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Solved: Laptop - Wireless compatibility?

Q: Solved: Laptop - Wireless compatibility?

Years ago, my parents had trouble connecting this laptop:

HP Pavillion zv5000

To my wireless Router:

NetGear WG311 802.11g

So they put it away, and years later I uncover it in a closet....

Can anyone help me troubleshoot this?

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A: Solved: Laptop - Wireless compatibility?

1) Make sure the wireless is switched on - HP have a physical switch on the machine
2) Check the device manager and see whats in network adapters - see later
3) Post an ipconfig /all here - see later
4) Make sure firewall not blocking
5) remove any wireless secruity off the router and see if it connects
{ipconfig /all}
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all

-> Start > run {search bar in Vista} > cmd > ipconfig /all
post back the results here
TWO Methods to do that - if you cannot access the internet with PC, then use method 2 to copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

Method ONE -------------------------------------------------------------
start > run {search bar in Vista} > cmd > ipconfig /all

rightclick in the box
select all
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

Method TWO -------------------------------------------------------------

Start> Run {search bar in Vista}> CMD to open a DOS window and type:


Open C:\RESULT.TXT with Notepad and copy/paste the entire results here.


{Ping Tests}
Start> Run {search bar in Vista}> CMD to open a DOS window and type:

Ping google.com
Post back the results

rightclick in the box
select all
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

post back results


{Device Manager}
Post back the results in device manager
Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} > network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
are there any ! ? or X

for windows 7
start > control panel>
System and Security>
Device Manager


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I have this router: D-Link DGL-4300

Is it compatible with this RangeBooster card: D-Link RangeBooster G Wireless Desktop Card

Or should I get this card: D-Link DWL-G520

Thanks for your time in advance.


A:Solved: Wireless Card/Router Compatibility

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I have a "Samsung 512MB DDR2 2R X 16 PC2-5300S-555-12-A3" laptop RAM module and wanted to know if it is compatible with HP Compaq NX7400 Laptop

A:Solved: Laptop RAM Compatibility

After looking at the memory you mentioned and the the other laptop, it seems they are fully compatible, at least that is if your NX7400 Laptop can acommodate for 512MB modules per slot.

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I have a printer (with wireless capability) wired to desktop (Windows XP) and a wireless laptop (Windows 7). My question is, can the printer be connected wirelessly to the laptop as well as wired to the desktop, or does everything have to be wireless?
Another question: If I want to share files between the two computers, do they both have to be the same operating system? (one is Windows XP and the other is Windows 7)

A:Solved: Wireless Laptop/Wireless Desktop (via wireless adapter)/ printer

I would guess that the printer can be connected by ethernet and wireless, but I've never had one with both capabilities so I don't really know.

I once had a printer that worked OK connected to a network plus connected to another computer by USB. Even so, that may depend on the particular printer.

There may be two operating systems that cannot file share with each other but I don't know which ones that might be. Windows XP and 7 are fine sharing with each other (but not claiming that nobody has had any problems).

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I hope someone can give me some advice. I've a friend with a G550 running Windows 7 32 with only 2 GB of RAM, and it's woefully slow. I suggested he update to 4 GB (his system is obviously only capable of addressing 4 GB) and, as I recently updated my G560 to 8 GB (I'm running 64 bit Windows) I wondered whether I could give him one of my two old 2 GB modules (1 original, one added Crucial), or replace both, to upgrade his system? On paper, the memory seems to be similar to my untutored eye - am I missing some incompatibility between the two systems? Thanks for any help you can give.

IainLenovo G560 - Windows 7 Home Premium x64

A:Compatibility of RAM modules between G550 & G560 laptop's - SOLVED

G550:2GB, 3GB, or 4GB std / 4GB max / PC3-8500 1066MHz DDR3, non-parity,dual-channel capable, two 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets;Italics: standard memory in both sockets; no sockets available;Non-italics: standard memory in one socket; 1 socket available G560:2GB or 4GB std / 8GB max / PC3-8500 1066MHz DDR3, non-parity,dual-channel capable, two 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets;Italics: standard memory in both sockets; no sockets available;Non-italics: standard memory in one socket; 1 socket available Both machines have same memory spec.

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This seems like it is isolated enough to figure out.

So there's a home network with desktops that are wired and 2 laptops that are wireless. The 1 wireless laptop has had a fresh reinstall of windows XP + all updates.

The problem is that the laptop has problems connecting to certain sites. When we browse to some sites, the images won't dowload (i think it times out) and it shows boxes with Xs in them. some sites work fine, but some always bad.

We've tried the laptop on a different wireless network in a different location and everything worked fine. We've also tried it at the home network with a wired connection, and again it works fine. The other laptop works fine in the home network wirelessly.
The problem only happens when the 1 laptop is on wireless on this 1 router.

I have tried lowering the MTU settings.

another thing that may be related: the problem started around the same time as we initially added the 2nd laptop to the network (it may have been a few days before or after). But when the 2nd laptop is turned off, the problem persists.

Thanks for any help you might volunteer

A:Solved: Wireless laptop can't visit certain sites on 1 wireless router

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

Make and model of the broadband modem.
Make and model of the router.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Make/model of your computer.
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.

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Hello there,

We have a WRT300N Linksys router (updated firmware) with 2 very recent laptops (Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T9600 2.8GHz 3GB RAM 32-bit running Windows 7 - fully updated) connected to our wireless network.

Last week, everything was fine.

Two days ago, the internet connection for my laptop became intermittently VERY slow.
The internet service we have is for 30 mbps. I did a speed test but didn't have enough "juice" to finish the test. Even if I load google.com, the page would time out or say that the server is down. Downloading of email is also intermittently VERY slow. I am unable to play any online games as my connection is not fast enough...

The other laptop works perfectly fine.

I scanned for viruses using Avira, for malware using MalwareBytes and ran diagnostic tests for my wireless card. All seems fine. I called my ISP and they said that all is fine on their side.

We tried unplugging the router/modem and rebooting the computer - no change.
I downloaded Xirrus WiFi Monitor and have enclosed the screenshot as well as my IP config /all.

In my device manager I have the following under Network Adapters (all updated):
1) Intel 82567LF Gigabit Network Connection
2) Intel WiFi Link 5300 AGN
3) Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter

My friend says it could be because of Second Life and all the java plugins it requires I could have a problem.

What could this be? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you in advance!

A:Solved: Wireless network - One fast laptop, one slow laptop...HELP!!

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I am attempting to help a friend troubleshoot a wireless problem. His notebook and wireless router use 802.11g while my notebook and router use 802.11b. Am I correct in assuming the g notebook should work off the b router but the b notebook would not work on the g router? Trying to determine if the issue is with the notebook or router.

Thanks, Bob

A:Wireless b/g compatibility

A 802.11b device will connect directly with a 802.11g device at speeds of up to 11 Mbps.
See http://www.netgear.com/pdf_docs/ABGs_of_Wireless_2.03.1.pdf for fuller details.

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I have a Microsoft Combo Wireless Keyboard and Mose running on my computer. using OS Microsoft 10 Pro  The Mouse has died - beyond repair.  I love the keyboard functionality and want to keep it.
Current Parts:
Microsoft Wireless Laser Keyboard 6000 v2;   Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 Model 1052;  Microsoft Wireless Desktop Receiver 3.1 Model 1028.
Q> Which new Microsoft Wireless Mouse models would be contemptible with my existing system?

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I just bought an IBM Think Pad and my son loaded ACT on it. I have internet connection via QWEST DSL Modem My desktop is directly connect to the modem. My old laptop was working using the wireless gateway on the modem and a Linksys wireless feature on the laptop. I have been unable to get my new Think Pad to operate with its built-in wireless feature.
The QWEST service person suggested I might have to turn off virus protection to establish a wireless conection and suggested I contact you to see if there is a compatibility problem.
Do you have any suggestions or thoughts on this? I have spent hours trying various approaches and am left frustrated!
Peter B Bandy

A:Wireless compatibility

Well the first thing to note are the different versions of wireless connections. They are all based on the 802.11 standard but there are different variants 'a', 'b', 'g', and soon to be 'n'.

'b' and g are compatible with each other, they just operate a different speeds. 'a' however, is not compatible with either 'b' or 'g', but 'n' is backwards compatible with all them. The first thing to check is whether or not your thinkpad has a compatible wireless card ('b' and 'g' are the most common).

Did you ever setup your modem's wireless gateway? There are a few options that could have a similar effect. You could have disabled the Broadcast SSID, you could have setup some type of encryption, or you could have mac filtering on. This would determine all on whether or not you configured them (or a family member maybe) because they do not come set like this initially.

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I am new to this site and welcome your input/advice.

I own a Belkin Wireless Network PCI card that is running on a Win ME machine and Belkin Wireless adaptor running on a Win XP machine.

I am in search of a wireless router and will purchase Belkin, but if compatibility isn't an issue would rather purchase another brand.

Can someone let me know if wireless routers are compatible with most other wireless components?

Any help or advice would be great.

I really want to get my home network moving and the router is my last step.



A:Wireless Compatibility

If the wireless clients are 802.11b compatible devices, any 802.11b compatible wireless router should work. I don't like Belkin much either, since they're not really a manufacturer, but just a repackager, and you don't really know what you're getting. Stick with the major brands, SMC, D-Link, Linksys, etc. and you'll be fine. If you check out More Stuff 4 Less, OfficeMax has a wireless D-Link router for about $15 after rebates, seems like just the ticket for you.

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Hi, im planning on buying a wireless router, and this is the one i have in mind. I need to know whether this pci card will be compatible with it so i can run the net all over my house .

Here are the links:
Belkin Router
Belkin PCi Card

EDIT: in case the links dont work:
Belkin 125g Wireless Cable/DSL Internet Gateway Router
Belkin 802.11g Wireless PCI Adapter

A:Wireless router compatibility

Yes. They're both IEEE 802.11g and so will be fine. A modem/router is a better option as it cuts out any problems interfacing with you modem.

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I just bought a laptop with an internal Intel PRO/Wireless 3945 802.11a/g Mini Card.

Is this compatible with a Belkin Wireless G router? or should I purchase the Belkin Wireless G Notebook Card also.

A:Belkin Wireless G Compatibility

yep. the standard for wifi is (commonly now) is 802.11g. G is mostly backwards compatible (i think, need to confirm this). buying another adaptor when you already have one is kinda a waste of money, unless you plan on using it for a different machine.... just get the router, set the configuration etc and it should all go well..

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Are there compatibility concerns when mixing vendors in a wireless network?

I have a Belkin Wireless G router and a Belking PCI wireless NIC. I might need a range extender but I can't find any Belkin extenders in my area. Can I mix in a Linksys, D-Link, or?? extenders or should I consider buying a new router, NIC and extender from the same manufacturer?

A:Wireless vendor compatibility

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I have a linksys broadband router (BEFSR41). I am thinking of getting wireless access point from dlink (DI9-900AP+). Hoave anyone tried this combination b4? I am afraid that if i buy oreadi and the two device don't work well, i will have problem exchanging or another AP. I am thinking of using a wireless card given to me by my fren. Its a Cisco aironet 350. Because all 3 products are of diff company, i am afraid of compatibility prolems later.

A:help on wireless compatibility issue

Believe it or not, you can actually shop around and buy a wireless router for less than the 900AP+, and have a much easier integrated configuration. Visit places like Pricewatch and check out wireless router prices, you'll be surprised. Also, you should check places like More Stuff4Less and see if there's any rebate deals to really make the price sweet.

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I have two computers using wireless at home, one being a desktop and the other a laptop. The desktop has never had a wireless problem but the laptop drops the connection "randomly"--anywhere from 1 to 10+ times a day. In the router's log it says this at every disconnect: wl0: 11g : DeAuthentication (rcvd. station leaving). The signal strength is fine, and this seems to happen regardless of where the laptop is in my home. What really gets me is that I've taken this laptop to friends' homes and wifi hot spots and never had a problem. Does my laptop's adapter just hate my router?

Laptop has SMC 802.11g 108Mbps card.
Router is Buffalo Wireless-G MIMO.

Thanks in advance.

A:Wireless Compatibility Issue?


This is just a guess, but something I have seen before. There may be something with your security settings between your laptop and router. Perhaps if you blow away the wireless connection profile on the laptop and then rebuild it (or just create another one) it may solve your issue.

Good luck

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Have looked at Windows 7 compatibility centre for recommended wireless adapters and it seems that most people are having problems. Can anybody tell me of an adapter that will work with 32bit or 64bit Windows 7 Ultimate (P6T-SE motherboard)

A:Conflicting reports about compatibility (wireless)

I am using this D-Link DWA-140 Wireless N USB Adapter with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and haven't had any compatibility issues. It connects to my D-Link router at the full 300Mbps.

It was previously running in my XP SP3 Laptop (32-bit), again without problems.

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I currently have a wireless network set up with a Belkin wireless router (802.11g) and recently recieved a Playstation 2 Network Adaptor for christmas. The problem is I need a bridge for the PS2 NA, but belkin does not have one yet. I was wondering if I were to buy a Linksys Wireless-G Game Adapter would it be able to recieve signals from my Belkin router? I assume they are the same signal because they are both 802.11g, so I don't see why it wouldn't work, but I was wondering if any of you have had any experience with this or tried this before.


A:Wireless network product compatibility

It should work, but I have personally never tried that combination.

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Hi, i have purchased a netgear 54mbps router, a 54mbps pcmia card for a laptop and a 108mbps usb wireless adapter for my desktop, the laptop connects fine to the internet and router, and the PC connects to the router no problem with a signal speed ranging from 11mbps to 48mbps, but the internet on the PC has completely slowed up slower than dial up!!

its USB 2.0 Device and my PCs USB is 1.0
i am using xp pro without service pack 2

could this be the problem or does it sound like a virus????

A:Wireless internet problem or USB 2.0 compatibility with 1.0

When running a USB2.0 device in a USB1.0 port nothing runs differently except the speed the device can physically operate at.

Do you use youe router to automatically assign IP details as i have come across thenm in the past blocking specific pc's out for no reason. Normally a simple router reboot fixes.

Have you checked the USB stick on a different pc, just to check that it is fully functional. I would also try internet on the pc with a cable connection to the router ( however this is not always possible).

You do not need to install windows XP SP2. It is just a resources hog. THe XP firewall is not good in it either, you pc will operate better with a free firewall of the web and even free antivirus such as AVG from www.grisoft.com.

If you are concerned about a virus install and run a good program. With DSL you can afford to get updates automatically every day or so. It means you are more secure, I would also run a spyware scanner such as Spy Bot Search and Destroy or Adaware Remover.

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I was thinking of purchasing a wireless phone jack to use with my wireless printer to fax.

I use Time Warner Cable for the wireless phone service that runs thru the Arris Touchstone telephony modem they provided.

The wireless printer fax I own is an all in one Epson Workforce 600.

Will my fax work if I plug a wireless phone jack into the modem and plug the included extender jack into an outlet to connect to my wirelless printer.

I know there are a lot of diff. wireless phone jacks. Any recommendations would be appreciated.

Thank you,


A:Question-Wireless phone jack compatibility

I'd make SURE you buy one that claims FAX compatibility, and also from a place that offers return privileges. I've seen a number of stories of disappointment using these for FAX connections.

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I was wondering if anyone knows if an Intel Wireless-N 7260 - Network adapter - PCI Express Half height Mini Card with Bluetooth is compatible with my Dell Inspiron 1564 laptop and also ok with windows 10. It visually looks exactly the same but I am not sure whether to buy one in case. If anyone knows it is not ok, is there another Intel one that is compatible. Many thanks.

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Does anyone have experience with a Bell Netgear MBR1210 and a wireless printer? If so, which one? Our home computers all connect wirelessly to the Netgear, but are not networked to each other (by choice). Are wireless printers as simple to set up as "plug & play" devices?

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I have a Intel Wireless-N 7260 and i want to know if i can install it on my Pavilion 14 v009la, it haves an AMD A10-5745MPlease help    

A:hp Pavilion 14 v009la compatibility with Intel Wireless-N 72...

Hi: Most of the time, an Intel wireless card won't work in a notebook with an amd processor and chipset. You can try it as long as your notebook has two antenna leads to connect to the card. The worse that can happen is it won't work. If you want a dual band wireless N card with bluetooth for your notebook that will work (as long as you have 2 antenna leads), then use the Broadcom dual band card. Broadcom BCM943228HMB 802.11abgn 22 Wi-Fi Adapter, Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter for use on all computer models  HP Part # 730668-001   

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Hi all,

I'm currently using another laptop, but I broke my wifi card, and took one from the old Dell laptop. It's 1397 mini card. 
I'm running windows 10, and can not turn the wi-fi on. 
Drivers were installed automatically card is defined y system, but tumbler just stick in Off position and no possibility to turn wi-fi on.
I have checked BIOS set up and there is no options to manage WLAN on this level.

Is it even possible that dell wireless card would work on another laptop?

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Hi! My AR5BXB63 wireless card in My MSI VR630 just failed. I'm thinking of purchasing a different mode, one which supports wireless n mode, like this.
My question is, that will this work in my laptop? I think it will, becasuse as far as I know, PCIE is a universal interface and it should support anything I plug into it whith the same interface. Though it is mentioned on the ebay page that it will only work with certain chipsets. Who is right then? Also, there is a wifi enable/disable button on my notebook, will that work? Or is that button the reason why this wireless card won't work with any chipset?
Thanks in advance.

A:Mini PCIE wireless card compatibility

PCI-e IS universal, it will work with every MB, but your OS has to have drivers for it. Either built in, on the manufacturers website, or on windows update (I have Win 8 and it had no drivers for mine, so I had to use my power line adapter to supply internet to my computer for windows update to get the driver). So what I am saying is as long as you have a wired internet connection to use as an alternative then you should be fine.

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I just got a wireless laptop and I was able to get it to recognize the wireless signal but when I connect to it I only get a partial connection. It says there was a problem getting an IP address or something along those lines. Anyone have an idea about what I can do next?

A:Solved: Wireless laptop

you have marked solved - so i assume all ok now

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I had to re-install windows xp on my dell inspiron 2200. Now I can;t find my wireless icon to setup my connection. I went to the help and support section and it said to double click on the wireless icon in the lower right corner of my desk top, there is no wireless icon there. help please.

A:Solved: wireless laptop

Click Start>Control Panel>System>Hardware(Tab)>Device Manager Do you have anything with a yellow "?"

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Ok. Since I got my laptop 6 months ago - I've been trying to get it's inbuilt wireless to work properly. The only problem is the best connection I can get is just 'Local' when I switch on the wireless.

I have a Toshiba Satellite L30-10S that runs Vista.
My router is a Netgear DG834PN which came with the WPN111 wireless adaptor.
I've been using the adaptor to access the internet on it, and it works fine but it's annoying me since it has to use up one of the USBs.

Some of my friends have told me that perhaps the router can only comunicate with it's own brand but my other wireless stuff can connect to it no problem.

Can you guys give me any help.

A:Solved: A little help with my laptop's wireless.

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Hi there, Just bought the following laptop:


(The Pro version)

It came without an operating system, so I installed XP Pro, it did come with a disc containing Drivers for Audio, Graphics and built in webcam which all installed and work correctly, but when it came to installing the WLAN I got an error message "Device not found please enable it before installing drivers!"

If hold the function key and press F11 (F11 having the wireless symbol) a LED light either switches on or off but I still get the error message as above.

So is my laptop wireless enabled? Or do I need to buy a USB device to connect to my wireless broandband?

Thanks in advanced.

A:Solved: Is my Laptop wireless?

Sorted it, driver wasn't installing correctly.

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I was recently given an almost useless laptop, which I was told if I could do anything with, I could have it. I ended up completely reinstalling the whole OS - Windows XP. The laptop is a Packard Bell Easy Note MV35-V-007. I also have a stand alone computer, which has been set up for VirginMedia broadband for quite a while. In trying to get wireless on my laptop, I bought a NetGear wireless router. This I've connected into my broadband modem, and it appears to be working fine, as well as the wireless. However, on my laptop, when you display the network connections, there isn't any option of a wireless network, only a LAN or high-speed internet.

Is there any reason for this? And is there any way around it so that I can actually connect the wireless to my laptop? I've been told that it has already been connected to the internet, although that was through an external modem which I no longer have. Also, when I first got the laptop, I went onto the networks, and it picked up a load of networks that were around, so the wireless was at least picking up signals when I got it, so I think it may be because I reinstalled the OS?

Any help will be gratefully received, thanks

A:Solved: Wireless Laptop

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Hi all - I have a DV7-7230us that I have upgraded massively since purchasing it at a great prices about three years ago - new display, maxed memory, 500GB SDD, Win10-Pro, etc. This laptop has all the capability and raw power that I need for a laptop, but one thing that bugs me is the original wireless mini-card in it - it is single-band, 2.4GHz a/b/g. I would like to replace it with the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 2x2 Networok/Bluetooth adapter (7260.HMWWB.R), but just want to ensure compatibility before I start down that path - has anyone had any success and/or advice I should consider on this? If not compatible, does someone know a compatible wireless AC dual-band card that will work? Thanks! 

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Hey, maybe you folks can help me with this.

My girlfriend's computer keeps losing the connection to our Netgear WPN824 wireless router ("RangeMax," so called). The comp will disconnect from the network and be unable to reconnect for a short while. By contrast, my laptop running XP has never had any connectivity issues whatsoever. I'm not so familiar with Vista so I can't help her with her problem-- if, in fact, it's the OS that's the problem at all.

Here's her ipconfig:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6000]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Kari>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Kari-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : neo.rr.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8038 PCI-E Fast Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-03-25-42-D0-87
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek 8185 Extensible 802.11b/g Wireles
s Device
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-C0-A8-D6-CB-4A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . ... Read more

A:Netgear wireless router Vista compatibility issues?

In that ipconfig /all the wireless did not have an IP assigned by the router's Dhcp server. But, it does successfully connect at least sometimes?

Many wireless problems with Vista are driver issues, so the first thing to do is to make sure she has the latest wireless driver from the PC manufacturer's web site.

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I ordered a new MS wireless laser mouse 5000 because after several yrs my old one went bad. Well, I have retained the MS wireless comfort keyboard 4000. Now, when I try to install software through CD MS intellipoint 6.3, I essentially have the following
msg.:  I'm told that that this cd is blocked because it is not compatible w/ windows 7. Another problem is that with the new mouse I can not type anything. This, of course, could be the result of not being able to install the CD that came w/ the mouse.
Now, I've tried about everything---all the downloads which  I could find, and apparently, I'm current w/ the software/drivers.  I just don't know what next to do; I'm not very experienced w/ these things.
Does anyone have any answers; those laser mice are expensive.

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I ordered a new MS wireless laser mouse 5000 because after several yrs my old one went bad. Well, I have retained the MS wireless comfort keyboard 4000. Now, when I try to install software through CD MS intellipoint 6.3, I essentially have the following
msg.:  I'm told that that this cd is blocked because it is not compatible w/ windows 7. Another problem is that with the new mouse I can not type anything. This, of course, could be the result of not being able to install the CD that came w/ the mouse.
Now, I've tried about everything---all the downloads which  I could find, and apparently, I'm current w/ the software/drivers.  I just don't know what next to do; I'm not very experienced w/ these things.
Does anyone have any answers; those laser mice are expensive.

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I have atheros ar5006x Wlan card.. worked well with windows 7.. upgraded to windows 8.. doesnt recognize the device and code 10 drivers error.. if any fix..please help..

A:Atheros AR5006X Wireless Card Compatibility with Windows 8..

HP Pavilion m8170in Media Center PC
Try downloading update drivers from here:
HP Pavilion Media Center m8100 Desktop PC series*-* Download drivers and software - specify product name - HP Business Support Center

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Currently, my  Notebook 15-ac151dx (product #: T0D84UA)  has a Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11b/g/n 1x1 wireless card. I want to upgrade it to something that supports wireless-AC, or at least supports 5GHz. After 2 hours of searching online, I still can't find a clear answer on what would be compatible with my model. Has anyone upgraded their 15-ac151dx WiFi card? Or can someone point me to a list of compatible parts that support 5Ghz/dual-band/wireless-ac??

A:Wireless-AC card upgrade/compatibility for Notebook 15-ac151...

Hello @jyw5321, Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums! The forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I read your post about the issue with the WLAN Module, and wanted to assist you!  I understand that you are looking for compatible replacements. Based on the following guide, here are all the compatible replacements for the WLAN Module on your notebook:HP Notebook PC (Intel) HP 250 G4 Notebook PC HP 256 G4 Notebook PC - Maintenance and Service Guide (Chapter 1, Page 3). ? Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi Adapter? Realtek RT8723BE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 Combo Adapter? Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 HMC Combo Adapter? Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 802.11 ac 1x1 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great weekend!

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have desktop and laptop with XP

I can not get the desktop printer to print stuff off the laptop.

I ran the network wizard and i think that all is fine there as I can view shared files from the desktop on the laptop.

all worked when i initially set up the network several months ago but yesterday after i had to reinstall windows something is causing the printer to not show up. when i go into printers and faxes and try to add the printer i hit a road block. as i recall initially i had to intstall the printer drivers and so i did that but nothing is showing up. when i try to add the printer there are no printers showing up. i go thru the wizard and when i get to the point of having to name the printer i have tried different things but no luck. i hit a dead end where it wont recognize the name.

A:Solved: cant' get laptop to print via wireless

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Hello, I have a Sony K-45 laptop, Windows XP Home SP2, DSL modem, Netgear WGT624 wireless router set to WPA2 security. Everything works very well. I want to take my laptop to a friend's home and use it. She has a new HP Vista desktop, cable internet service, no wireless. Is it just a matter of taking a ethernet cable from her modem, to my laptop? If not, can someone help me with the procedure? When I bring my laptop back home, will setting have to be reset? Thanks!

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That's all there is to it. One thing to consider, you need to power cycle the modem for 30 seconds or so when you change the attached computer. This applies to plain cable modems, for a router you can just plug the cable in.

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hi guys,

my dell inspiron 1300 screen went...

but im using the laptop on my tv...without the screen connected...
this is working fine...but now my wireless signal is poor...
its an on board card...with a wire antenna that is going up ...connecting to the screen...
i added a longer wire to it...but it didnt help
is there anyway i can get around this without connecting the broken screen (it looks quite
cool without the screen)


A:Solved: LCD off laptop...wireless signal gone bye bye!!!

it maybe the cable to the sceen has broken along with the aerial connection
you could buy a USB or PCMCIA wireless adapter - if you have the slots available on the laptop

or it may just be a poor signal at the area you are in with the TV - can you move the TV around ???

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Have DLINK G604T router, 1 laptop connects fine other laptop will not connect it sees the router and says "acquiring IP address" and will not correct. Connects find with cable. Have replaced wireless antenna on laptop and upgraded firmware on router still not connecting. Have changed channel on router. Have reinstalled network device drivers. Any new Ideas would be helpful.

A:Solved: wireless not working on laptop

Remove ALL the stored wireless network profiles and then search for the network. You should be prompted for the encryption key.

If you still have issues, let's see this.

Download and run this Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector, click the Networks link on the upper left and paste a screen shot of that screen here. Note that this application requires NET Framework to run. If you get an error about a missing function, download and install NET Framework.
To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file. To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.

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I bought a Linksky router and installed it on my Dell desktop. I am trying to make my new Dell laptop Inspiron 1420 wireless and can't figure it out. My desktop Linsky instructions say to open a browser on the laptop and type in www.linksysfix.com/ela but...I cannot get on the internet.

It says to attach a temporary network cable to the router. I do not have an additional temporary network cable. And when I clicked on the choice that I do not have one, it told me something about using the CD that came with the computer. I don't have a CD that says anything about wireless, and I don't understand and am pulling my hair out for the past 1-1/2 hours.

I also need to set up my daughter's laptop. Again, no additional cable available and she does not currently have the internet.

What can I do? Please HELP! Thanks,

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there should be a number they should provide you with, you type into the browser so you can access the router to turn on the wireless and also to add security. It should look something like this >

This temporary cable should have come with the router (ethernet cable) so you create the connection. Then you input the no. then access the router etc etc etc.

Also can you tell me the name of the router.

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Help! My 2006 HP Pavillion dv6000 AMD Turion 64 with XP media center edition stopped connecting to my Linksys router last week. The blue wireless light no longer comes on when I turn on the computer. I have replaced the wireless card with the exact same kind with no change. I can access the internet if I use a cable between the laptop and the router. The router works fine with my other computer and wireless printer. All other functions seem to be ok. I had the HP motherboard replaced last year when it crashed and have had no other problems until now. Could the motherboard be the problem again?

A:Solved: HP laptop wireless problem

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Hey, I have a Belkin wireless router and I have two laptops connected to it (with one PC), I tried to connect my sisters laptop to it, but it didn't work. I typed in the Key to connect, it says it's connected but when I try to open the Internet it says the "page can not be displayed", does anyone know what to do? because I tried accessing properties but I didn't see much in there that would help the problem, I did it with the other two computers and they work fine, help me out if you can.

A:Solved: Wireless Router - Laptop

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Firstoff please be patient... am an old guy, non techy and I may use the wrong words and terms but am searching for some help, please.

Have a router on my pc with two laptops accessing dsl successfully, at home. Wanted to take one laptop out to local cafe offering wireless, with negative results.

When booting up, it cycled thru windows twice, showed the desktop for a while and displayed a blue screen that disappeared before it could be completely read and understood.

I do remember that it mentioned " is this the first time this message has been displayed" and "memory dump" near the bottom.

I tried to boot up 3 times with same results.

I, obviously, was unable to connect to the internet.

Upon returning home, was unable to completely duplicate the problem. The battery was now below 50% and doesn't run long at that level. I almost always run this computer from a transformer.

I booted the computer using the transformer and everything was normal. I pulled the cord and it continued to run on battery for an hour.

Card on this computer is D Link Air plus DWL G630.

Where should I start looking?

A:Solved: Laptop wireless won't work elsewhere

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I want to do a wireless connection for our laptop and don't know what to buy can some one help me? We have a DSL connection and am using a router for another computer in the basement so I have room in the router for other connections. The laptop is a Dell with windows xp home it has a wireless connection already cause the wife is using it for college and it connects at college with no wires.


A:Solved: wireless connection for laptop

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Okay so I have verizon dsl on two computers, I got a linksys modem with a wireless card for my laptop. How do I get it to work??? I've tryed everything it has software that came with it still I can't connect I need some help.

A:Solved: connecting my laptop wireless

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