The Acer Aspire One is an inexpensive laptop computer that
runs the Windows operating system. The computer does come with a built in Wi-Fi
receiver, giving you the ability to connect to a wireless Internet network,
However, if you are having trouble connecting to a wireless
network, you must troubleshoot the network connection to determine exactly what
is causing the problem with the Internet.
Check the wireless router and high-speed modem.
If the two are not powered on, or if the Ethernet cable
connected the two is not completely inserted into both connection ports, you
are unable to access the Internet on the Acer Aspire One laptop computer.
Activate the wireless Internet connection on the laptop
Right-click the wireless icon on the desktop, then choose
"Enable" from the pop-up menu.
Without activating the wireless receiver on the Acer Aspire
One, the laptop is unable to detect any wireless network.
Select the appropriate network you wish to connect to.
Your computer may be attempting to connect to a different
Internet connection, preventing you from access the network you desire.
Right-click the wireless icon, select "Search for
available wireless networks," then choose the network you want to access.
Restart the computer.
The system may have booted and failed to detect the wireless
receiver. Restarting the computer corrects this issue.
Turn on your computer and locate the Wi-Fi icon.
This could be located on the upper row on a laptop it will
have the radiation look (((·
Make sure its pressed on.
The internet connection is located in the system tray in the
bottom-right corner of the screen.
The icon looks like a series of rectangles that increase in
size from left to right.
Right-click the Wi-Fi icon and select "Connect to a
You will see a list of available wireless networks.
Wireless Acer laptop can be a massive boon to your
productivity when it is working properly and a massive headache when it is not.
When your laptop card begins to exhibit undesirable
symptoms, such as signal dropping, you can avoid a hefty repair bill by performing
The best solution is to merely reinstall the software
driver, which refers to the program that the operating system uses to speak the
wireless card's language.
Open your operating manual and look up the model name and number for your
Navigate to the Acer Support web page (see Below) and click
on the "Downloads" link.
Input the model number of your laptop, click on the
"Search" button, download the wireless driver file for your laptop
model and save the file to your desktop.
Open the "Start" menu, click on "Control
Panel" and open "Device Manager."
Open the "Network Adapters" menu, double-click on
your wireless card, select the "Drivers" tab, click on the
"Update Drivers" button and choose the desktop as the location to
search for new drivers.
Click "Next" to reinstall the driver,
fixing your wireless woes.