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Q: Connecting a wireless adapter to a Bluetooth device.

I couldn't figure out which sub forum to put this in so I just picked the one that is for my PC's OS. What I'm wondering is if it's possible to connect my PC's wireless adapter to a Bluetooth device, such as a speaker, and use it to play the computers audio through. I recently had my speakers stop working and had to throw them away. Since then I've been using ear buds to hear but I'd really like to have a speaker. So I have this Bluetooth speaker but my computer doesn't have a Bluetooth adapter. So I'm wondering if it's possible to use my wireless adapter instead. Probably a dumb question, but I figured I'd ask anyway.

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A: Connecting a wireless adapter to a Bluetooth device.

Different protocols.

You can get a BT USB dongle for $10 or less.

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I couldn't figure out which sub forum to put this in so I just picked the one that is for my PC's OS. What I'm wondering is if it's possible to connect my PC's wireless adapter to a Bluetooth device, such as a speaker, and use it to play the computers audio through. I recently had my speakers stop working and had to throw them away. Since then I've been using ear buds to hear but I'd really like to have a speaker. So I have this Bluetooth speaker but my computer doesn't have a Bluetooth adapter. So I'm wondering if it's possible to use my wireless adapter instead. Probably a dumb question, but I figured I'd ask anyway.

A:Connecting a wireless adapter to a Bluetooth device.

Different protocols.

You can get a BT USB dongle for $10 or less.

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how do i get these to work together one computer has the qwest modem the other the usb and i want to have a wireless connection for internet but they dont connect and see eache other
 

A:Solved: Bluetooth 2.0 usb adapter class 1 and qwest wireless modem w1000 adapter

Does the bluetooth adapter recognise the modem but can't connect?
 

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Passcode of device when connecting via Bluetooth,

I wanted to connect my laptop (sony with windows 8) with tablet GPS (lieca CS25with windows7) but the system requires the passcode (attached).


I couldn?t figure out how to find out the Passcode of the GPS (lieca CS25with windows7)? Can this be found by windows 7?

Thank you

Best

Jamal

A:Passcode of device when connecting via Bluetooth,

If you read the link it mentions:Double click the device you want to connect to and wait while a connection is established. You will be presented with a passcode that you must either verify as being the same on the other device (most likely if you are connecting to another computer), or enter the code on the device you are connecting to (most likely in case you are connecting to a phone).

The directions look easy enough but I personally haven't had a chance to work with Bluetooth so I can't test this out myself.

Forget Bluetooth Driver For Windows 8, Connect & Manage Devices Easily

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I have a Belkin USB Bluetooth adapter that uses the Broadcom's WIDCOMM manager, and I've installed it in Windows 7. I have bluetooth a device with has no visual output nor alphanumeric input, so I've added it with no pairing.

I have it connected to COM3, but when I try to send/receive information I get a warning that a bluetooth device is trying to connect, and asks me for a pairing key

How can I really have the device connect to a serial port, without having to pair it every time I want to transmit data?

A:Connecting to a Bluetooth device through the serialport

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i'm using IVT bluetooth device and i want to use it with nokia pc suite 6.41.but the pc suite cant work with the bluetooth.it show me 'OPEN MEDIA` error code.anybody pls help me.
 

A:Connecting Pc Suite with bluetooth device

Even i am facing the exact same problem. Can someone please help !!!
 

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i tried so many ways to connect my blue tooth to my laptop bt no way it way not acceptingplz respond to my complaint plz resolve my problem

A:problem with bluetooth not connecting with any device and sh...

Hi @santhoshbo, Welcome to HP Forums! I have read your post and wanted to help I understand that you want to use the bluetooth function on your laptop, but it does not connect. In order to better assist you, can you provide the prodcut number of your laptop?HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number? Which devices were you trying to connect with the bluetooth? Looking forward to your reply!

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Hello! I recently bought a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse. It's pretty good so far, but I've been annoyed by the fact that it's Bluetooth. This might make it handy when connecting to a laptop but that also means that I have to pair the device again every time I use it in another computer.

I am looking for a way to connect the mouse without going to settings then unpairing and pairing again the device. Could all that be done by a shortcut in the desktop (so I could assign it to one of my keyboard's macros)? Or just a faster way to connect again (through some type of utility perhaps).

Android is a good example of this. I put the mouse in pairing mode and the click on the mouse in the Bluetooth settings. No unpairing and pairing again. Really fast as well.

Thanks in advance!

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Lost my bluetooth adapter when I powered up my laptop this AM.  No icon in the tray, nothing in the device manager.  System info says it's there, and I updated the Intel software package for it, but still nothing.

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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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Alright I have been using my Xbox Wireless Adapter to connect my computer to the internet for over a year and for some reason it just isn't working anymore. Back when it worked if I unplugged it an plugged it in in the tray it would say it is connecting. Now it doesn't say anything at all it's as if it isn't recognizing anything in the Ethernet slot.

Would appreciate some help getting this working again.

A:Wireless Adapter Not Connecting?

I am clueless as to what is wrong, I thought maybe it was the adapter so I put it up on both my brothers computer and it connected them fine. So I took my brothers adapter and put it on mine still nothing. When it used to work you would plug it in and it would have the internet icon in the tray saying it's connecting then it would connect and go away. And then when you unplugged it it would say "Network Cable Removed", now when I plug it in it doesn't do or say anything and when I unplug it it doesn't do anything either. My router is upstairs and I don't feel like carrying everything to see if it will detect straight from the modem.

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I recently updated to windows 10 but the Bluetooth is not working properly. It doesn't connect to my phone to playing music on my laptop.  I've uninstalled and deleted the driver from device manager and then reinstalled the driver from Dell's official site several times but nothing works. My windows 10 OS is up to date with anniversary update.

A:Dell Inspiron 15 3521 Bluetooth is not connecting as audio device to my phone after Windows 10 upgrade

Hi vipin yadav,
Thanks for posting!
Please go to the drivers and downloads page and insert your service tag so that the website can determine what exact drivers you need for your system.  Scroll down to the network section and locate the wifi/bluetooth driver you need.  Information here can assist you with the proper installation.  Thanks.
Regards,Robert

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Computer specs:
Microsoft Windows XP
Media Center Edition
Version 2002
Server Pack 2

Toshiba
Satellite
Intel(S) Core(TM)2 CPU
T5500 @ 1.66GHz
1.66GHz, 1.99 GB of Ram

Extras: Internet is cable from Comcast. Using a Modem+Router in 1. Wireless Surfboard Gateway SGB 900 Motorola.

Two to three weeks ago I had a problem where I couldn't access the internet because my network adapters weren't being found even though they are installed (both ethernet and wireless adapters not found). Okay, sometime when like a day later, I managed to somehow fix the Ethernet adapter LAN and I was able to get on the internet. Two weeks later (present day), I try connecting to my Wireless adapter yet it said the same error when I had the LAN problem aswell. I have unplugged the cables to my computer and turned the switch on my computer to activate wireless mode. With that said, I have also right-clicked the connection my taskbar and click connect. It would say "Connecting to wireless network" then it would say "The following.... couldn't be completed: Connecting to wireless network". So I'm like W T F? On my start menu, I have the Intel PROSet/Wireless thing in my All Programs. When I opened it up, it said "Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Software was unable to detect a supported wireless adapter. Please install a supported adapter". Usually my Motorola adapter would be in the lists. Last thing, I right-clicked the wireless network and click "View Ava... Read more

A:Laptop not connecting to wireless adapter

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Hello,
bought a new Belkin N150 wireless adapter, installed it on an emachines desktop running Windows 7 and the light is on. The computer sees it but I am unable to view any networks, including my own. I called Belkin and they said that there is something wrong with my computer. I tried the adapter on my laptop and it works fine. When I open "networking" and right click the adapter, click "connect/disconnect", the window that usually shows the available networks opens but says "not connected/ no connections available". Is there a setting I need to change?

A:[SOLVED] Connecting with wireless adapter

Are you using the Belkin software to connect with your wirless network or are you using Windows? Did you download the latest driver?

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Hi,

I'd been having problems with my wireless connectivity through my laptops internal wireless adapter, so I decided to buy a USB wireless adapter instead.

It is an Edimax EW-7711UAn, Wireless nLite USB Adapter. I am using it on Windows 7.

I have installed the software on to my computer, and it has found all accessible connections. Under the Network and Sharing Center on Windows, it shows my network as connected to the internet, at full strength.

However, when i go to use the internet I get an error message on firefox, saying there is no connection. Clearly the adapter is picking up the signal, but for some reason it won't let me use the internet.

Anyone know the problem?
Thanks.
 

A:Trouble connecting with new USB wireless adapter

Try these simple tests.

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:

NOTE: For the items below in red surrounded with < >, see comments below for the actual information content, they are value substitutions from the previous IPCONFIG command output! Do NOT type <computer_IP_address> into the command, that won't work. Also, the < and > in the text is to identify the parameters, they are also NOT used in the actual commands.

Do NOT include the <> either, they're just to identify the values for substitution.

IPCONFIG /ALL

PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>

PING 74.125.45.100

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.

<computer_IP_address> - The IP Address of your computer, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above. (For Vista/Win7, the IPv4 Address)

<default_gateway_address> - The IP address of the Default Gateway, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<dns_servers> - The IP address of the first (or only) address for DNS Servers, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

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I bought a desktop without a wireless card installed and wish to connect to my OPEN 625W wireless router. I bought a Belkin USB adapter and installed it as instructed but could not get it to connect, even though I could connect wirelessly to my old laptop which has a network card. I uninstalled the driver and reinstalled it, then spoke to the Belkin help desk at length without success. I took it back to where I purchased it for a refund and bought a Freenet Antennas UltraUSB which arrived today. I again followed the install instructions to the letter but cannot connect to the router. The router is a mere 1.5M from the adapter aerial. I have the ethernet cable connected but when it is removed it says I am disconnected from the router but I can view the available SSID. The adapter light flashes rapidly for a few seconds then slows right down, like it wants to connect but can't. I have set the router to use WPA Personal security. Can anyone help me work out why the adapter won't connect?
 

A:Problem connecting to wireless AP via USB adapter

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I have a Netgear WN111 wireless adapter on my PC. Since installing Windows 8.1 it doesn't connect automatically to the router. The PC says there are no connections available, so I can't even click on the router to try to connect. If I pull the adapter out and push it back into the USB port it connects automatically. Also, when I switch the PC off, the LED on the adapter continues to flash, so I have to pull it out and plug it in again to stop that. I've tried troubleshooting, compatibility check, reinstalling the driver and uninstalling the driver and getting Windows to install one itself. Any ideas please on how to fix these problems? Many thanks!

A:Wireless adapter not automatically connecting

It's quite an old Legacy Product (Even netgear sites shows it is as discontinued) , with Windows 8.1 , Microsoft dropped support for a lot of legacy item drivers.

It's just one of the many issues 8.1 brought with older hardware , unlikely there will be a fix , but you could try and see if you are using the most upto-date driver.

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Hello . Just a quick question: is it possible to use a wireless Xbox controller adapter as a universal Bluetooth dongle on my PC? I doubt that it will work, but its worth to ask.

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I have an HP presario v6000 with hp bluetooth latest driver installed ,but the silicon wave adapter when pluged it says the driver failed to be installed . appreciate any help

A:Silicon wave bluetooth wireless adapter Driver

I could not find your HP presario v6000, at HP the need some more information about your type to show which drivers to download.
Product search results

We like to help you ;-)

Best regards,

zx81

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Hi,
I have a Toshiba Equium A200,(from new some time back) however, i have had it updated with new 500mb drive etc! I also some time back installed Windows 7 home.
At first all was well, then a few months ago i noticed (upon star-up) that the network adapter was not connecting to my Belkin router? The Network & sharing centre tells me that it is connected, although the icon on the bottom toolbar shows a yellow triangle & reads No Internet connection?
I have to go through the same process evrytime to get connected, which usually takes approx. 5 mins That is to follow the Network/share centre's troublshooting help?
I have updated the adapter Driver, yet still the problem exists? Any ideas??
Many Thanks
Stesal
 

A:Wireless adapter not connecting to Router on start-up?

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

Also please show for the initial condition and for when you have achieved a satisfactory connection ...

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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i have installed a linksys wireless network adapter to a Win98 computer...when i check the network monitor its says that the adapter is inactive and has no connection to the accesspoint...i know the problem is not with adapter becaus i have exchanged it for another one. i've check the the status of it at the device manager i get a yellow exclamation point and it states that i cant find ndis.vxs, and ntkern.vxp. what can i do to fix this??? i've called the linksys company and they didnt help much.
 

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I got this wireless Linksys ae1000 adapter about 3 weeks ago on amazon and it worked fine for 2 weeks by connecting to the Internet and it had excellent connection then it stopped detecting my network. I tried updating it with the Cd and it said it was up to date. The computer is a Compaq presario and is about 14 years old. I looked in device manager and there were no ?s or !s in adapters. Please help!
 

A:Wireless Linksys ae1000 adapter not connecting!

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Hi,
I've just got NTl set up at our student house, with a wireless router (belkin) and am in the process of setting up wireless connections for all of us.
I have no problems connecting, I'm using a PCMCIA belkin adapter on a Windows XP SP1 laptop, on the other side of the house to the router and connection is fine and constant.
Today one of my housemates got their belkin USB wireless adapter
(they all have PCs, 2 are running XP, 1 is running 98SE.)
Once I installed it on their computer, (98SE) it picked up the connection straight away, but then a few seconds later lost the connection. (By the way the network is not secured at this moment, wanted to get it set up first). It spends most of the time scanning for a connection (the SSID's are matching) and every now and then connects for a matter of seconds. This computer is directly below where the router is in the room above.
I then installed it on another computer (XP SP2) in a room above the room where the router is, and the same thing happens, except the periods of connection are slightly longer, still no more than about 10 seconds.

I'm not sure why this is happening, whether it's maybe because it's such a cheap adapter (£25) and 'you get what you pay for', or whether there's some conflicting settings in these two computers.

I'm pretty familiar with computers but relatively a novice with networking.

Could anyone offer any suggestions?
Thanks!

Mike
 

A:USB wireless adapter not connecting to internet/router

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I am not able to connect wireless to the internet. It has been working for years. Then several computers in the house stopped connecting and our xbox 360. After a few weeks the other computers and xbox started working. Our main computer kept internet connection, the one hooked up to the router, but all the wirelss stopped working. Now my wirelss desk top will not connect. I get the networking SSD to come up, but when I click to connect it pings then says not connected. I have re-entered the key several times, tried to set up the home networking again. Was wondering if I uninstall my linksys adapter program and re-install if this will help. Can anyone help me. I do not want to buy a new adapter if I don't need to. What is strange to me is, all the wireless computers stopped working at the same time and one by one the others started to reconnect. I really don't know if I messed things up by trying to run set up wizard several times. Thanks for your help.
 

A:linksys wireless adapter and router not connecting

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I have a USB Linksys Wireless-G adapter that has been plugged into a USB port on the back of my Dell PC for a couple of years. Works great. When I use another USB plug on the front of the PC to connect a new Ipod Shuffle the wireless adapter becomes disabled. The Ipod appears to charge fine and Itunes starts up as expected. If I disconnect the Shuffle and try to enable the wireless adapter it fails. Only after disconnecting the Shuffle and rebooting the PC will the wireless adapter become enabled again. I've had several Ipod Nano's connected to the same USB port as the Shuffle with no problems at all. I'm trying to look into the IRQ settings. Does anyone have any ideas on this one?

Thanks.
 

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Hello there,  This is my first time posting here, apologies if I haven't chosen the right board!  I am having issues connecting my HP 15-ac109na laptop (Seen Here) to the Wireless Display Adapter I have just bought (Seen Here).  The adapter works with both my phone and my partner's phone perfectly without any issues (so we know that the issue is not with the adapter itself), but when I go to connect my laptop it refuses to work. I go to Action Centre > Connect, and the adapter ("MSDisplayAdapter_9F") is visible. When I click on it, one of two things happens: 1) It says "connected" for a brief 10 seconds (approx), then disconnects itself. When it is "connected" for those 10 seconds the screen on the TV doesn't change (just keeps saying "connecting to [laptop name]"). OR 2) The laptop says that it "couldn't connect", and the Wireless Display Adapter app on the laptop says "Connection failed. Try to connect again", but after what feels like six billion attempts it still isn't working. I have tried troubleshooting the issue and have tried various solutions (restarting devices, resetting the adapter, downloading the firmware - which was quite useless as it downloaded the firmware update to my laptop via the app and then said "connect to your adapter to update", which I obviously can't do right now! - making sure it wasn't blocked by the firewall, checking for updates and updating drivers on my laptop).&n... Read more

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Hello

im having a problem with my wireless n usb adapter with windows 7.

Now its been like this for a week and iv tried all sorts, normally i can fix it myself but this one i cant get around it.

My problem is when i use my main desktop pc, it will connect to the router which is a Belkin N Router and show a limited or no connectivity issue however then all my other devices that are connected to the router will disconnect and the router will disappear on the list.

I have tried two different routers + the virgin super hub and they all do the same. All my other devices work fine with them routers except for my main pc. I also tried using a different usb adapter to connect which was a different brand and that did the same thing with the router.

i've also reformatted my desktop and still get the same problem on a fresh install on first connect.
Im running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, problem however started happening on Windows 7 home edition.

If anyone knows anything on how to fix this issue then please enlighten me because im pretty stumped to what is causing this.

Thanks again
Zee

Edit ---

Works fine with WPA TKIP but the internet is then really slow. If i try and connect again with WPA2 then again it all hangs up.
 

A:Solved: Router disconnecting when connecting with wireless adapter.

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Hey guys, I have just received an older PC, the low profile Dell Optiplex GX150. I freshly installed Windows XP with Service Pack 3, and installed my new Belkin N600 Wireless USB adapter. It appears to have installed correctly, however I am having trouble connecting to my network. When I search for available networks, my network is shown. When attempting to connect, the screen gets stuck on "Acquiring Network Address", and after a few minutes the window closes without connecting. My wireless network is encrypted with WPA Personal and "TKIP or AES", and these settings are correct under the network settings in Windows. I know this computer has networking capabilities, because I am currently sharing my Laptops wireless access with an ethernet cable via a workgroup. I am having no trouble whatsoever connecting via the cable (I am currently using PC with issue to type this). I'm sure the adapter is windows XP compatible because the Box the adapter came in states Windows XP with Service Pack 3 is compatible. I've tried a lot of advise from other posts on various forums and still nothing. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel Pentium III processor, x86 Family 6 Model 8 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 253 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82815 Graphics Controller (Microsoft Corporation), 32 Mb
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A:Problem connecting to wireless network via Belkin USB adapter

I have just received an older PC, the low profile Dell Optiplex GX150. I freshly installed Windows XP with Service Pack 3Click to expand...

What's the "service tag" number and/or "express service code" number on that Dell OptiPlex GX150?

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That Dell comes with an Intel Pentium III processor and supports a maximum of 512 MB(256 MB X 2) of PC133 RAM.

Yours has only 256 MB of RAM, so it's not going to run like a turtle. It's going to run like a snail or bog down.

It has only a 20 GB hard drive with an actual capacity of 19.12 GB, so it's not going to take it long to run out of free space.

That Dell is a "dinosaur" and isn't worth spending money on.

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Have you installed the driver software for that Belkin N600 USB wireless adapter?

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For quite some time my linksys wireless g notebook adapter hasn't been connecting to the Internet at all.
I go to my Internet options and my house's Internet router doesn't show up.
I remember a long time ago I was clearing space on my computer because its and old one and it runs slow
Because I don't have much memory and I might have accidently deleted the linksis progam / installation.
And I have no way of re-intalling it. I think the only way of re-installing it is using the linkage disc but I
lost it in some boxes packed in storage. Any ideas? I realy could use the help.
 

A:Linksys Wireless-G notebook adapter 2.4 not connecting to internet.

lets see a device manager screen shot
with the adapter connected to the PC
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Device Manager
Post back the results in device manager
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

how to access device manager for different windows versions
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000833.htm

windows key and pause Key should open to allow device manager to be seen,
on a laptop you may need to use windows key + FN key + Pause Key

if this does not work then

Windows 7 or Vista
Click on the Start Orb
In the Start Search box type
device manager and then press enter

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Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} >
windows 7
start > control panel> System and Security> Device Manager
network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
are there any ! ? or X
post a screen shot of the device manager - network adapters

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.
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ok heres the story. i have a windows 2000 computer as a host computer for a cable connection. im using a SBV5120 cable modem from motorola. i am connecting this connection to a Linksys wireless-G broadband router and then connecting a direct line from the router to the computer.
now i have to setup 2 wireless adapters also from Linksys onto 2 desktop computers using windows XP. for some reason the connection will only work for abou 5 minutes and then get completely cut off. the only way i can fix it would be to go to the router and hit the reset button but i dont want to keep doin that for every 5 minutes.. is there any way that i can fix this. maybe theres a problem with using a windows 2000 computer to host the internet?
 

A:i have a problem with a linksys wireless adapter connecting to the internet

go to the vendor's site and update your firmware
 

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I have a USB Linksys Wireless-G adapter that has been plugged into a USB port on the back of my Dell PC for a couple of years. Works great. When I use another USB plug on the front of the PC to connect a new Ipod Shuffle the wireless adapter becomes disabled. The Ipod appears to charge fine and Itunes starts up as expected. If I disconnect the Shuffle and try to enable the wireless adapter it fails. Only after disconnecting the Shuffle and rebooting the PC will the wireless adapter become enabled again. I've had several Ipod Nano's connected to the same USB port as the Shuffle with no problems at all. I'm trying to look into the IRQ settings. Does anyone have any ideas on this one?

Thanks.
 

A:Connecting Ipod Shuffle disables wireless network adapter

About all I can suggest is a USB "cleanup"

First set a System Restore point and test it: start > run: msconfig > Launch System Restore.

The standard approach to these problems is to remove all the USB devices in the Device Manager and let Windows reinstall them. But there is a special technique to it.

I am uploading a registry patch you will need to download, unzip and run. Confirm the merge to the registry.

http://forums.techguy.org/attachments/100544d1173412107/usbghosts.zip

It is the patch described in JohnWill's note here:

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/449735-usb-problem.html#post3435808

Once you have installed the patch, follow the rest of his instructions.

Note: in some cases Windows does not have the proper install path for the information files required. If the New Hardware Wizard prompts you for an install location, point it to:

c:\windows\INF

This is a hidden directory, so you will need to have "show Hidden Files" enabled in Folder Options > View to see it.
 

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I'm trying to connect to the internet on another PC (on my desktop, not this laptop I'm sending this request on). I know my network is working OK, because I'm on it now (on my laptop), but the Realtek adapter is not connecting on my destop PC. Can anyone help?
 

A:Solved: Realtek RTL8188 Wireless Adapter not connecting to my home LAN

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I have the same problem.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\Gel>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Gel-HP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : local.tld
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : local.tld
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 2C-41-38-59-9C-18
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.15.206(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, December 26, 2012 10:36:46 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, December 27, 2012 12:22:31 AM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.15.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.15.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.15.1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 60-D8-19-96-F9-94
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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A:Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter not connecting to wireless internet

i have moved your post to a thread of your own

you have a valid IP from the Ethernet connection - does that work OK ?

can we have some details - make and model of router and if separate make and model of modem

if its a wireless issue post an xirrus screen shot
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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx
Direct link to the program is here http://info.xirrus.com/Wi-FiInspectorConfirmation.html

{If the above link does not work heres another link http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_download/fid,77196-order,4/download.html}

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You need will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not have windows 8) but, it would appear that, When you first try to run, you may get a message that .... Read more

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Hey i just bought a netgear wireless adapter and i have been haveing problems with it. For no reason at all i will sometimes just not beable to connect to my router. It can be any where betweem 15 mins up to the last time it happened an entire day that it will stay unconnected. Also it is finding my router and i see it under the wirless connection list it just will not connect to it. Then when i try to have windows find the problem it says something like windows is not recieving information from router. Then it says it can be a low signal problem. Well that cant be since it dosent matter if my router is right next to computer or downstairs i sill get the same effect of having and loosing internet. My OS is vista and my router is a westell. Any help will be very appreciated considering this is very annoying not knowing how long i will have access to the internet and on top of it not knowing how long untill i will have it again.
 

A:Solved: Having very annoying problems with wireless adapter randomly not connecting

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hello, I try to connect to my router but i get error "Problem with wireless adapter or access point". The router and computer find eachother:

MyFileShare.net - router.jpg

It also finds my phone (android in the image above) which it works on.

I have tried this: Problems with Wireless Adapter?
and I have tried disabeling other network related things in the device manager but nothing works.

Please help.

A:Connecting to router: Problem with wireless adapter or access point

Please could you provide more detail on this?

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I think the screenshot says it allnotice the red x at the right-bottom

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Hi,
Just a while ago, i downloaded a set of wireless drivers for my Dell inspiron N5110 laptop computer. I restarted the computer but no wireless icon showed up in the system tray. So off i went to the Device manager - Network adapters and then No wireless adapter found.
If the adapter is disabled, how can you turn it on? I tried the fn+F2 hotkeys but no change.
I need Help asap.
Thanks a lot.
King
 

A:No wireless adapter in device manager.

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Hi, my Wireless adapter is not in Device Manager. Currently im using Hp pavilion tx1000. Recently, I have formated my laptop, and i cant get my wireless work installed. I have been to hp website to get the latest wireless setup to install, but it still not able to function.
Even if I turn off and on again my wireless device, the laptop cannot detect my wireless adapter and make auto installation. The wireless is Broadband 802.11. Is that my wireless adaptor hardware get spoiled? I have tried a lot of wireless setup, but it still not able to work. Any suggestion my friend..

A:Wireless adapter not in Device Manager

Originally Posted by Likshen


Hi, my Wireless adapter is not in Device Manager. Currently im using Hp pavilion tx1000. Recently, I have formated my laptop, and i cant get my wireless work installed. I have been to hp website to get the latest wireless setup to install, but it still not able to function.
Even if I turn off and on again my wireless device, the laptop cannot detect my wireless adapter and make auto installation. The wireless is Broadband 802.11. Is that my wireless adaptor hardware get spoiled? I have tried a lot of wireless setup, but it still not able to work. Any suggestion my friend..



Hi,
Have you gone into device manager and choose view
"all hidden" ?

Can you see your adapter? as in pic I posted
If so, uninstall and reboot

also, here is a way to contact HP Contact HP - Phone assistance

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Hello,after installing a slightly newer update for my wireless driver it stopped connecting to my wireless network. I tried rolling back to the older verison,still refused to connect. I reinstalled the older version,but it still continues to not connect. I tried deleting the network profile and making a new one,but it still won't connect. The only way it will connect to the internet is via a hooked cabled. My specs are as follows. Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: AMD E-300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 20 Model 2 Stepping 0 Processor Count: 2 RAM: 1642 Mb Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics, 384 Mb Hard Drives: C: Total - 281130 MB, Free - 239895 MB; D: Total - 19849 MB, Free - 2154 MB; E: Total - 4055 MB, Free - 1106 MB; Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3577 Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Solved: Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter not connecting to wireless internet

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My wireless adapter disappeared from my H Pavilion g6 laptop.  
 
Hardware ID == ACPI\VEN_HPQ&DEV_0004

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The Intel (R) Dual Band Wireless - AC 7260 Disappears under the Device Manager -> Network Adapters but I can see this disabled from the menu View -> Show Hidden Devices -> when i right click and vie the properties i see the following message unders the Device status Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45)To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer.

A:Wireless Adapter - Disappears under the Device Manager -> Ne...

Hi, Please try the following fix FIRST:    http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03540049 From: Opening Device Manager to view error codes down or use the following fix:     https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/kb/310123 For code 45, you may need to open your machine to reseat (not reset) the card. Regards.

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Hi all,

So I bought and custom/home built a pc based on the 3xs radius p55 bundle (pre overclocked i5 760). The motherboard is a Asus P7P55D-E, i have 4gb Corsair RAM, a 1GB Palit overclocked GTX460, 1TB Samsung spinpoint HD. I'm Running windows 7 (64bit) professional.

It's been working well until recently when a quirk developed.
USB devices that I plugged in would make the requisite noise, but would not necessarily function properly. The first instance was my mp3 player; windows media player would not recognise it, yet I could still charge, load files manually etc. I assume this was the first sign of the problem. It may be unrelated I suppose.

Lately, my USB wireless mouse/keyboard would occasionally drop out, but replugging in would solve the problem.

However, catastrophically, I unplugged my USB wireless adapter as I was doing something at the rear of my desk. On plugging it back in, I get the usual noise, it shows in the device manager, but I am unable to use it. I've tried a brand new alternate, and the same occurs. The power light flicks on, the noise occurs, and then the power light goes off. The device shows in the device manager, is registered as correctly working, the driver is installed, but again the wireless manager cannot 'see' the device. When I remove the device, I get the disconnect noise.

I have tried: re-installing the drivers, verifying that there are no (!) by the devices in the device manager, uninstalling all USB devices fr... Read more

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My laptop can no longer see the wireless adapter no matter what i do i have to use a wired connection which kinda defeats the purpose of  a laptopThe HP support assisant restarts it but i get a code 10It is availible to enable or disable it just isnt thereSo far i have tried1. Uninstalling all drivers and reinstalling2. Formatting the computer and having a fresh install with a new windows 10 load3. Resetting the Bios to deafault4. Updated the bios and reset it again5. reseated the wireless adapter by unplugging it and cleaning the port with compressed ait and plugging it in so far all of these have done nothing at all so any help to fix this would be greatly appreciated

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Acer Aspire 5315-2153 laptop,

After a fresh install of Vista on a brand new partition, (wiped Acer's e-recovery partition because it was corrupted and wouldn't work), certain drivers didn't show up in DM. I manually loaded the video adapter drivers and they worked fine. I went to Acer's website and downloaded the LAN drivers and installed the ethernet drivers and they worked fine. I assume that the wireless drivers were also in the LAN download files but there is no wireless adapter showing up in Dev. Mgr so I can't install drivers for a device that isn't showing up, can I ? (none in ipconfig /all either).
I had used a MS troubleshooting tool to find a wireless device and the only thing it found was my router.

Any advice appreciated on getting the onboard device to show up.
It is usually under Network Devices but only the ethernet card shows up there. Wireless worked fine before I loaded the new OS. (Maybe it had something to do with wiping the Acer recovery partition ?)

If it's pooched for good, I assume that it won't interfere with my just using an external pc card, correct ?
 

A:no onboard wireless adapter in device manager

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I bought a cheap, unbranded wireless adapter off the net, the chipset for which is REALTEK 8191.

The specification states - Data Rate: 802.11n up to 300Mbps (downlink) and 150Mbps (uplink).

Whenever I look at the status of the device, it either reports a speed of (more often than not) 135Mbps, or occasionally 150Mbps; yet a Netgear WNA3100 adapter that I have can report speeds of up to ~280Mbps when connected.

Is it likely that this Realtek adapter isn't really a 300Mbps device?

Thanks for your thoughts.

A:Is this Realtek wireless adapter really a 300Mbps device?

Manufacturers can play a lot of games with performance specifications. They specify 300Mbps but that would be achievable only under ideal conditions not normally seen in the real world. And as this is a cheap unit the specification may be highly optimistic.

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I have read the forums, and even reset the laptop to factory settings.  The only network adapter that shows up is Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller.  How can I access my wireless adapter to set it up?

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