I had a Windows Vista unit with this issue when Vista first came out - after that it never again had a connection problem with that router as far as I know.

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IBM Thinkpad laptop Wireless connection not working laptop is asking to switch on wireless switch- "Where is it?"

Verify that the radio is enabled.
It is possible to disable the transmitter of the wireless card without Device Manager showing any problems.
Note: Follow the instructions provided to enable wireless card.
  • Most wireless cards will put an icon in the system tray (the line of icons in the lower right corner of your screen). Right click this icon and it may have a menu option to enable/turn on the wireless radio.
  • Some systems come with a Wireless Radio switch to disable the wireless radios. The wireless radio switch is usually located on the front side of the machine. If you are having difficulties with wireless connections, make sure the Wireless Radio switch is set in the On position.

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Suiddenly lost my wireless connection. (Dell Inspiration E1705)

make sure the wifi enabled and wifi light is on. to enable it press "Fn" and "F2"

Feb 19, 2010 | Dell Inspiron E1705 Notebook

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My laptop will not connect to wireless internet anymore. Connection screen shows no wireless networks found in range. Normally there are ten or twelve in range

  1. Make sure that the wifi button is on in your compuiter.
  2. Try to look for a sliding switch or a button at the front or side panels of your laptop.
Hope this helps!

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My wireless system on my laptop is off how can I turn it on? No wireless found in range! Make sure your wireless switch is on how can I put the switch on?

Some laptops have a switch in front next to the wireless light or on the side.

Some laptops use an F key (my toshiba is F8) so to turn on the wireless I would have to turn the switch on in front and then "toggle" the Wireless on by pressing the FN and the F8 keys.

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How to set up Wireless connections

You have to have the "Other Half" so to speak... wat ya missing is someone else to connect to... Usually one ALSO has a WiFi Router OR connect to an "Access Point" both of these provide a WiFi Signal that can be accessed by your Wifi. blow are a couple of helpful links. To help you set up a home network. Setting_Up_a_Wi-Fi_Home/551-74315-560.html hooking_up_with_wifi_6_things_to_know.mspx

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