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Wifi not working on ASUS laptop, LAN working fine

Q: Wifi not working on ASUS laptop, LAN working fine

ASUS Notebook G60Vx Series

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN
A few days ago my internet suddenly stopped working. I plugged in the ethernet cord and everything worked fine. Checking the properties in the device manager showed the device was working properly, I also tried resetting it to make sure it was enabled but it did not work.

Upon troubleshooting, the "Windows Network Diagnostic" said the problems was that the Wireless adapter was not turned on. Using the switch on the front of the laptop as well as the function keys does nothing. Usually a graphic pops up showing if the WiFi is on or off, changinging transparent to show the WiFi is disabled. Now when I turn the switch on it always appears transparent, effectively going from off to off

So I know the computer reads both the function keys and the switch on the front but both methods never actually turns the adapter on. I just finished a system restore and nothing has changed

Any help would be greatly appreciated thanks.

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A: Wifi not working on ASUS laptop, LAN working fine

Maybe the switch or adapter is defective. Some other ideas ...

Do you have an ASUS utility to also turn the wireless on/off? (I have an HP utility on one of my laptops that will individually control the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth if the physical switch is on.)

In Device Manager right click on the adapter - Properties - Advanced tab. Sometimes there is a Property in there that allows turning the adapter on/off.

If the card is easily accessible through a cover on the laptop's bottom remove and carefully and firmly replace the card several times to fix any potential looseness or corrosion problems.

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ASUS laptop use to show up connected to home wifi when ever turned on has stopped working in the last three days.
In the last three days and continuing.. if I want the WiFi connection on this laptop, I had to turn off my home router[WiFi] and then turn on. This will get my laptop on my home WiFi .
I have got all the latest updates for Win 7 on this laptop.
I tried to sign out of the WiFi and signed back but not resolved my issue with the connection.
Once get connected by turning off & on at the wall of my router, it works perfectly.

Can anybody advice me to resolve this problem.

A:Asus laptop requires turning off & on the router to get Wifi working?

Quote: Originally Posted by cabbage

ASUS laptop use to show up connected to home wifi when ever turned on has stopped working in the last three days.
In the last three days and continuing.. if I want the WiFi connection on this laptop, I had to turn off my home router[WiFi] and then turn on. This will get my laptop on my home WiFi .
I have got all the latest updates for Win 7 on this laptop.
I tried to sign out of the WiFi and signed back but not resolved my issue with the connection.
Once get connected by turning off & on at the wall of my router, it works perfectly.

Can anybody advice me to resolve this problem.

Sounds like you need a driver update for your Wifi Adapter i would go to the ASUS site and check if they have any updates for your particular machine

If that doesn't fix the issue you might need to do a system restore to where it was working also check if the protocol has been changed from Wifi to fixed connection

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My Dell inspiron 3542 laptop speakers are not working,but 3.5 mm jack is working fine.
Please help me out.

A:My Dell inspiron 3542 laptop speakers are not working,but 3.5 mm jack is working fine.

Hello.The problem could be either in the hardware or the software, so you need to test each. Perform the tests below -- it doesn't matter which one you do first.

To test the speakers, perform the Quick Audio Check in the ePSA test. If the speakers fail the test then they have failed or become disconnected. (Click the link for instructions on how to run the test.)

To test the software, switch between the Realtek audio driver and the Windows native driver. [This test assumes that your laptop has the Realtek audio driver. If you get to step 2 and do not see "Realtek High Definition Audio" then go to the Dell support page for your model and download the Realtek driver that Dell provides for the version of Windows that the laptop is running.]
1. Open the Device Manager (find it in the Control Panel, or type devmgmt.msc into the search box).2. Expand the "Sound, video & game controllers" and right click on "Realtek High Definition Audio".3. Select to "Update Driver Software".4. Click on "Browse my computer for driver software".5. Click "Let me pick from a list of drivers on my computer".6. Put a check in the box "Show compatible hardware" if not already checked.7. In the list of devices, click "High Definition Audio" (the native driver).8. Click "Next".9. On the Update Driver Warning box, click "Yes" (install the driver). 10. Restart the laptop if prompted. If not prompted,... Read more

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i recently boughta new laptop, 1gb ram, microsoft vista, 160 gb ram, core2 duo. i connected a microphone to the external jack. the speakers started making chirping kinda sounds and when i restarted no sounds were there but the headphones are working fine. thanks in advance.

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hi , i have hp 15 ac 122 tu notebook and it is having Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter. if i install ubuntu/ kali linux, centos(linux os) with all posible updates and versions , wifi inerface is not getting connected sometimes and if it gets connected speed is too slow. some times packets are not getting recieved on wlan0 interface. i want my system work fine on linux os , please help me out   

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Hello there I use OpenSuse 42.1 with none of the problems you describe.

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My PC works great most of the time. But...I wanted to install ASUS Smart Doctor on my PC and I get the error "GPU not detected" ! I have updated and cleaned and reinstalled my Graphics driver many times. When I check my "device mannager" it tells me my Graphics Card is installed and working properly ! So which is it ? I can ignore all this and go on about my bussiness, but like today, I got a BSOD because I tried to watch a video using the wrong player. It restarts fine and I can watch any movie I have on this PC, which is a lot. Its these every now and then problems that drive me crazy. Any suggestions ? Thanks,

A:ASUS HD6950/70 installed , working fine.Getting detection errors

Can you access CCC, what driver release are you currently using?

Furthermore, when you installed CCC did you get any installation errors/warnings?

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Hi all, first post here, I am simply stumped.

This issue is on my girlfriend's desktop PC. She's running XP, but I'm not sure which version.

- It connects to the Internet via EVDO Aircard. That connection is fine, rock solid (actually much better than my laptop with the same model aircard!)

- We have the Nintendo USB WiFi adaptor connected to another USB port, to share the established Internet connection with our Wii.

The problem is this:
The USB WiFi adaptor is stuck in Acquiring Network Address mode, after running just fine for a couple months!
- I have tried ipconfig/release and renew, I have tried going into the device manager and uninstalling/reinstalling that one thing.
- when I run ipconfig alone, the internet connection comes up with a normal result, but "Local Area Connection 4" (now 5 after the reinstall) comes up with all zeroes.
- when I try to "repair" the connection it gives me an error, I believe it says it cannot get an IP address. But I'm not looking for it to get an IP address - the Wii has a MAC address, and I would think the Nintendo servers would have given it an IP if it needed one, no?

I'm not a power user here, and all the solutions I've found in my search so far, I've either already tried or are over my head.

Anyone out there?

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I am using windows 7 and error 561 keeps coming up on home computer, wifi is working fine with other devices connected any help would be greatly appreciated

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Maybe one of the solutions will work.
Read both pages of the thread and try what seems to be the easiest solution to you.

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Yesterday, i upgraded my mobo from an abit kn9 sli to this Asus M2N Sli Deluxe Wifi edition. The first problem i encountered was during windows setup when it asked me to insert a disk called Nvidia network bus installation disc #1, which of course i didnt have. I clicked cancel, and the screen started acting up, but windows eventually installed. Everything works fine except the two lan ports. I went to the add hardware wizard and it says that the device cannot start (code 10). Maybe i need some drivers? i already installed all the drivers that came with the mobo cd. I'm lost for ideas.

A:Asus M2N Sli Deluxe Wifi Lan not working

nevermind... i was able to make the system detect the LAN by uninstalling it. maybe there were two installations..?

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Been struggling with my office wifi for sometime now. It works on my Windows 10 laptop with a LAN cable but doesn't work on wireless (constant disconnection, sometimes just wouldn't connect, sometimes it would connect and show internet access but internet wouldnt work). It works effortlessly on LAN and even wifi on my phone and other devices in the offices.

Request your help.


Laptop - Windows 10
Modem - D-Link DSL-224 ; ADSL/VDSL

ipconfig/all -

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Ethernet:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : domain.name
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 04-7D-7B-B7-D6-12
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 4:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 12-68-9D-FD-87-7D
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Ethernet 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Apple ... Read more

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wifi switch on asus k55v not working. it used to work just fine till yesterday but when i tried it today the switch didnt work.the wifi is working though i just have to troubleshoot the network and sharing and it applies a fix to switch on wifi adapter then it works but the function-switch(f2) is not working

A:wifi switch on asus k55v not working

Hi gsk ... Welcome to Seven Forums ... Download the Function Key Software from the Asus website

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Dell Inspiron 15-5555 laptop screen brightness is low.almost like screen is black, but we can see the dell logo and windows signing in.What can be the issue?Since the display is touchscreen is there any inverter that can be replaced or the entire LED screen needs to be replaced? What are the steps to diagnose the issue?

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Today, while surfing the web my internet connection on my PC just randomly shuts off. I go check on my laptop and its normal. My WiFi says that I am connected to an Unidentified network with no internet access. So i got frustrated and checked all the forums and nothing seemed to work. So i restored my computer to factory settings and I still got this problem. Does this mean my Wifi Card is bad? Is it a virus? as you can tell i'm not too computer savvy. I can see other networks fine but i just cant connect to mine! If anyone knows any solutions please help

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Laptop switching off while on charging but working fine on battery

A:Laptop switching off while on charging but working fine on b...

AS we havew properly understood your issue pleaseds perform these steps carefully : Uninstalling and reinstalling power management software in Windows:In order to correct problems with the battery's power management software, follow the steps below.1. Access the ?Device Manager? .2. Expand the Batteries category.3. Under the Batteries category, right-click the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery listing, and select Uninstall .WARNING: Do not remove the Microsoft AC Adapter driver or any other ACPI compliant driver.4. On the Device Manager taskbar, click Scan for hardware changes .Alternately, select Action > Scan for hardware changes . Windows will scan your computer for hardware that doesn't have drivers installed, and will install the drivers needed to manage your battery's power. Restarting Windows will have the same effect of letting Windows re-recognize the hardware and installing the correct drivers.If that doesn?t fix it, then shut down the computer, unplug all power cords, remove the battery, then depress the power button for 30 seconds. Replace the battery making sure all connections are solid, then plug in the power cord. Hopefully things are good.Hope this helps. Nitin singh guleria

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Hi, My Sony vaio VPCEB24EN was working good from last 5 yrs but few days back , when I was watching a tutorial video which was corrupted which forced to stop VLC and then Blue screen error showed up. My system has dual boot Win7 and 8.1 .but none of OS is loading and no Display at all..
On windows 7 it shows error : 0xc000000f.
A required device isn't connected or cane be accessed.
And on Windows 8.1 it shows
there is a strange thing ...after every 2-3 days the display works with lines and bars but OnLY for Once and if I turn off system or restart it again no display for 2-3 days. When display worked I used Command prompt to take backup and whole process done without any problem.But System doesn't boot even on Win7 and Win 8.1, I tried External output with HDMI but on external display it blinks, no idea whether its hdmi port or motherboard. When display doesn't shows up, fan works and so the HDD and wifi LEDs. Here no display means nothing at all, black like System is off.... but power light ,fan , all the LEDs are working. I tried swapping RAMs and press and hold power button method ,removed battery too, nothing worked. Plz reply if there is anyone who can help me here.

A:No display on laptop but fan and all LEDs are working fine

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Dear Friends,

I have a laptop IBM Thinkpad R50e, OS: Windows XP, sp3

The keyboard keys do not seem to be working fine, some keys on the left are fine and some keys on the right side like O type as 6 , I types as 5..

Temprorily i have connected a external keyboard to work...

Please Help..



The sysinfo shows as follows :-

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.50GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2038 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82852/82855 GM/GME Graphics Controller, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 18 GB (6 GB Free); D: 55 GB (26 GB Free);
Motherboard: IBM, 1834EQ1
Antivirus: Quick Heal Total Security, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled


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Hi - Using IBM T42 with External Monitor. When booting Win XP Home SP3, both monitors work, then laptop monitor goes blank. External monitor works fine. I have tried everything I can think of - resetting displays, changing ATI Radeon mobility 7500 driver, disconnecting external monitor, Function key combinations, booting in safe mode. Nothing works. But when the laptop boot starts, the laptop monitor works for a few minutes then shuts down. Seems like a switch is not working properly.
Any ideas as to how to solve this problem. And the laptop monitor was working fine until a few days ago, the last time I used it alone, i.e., separate from the external monitor.

Many thanks in advance.

A:Laptop Monitor Not Working External Fine

Being that the ibm t42thinkpad is an older model its very possible that the whole screen will need replaced as the ribbon cable, inverters, or backlights might have gone bad.replacing the whole screen might be easier to do than trying to find the individual parts needed.

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I recently got a new laptop.  I'm not sure if this problem has always existed on it, or if it is new.  However, I am noticing two things:
1.  If I try to go to my bank's web site (www.peoples.com) it will not load.  On Chrome it says ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED, on IE it says "The Page cannot be displayed" and on Firefox the tab spins as if it's loading but the page never comes up.  
2.  If I try to go to Staples Easy Rebates site, I get mixed results.  (URL: https://rebate.staples.com/staples/tracksearch.action).  On Chrome, I believe it errors out but the URL goes in a loop and tries to connect.  If I look at the URL I believe it is trying to redirect to an error page.  On IE I get the same issue.  On Firefox, the page loads.
On other machines, these pages load fine.  Thinking it could potentially be a router issue (bought a new router at a similar time), I brought this laptop to another location and had the same issues.  I've also run Malwarebytes and Anti-virus, etc.  At the moment, I don't suspect it to be that type of issue (but could be wrong).  
I believe the network/internet settings are the original default settings.  I didn't set any custom proxy servers or anything of the sort.  I tried searching the issue before creating this post, but since my problem is unique (at least to the two sites mentioned above) I couldn't find similar situations.  I'm at... Read more

A:Certain Web Pages Not working on laptop (work fine on other machines)

Hello, and Welcome
I am not sure this will work as you said you brought the laptop to another location.
Have you tried using different DNS servers? Use OpenDNS. Make a note of what servers if any are listed. You may have yours set to Auto. After changing the DNS to OpenDNS servers, remember to flush the DNS amd Web browser cache.
I am assuming you are using Windows 7.
What is the make and model of the laptop and what is the OS?

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When i plug in my memory stick at home and click on computer and on removable disk, it doesnt want to show me my files. The program quits responding and I have to take out my memory stick. Sometimes, it will show me my files but it won't let me access them. It will take forever to act like its loading and then it won't and "Computer" says it is not responding. Is it my device? I bought it Windows Vista compatible. I dont understand why I cant get to my files. After removing the stick so my computer will go back to being responsive, the program "My computer" will not recognize the device again. I have tried all my USB ports, they do the same thing. I have restarted my computer and it does the same thing. I need help!!!

>>>To Blind Dragon. I have no pop ups. I also use Norton Firewall Security.

>>>To jobeard, Windows Vista fails to uninstall USB devices on my computer. Also, when the program "My computer" freezes up, u cant do anything unless u remove the USB first bc it glitches the computer.

A:My USB isnt working with my laptop, but at school it works fine...

Obviously its not the device. It has something to do with your computer.

When you plug in the device just let it sit for a minute, vista should go and get the proper drivers/firmware for the device.

Watch you tray in the bottom right hand side of the screen. Does a box pop up when you plug in the device.

Do you have a firewall installed if so which one?

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I have an Hp625 running Windows 7 Basic 32 bit - I can play music through my laptops built in speakers without any problems, but when I plug headphones (or external computer speakers) into the headphone jack no sound comes through them (and simultaneously the laptop speakers go mute). My computer is dual boot with ubuntu, and this problem appeared when I upgraded my Ubuntu version - still, I know that the jack works as it is working fine in Ubuntu, and Im sure the problem is fixable within windows!

I have tried for HOURS to fix this problem, and attempted everything obvious, plus read many threads on similar topics. Please help. My computer is using the IDT audio control panel, and according to windows everything us up to date and fine. BUT ITS NOT PLEASE HELP.


A:My laptop speakers are working fine, but the headphone jack is not!

Are you experiencing the problem in windows or in ubuntu? Have you installed the sound driver for ubuntu when you upgraded your version of ubuntu. Have you updated the sound driver for windows?

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I have not noticed any strange behavior on my laptop (Window 7 Home Premium, 64-bit), no redirects, no pop-ups, nothing of the sort, I was just doing a full system scan with avast to keep an eye on things and happened to find the following: C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_64\Desktop.ini
I could not move it to the chest or repair it, access was denied. What do I do now? By the way, I ran TDSSKiller and that did not pick up on what avast did.
Thanks for the help!

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Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Up... Read more

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I've got a Dell laptop here that isn't functioning properly. I can't get this to work for the life of me! I am currently using this laptop with a different hard drive, it's the install on the SSD that doesn't work. I know that the quick fix would be to simply reload windows, but I don't want the quick fix.

Basically, laptop works with Windows 7 install on a hard drive, no issues. On the SSD, where the ONLY applications loaded are Office 2013 and Firefox (and all the latest updates), the internet does not work (I can ping yahoo.com and get a response, so DNS is fine). The problem persists on IE and Firefox. I have no AV software other than MSE, and the problem persists in Safe Mode w/ networking. The hosts file is clean. The internet worked on the computer just fine when I loaded it, I hadn't used the SSD in a while and when I popped it in, the internet wasn't working. I believe something is getting in the way of port 80, but I can't figure out what. I have disabled all startup applications and all nonwindows services. The computer does not have bonjour. I have cleared history/cookies to no avail. I can't find anything suspicious in the running processes. I can't seem to turn off the windows antimalware process to test that, though.

Any ideas?

A:Internet not working, windows update, ping, DNS, etc. working fine

I decided to run hijack this and found two BHO's. It's funny that on my new install that I used a handful of times, I have adware, but on this install that's been going for years, I have nothing. Oh well. So I had "Crossrider" and "Coupon Companion". I removed all traces of both, yet still no go. It looks like this managed to install itself on 12/2... which had to be damn close to the date that I bought the SSD, however, I had internet activity as recent as 12/26. Here's the log of what Coupon Companion did:

1354500268 -
1354500268 - --------------------------- Installer started ---------------------------
1354500268 -
1354500268 - appid: 4493
1354500268 - installername: 4493.exe
1354500268 - installertype: 12417
1354500268 - appname: Coupon Companion
1354500268 - publisher: 215 Apps
1354500268 - publisherid: 390
1354500268 - installerfullversion:
1354500268 - platformversion: 1
1354500268 - installerscriptversion: 24
1354500268 - bhoversion: 151
1354500268 - helperversion: 151
1354500268 - bhoguid: 11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011441193
1354500268 - scrambletoken: 8093c230043101303486692df6c812c4
1354500268 - Installing IE extension
1354500268 - Firefox extension is bundled
1354500268 - Chrome extension is bundled
1354500268 - CmdLine:
1354500268 - Function onInit started.
1354500268 - Read the OS: V7
1354500268 - App registry path: Software\AppDataLow\Software\Coupon Companion
1354500268 - srcid: 100086
1354500268 - subid: default
13545002... Read more

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I am not sure exactly at what point it happened but I recently found that the touch screen on my Elite X2 1011 was not working. The pen still functions normally. When checking the pen and touch settings I can only configure the pen settings and only "Pen support" is listed in view pen and touch settings. The touch screen used to work in both the original Windows 8.1 and then also after upgrading to Windows 10. There have been no error messages and the event logs do not seem to indicate any problems; it is as though the machine has just forgotten it is a touch screen. I have tried reinstalling drivers, reinstalling both Windows 10, and going back to Windows 8.1 to no avail. I really loved this little device but ease of use is cut rather drastically without the touch functionality. Has anyone else had a problem like this and have a solution? Any help at all is greatly appreciated.

A:Elite X2 1011 Touch screen not working/pen working fine

I guess it is safe to assume that this forum is not monitored at all by HP staff? Has no one seen this problem on their own devices?

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I am experiencing the exact same issue on the same machine after forceably being upgraded to Windows 10.  Did you get a solution?

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I just got a new Asus Transformer Laptop (Windows 8.1) and am having trouble with it even locating my wifi.

I can see other's that are in my area but not mine. My partner's Asus laptop can find it fine with no issues. There is no Ethernet cable point on the laptop either to try that. I have reset the computer, turned wifi on/off, restored that modem (netgear) back to factory settings to no avail. I am currently using my mobile phone as a personal hotspot and that recognised it quickly. I don't know why my laptop would need to do any updates given that I got it yesterday but it that a possibility??

I am not computer savvy in ANY way to please use simple terms.

It's so upsetting getting a new laptop and not being able to use it.

Please help!


A:New Asus Transformer will not recognise my wifi, others are fine

Probably your new laptop is trying to use only one or a limited number of wifi channels', whereas the netgear is using yet another. Try this http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-1848693/laptop-detect-home-wireless-netwrok.html
There are other links from that one on the same topic too.

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I accidentally unplugged my laptop while it was on. Now I can't get on internet. Internet connection says connected to DLink Speed 48 mbps Excellent Connected. It was working fine, now nothing. Called Comcast and they want to charge me cause I have a DLink router and not theirs. Any ideas here? Please?

A:Can't get laptop online, unpluged earlier when working fine, now nothing DLink router

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I started the laptopi connected mousse and laptop crashedi can't start it on againi have pressed the start button holding iti removed tge batterythe light of Fn the volunme mute and microphone remain on  on the keyboard but thelaptop died.. this is urgent i need tge laptop as it is a work business laptopi was connecting from home. Please help

A:Urgent help laptop Thinkpad can't turn on. It was working fine and when i was starting crashed

Good day and welcome to the community.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.Regards.

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I have a laptop (windows 10) that suddenly stopped accessing a number of different random websites, including this one... saying "server DNS address could not be found". Other websites, such as Facebook and yahoo, it still accesses. It does this on the chrome browser and the IE browser. The tablet I'm typing on right now works fine however, and accesses everything without problem. This morning both were working properly; this is a sudden development.

A:Cant access numerous sites on windows 10 laptop; tablet working fine

By the sounds of it your internet service providers main DNS servers are having issues or, network issues. It could be due to your ISP doing network maintenance on their part as well. What can you do? Well instead of using the ISP's DNS you can use a public Google DNS. Inside your router change the DNS to & However, I don't recommend that you permanently change them from your ISP.

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So my laptop has started to freeze a minute or two after start up even though it was working fine a few hours ago. I was sat talking to a friend over facebook chat when my laptop started 'screaming' with a really high pitched noise, I had to turn it off to stop it.

When I restarted it and booted it back up it said it was defragging something (it was a while ago and I cant remember what it said) after that I logged in and now it freezes after a couple of minuets.

I've tried system restoring it and using the built in memory repair and it still wont work. However once I disabled all the non microsoft services it boots up and doesnt freeze untill I try to open a program.

I can start it in safe mode but thats about it. I've spent the past couple of hours searching for a solution but can't find one, so ay help will be much appritiated

(I'm using my Xbox to access the internet at the moment but I can turn on my laptop incase anyone has a possible solution)

A:Sony VAIO laptop freezes after start up, was working fine a few hours ago

Try running Memtest86 a few times and tell me if any errors come up.

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I started the laptopi connected mousse and laptop crashedi can't start it on againi have pressed the start button holding iti removed tge batterythe light of Fn the volunme mute and microphone remain on  on the keyboard but thelaptop died.. this is urgent i need tge laptop as it is a work business laptopi was connecting from home. Please help

A:Urgent help laptop Thinkpad can't turn on. It was working fine and when i was starting crashed

Good day and welcome to the community.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.Regards.

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Hello again ,
I am really happy with windows seven but for one problem. Since installing win 7 my microphones both the internal and the 3.5 jack mic no longer work. I have used the search function here and it seems to me that many have had a similar problem. It seems that this could be a driver problem. Having said that I cannot see a mic in the harware list but to be honest i wouldn't know what to look for.

I have checked all the mic and sound settings
A search by Asus for a suitable driver showed that only one for Vista 32 bit is available. I have a disc with drivers (see attached) that was supplied with the lap top which originally had vista 32 installed.

My questions are :
Could this be a driver problem ?
Could try to install a vista driver ?
If so where do i look for this driver ( see attached list of folders )
any advice would be appreciated as I need the mic for university conference calls


A:Asus pro 80 laptop - mic not working

Hi scala,

Is that list of folders on the old Vista disc you mentioned? It's probably better to just get the driver online than try to pull it off the disc. If you are using Windows 7 Professional 32-bit then yes, try the Vista 32-bit driver. If you're using a 64-bit OS, well then try to find a Vista 64-bit driver. Let me know how it goes.


Windows Outreach Team

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I have sort of an odd problem. I have a desktop computer that is connect to the internet wirelessly. Everything works fine there. I also have an xbox360 connected to the desktop via an Ethernet cable. I use this connection primarily to stream movies from my computer to the xbox. Today in the middle of a movie the movie stopped playing and gave me an error saying xbox isn't connected to the computer any more.
I checked the physical connection and everything was fine. I looked at my desktop (running windows xp) and noticed my LAN connection wasn't properly running. It said I have limited or no connectivity. So I tried repairing it, renewing it, disabling and re-enabling it. Nothing worked. In fact I get this error: "An error occurred while renewing interface Local Area Connection : unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out."

I also noticed I have a 169.254.xxx.xxx IP address, if that helps at all:
EDIT: Forgot to mention I also reinstalled the driver for the LAN card.

A:Wireless working fine, Wired not working properly.

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Webpages are not loading in chrome browser but no such problem in firefox. I have tried changing the settings to default. I have tried unistalling and doing a clean install. Nothing works.
No issue in firefox browser though. Please help

A:Internet not working in chrome but working fine in firefox

Check the installed extensions in Chrome's settings and remove any you find.  If you still cannot go online, check the firewall.

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when ever i start internet explorer this msg appears

" Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage

Most likely causes:
You are not connected to the Internet.
The website is encountering problems.
There might be a typing error in the address."

i tryed going to other pages and it still doesn't load
and the internet connection is just fine

A:internet explorer not working but other browsers are working just fine

Hello and welcome to TSF

What firewall do you have?
Is this on every page or just a few? if it is just a few please name them.

Do you have these problems in any other browsers? Please try one of the below (both are free):


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My Asus laptop has a built in webcam like most newer laptops and comes with the LifeFrame software. Any time I launch it, it says the camera is in use by another program. This is not so. It used to work! Any suggestions?

A:Asus laptop webcam not working

I have an Asus N50Vn with Vista 64 and have the exact same problem. Have contacted Asus tech support, but have not gotten a response. From all the forums I visited, this seems to be a recurring problem. Please let me know if you find a solution\.

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I bought a 'VGA to Composite' cable, similar to the one here and connected this with another cable to my TV, so I have the VGA connection on my laptop connected to the yellow, red and white connections on the TV.

However, I can't seem to get TV-out working on my TV. I tried switching between the different AV channels on my TV, but still doesn't work. I have this Intel TV Wizard software installed on my laptop, I go through the wizard and select composite and my connection, but when I press 'Next', nothing happens... it doesn't go to the next step of the wizard.

Does anyone have any ideas of why I can't get it to work?

Many Thanks,

A:I can't get TV-Out working on Asus X5DIJ Laptop, tried everything!

i was looking at this yesterday on acouple of posts here I answered
to use the VGA output - you need tobe able to select TV out on the PC

I have this Intel TV Wizard software installed on my laptop, I go through the wizard and select composite and my connection, but when I press 'Next', nothing happens... it doesn't go to the next step of the wizard.
Click to expand...

I'm not sure what this does - but if its not going to next step - that maybe the issue - so we need to look into that

I tried switching between the different AV channels on my TV,Click to expand...

It should be one of those - do youhave make and model or perhaps a manual - it should tell which AV thos inputs are - it may even be labeled on the TV itself

you can get VGA to Scart, which may work by just using the F key to switch to VGA out

I have looked through the manual online at the asus site - nothing on how to set up composite on VGA

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ok I am typing this on a sticky note and then copying it and pasting this...the "S" key doesn't seem to want to work now about 30 minutes or so ago it was just fine but as you can see it works just fine on a sticky note but I go online and type something that requires the "S" key it comes out 0000000's and )))))))))))'s any idea why this is happening?? Now it's the "D" key as well and it just happened a few minutes ago

A:using win7 pro on asus laptop 's' key is not working how to fix it

I had an ASUS laptop and the keyboard was flakey on it, too. I wound up replacing the keyboard (which is sort of a hassle on a laptop).

What browser are you using on-line? is it ANY on-line site or just one specific?

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all the keys stop working, touch pad works. Any ideas?

A:Asus v1j laptop keyboard not working

Have the keyboard replaced...

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This is a long story people so bare with me. Just the other night a program on my ASUS Laptop called 'ASUS Live Update' recommended a few updates for my PC. I allowed the update, and once it was finished downloading all of the updates, it prompted me to restart my PC, so i did. When my laptop loaded up again it said that the update for my USB drivers did not install correctly, and from that point forward, NONE of my USB devices were working anymore. My PC would no longer recognize any USB device that i connected to my computer. I did some research and tried re-installing the drivers, but that didn't work. I tried Microsoft Fix It, that didn't work either. So i called up ASUS and they made me try a few things, and that didn't work either. After I tried everything, they said there is no other solution they can give, but to have me send in the Laptop for repairs, and they want to charge me $150 to get this fix, when it was their program that initially messed up my drivers. If somebody could please help me fix this, i am in desperate need. Thank you so much. -DJN

Heres a screenshot of my USB drivers in device manager: Gyazo - 1d6469496b838967fbd8986a97469de9.png

A:USB drivers not working on my ASUS ROG Laptop

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Do you have a restore point set before running the updates? Can you post a screenshot of Device Manager please. And get rid of that ASUS program, it's not worth the hassle.

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My asus laptop model number A540L
Had a bsod then the fan went into overdrive the laptop shut of and now the bottom of the laptop keeps getting hotter ond hotter

Plz tell me what is wrong and how to fix

A:Asus laptop stopped working

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Hi. I have an Asus laptop with Windows 8. I got it last August and until last week I haven't had any problems with it. Last week, my sound stopped working. It shows that the sound is up all the way on speakers and system sounds, but I am only able to get sound when I plug my headphones into the headphone jack. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks!

A:Sound not working Windows 8 Asus laptop

If sound has stopped working there are few tips you can try.
For help you can see: How to fix Sound and Speaker issues in Windows 8 Step by Step
At first, Make sure that Audio Devices are enabled on your Windows 8 PC. You will have to go through volume icon beside notification area on taskbar and right click on the icon. Further Click on Playback Devices and enable through properties menu box.

If issue is fixed then it is OK, otherwise Update Audio Device Drivers.
If you have set auto install for Windows update on your windows 8 PC the drivers will be updated automatically. After setting never check for updates your Windows couldn't install the updates coming from Microsoft. In this situation go to Device manager and update the Device driver manually.
You can download audio driver from manufacturer (Asus) and install on your PC. The whole process will fix sound issue for sure.

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Hi there,

Yesterday my touchpad just stopped working, although a external USB mouse does. I have restore my computer to an earlier point, ran a virus scan and uninstalled and then re-installed the synaptics driver. It still isn't working and I'm not really sure what to try next.


A:touchpad on asus laptop stopped working

Hello and welcome Vicky mate some machine specs would be nice model etc etc

Try this and post back a screen shot or just some specs and how old is the machine?

http://www.piriform.com/speccy/download < download from piriform

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My Asus laptop keyboard only works for a few keys. I'm using the on screen keyboard. Any suggestions to repair. Could it be software or Driver problem?

A:Asus laptop keyboard not working properly

Could be dirty....

You could try and uninstall the driver in device manager, reboot and see if Windows installs the driver automatically.

If that doesn't work, plug in an external keyboard and see if the keys work on that.

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