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hp omni 100 pc will not connect to my WIRELESS NETWORK

Q: hp omni 100 pc will not connect to my WIRELESS NETWORK

A couple days ago I received a message that stated usb unable to be read. when I click on computer w/ red "x" it tells me there are no connections available. I have wireless in my home and every other laptop, tablet, kindle connects and run. What do I need to do to get my connection back. I have already reset factory settings to no avail. Thank you.

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A: hp omni 100 pc will not connect to my WIRELESS NETWORK

Hi, I don't know omni100 but there should be a switch for open/close the wireless of notebook computer.the switch is at keyboard near Fn key or it is looks like a button locate at edge of the chassis. you can identify the switch as there is a mark like a radio emission.

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Have a USB wireless WiFi unit. To connect to the Internet. Have to disable the Local Area Connection. When connected to the Internet. If I enable the Local Area Connection. Unable to connect to the Internet. When I disable the LAC, the Internet connection is restablished. Using a D-Link boradband VPN router.
 

A:Wireless Network Connection will only connect to Internet if Lcl Area Connect disable

sounds about right! Your big issue will be the VPN, as it is frequently specifically
config'd to use a specific adaptor AND to force all tcp traffic thru that connection,
even though you want to do some trivial google.com search.

Consider using a Hardware Profile to define
1) a LAN connection environment (ie no WiFi)
2) a WiFi environment (w/o a LAN)

the choice occurs at boot time and the hardware is enabled/disabled per
the profile.
 

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I have a lenovo u160 running windows 7, a couple of days ago it seemed my computer was infected with something, giving a series of security warnings I had not seen before (not av security suite). It slowed the computer down for a few minutes.

After closing these messages, there seemed to be no problem, but then my computer was no longer connect to the internet. It connects to our router/wireless network, but not to the internet.

I tried resetting and unplugging the router and the modem, but still no luck. We have two other computers on the same network that are connecting to both the network and the internet.

I tried running rkill and malwarebytes twice and no malicious items were detected.

I restored the computer to an earlier point (2-3 days earlier)

On the toolbar in the bottom right of the taskbar, it shows a 5 white signal bars, with a "!" inside a yellow triangle.
If I click on the network button it states it is "connected" to the network. It describes the connection as "excellent" (4-5/5 bars).

Above the display of the available networks, it states

"currently connected to:
Unidentified network
No Internet access"

I am not computer savvy and have not run into this problem before. Thanks for your time and help.

A:possible infection, now can connect to router/wireless network, but does not connect to the internet

Hello,And welcome to BleepingComputer.com, before we can assist you with your question of: Am I infected? You will need to perform the following tasks and post the logs of each if you can.Malwarebytes Anti-MalwarePlease download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1Download Link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Full Scan"... Read more

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She keeps loosing connection, then has to wait until it decides it can connect again. She would wait about five minutes and then click on something and would gain access.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-s...reconnect.html

the symptom has been occurring for at least a month and more.

We are on a wireless network (Uverse) and have not had any problems with this wireless network

One thing i notice is that her icon for the connect shows one less bar than mine shows. I should be the same. they are both HP machines and sit in the same spot.

when it is not connected and the icon is clicked it does not show our connect name as an option. Sometimes rebooting solves the problem, sometimes clicking 'connect' does. It will work for a while and then she looses the connect.

I am not sure that her problems started when she got that "conduit" search malware. I had only partially removed it, it was still resident when another tab on her firefox was opened. Yesterday i found some additional information to remove the settings from registry and thought that had cured it. But apparently it did not, we are now back to the disconnect problem. last i tried it it wouldn't even connect on restart. Right now she is saying that its been doing pretty well for about five minutes. Probably wont last long.

I don't really know why this all started I think it went back before the 'conduit' thing got installed. She usually doesn't say anything to me she si... Read more

A:still looses connect/doesn't connect - win 7 wireless home network

How far away from your computers is the router? Also; have you tried to power cycle the modem and router? If not; i would try that. Unplug both the modem and router; wait about a minute; then plug in the modem first; let that boot; then plug the router back in and let that boot. Try doing that and see if it helps the situation.

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hello i am trying to connect to my fiances home network on my dell inspirion 8200 it connects fine at home with out having to configure anything, but at my fiances house its giving me problems the connection will pop up as soon as i click connect it tries to but then this comes up. unable to connect to selected network network may not be in range but the thing is that im right in front of the wireless router. someone please help
 

A:trying to connect to my home wireless network but it odesnt connect,

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with that see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows 7 or Vista I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

Also show ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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Hi. I have an IBM T40 Thinkpad laptop running Windows XP with CISCO Aironet Client Utility installed to manage my wireless networks. I don't understand the point of this utility as I find the Windows XP wireless connection management more reliable and straightforward, but I don't know how to disable this thing. I would if I could and I have tried, although not that hard.

Anyway, I was using the CISO Aironet Client Utility (or whatever it's called) fine, then I visited a friend's house and needed to get on his network. He started poking around and one day it was working and the next it was broken. It kept saying it couldn't find a radio signal or that it was off. I came home and it wasn't working for a month or so.

One day, I messed around with it and it started working again. Only problem now is whenever I shut down my laptop and re-open it, it never reconnects to my wireless connection automatically. I always have to do it by hand.

Any suggestions here? How can I get it to reconnect automatically and if I can't, how can I get it to use the Windows wireless features that are built in and bypass this CISCO stuff?

Thanks!
 

A:CISCO PCI Wireless LAN Adapter (Aironet) Won't Auto-Connect to Wireless Network

i'll move to netwroking you should get a better response
 

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Hey guys, need some urgent help here.

I have a program on my computer called Intel(R) My WiFi Technology, which has something to do with my network adapter (Intel (R) WiFi Link 1000 BGN). I recently had an annoying notice popping up from this program saying 'The Wireless Network Adaptoor could not be found'. So I decided that I should find a solution on Intel's forums. I came across a thread that discussed my problem, and one of the Intel workers mentioned that Uninstalling and Reinstalling the program would be the best solution. So I followed the steps and came across a huge problem . Turns out that once I removed this program, my computer wouldn't connect to my wireless network in my house. I went onto my other devices throughout the home and they all seemed to be working fine, and that my router was still working fine aswell. I went onto my other computer and downloaded the program onto my USB, and installed it back onto my original computer. There still wasn't any difference, and my computer still currently can't connect to my wireless access point. I've rolled back drivers, updated them, and I've refreshed wireless network adapters in my Network and Sharing Center in Control Point. I'm starting to run out of ideas, and I really need some help. My computer can still detect networks though, but I've discovered it can connect to my Mobile Phone's Access Point, meaning I can connect to 3G through my phone. I'm sus... Read more

A:Uninstalled/Reinstalled Wireless Network Adapter - Can't connect to Wireless Router

Make sure you have the latest wireless driver from your laptop manufacturer's web site.

Delete all wireless profiles. Then try again to connect.

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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Hi everyone: Iím having an extremely frustrating problem connecting to my Netgear DG384G v3 wireless router in my flat.

In short:

Ever since I reformatted my hard drive and reinstalled Windows XP Pro, internet browsers do not detect a connection to the internet despite a wireless connection being detected in the network connections (and the icon in the system tray) when my wireless adapter is plugged into my PC. Connection problems only occurred after the reformat, another PC in my flat connects wirelessly to our router with no problems (before, during & after the time I reformatted; Iím posting this using his PC) and the router config settings have definitely not been changed in any way so its not a router problem. It appears that the wireless adapter is able to detect a signal from the router but the router is not sending information to the adapter (I canít even connect to the router setup IP address 192.168.0.1)?

More detailed:

1) I wiped the PCís harddrive then reinstalled Windows XP Pro Ė I thought the recovery disk would have drivers with it (like others Iíd used) but it didnít so I had to manually find nVidia chipset & 3com Ethernet controller drivers and SP1 (for USB 2.0 functionality), download them on another PC and transfer and install them on mine. I got SP2, this didnít change anything, I changed back to SP1, still no change to connectivity.

2) When my Netgear WG111 v2 wireless adapter is plugged into a USB port, Windows recognises it as a d... Read more

A:Can't connect to net despite wireless adapter connecting to router's wireless network

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Hi everyone.

This past weekend I went out of town and took my Windows 7 laptop with me -- since I returned home, it has been unable to connect to my wireless network. Other devices in my home connect to the network just fine, and the problem laptop has always been fine until now. My network card is an Atheros AR9285, and I'm attempting to connect to a Medialink router with WPA password protection and AES encryption.

My wireless network icon in the task bar has a yellow sign with an exclamation point in it. It says "No Internet access."

I have tried:

-rebooting the computer
-unplugging and restarting the modem and router
-going to the command prompt and renewing my IP address with the command IPCONFIG/RENEW

None of this works.

Like I said, all other devices in my house connect to the wireless network with no problem. It's just this one laptop. Any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 

A:Windows 7 laptop with Atheros AR9285 network card can't connect to wireless network

Three things to try ...

If you have McAfee please see the sticky thread at the top of this (Networking) forum.

Disable encryption on the router and try to connect. If successful you can probably re-enable encryption and reconnect.

Revert to a System Restore Point before the weekend.
 

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Hi, Have a problem there, Just reinstalled a fresh copy of Windows XP and WAS having problems having my Linksys 802B wireless card but now it finally detected.. just reinstalled the driver. Now another problem is.. when I double clciked INternet Exploroer, webpages dont load up. A box pops up tp ask if I want to workoffline or Connect. I click on COnnect, and the box then said " No connection to the internet is currently avaiable." The thing is that my wireless adapter is already connected to the DSL in perfect signal connections.

I then went to to Network COnnections folder, There are 3 icons, one says Incomming, the other 2 in the LAN or HighSpeed Internet section says 1394 Connection, and Wireless Network Connection Enabled. On the far left column, i clicked on Create a New Connection. I clicked the option of " Connect to the internet" , then "Setup my Connection Manually.". Then " Connect Using a broadband connection that is always on." .. because I dont need a login name and password. After clicking NEXT and Finished, ..nothing happened.. i clicked on IE again, and same thing pops up. I tried doing the 2nd option to let u enter the ID and password BUT disable the prompt to log in with a username and pw.. still dont work.
What gives? How do i fix this problem? Any help is appreciated. thnx.
 

A:Wireless Network Detected, but Internet Explorer Wont Connect to network??

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I I have recently upgraded to Windows 7 and since then I have had a problem connecting to the internet with IE8. connection to internet via the wireless router is ok as virus etc is updating, but every tim I try and open IE I get the message Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage, then the option for Diagnose problems is offered, I have clicked this and still no joy. I have also reset IE.

Sparodically it will connect and this is what is confusing me

Any help will be appreciated

Thanks
 

A:Wireless Network Detected, but Internet Explorer Wont Connect to network in Win 7

Have you tried any other browsers? SeaMonkey is a good one to try if you don't have another. You can still keep IE as default and have SeaMonkey for backup for web pages that may not display correctly in IE or when you have access problems like you are having now. Being Mozilla-based, it uses a different rendering engine. For those web sites that support pipelining, you may also find that it is considerably faster.

Check your connection settings under Internet Options. In the LAN section, try toggling the "Automatically Detect Settings" option.
 

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Hi I need a little assistance. I am on a dell laptop running Windows XP Pro SP2. This is my mothers laptop and I have no clue what she did with it. OK, so I have an IP address, connected to Wireless network, can ping DNS Server, DHCP server, and Default Gateway. Tried the Winsock reset and the int ip reset. Also IPconfig release and renew. Haven't gone into the registry yet (Kinda nervous don't wanna mess anything else up. Need specific instructions). Uninstalled and reinstalled drivers (found online). Ran into a whole different set of problems and error messages, but I've gotten all those resolved already. I connected a LAN line with still no luck. I even installed Firefox. With all that done it still won't connect to the internet. I've used up all my tech savvy\expertise and I'm at a lost. Anything else you can think of that I can try? Thanks in advance
 

A:Can connect to wireless network, but can't connect to internet.

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Up until this afternoon, i had been able to access my wireless network fine. However, I had taken my computer outside, and tried to connect. I was not able to, and had xp try to "repair" the problem. No luck. I brought it back into my room, but it still didn't work. It will say "acquiring network address" on and off, but never connect. Everyone else in the house can connect to it fine, and i can still connect to it through ethernet cable, and to other wireless networks besides this one. I ran a diagnostic, where it said that the network keys did not match up, i checked them, and the diag report gave me this.

Can anyone help?

Last diagnostic run time: 12/21/11 17:02:46 IP Configuration Diagnostic
Invalid IP address

info Zero (0.0.0.0) IP address detected
action Automated repair: Renew IP address
action Releasing the current IP address...
error Error releasing the current IP address: The system cannot find the file specified.
info Zero (0.0.0.0) IP address detected
action Automated repair: Reset network connection
action Disabling the network adapter
action Enabling the network adapter
info Network adapter successfully enabled
info Zero (0.0.0.0) IP address detected
action Manual repair: Reboot modem
info Zero (0.0.0.0) IP address detected
action Automated repair: Renew IP address
action Releasing the current IP address...
error Error releasing the current IP address: The system cannot find the file specified.
info Zero (0.0.0.0) IP ... Read more

A:Solved: Cannot connect to wireless network(can connect to others)

Disable encryption on the router and try to connect that way. If successful you can probably re-enable encryption and reconnect.
 

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Hi,

I am hoping that someone can help me.
We have three computers at home two which are connected to router and working fine and my laptop.
My laptop was connecting to my home wireless network until my daughter used it last. Now it will not connect at all
I used to have to follow the steps below for some reason and then it would connect fine:
Wireless network connections
Change advanced settings
Wireless Networks tab
I would have to tick the checkbox USE WINDOWS TO CONFIGURE MY WIRELESS NETWORK SETTINGS
Then into properties for my wireless network and in association retype my password and then it would connect. (it seemed like to much work every time but it still worked)
There was other networks in the list which i deleted and wireless network connection shows that the network connection strength is excellent but it just seems to get stuck aquiring the network address. I have tried repair etc.

Can someone please help me with this as maybe it's just something simple!!
 

A:Unable to connect to wireless network acquiring network addressaddress

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Hi,

I really appreciate anytime that anyone will take to help on this (even tough I might not be perfectly clear!). I'm trying to connect a desktop using windows xp home SP1 with a linksys USB 54G adapter to a linksys wireless-B router. The device specification say that the USB device is capable on connecting to a wireless-B network. I had no problem doing the same thing with a laptop using XP home SP1 and a pcmcia wireless-AG card.

The problem is that when I finish the installation of the USB adapter. My network does get recognize and i get a message from the icon in the tray that says "wireless networks are available". I double-click and see my network showing and I only have to check the option to connect to the network even if it is not secure to have the possibility to hit connect. Which I have done without any success. After I did this, nothing as really change. I still get the message from the tray that "wireless connections are available" like I did before and just wont connect.

I've tried disabling the network card connection in "network connection" and the reinstalled the USB adapter without any success. At that point, if I check in cmd->ipconfig. I get media not connected. Could it be an update? Because the computer has not been connected do the internet since it was shipped a year ago with XP home SP1.

I have not tried assigning IP addresses automatically but for the other two cpu the address that showed in the route... Read more

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I'm trying to connect to a wireless network with a laptop. It required a network key, so I went on the one laptop used regularly in the place and used to configure it and turned off the encryption. I am now posting this from the desktop which is still connected. My laptop indicates it's connected but won't receive any data. Ping shows "destination host unreachable" and 100% loss.
 

A:Solved: wireless network - can't connect - network key?

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I have a new laptop from my school district. When at school, I am connected to our network through a docking station. When I brought it home and tried to connect to my wireless network, it doesn't give me the option to put in my network key. It shows my wireless network but when i click connect it gives me the message "Windows was unable to connect to this network"... Any help or ideas would be appreciated.

A:Can't Connect to Wireless Network

First you should make sure that your router is using WPA2-AES for encryption. Most Win 7 drivers prefer this method of connection.

The links below might also help you to diagnose the problem.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...t-to-a-network

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...reless-network

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Hello everyone this is my first post on this forum.
I can see the wireless connection on the laptop but it won?t connect.
this networks no needed user name and pass to connect.
my laptop is vostro 1015
os: windows 7 ultimate.
plz see this screenshots:

when click to connect :


plz see other config:

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plz help me....

A:why i cant connect to wireless network . plz help

Is this your own wireless network or is it a neighbor's? Do you have another computer that can connect to it?

If its a neighbors its possible that they have mac authentication enabled so then random people can't connect.

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I cannot connect to my wireless connection, when I try it tells me 'limited or no connectivity'. It is not my main computer I have another laptop (which I am using for this message) which I have connected to my hub with an ethernet cable. My notebook is 11.6" Medion AKOYA Mini E1312 (MD 97690) I bought in Dec 2011. Have not had any problems before and my device indicator is in blue. Can you help please? Mary
 

A:Cannot connect to my wireless network

any other devices connected by wireless working

sounds like both the laptop - connected by cable and the notebook cannot connect

post back the - make and model of the wireless router please
also the status of the light on the front - looking to see if the wireless light - often called WLAN or a symbol a bit like
((( 0 )))
is on
 

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I am having two laptops.
Both have wifi and i want to successfully connect them to share files at a good descent speed.
Few days ago i was able to connect both laptops successfully but was not able to share file as it said, network path does not exists.
connected successfully with same settings such as
WORKGROUP NAME
VALID IP ADRESS
VALID DEFAULT GATEWAYS
but now i am not able to connect as it says "WINDOWS IS UNABLE TO CONNECT"
it shows the preferred ad hoc name and signal strength as "Excellent".
need a specific guide to connect them successfully.
also i should be able to transfer files from 1 laptop to another.
is there any alternative other than ad hoc network.
Reply needed urgently.
THANKS IN ADVANCE

A:Wireless Ad Hoc network does not connect

If you have a home router (Default gateway) and then connect both devices to the router you should be able to create a folder on one device and then configure sharing on it so that the other laptop can access it remotely. More information in this tutorial - http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html

Josh!

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I just setup the belkin router & I can't get a new dell laptop to see the network any advice would be great.

Trevor
 

A:Can't connect to new wireless network

Can you maybe give some more details Trevor - operating system, no of PCs on network, any wired (LAN) ones etc? Have you any knowledge of the IP addresses on them?
TR
 

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I have an Asus S6F laptop with an Intel 3945ABG wireless adapter. I've been using it without problems for the last few months, connecting to any of the three (!) wireless connections in my house:
- Sky broadband router (NetgearDG834GT)
- BT Broadband home hub
- Buffalo Airstation High Power wireless router.

I now find that I usually can't connect to the Buffalo or Sky routers. When I try to connect it gets stuck at "acquiring network address". Very occasionally I am able to connect to the Sky and Buffalo routers, but only after I have first connected to the BT router.

My wife's laptop has no such problems - connecting to all 3 routers without problems. Her Windows network settings are identical to those on my laptop - acquiring an IP address automatically.

I use either WEP or WPA encryption on all routers, and the keys have not changed since I was successfully using the routers.

I get the above problems using both the Windows wireless connection manager as well as Intel ProSet/Wireless. I've also tried stopping/starting the Wireless Zero Configuration service, to no effect.

The strangest thing is that I can OCCASIONALLY connect to the other two routers. Can anyone suggest how best to further diagnose this problem?
 

A:Can connect to one wireless network but not another

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Currently running compaq presario desktop pc (xp Athlon 2600+, 1024meg ram) and a compaq note book on a ethernet and wireless home network

The desktop is connnected to the net via netcomm 1300 adsl modem router and msi rg54gs wireless router. The connection to the router for the desk top is via ethernet from the msi wireless router. The compaq notebook (running xp) is configured and working.

I have also purchased a MSI PCI wireless card (pc54g2) and installed it and drivers on an old clunker Pentium 450 running win98 SE. I am now trying to connect this pc on to my home network via a wireless connection and I have no idea where to start.

Can it be done?

Any help would be appreciated
 

A:Connect a Win 98 pc to wireless network

[tsg=welcome]To TSG![/tsg]
Yes, I should be able to be done with 98SE.

There should be a configuration utility for the card you installed the drivers for. First look in your start menu for the added entry, if not there...then open your control panel and then network for the card itself (properties)
 

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After bringing my notebook on a business trip, I have found that back at home, it will not connect to the internet anymore.
I run two computers on off of a wireless router, my primary computer being a PC, which is conencted via ethernet cables. My notebook has a wireless network card in it. When I turn on the notebook, it says that the wireless connection is active, and has full reception. The problem is that it will not access anything on the internet.
It is quite possible I need to do something with my router or firewall, but I dont have the slightest clue what
I tried to 'repair the connection' (I am running Windows XP) and it shows an error (It says it cannot refresh the IP, so I am assuming that the notebook does not have any direct connection to the internet, even though it is responding with the router)

Any help appreciated, thanks
 

A:Cannot connect to wireless network

This may not be of a lot of help, but I had a somewhat similar problem in a fairly similar setup - although it was on my main PC and I run Win 2000, but anyway. I have a Belkin wireless router and initially could set up the wireless access fine but couldn't get the LAN functional. Kept moaning about the card being unplugged, and wouldn't access the net for love nor money. I ended up phoning Belkin who walked me through my setup only to discover that on running IPConfig nothing happened - zilch - no info or anything - the screen just returned a note saying it was the config utility and that was that. So Belkin told me I'd most likely need to reinstall Windows to sort it, BUT they also then provided me with a static IP address for the router and lo and behold, that fix worked for me. Was a bit rough having to reinstall but certainly sorted the problem out. Ironically I'm just about to throw up my own query as I'm now in another no-net access situation on that same machine but for some different reason this time.

I would suggest you perhaps do the same and if you can, contact your router op and see if they can provide you with a suitable static IP addy or else try reinstalling your XP and see what that does. If you want a lesser fix it may be worth uninstalling/rebooting/reinstalling your cards/software although that may not sort the problem sufficiently, but as you've had it going before I would imagine (like me) it's been some change in your... Read more

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Just bought a new Acer Aspire Laptop today with Windows 7 Home. Out of the box and ready to go. I can see my wireless network in my network connections. I have tried to connect to it but it says its unable to connect. All my other computers in the house are able to connect wirlessly right now. I have reset the router but no help. I think I am missing soemthing fairly simple here whereas I can see my wireless networks and everyone elses in the neighborhood near me (all encrypted so I can't try thiers).

What am I missing?

A:See Wireless Network But Can't Connect to It

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Katahdin


Just bought a new Acer Aspire Laptop today with Windows 7 Home. Out of the box and ready to go. I can see my wireless network in my network connections. I have tried to connect to it but it says its unable to connect. All my other computers in the house are able to connect wirlessly right now. I have reset the router but no help. I think I am missing soemthing fairly simple here whereas I can see my wireless networks and everyone elses in the neighborhood near me (all encrypted so I can't try thiers).

What am I missing?


Are you using homegroup for networking? are there any non win 7 computers on the network?

can you type cmd in search>ipconfig /all. take a screen shot and upload it to us

Ken

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Today I turned on my laptop and it booted all the way into Windows and then for no reason, completely powered off. I powered it back on and it started to do a memory check. After that, it booted to Windows but my wireless connection is X-ed out and the time is wrong on the PC.

I know the Internet is working. 2 other PCs in my house are on it (what I am using now). When I try to refresh networks it does not detect anything. I reinstalled the wireless driver-no luck. I turned the firewall off-still no luck. In my device manager, the network drivers appear to be ok, although there is question marks under "Other Devices". I checked the BIOS and wireless is enabled. I also tried to do a system restore from a week ago and it was sucessful, but I still have no Internet and the time is still wrong on the system clock. Any ideas?

I have an old HP (Compaq) NC6000

A:Cannot connect to wireless network

OMG! I hit the Wireless button on the keyboard and it came on and connected. I have no idea why I didn't think of that first-oh well-live and learn!

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Hi, I have an HP laptop and it was having Windows 8 installed. It was very slow therefore I installed windows 7. After the downgrade I am not able to Connect to LAn OR Wireless n/w. I think there are some drivers missing. Can anyone please suggest which drivers should I use?

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I'm thinking of buying a NAS and putting it up in the loft, I have a wireless router in the living room downstairs and want to connect the NAS to my wireless network. My question is, how can I connect the NAS (loft) to the wireless network (router downstairs), can I connect the NAS to a wireless access point?
 

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Since I installed Win 7 I am unable to connect to my wireless network.

IP is Roadrunner and my wireless router is Linksys model WRT110.

When running ipconfig from prompt it states the following:

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Please help.

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Quote: Originally Posted by jasonfoos


Since I installed Win 7 I am unable to connect to my wireless network.

IP is Roadrunner and my wireless router is Linksys model WRT110.

When running ipconfig from prompt it states the following:

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Please help.


JF

Hi and welcome to seven forums

Probably just a driver issue. could you go into device manager (type device in search) and look at the network devices. You should have a NIC (for wired) and a wireless (wifi). Are both listed and working, or is there an unknown device with a yellow triangle?

Ken

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My Vista Ultimate desktop can see my wireless network, but for whatever reason it is unable to connect to it. I tried system restore, and disabled windows firewall all to no avail. The only change that has been made since it worked to now it's not working is that I connected it to WIn7 homegroup (but it worked fine for 2 - 3 days being connected). Why won't it connect now?

A:Can see wireless network but can't connect

has your network got a password?

try connecting with it turned off temporarily.

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Hello, new here so i wasnt 100% sure where to post this. But ill get right to the point. I have been using the internet just fine for months up until a few days ago so nothing new was bought or installed (sp3 was installed a week or so ago). Heres how we have the network setup. Its WEP secured, i have the correct key and have entered it right multiple times.

My roomate runs the wireless router from his computer, and everything has been connecting fine (their pc's, xbox's, my xbox) except my PC it seems recently wont connect. It sees it when i search for wireless networks, and when i click connect, enter the wep key, it searches for a minute then stop and doesnt connect, no error message or anything. I am able to connect to other networks in range, like the one im using now (not something i want to do, because its slow and not safe). I have a LinksysWMP300N wireless card connecting to a Linksys wireles router, i forget the model but i can check later. And help?
 

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I have a Dell D610 Laptop that I travel with. I always connect to various hotel and office wireless networks. I am in a hotel now where I can not see the network. I know it is here and my co woker is able to see it and connect to it, but it never shows up in my avaliable list. I know nothing is wrong with my laptop as I connected today at another hotel we had meetings at. What could possibly be the problem? I called Dell and they want to replace the wireless parts of the laptop. I am running XP.

Eric
 

A:Can't see wireless network to connect to it

Do you have the wireless turned on? Hit Fn + F2 to see if its on.
 

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Like others who have recently posted here, I am also new to these forums. And I am not at all computer savvy, so I will try to explain my problem and provide the necessary details.

My laptop has had recent trouble connecting to the wireless network that I share with my neighbor. It has worked regularly until two days ago, when it began stalling on the "Acquiring Network Address" stage endlessly until I cancel the request. As a test, I've tried connecting to other unsecured sites in the area to see if it's possible to connect to these, but the result is the same. My roommate also shares this connection, and has had no trouble. Thus, I figure it's something with my computer.

Here are my details:

Model: Dell Inspiron B130
Operating System: Windows XP
Network Adapter: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG

To answer a few questions ahead of time, I can not plug my laptop into a modem, because the modem is inaccessible. Also, I have already attempted to disable the router several times.

What can I do from this point? Thank you.

Kirstin
 

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I have an Acer Aspire v5-571 running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit, and I've been running into trouble connecting to my home's wireless network for the past couple days. It just says that my laptop is unable to connect. I've tried everything I can think of; I've reinstalled and updated all drivers from the Acer website, done system restores from weeks ago, installed all Windows updates, and I've even wiped my PC and reinstalled windows. Nothing has worked. I'd really appreciate some help on this ASAP.

A:Can't connect to wireless network

Have you tried resetting your modem and or router?

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Hey guys,
I am currently connected to the internet through a model, that is connected to a wireless router, that is connected directly to my computer. The internet connection on this computer is fine. However when I try to go online on my other computer through a wireless connection it will not allow me to access the internet. Even though the signal strength is excellent is a pop up comes up and says there is "limited to no connectivity." Furthermore when I look to why this computer can not connect, it says "This problem occured because the network did not assign a network address to the computer." After reading this I attemped to "repair" the connection, only to receive another pop up that says, "Windows could not repair the wireless connection because because it can not renew the IP address." If anyone has any clue as to what the heck is going on, your help and support would be greatly appreciated.

Very Confused and Frustrated,
Mike
 

A:Can't connect to wireless network

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I'm trying to connect to my college's wireless network and I'm having a bizarre problem.

If I try to connect to the network in the library, my computer gives me the message "Windows cannot find any networks" even though I know there are at least six broadcasting networks where I am, the people around me are connecting to them, and I've been able to connect to them in the past.

Here's the weird bit, I know my wireless card is functioning normally because if I go anywhere else on campus I can connect fine, no problem.

If I go into the Dell Wireless WLAN card utility and go to the site monitor tab, I can see the networks I should be able to connect to, so obviously it is able to detect them on some level, so what is with the "Windows cannot find any networks?" ARGH

This is the first time I've used this site so please forgive any posting faux pas I may have inadvertently committed.

A:Can't connect to a wireless network I know is there

Hi ConfusedMuppet,

I am sure the problem is the conflict between the Dell wifi software and the Windows built-in wifi software. Try disabling the Dell wifi software and use the Windows built-in wifi software to connect wirelessly to the internet. Hope everything works out well for you.

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Right this is driving me absolutely insane and I can't find any kind of solution so i'll be thorough.

I have a Dell dimension 5100 running XP, I haven't used it in a while because it wouldn't connect to the internet so I left it alone. I believed this was because I uninstalled the card by accident. Anyway last week I decided I'd format it's hard drive and re-install XP and then all the drivers and get it working again. All went well but even with the fully installed card it still wont connect all I get in the network connections window is it goes 'Automatic, acquiring network address, Automatic' over and over again.

My ISP is Sky and the router is that little black one (it's either Netgear DG934G or Sagem [email protected] 2504 (they both look the same)) and it works fine connecting perfectly to 2 vista laptops, a mac, a PSP and an xbox 360 with no hiccups.

Anyway so I figured that maybe the network card is broken (it's a netgear 54 mps 32-bit PCI card WG311 v2) and bought today a peak II 802.II b/g 54 mps card and installed etc. No problems with the install it picks up the network etc but gives me the exact same not connecting problem with both the windows network connections and it's own wireless utility (the other card was the same).

Please help me, if you can get this working i'll be forever in your debt.

A:Won't connect to a wireless network

If the wireless can see the network , then you have to turn the key (so to speak) . Check your logon and wep/wap. Right click on the network icon in the taskbar.

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Hello,

I have a month old dell desktop. It connected immediately when I booted it up. however yesterday I had really bad connectivity (it kept going down) so I looked at the back of my machine at the place where the antennas screw in to see if the lights were lit. I noticed that one of the screws was very loose so I turned the nut until it got tighter. Well ever since then I can no longer connect. I can see my wireless network although it continues to go up and down. But when I try to connect it says that it can't.

I ran the diagnostic and it says it is fixing the problem by resetting my network adapter and then verifying that it is working but it doesnt work and eventually errors out. I have also gotten an investigate router or access point msg. The router is working just fine. I am accessing my wireless network on 2 other computers. HELP! I have tried to reset the adapter... to delete and create a new wireless network and have completely reset the router. I still cannot connect!

Thanks for your help!
Configuration: Windows 7 Internet Explorer 8.0
 

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This is a random issue, sometimes I can connect just fine, and usually a restart of my laptop lets me connect.

However sometimes when I try to enter the password it does not work. I get the error message 'the network security key is not correct. Please try again.'

I know for a fact that my password is correct, and sometimes it works, allowing me to choose whether I want to 'find PC's, devices and content on this network' etc.

Regardless of whether I click yes or no at this point I don't connect. And instead I am getting to this screen below. I have no idea what to enter as my username and password. As nothing to do with my wireless network has this requirement.

A:Cannot Connect to Wireless Network

I have a similar problem with the new Dell Venue Pro. It is the only PC on my home network that doesn't connect to the home wifi but does connect to every other network.

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For some reason I now cannot connect to the wireless network in my house, everyone else can but me, however I can acess the internet by using a cable. I did a network diagnostic and it came up with a failed message by the IP address (request timed out), I also did an ipconfig and it said that the media was disconnected. Also I cannot change my home page from msn (not sure if that is related).

Any ideas on how to fix this would be greatly appreciated, thanks.
 

A:Cannot connect to wireless network

First, some information.

Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Make/model of the broadband modem.
Make/model of the router.
If wireless, encryption used, (WEP, WPA, WPA2, etc.)
Make/model of network card or wireless adapter.
Make/model of your computer (motherboard if home-built).
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP-Home (or XP-Pro), SP2, Vista, etc.

Also, please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.
Have you tried disabling encryption on the link to see if that's the issue?
 

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hi i bought a new HP laptop about a week ago with windows 7 at first it was able to connect to wireless networks no problem but now it is saying that the settings might be wrong but there not as i have checked them, its not the router as the network is working on my old laptop, my phone and my ps3 any ideas? im not much of a computer whiz so apologies
 

A:cant connect to wireless network

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Hello, i have just recently set up a network that has wirless campabilities. I am using a Netgear MR814v2 Router. I an connect my desktop and laptop wired to the router and use the internet and have them talk to each other and everything that a network can do. When i try to use my wireless on my laptop it tells me there are one or more wireless networks to connect to. When i tell it to connect to it it closes the window and the message pops up at the bottom of the screen to the right telling me there are one or more wireless networks to connect to. Any ideas on how i can get my laptop to connect wirelessly to the network? Thanks a bunch.
 

A:WOn't let me connect to my wireless network

Can no one help me on this? I really need to get this fixed. Please help!!!
 

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So I am having trouble connecting to my wireless network sometimes it shows up sometimes it does not but when it is there it sometimes has full bars and others has none. I have tried resolving the the issues through windows and it either says windows cannot resolve your wireless connectivity issue or it says to unplug router for 10 seconds blah blah blah. sometimes it says there is an issue at the access point or wireless adapter. It is really getting frustrating and everything else that is wireless works in my house. I have a dell studio 1745 and windows 7 on it. before it completely didn't work it had a lot of trouble connecting too i had to restart the router a lot to get it fixed but it would work after. I am seriously contemplating just going to get a new laptop cause this i feel like this is not going to be able to get fixed but any help would be awesome.
 

A:Can't connect to my wireless network

Try Removing Wireless Networks and reconnecting.
 

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When I turn on my laptop, it fails to connect to Wireless Network.

I've had this problem for more than a year.

Usually I open Change adapter settings, disable Wireless Network Connection, and then enabled it again. It took some minutes but it worked when I did that.

However, it's not working anymore. My laptop indicates that it's connected to the wireless but it's not. Disable-->Enable does not work. So I restart or shutdown and turn the computer back on. But it usually doesn't connect to the network at a single attempt, so I have to restart/shutdown 2-3 times until my laptop is finally connected to the wireless network. It's getting pretty annoying.

Is there any way I can solve this problem?

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1. Wireless connection issue
2. One of S. Korea providers (ISP =hanvit ginam broadcasting comm)
3. Cable
4. D-Link Router Model: DIR-628
Cable Modem: DPC3000
5. McAfee

A:Can't Connect to Wireless Network

Hi .... Have you updated your Drivers for the Chipset and Wireless Card recently ? ...

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i have a wireless network and i am using the Belkin G Plus Mimo Router along with a Wireless G usb Network Adapter, when i start my computer i get a connection at 11mbps even tho i have a capability of 54mbps. Then after 5 or 10 mins the network says limited or no connectivity so i open my wireless connection click connect. I enter my netkey and it says waiting for network. after searching for around 3 mins it stops waiting for the network and the screen says searching for wireless networks and im back where i started. i have network authentication (WPA-PSK) and the data encryption is AES.

There are 2 computers connected to the router wirelessly and 0 computers connected via ethernet cable if that helps, and they both use windows xp.

can someone please help asap! im stuck!

(ive tried re-installing it but i get the same problem)
THANKS A BUNCH IN ADVANCE Bulb1988
 

A:cant connect to my wireless network please help

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