Over 1 million tech questions and answers.

Solved: How do I get my Wireless Network Card to work ?

Q: Solved: How do I get my Wireless Network Card to work ?

How do I get my Wireless Network Card to work ?

Can I use Windows to operate this Wireless Network Card ?

NB: Following on from my previous post at:


Preferred Solution: Solved: How do I get my Wireless Network Card to work ?

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

A: Solved: How do I get my Wireless Network Card to work ?

Read other 6 answers

Hey guys. I have a really weird issue with my Windows 7 Pro 64 bit. Here are the details.

I tried to install a wireless network adapter. The installation appeared successful. Device manager tells me that the device should be working properly. It also shows up as an entry in System Information. But it does not show up in ipconfig/all and it does not even work or scan for network. When I try to use the Window diagnostic tool, it says that something is wrong with the driver.

I've tried two network adapter:
PCIe TP-LINK 450Mbps
USB D-Link DWA-160 Xtreme N Dual Band

My friend tried replacing my hard drive and did a fresh Windows 10 install and the card worked fine. So it is not a hardware issue.

Here are security softwares that I use:
Microsoft Security Essentials
Zone Alarm

I am looking for a solution that does not require me to re-install Windows 7. My Windows 7 disc is buried in a pile of boxes.

Can anyone help me to solve this mystery?


Read other answers

i have a toshiba satellie pro laptop and i have installed a linksys wireless g network card in the laptops pcmcia slot, the internet works fine for about 5-10 minutes but then it cuts out and you cant get back onto the internet without restarting the computer, i have downloaded the latest drivers but i don't understand why it doesnt seem to work with windows. It works fine when wired to the internet, it just doesnt seem to work wirelessly! I cant seem to understand it anyone know what to do with this, spent 2 days messing with it and ive got nowhere so far! HELP!!!!!

A:Windows xp doesnt seem to work with linksys wireless g pcmcia network card

What access point are you using?

Read other 17 answers

I recently switched ISPs (going from DSL to Cable), and that's when everything went wrong. In order to get the new network up and running, I needed to use a new router. I setup this network and everything seemed fine (all computers could see and connect to the new network, and even the printer could see, and connect to the new network). For whatever reason, I could not get any of the computers (one laptop running Windows 7, and one running OSX Snow Leopard) to see the printer wirelessly (works fine via USB). It would always say "printer offline."

Uninstalled an re-installed all printer drivers on all machines (printer is an HP Photosmart C7280 all in one).

The printer network diagnostic page came back clean indicating that everything was connected correctly, but when I pinged the IP address of the printer from the windows machine I'd just be bet with a "timed out" message.

This lead me to think it was something to do with the router, so I bought a $30 D-link router and set everything up again. Exact same scenario. Even after setting the network up with no security options (no WEP or WAP security).

This lead me to do a hard reset on the printer. After booting it up again I ran the network setup wizard (via the printer's LCD screen), and tried to connect to the network. This time however, the printer won't connect the the network at all! I printed the wireless network diagnostics page and it fails the "No Filtering" test. ... Read more

A:Solved: HP wireless printer won't work on new wireless network (I have tried everythi

Read other 7 answers


I am having an issue connecting to any wireless network. Problem's existed for 2 days for unknown reason. I have uninstalled and installed and then updated drivers. I also disabled and enabled the respective services from "services.msc" but no go.

I typed "cmd ipconfig /all" and that's what I received.
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Thamer>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

PPP adapter Broadband M3ak:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadband M3ak
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . :
Primary WINS Server . . . . . . . :
Secondary WINS Server . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8057 PC... Read more

A:Solved: My wireless card can't detect any wireless network

Read other 6 answers

I have a Dell laptop. It had a program in it, Intel something, to find and connect to wireless signals. It never found my signal and always had an error. I tried to just click on the little double computer to look for networks and it wouldn't let me use that because of the Intel program so I uninstalled the Intel. Now I still can't find signals by clicking on the little double computers. It only shows me Local Area Connection. Is there a setting I need to change? Or something I need to install? It's a Dell Latitude D610

A:Solved: Can't get my wireless card to work

Read other 16 answers

I have a D-Link DWL-520 V. E1 wireless card and want to install it in a computer running Windows XP. D-Link does not give technical support for this card but does have the driver for download on their website.
I downloaded the driver for WinXP and clicked the setup icon to install and it installed the Utility program but never produced the screen to install drivers like the manual says it should. Is anyone familiar with this and know why I can't install the driver? The utility does me no good if the driver is not installed.

A:Solved: Wireless card doesn't work

http://support.dlink.com/supportscope.asp DLINK Support

http://support.dlink.com/products/revision.asp?productid=DWL-G520 Revisions of D-Link

http://support.dlink.com/products/view.asp?productid=DWL-G520 Information on your particular product.

Up at the top of the page there is a contact number -

Hope this helps...Jazz

Read other 2 answers

Hi I have a old laptop (fujitsu Amilo m1451g) running on just newly reinstalled win xp home edition. I thought I had successfully installed all relevant drivers including intel R pro/wireless 2915abg network connection adaptor. I am getting available wireless connections in my area including my neighbours (which all require a network key and come up in list security enabled wireless networks (WPA) this network requires a network key. when you double click on a neighbours network I get the dialogue box asking me for their network key. My network doesn't have this dialogue box coming up come up asking for network key? Under its name on list it says "security enabled wireless network" but no (WPA) is mentioned on my network. When I click on it it says "if you want to connect to this network, click connect," which I do... I then get "please wait while windows connects to the TNCAPC1F9E1 network - detecting network type". an error message comes back which reads "windows is unable to connect to the selected network, the network may no longer be in range. please refresh the list of available networks and try to connect again.OK". I click on ok. I have refreshed my network list, I am situated near my router, I have reset my router. My new laptop running win 7 connects fine along with my ipad & iphone etc to my router so I cannot understand what is happening here. I have even tried manually adding the network in and I am still not having a... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Wireless Network wont work

Go to Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc and press enter. In the Device Manager any devices with yellow flags need to have drivers installed.Connect computer wired through router, does that connect? If so, Go to the Fujitsu driver page for your model and download the Chipset, Modem and any other drivers you need from the Device Manager. Install Chipset first. Restart computer.
install WiFi inspector and attach a screenshot of WiFi inspector in your next post

Read other 6 answers

Hi, I'm trying to set up a wireless ad-hoc network between two laptops. One is an HP 530 and the other an IBM T41, both running xp pro. I've tried following guides on how to do this and configured the T41 as the host but it's not showing up in the HP530's wireless network list. I don't know if the laptops wireless is functioning correctly but they are both picking up networks within range from nearby houses.

I had some success when I installed IBM's Access connection on the T41. The T41's network then appeared in the HP530's list but I was unable to connect as it asked for a key which seems to be assigned automatically. IBM's Access connections seems only to allow other thinkpads to connect together. I've now uninstalled Access Connections.

The T41 is connected to the net via an ethernet cable and D-Link DSL-584t router. If anyone could give me some advice it would be greatly appreciated. I've spent hours trying to sort this out.

I did the nbtstat -n ipconfig /all at the command prompt on both laptops.

Computer 1 is the IBM T41
Computer 2 is the HP 530

Computer 1

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Mark>nbtstat -n

Marks wireless net:
Node IpAddress: [] Scope Id: []

No names in cache

Marks Wired net:
Node IpAddress: [] Scope Id: []

NetBIOS Local Name Table

Name Type Status
MARK &... Read more

A:Solved: Help, 2 laptops wireless ad-hoc network won't work.

Read other 11 answers

Hi all............I've been reading here for days on how to get my network card straightened out but to no avail....

Here goes.........I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 with Vista Home Premium on it and I formatted it and FINALLY got everything working as it wasn't easy with a broken DVD drive............But NOW I'm having an even HARDER time trying to figure out this problem.........

My Network card is showing up in the Device Manager but has an exclamation mark through it. Ok...No biggie....so I go to update the driver thinking that was the issue and apparenlty that isn't it either as it still won't work. The ERROR code is a 10. My card is a Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN. Just in case somebody needs the Service Tag it is FCZ2QF

PLEASE can somebody help??

Thanking you all in Advance

A:Solved: My wireless network won't work since reformat......

Read other 11 answers

Hi. I just bought a wireless g pci card for my computer so i can play lan. but it is so slow. on one of my games the latency is about 50. over lan its about 5 or 6. it only goes about 20 kb/sec. i have a usb one for another one of my computers and it works fine. does anyone know why it could be going so slow

A:Solved: Wireless lan card doesnt work properly

Read other 10 answers

ok im trying to connect my 360 and i have everything perfect except for when i bridge My computer will kick me off of my wireless network so
IN this picture my network is perfect when no bridged

but then see in the below pic when bridged it wont let me connect


A:Solved: Wireless network doesn't work when bridged

Is this solved now? If so, great! Other people have been having bridge problems, so your solution may help others.

Read other 2 answers

Is the Belkin F5D8236-4 wireless router compatible with the xbox 360 network adapter? if not, is there any other way to connect to xbox live without having to plug an ethernet cable directly into the router?

A:Solved: Will my wireless network work with Xbox adapter?

If a wired connection to the router works, there's no reason that a wireless connection should behave any different.

Read other 1 answers

This happened today after I turned the laptop off. I tried editing the registry, turning off iphelper and ipv6. Here are the specs.
I hope I can solve this. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : test-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : gateway.2wire.net

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : gateway.2wire.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1A-73-7F-00-02
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::cdd1:5e4a:33e8:9ee6%10(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-16-36-E7-22-07
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:

Media State . . . . . . ... Read more

A:Solved: Wireless doesn't work, it says identifying network.

Read other 16 answers

I was just given a laptop and it had an old 7.5 vertion of avg I pluged it into the cable modem directly rj45 and was able to get on the internet just fine tryed to update avg 7.5 I think it worked but then I tried to install ver 2011 but that didint work so it seemed I had aversion 9 hanging around I couldnet get it transfer via flash drive so I had to by cd got it installed but then the interent wouldnt work all of a sudden. the night before the 7.5 I think found some viruses and delt with them suppoidly. I ran a scan with the ver 9(unupdated old version) it found some too and delt with them but I can get the internet to wlrk (wired) I tried going into interenet explorer and going to the connections tab and clicking the setup there to select internet manually, always on, nothing. I tried firefox as well nothing I tried going into device manager I uninstalled the network card in there and restarted the computer windows reinstalled it still nothing. it sees it just says local only. I went to the laptops web site to downoad the dirver but its not there(HP). i tried unplugin and repluging the cable modem. with wire off ill its fully inicialized. so why cant I connect did virus do something. I am running XP PRO I think, and I just installed service pack 3 just before all this and it was able to go on the internet before all this happend


A:[SOLVED] network card doesnt work did before virus?

can anyone help me!

Read other 6 answers

I have this PC card, it goes to my friends dell inspiron 2200. it gives you internet access when youre on the road. I cannot get the Verizon Wireless software to detect it. I thought it may be the card, but i tried it in my dads Inspiron 2200, and it worked, but my dads card in my friends laptop doesnt work. The Verizon Software doesnt detect my internal wi-fi card either. I tried the newest version of the software, still no luck. Its a PCMCIA Card, and it just wont cut it. Any help?

Read other answers

I have a vexing problem.

For the past few months, occasionally when I start up my computer (dell vostro running windows xp) I've had to uninstall and reinstall my wireless network driver (Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-card) before I can connect to the internet. This didn't occur w/ every startup; most of the time I could startup my computer and the wireless would work fine.

However, just recently, I had some malware on my computer, and I ran malwarebyte's anti-malware program's quick scan. Now I can't connect to the internet at all. Every single time I startup my computer, the network driver has that yellow exclamation point next to it, and under its properties it says "this device cannot start (code 10)". If I uninstall and reinstall like I normally do, the error goes away and it appears that I can connect to the wireless network fine, but I cannot access the internet at all. If I restart my computer, then the network card gives the same error.

I ran malwarebyte's full scan and it got rid of more malware, but still can't connect.

Any suggestions??

Here are the logs for the scans:


Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.36

Database version: 2013

Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

4/20/2009 8:05:29 PM

mbam-log-2009-04-20 (20-05-29).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan

Objects scanned: 72713

Time elapsed: 4 minute(s), 7 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 3

Memory Modules Infected: 0

... Read more

Read other answers


My computer is connected to my wireless network and outlook is working fine, but when I open a webpage it takes ages, and then loads only the words. However when I open command prompt and ping the website it does get it.

Please help.

Thanks so much.

A:Solved: Internet doesn't work, although it's connected to the wireless network.

Read other 8 answers

Hey Guys,
Wondering if someone can help. After reinstalling Windows from scratch, I'm trying to install the Belkin Wireless G Plus desktop card. When I boot up the PC, it recognizes the new hardware, so when I try to install the software the Wizard prompts me for the BCMWL5.SYS file but it's nowwhere to be found. When I insert the install CD, it doesn't find it there either. Can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong?

A:Solved: Wireless Network card for Desktop

hiya.have you put your belkin install cd in,then go to my computer and double-click the drive it is in and select explore,go to the drivers folder and select the xp driver and install

Read other 3 answers

Just did a complete Windows XP reinstall on my Dell D600 lattitude Service Tag 1GC2P51..... I went on to the dell support website and downloaded every single driver & downloads that came with that service tag and yet i do not have any wireless capability ...When I connect to the internet via an ethernet cord i have no problems but I have no way of connecting wireless.... under device manager I have 2 yellow question marks under other devices and they are ?Network Controller and ?O2Micro Smart CardBus_reader........Also i have very low battery capability and my BIOS driver D600_A16 download will not unzip because it requests that I have both my AC power and Battery power in (which I do) however my computer doesnt recognize that my battery is in

A:Solved: Please HELP....Wireless network card troubles

Read other 12 answers


I have a Sony Vaio Z690 series that I bought about 1.5 years ago. It works great and I love it. The whole time the internet connection has been great no problem until about 3 months ago, it started disconnecting and reconnecting randomly. Often, it will show that it is connected, when it's not, then I have to manually disconnect and reconnect it only for it to disconnect again a few minutes later. Sometimes, it decides to work fine for a while, then it goes back to the problems.

I use this laptop in two different homes with two different routers and networks and in the beginning I thought it was perhaps the router connection or that I was too far, but because other people also use these networks and they have no problems and because when I ended up having the same problem in both homes regardless of how close I was to the routers, I realized that it's my computer. Also, my internet connection is perfect when I use the Ethernet outlet.

I already updated the wireless drivers from the Sony website and the problem still remains and there are no new devices that were added in any of the homes to interfere with the wireless signal. So, I am 100% sure that the problem is with the wireless network card. At this point, I have several questions:

1) Is there anything I can do to test if my wireless card is not working besides what I have already done? I don't really know where it is in the computer.
2) How can I replace my wireless network card and how much would... Read more

A:Solved: Replacing my Wireless Network Card

Read other 15 answers


I've recently sucessfully upgraded my PC however cannot access the internet. I'm connected via a Wireless Network conenction and for some reason my computer isnt detecting my 802.11g Wireless Desktop Network Card. I think all i need to do is install the drivers, however i recived the card with my pc and the woman at the shop never gave me a disk with the drivers on. Does anybody know where i can find the drivers online if possible for the 802.11g Wireless Desktop Network Card?

Thanks alot,
- Lee

A:Solved: 802.11g Wireless Network Card Driver help

lightning89 said:


I've recently sucessfully upgraded my PC however cannot access the internet. I'm connected via a Wireless Network conenction and for some reason my computer isnt detecting my 802.11g Wireless Desktop Network Card. I think all i need to do is install the drivers, however i recived the card with my pc and the woman at the shop never gave me a disk with the drivers on. Does anybody know where i can find the drivers online if possible for the 802.11g Wireless Desktop Network Card?

Thanks alot,
- LeeClick to expand...

Hi Lightning89.
Try this one
Good Luck

Read other 3 answers

Is it possible to keep both in a computer? Does one or the other need to be disabled to work? Lookiing to keep this setup in case something goes wrong with my wireless connection and I need to access the router via a wired connection.

A:Solved: Can I original network card & wireless adaptor?

Yep, and you can even have both connected to networks simultaneously.

Read other 2 answers

I have a Dell Latitude C510 running Windows XP SP3 with a Netgear WPN511 wireless card. Recently I have manually cleaned out my hard drive as I lost my installation disk (I left the WINDOWS folder alone) and it managed to bring my empty space from 50% to 80%. I reinstalled my apps, drivers, changed settings, ect. and everything has worked fine. There has been no sign of any other problems besides the fact that my wireless card is being a pain. At first it would detect my network but wouldn't connect to it, then after putting in IP/DHCP/DNS info manually (despite that never being a problem before) it connected. Now it says that it is connected but the Netgear application won't stop rescanning/reconnecting to my network (despite the strong signal and having been connected) every 10 or so seconds. I can sometimes connect a weak LinkSys network from somewhere in my neighborhood but it isn't strong enough to realistically use. From what I can tell there are no available drivers for Netgear or wireless card drivers for my laptop. I'm wondering if this could be a virus which came at a coincidental time or some sort of Program File is missing and isn't installed through the initial install (unlikely), also I have no Windows Security Updates or other Automatic Updates since I have no internet (is that the problem? I can't get them... catch 22?). I've done a lot of simple troubleshooting like un/reinstalling drivers, rebooting, removing the card and rebooting, disabling networks, ect. ... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Wireless card won't stop disconnecting from network...

My first thought would be malware. Do you have any reason to believe you either are or are not infected? Run an online scan at ESET and see what comes up.

Do you do any high-risk activity like P2P filesharing?

Check Event Viewer. Maybe something is reporting a problem that might give a clue.

Use MSCONFIG to turn off all non-MS Services and all Startups and see if it's a 3rd Party Application that is causing the problem.

Use Revo Uninstaller to make certain you really are uninstalling ALL of your 3rd Party Wireless Management Software before reinstalling.

Is it necessary to reinstall? I prefer to run Windows Wireless Zero Configuration to run wireless connections.

Does a wired (LAN) connection work normally?

Read other 7 answers

The college my son will be attending says the students' laptops must have an "802.11b" or "802.11g+b" compatible wireless card to access the college's wireless network.

My son has a Dell Inspiron 1525, which has a wireless 1395 WLAN Mini Card. Documentation on the computer says it has an IEEE 802.11n (???)

So, will my son's wireless card work, or does he need to get something else? Does a tech-savvy person need to install this, or could I do it?

A:Solved: Is my son's wireless card compatible with college network?

Don't worry the card will work for fine.

802.11n is going to be the next wireless standard and is backwards compatible with the other two main standards.

So an N card can connect to an N, G or B network, the card should already been installed on the computer and ready to use, the IT guys at the college will probably have an open day for new students to get them setup. They usually do.

Read other 2 answers

My Netgear MA311 802.11b PCI card sees the network of my Linksys WRT53G router, and the signal strength is high. However, when I try to connect to it, it says it's detecting the network type, then I get the error that's attached. It works fine with the cable plugged in, and I was able to connect to someone else's wireless network. The router works wirelessly with my laptop. It seems like there's something wrong with the combination of this router and this wireless card. I'm guessing that it's just a setting I need to change on the router, but I have no idea what to look for. Any ideas on where I should start?

A:Solved: Wireless PCI card sees network but won't connect.

Read other 7 answers

card = MSI Wireless PCI adaptor

When I go to the device manager to uninstall it - I get an error message saying something along the lines of - It is needed for bootup and cannot be uninstalled ?

A:Solved: Cannot uninstall a Wireless Network Card driver

Read other 16 answers

I've installed a Belkin Wireless G Desktop Card, Model F5D7000 into my Dell Dimension desktop. It uses Windows XP, version 2002 w/ Service Pack 2. It will not connect to the router, a Westell Model 327W DSL although the signal is strong and I see it as an available option. The network itself is password protected with a WEP 128-ASCII password. My roommates both use Macs and haven't had any trouble connecting. I can logon to unprotected networks. I've entered the password and attempted to logon to ours, but it appears to time out and give up.

Help is greatly appreciated.

A:Solved: Wireless Card in PC- sees network but won't connect

You need to use ONLY the HEX key option with WEP, the passcode doesn't always work across equipment brands. First off, try disabling encryption to get connected, then add in the encryption as a separate step.

Read other 3 answers

edit: Nevermind, found another solution =p

Read other answers
A:Solved: One Router, Two PC's with a Wireless Network Card - How to Connect Both to Ro

Read other 10 answers

I happened to come across a Linksys Wireless-G Notebook Adapter recently. I don't have a laptop right now, but I decided to take it. I have a computer built about 4 years ago by someone I don't know very well and unfortunately, after reinstalling windows and I can't find the ethernet driver, making an internet connection impossible.

I was wondering if I would be able to open up this desktop and install the wireless card. Since I know the brand, I would be able to find the drivers and hopefully get the internet working. Thanks!

Also: Strangely, the old computer connects to the internet when running Ubuntu. Somehow, I guess it doesn't need the ethernet drivers. Anyway I could get this working on Windows?

A:Solved: Wireless Notebook Network Card on a Desktop?

You would need yet another piece of hardware to use that adapter on a desktop computer. You'd need an adapter that accepted that card and then connected to an available PCI slot on the desktop. It would be cheaper and easier to just buy the right adapter instead.

Since there's nothing wrong with the adapter seeing as it works fine in Ubuntu, You need to do some troubleshooting on the Windows side. I don't see any reason to purchase anything yet.

Read other 3 answers

Here's what I've done so far on my laptop which I am trying to connect wirelessly to my home router: I have a Belkin wireless g notebook card #F5d701v7 and I have a Linksys wireless-g router. I have downloaded the latest belkin driver. And I downloaded the belkin card client which I have disabled, letting windows zero config run things. (You can't uninstall the card client without uninstalling the driver).

After I typed the password in my home network shows up at full strength and it is trying to connect because I can see the tiny green and yellow lights flashing on the netword card...... but it won't connect because windows error message says: "the network did not assign a network address to the computer". When I click "repair" I get this message: cannot renew your IP address.

This may help: On my pc, in which the router is plugged into, the IP number on the local area connection is different than the IP number showing on the laptop connection details.

A:Solved: Need help linking LINKSYS router to wireless BELKIN-g network card

can you post an ipconfig /all - see below

also do you have a firewall on the PC - if so close it down

then ping - see below

post all results back here
Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:



PING yahoo.com

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

C:\Documents and Settings\wayne>ping {the default gateway ipaddress you got above }
C:\Documents and Settings\wayne>ping google.com
Pinging google.com [] with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from bytes=32 time=120ms TTL=243
Reply from bytes=32 time=107ms TTL=243
Reply from bytes=32 time=102ms TTL=243
Reply from bytes=32 time=101ms TTL=243

Ping statistics for
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 101ms, Maximum = 120ms, Average = 107ms
Click to expand...

C:\Documents and Settings\wayne>ping
Pinging with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from bytes=32 time=116ms TTL=243
Reply from bytes=32 time=113ms TTL=243
Reply from bytes=32 time=113ms TTL=243
Reply from bytes=32 time=1... Read more

Read other 3 answers

My friend had been having some trouble with his graphics card, it kept crashing during games, and eventually seemed to burn out all together. So he bought a new one.

When he installed it, the network was gone, he had to reinstall his network card drivers, then he updated his graphics card drivers. Everything seems peachy.

He loaded up starcraft II, and the game crashes to desktop everytime, He can't even select a mode to play. So he uninstalled the drivers and reinstalled them. Now the game loaded up just fine, and he can play... BUT when it loads up the network crashes and he has to reinstall the network drivers.

After the computer restarts he loaded up starcraft II, and now it crashes again. So it seems like everytime he updates the network drivers it screws up the graphics card, and everytime he updates the graphics card drivers it screws up the network card.

I've never heard of a problem like this so I'm at a loss to help.

A:network card and graphics card dont' work at the same time.

Read other 16 answers


I've got Vista Home Premium on my Dell Inspiron 1520.

Every now and then I get this strange message after turning my laptop on:

HTML Code:
Dell Wireless WLAN Card Wireless Network Controller has stopped working

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: bcmwltry.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 45f8a9d0
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6001.18000
Fault Module Timestamp: 4791a7a6
Exception Code: c015000f
Exception Offset: 000761b7
OS Version: 6.0.6001.
Locale ID: 1060
Additional Information 1: fd00
Additional Information 2: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160
Additional Information 3: fd00
Additional Information 4: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160

Read our privacy statement:
The odd thing is that my internet is still working well.
What do you think is wrong?

Thanks a lot for your help!

Kind regards

A:Dell Wireless WLAN Card Wireless Network Controller has stopped working

follow the instructions on this Dell support page:

bcmwltry.exe error, pls help - DELL COMMUNITY

Read other 4 answers

My wireless card in my Compaq Presario works fine and Windows 8 detects it and said it was compatible. For some strange reason though it's not working in Windows 8. It hasn't detected my wireless network. Currently I am connecting using a cable.
The card is Qualcomm Atheros AR5007 802.11b/g WIFI Adaptor.

I am trying to do a Google search on this issue, is it me but is this device not compatible with Windows 8 despite Window 8 saying so? I have updated the drivers through Windows Update, but it still can't find my Wireless network even though Windows 7 did originally before my upgrade.

A:Wireless network card not finding my wireless network ?

I have done a diagnosis and here's what it says (if this helps)

Windows Network Diagnostics
Publisher details

Issues found

Problem with wireless
adapter or access point
with wireless adapter or access point
Not fixed

Investigate router or access point issues


Reset the wireless adapter


Issues found
Detection details

Problem with wireless adapter or
access point
Not fixed

Investigate router or access point

If you're
connected to a hotspot or domain network, contact the network administrator.
Otherwise: 1. Unplug or turn off the device. 2. Once all of the lights on the
device are off, wait at least 10 seconds. 3. Turn the device back on or plug it
back into the power outlet. To restart a router or access point that has a
built-in battery, press and quickly release the Reset

Reset the wireless adapter


Network Diagnostics Log

File Name:

Detection details


Diagnostics Information (Wireless

Details about wireless connectivity diagnosis: Information for connection being diagnosed Interface GUID: ce41e296-363d-406b-a232-35fcd0cc7e33 Interface name: Atheros AR5007 802.11b/g WiFi Adapter Interface type: ... Read more

Read other 1 answers

I have been having issues with my the Linksys Wireless card I installed in my Desktop computer for some time now. For some reason the connection just drops, but it still says I am connected. I leave a dos window open to watch as it happens by pinging the router. All of the sudden it will say "request timed out", but the icon shows that it's still connected to the wireless network.

I have tried just about everything to overcome this but nothing seems to work. Rebooting the router will allow it to work for a few minutes and then it times out again. Sometimes it will continue timing out, sometimes it will reconnect and sometimes it will says limited or no connection. Sometimes hitting repair will do the same thing...make it work for a few moments and they down again.

I have 4 other devices that connect to that router wirelessly and they have no issues at all, so I'm not prepared to blame the router. I noticed that my desktop's event view shows this entry frequently:

“The system detected that network adapter” Linksys...PCI Adapter – “Packet Scheduler Miniport was connected to the network, and has initiated normal operation over the network adapter”.

Would seeing this event frequently not indicate that the card was dropping often and coming back up?

I'm pretty much ready to run a 50' ethernet cable to the computer, but I thought I'd check with you guys first before I completely give up on the wireless card.

A:Wireless card says it's connected to my wireless network, but I cannot ping router

Read other 8 answers

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.

Read other 1 answers

My rig uses a Centrino Advanced-N 6230 wireless mini half-card. It reports the correct name except within the wireless network list. Instead of 6230 it reports 6320. I searched the registry to see if I could find the error, but nothing found. It's only a nuisance, and a minor one at that. Anyone else seen this? Any way I can correct it? See image below:

A:Network card name reporting incorrectly in wireless network list area

Can only suggest you may not be using the latest wireless driver, but if you are, it must be a typo in the signature file written into the card's firmware which can only be changed by the manufacturer and may be noticed by them in the next release.

If its working, I wouldn't loose any sleep over it.

Read other 1 answers

My google searches are being redirect to various sites and i receive a error message saying "dell wireless wlan card has stopped working" but im still using my wireless internet just fine. They both started acting up after an ill advised download from a bit torrent site. I scanned my computer with malwarebytes and it found some infections but did not do anything for me, then i scanned with avg anti-virus and it found nothing. (malwarebytes and avg anti-virus are the only anti virus software i have and are both fully updated)

My computer is a Dell Inspiron 1501 with Windows Vista Basic
AMD Athlon 64 x2

Whenever im redirected i get 1 of 2 images in the address bar (see attachment)

A:Google redirects + Dell Wireless WLAN Card Wireless Network Controller stopped working and was closed

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Please download OTL from following mirror:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedIn the upper right hand corner ... Read more

Read other 2 answers

I migrated my installation from my laptop so save reinstalling a million apps again. All went as well as can be expected.

One thing I haven't been able to sort is that I have the "airplane" icon in the notification area and my desktop doesn't actually have a wireless card. If I move the mouse over the icon I get a message "wireless communications turned off".

Is it possible to change this back to the standard network icon?

Read other answers

Hello, Basically I want to find a way to use my Alltell wireless USB modem card to provide Internet access to 2 computers. We have a cradelpoint router that accepts a USB wireless card but we do not want to use this router because we live in a very rural area and the router makes slow internet speeds even slower and with the router we loose the internet connection frequently and have to disconnect then reconnect at least once a night.

We want to set this up but do not know how, can you help?:
1. Plug the wireless usb card into one of the computers and have that computer then connect to a switch or hub so all the other computers can communicate with it. Then enable Internet Connection Sharing on the computer with the Altell card. This will basically turn the computer into a NAT server which will allow it to communicate with all the other computers with internal IP addresses and translate requests/responses to the Internet.

Do I have to buy a switch or hub? how do I add the IP address in - I am lost in trying to set this up!!

A:Using an AllTell wireless card to make a wireless network?

Here are details if the computer with the mobile wireless card is running a Windows OS: Using ICS (Internet Connection Sharing).

Unless the router is defective or you are not positioning it well I can't think of any reason why it would slow the not-very-fast wireless connection. What do you get with something like speedtest.net with the card in a computer and what do you get using the router with only that same computer connected to it?

A hub is half duplex so can slow a network with multiple computers the same way Wi-Fi does, so best to use a switch. If the router you have has enough ports to connect all your computers you can use it as a switch.

Read other 1 answers

Our internet service provider updated our internet speed from 100mbps to 1000mbps for no extra cost. We had a Netgear n150 wireless router but it wouldn't support the 1000mbps speed. We were told we needed to upgrade to a r6300 netgear router which is capable of 1000mbps. Now were are told we need to install an ethernet PCI network card or a network adapter. I am told we have to have a 2.0 port for the network adapter to work. It would be cheaper for us to install the internal Ethernet PCI Card, my problem is I don't know which one to buy. I know we need one that is rated 1000mbps, are these universal or will we have to buy one that fits each brand of computer?

A:Wireless Network Adapter or Ethernet PCI Network Card

Read other 13 answers

I'm trying (desperately) to set up my network on Windows 7, but have hit a bump in that it just cannot find my network.

I checked Device Manager to see if the card was found - it was with a troubleshoot exclamation point on it.

I removed the card, used the installation disc and am not able to get very far. After the install (after which nothing happens), I click on the Belkin Wireless Networking Utility icon on the desktop and it says "missing shortcut: searching for Belkinwcui.exe", after which I get a window saying "The item Belkinwcui.exe that this shortcut refers to has been changed of moved, so this shortcut will no longer work properly".

That exe file isn't anywhere in my computer, searching through Explorer. In fact, in the Belkin install folder (Program Files (x86) -> Belkin ->FSD8001v1...) there just looks like maybe a driver (AegisE5.dll) and an application (AegisI5) that doesn't run.

My next choice, I guess is to take my PC upstairs and line it into my modem/base station directly, but I'd rather not move it.

Am I missing something? Why won't this work? How come I can't install my Wireless Card?

Please help, if you can. Thanks.

A:Cannot Setup Wireless Network (Belkin N1 Network Card)

I'm experiencing an almost identical issue. I had the same problems with the installation disc. After multiple install / unistall / restarts I was able to get the client installed. However, when I click to open the .exe nothing happens.

On top of that, the system is not recognizing the card. I tried all 4 PCI slots with no success.

I installed this same card (same model, different physical card) on a pc running xp sp3 very easily. Since that was so easy I bought another card for my windows 7 machine.

However, I was lazy and didn't do any research. Before I came upon this forumn I found a couple of google links saying this card was incompatible with vista (therefore incompatible with w7?).

Any else out there get this card working?

Read other 9 answers

Hello all. I came across this website and forum through searching for this problem. I've come across similar problems but they all either end with the person taking their computer to a shop or it goes unsolved.

Here is the issue:
My computer (Dell Vostro 1500 with Windows XP) will not detect the wireless network we have here at home. The wireless card is an Intel Pro Wireless 3945ABG. The laptop has a light that shows if WiFi is on or not. Whenever I turn on the laptop, the light is usually on but not detecting any wireless network (either ours or someone else's).

-This started happening about three weeks ago. There was no damage to the computer. I reformatted the laptop and reinstalled all the drivers but the problem persisted.
-Turns out one of our cats had thrown up on the router we had at the time so I figured that was the problem and waited until we got another one.
-The new one came yesterday and everything was working fine. A couple hours later the problem resurfaced.

I rolled back the driver thinking maybe that was the issue but apparently it wasn't. I tried uninstalling the wireless card and reinstalling. The only thing that accomplished was deleting the profile I had on there. I've tried the simple repair option but that hasn't worked.

I know the router is broadcasting a signal because everyone else in the house is getting the connection.

Here is what is displayed when I do the IPCONFIG/ALL in CMD:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.... Read more

A:Wireless card won't detect wireless network

Read other 9 answers

Hello, seem to be having a rather serious issue with my laptop lately. It seems to be occasionally going through a sort of crash. First it "stutters", locking up, unable to move the mouse, if audio is playing it will loop. Then it just resets itself, as if crashing. There's been no consistency on to what causes it, or how often. Playing a Youtube video, running a virus scan, trying to reinstall the network driver, or even just trying to open up the network center in control panel. Sometimes it will go ten minutes, sometimes a couple hours before resetting itself. When it comes back, I no longer have any wireless network capabilities, and the network driver is missing. The icon displays a box, rather then a wifi symbol, with a red 'x', and says "No connections available". Resetting it again seems to fix it, but some times it takes a a few tries. And sometimes it seems I lose just my wireless network capabilities, without a crash (something that happened while writing out this post). The icon stays a wifi symbol, but with a red x. No one else in my household is having any issues, and my phone connects just fine. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the wireless driver, but that doesn't seem to work. I reset the modem, of course, but that didn't solve it. I ran a diagnostic with the Dell Support Assist, but it said it passed and detected no issue. Only solution I've found seems to be to restart it, and hope it takes a while before it ... Read more

Read other answers

Hi im using a dell studio that i just reformatted with windows vista ultimate 32bit. i went to dell.com and registered my service tag giving me access to every exact driver i need for my computer which all installed perfect. to access the internet i used a netgear USB card so i could get my drivers including my wireless driver. my wireless card driver installed but when i unplugged my netgear usb i cant get my laptop's internal wireless card to work. the card is enabled and working but if i click to find a network nothing shows up as if i didn't have an internet card. if anyone has any suggestions please help me

thank you,

A:Need help getting my wireless card to work!!

Read other 6 answers