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Why dell laptop won’t connect to wireless network ?

Q: Why dell laptop won’t connect to wireless network ?

I am struggling to connect my dell inspiron 15R 5537 to Belkin router. Please help

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A: Why dell laptop won’t connect to wireless network ?

Is the wireless access point open, or encrypted (it should be encrypted)?

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I am not tech savvy but i'll try to explain my problem . I was given a dell latitude cpx laptop running windows xp recently with wireless b network adapter. My modem/router is a 2wire gateway DSL . When I brought the laptop home, it did not connect to my wireless network. It was able to find my ssid though, and the signal was weak even if I was close to the modem/router. Anway, someone suggested I switch from WPA to WEP encryption because old network adapters can only detect wep encryption ( or something like that) . So I did, and still no internet connection. i tried to ping yahoo.com and still not working. My DNS and Ip adress are set to automatic and still no internet. This laptop doesn't have an LAN port, so i guess it connects through internet wirelessly only. Someone also suggested i update my drivers for wireless adapter but i don't have the original disc that came along with it. This laptop was able to connect without problem before from a different network but not mine like a week ago.. I also have2 other laptops within this network and I never had a problem with it connecting wirelessly.
ALSo i am using another laptop to make this post, not the dell latitude
 

A:Solved: old dell laptop cannot connect to wireless network

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My home desktop is connected to a wireless router through AT&T U-verse and it's broadcasting just fine. I can see the name and everything when I try and connect on my laptop but there is always an error that brings me to a troubleshooting screen. I've made sure the password is correct by going to Start-Run, IPCONFIG and then typing my IP address into the address bar in my browser. I dont know what else I can do, I feel like I've tried everything! Help please.
 

A:Laptop (Win7 Dell Inspiron 1525) won't connect to desktop (XP Dell) wireless router

Sometimes, you need to replace the router.
Sometimes, you can call your service provider and ask them to take a look on line to see if the subscription needs to be refreshed.
But often, all that is needed (despite the fact that it is a lot of work) is to uninstall your existing system, then reboot, and reinstall everything.
You might also find success by looking at your device manager in Windows to see if you have any grey, red, or yellow flags by any related device. That may show you have a permanent hardware failure if you cannot restore it, then you are off to the store or your provider for a new cable modem or router.
 

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Firefox won?t connect to a network. The WiFi icon has disappeared from my task bar; the icon is enabled and won?t show up in actions. In Network and Internet Settings there is no WiFi option. For Network Status it just shows a line and won?t show status at all, troubleshooting does nothing, network reset did nothing. My friends who?s good with computers had no idea.

I?m awful with technology and have tried to follow several help walkthroughs but none seem to have my problem and don?t work. I recently followed some tutorials to speed up my laptop because it was super slow and I don?t know whether I messed something up so it doesn?t register WiFi anymore.

Can somebody please help me or send a link to another tutorial?
 

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Hello all,
I'm a little computer savvy but I'm not any good with networking so please speak as close to English as possible.
I have a Dell Inpsiron with Windows XP. It will connect to many wireless networks, just not to mine, which of course is my kind of luck. It detects my network but when I enter my key and try to connect it says it's unable to connect. I have picked through a few other forums and saw that I should check my Device Manager. Now I did, but I have no idea what I gained with knowing that my Network Adapters are:
-Dell Wireless 1370 WLAN Mini-PCI Card
-Intel(R) Pro/100 VE Network Connection

And I'm sure my "radio button" is on, because I can connect to other wireless networks right now, just not mine.
So, if you have any ideas please tell me. Any and all help is appreciated.
 

A:Dell Insprion Won't Connect to Wireless Network

Disable encryption and MAC Address filtering on the router and try to connect that way. If successful you can probably re-enable encryption and reconnect. If unsuccessful please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector and show ...

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

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

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

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

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

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Hi everyone.

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

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

I have tried:

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

None of this works.

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

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

Three things to try ...

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

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

Revert to a System Restore Point before the weekend.
 

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im struggling to connect my laptop to WiFi as it will not recognise it unless I?m right next to the router. The WiFi works fine on all other devices but not my laptop. Any ideas?
 

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Hey

i cant connect to my home wireless network on my very old dell latitude d505 on windows xp. it had been working fine upuntil an hour ago. the network is fine-i am connected to it right now on my phone to type this. Connecting on my laptop was sometimes temperamental on startup, but usually worked once i right-clicked "repair". Now when i do. it says "windows could not finish repairing the problem because the following action could not be completed - disabling the wireless network adapter". I have disabled then re-enabled the driver through device manager. ive searched for new driver, but it says it could not find a better match.

Im not great with computers, and im actually unbelievably screwed if i cant get this problem fixed. so, im appealing for any advice. thanks, an merry christmas.... jay
 

A:Solved: Dell XP cannot connect to wireless network suddenly...

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I have a Dell Inspiron 5120, 17 " laptop running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 15.04.
When running Ubuntu I have no problem with the wireless connect to the Internet.
When running Windows 7, I can only connect with the LAN cable to the modem.

These are some of the messages I receive:






Quote:
Intel Centrino Wireless -N-2230
The best driver for your device is already installed.







Quote:
Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers required for this device. A recent hardware or software change might have installed a file that is signed incorrectly or damaged, or that might be malicious software from an unknown source. (Code 52)


Everything was working A-OK until I pulled a major goof and tried to install Windows 10 (beta) upgrade. I don't know what I did but things went completely toes up.

I am not very knowledgeable with respect to the Internet connections.

A:Dell laptop can't connect to wireless

When did this happen? Can you make a System Restore prior to the issue?

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I just got a new laptop from the computer. It's a Dell 4300. MS XP Professional ver. 2002 is installed. Network adapters include 1394 Net Adapter, Intel(R) 82567LM Gigabit Network Connection and Intel(R) WiFI Link 5300 AGN. The laptop can connect to wireless network in the office, but not at home. It said, "Windows cannot configure this wireless connection. If you have enable another program to mage this wireless connection, use that software). If I connect the laptop to the router , it works. I have desktop goes wireless too, but there is no problem. I am using Linksys wireless G 2.4 GHz broadband router (my friend set up for me 2 years ago using fireware dd_wrt v24 rc-4). Anybody can help?
 

A:Solved: dell 4300 unable to connect to wireless network

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I've been cleaning up a friends Dell Inspiron N7010 Win7 64bit laptop. The main problems were an unwanted copy of Chrome pounding the hard drive and loads of malware (not viruses). I was in the process of deleting unneeded programs (like Java) when I realized the network had quit working - via wireless or ethernet.

I get an IP address and everything else expected when I do ipconfig /all but I can't connect to anything including my router via IP address. Firefox says Server not found. It's a problem with my network - works fine from other devices. I've tried everything I can think of including a system restore to an earlier time, sfc /scannow and reset IP stack.

Just ran Hijackthis and found something interesting. There was a line that said: broken internet access because of lsp provider c:\users\caity\appdata\local\desktoptemperature\dtwxsvc.dll missing.

desktoptemperature was one of the programs that I got rid of. I tried to do it in control panel but it asked me to close about 8 programs first including Norton. This was not possible so I manually deleted the program everywhere I could find it.

Any idea how I can fix this issue?

A:Dell laptop won't connect to network

netsh winsock reset catalog (resets winsock entries)
netsh int ip reset reset.log hit (resets TCP/IP stack)

restart

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I have a new Dell V305 Printer which has Wi-Fi capabilities. We have a large family with two Vista 32bit laptops and two Windows XP laptops. I am wondering if it is possible to connect the printer directly to the wireless network that is set up. There is no ethernet port on the printer so it cannot be plugged into the router, which is up to date. We no longer have a desktop to connect to the printer which would make this much easier.
I have tried searching for the printer with on with my Vista laptop, but it doesnt show up. I know there must be some way to set this up so all of the laptops in the house can wirelessly print a document. Please Help!

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Hello everyone!
So yesterday, my laptop simply decided to stop connecting to my wireless network. I'm at a loss as to why and what to do. All other devices in my house are getting a perfect signal from the network but my computer either can't find it, or only has 1 green bar and says it cannot connect. I've tried a system restore, I've tried to troubleshoot on my computer and can't figure it out. The weird thing is it is picking up other wireless signals fine (like my neighbors, ect) but just not my home one. Again, it was working one minute, then simply stopped working and hasn't been able to connect at all.
Help!

Josh
 

A:Solved: My Dell Inpiron (Vista) suddenly can't connect to my wireless network?

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I am having a strange problem with my wireless internet in my house. We have ATT highspeed internet and a wireless network set up. My roommates have had no problem connecting to the wireless internet, but my Dell Inspiron Laptop with Windows XP will not connect for some reason. It recognizes the network, and I am sure I am entering the correct password for the network. It says that it is connecting to the wireless network, but nothing happens. This is odd since I am able to connect to other public wireless networks. I am not sure what is causing the connection problem. Please let me know if you have any idea how to figure out what the problem is. Thank you.
 

A:Dell Laptop Can't Connect to Home Wireless Internet

Disable encryption on the router and try to connect. Assuming success you can probably re-enable encryption and reconnect. Use WPA-PSK if possible. If you have to use WEP use a HEX key, not an ascii passcode.

If unsuccessful also try to connect via ethernet and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista 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 recently moved into a new house and cannot seem to connect to their wireless network. The other two laptops work perfectly fine and visitors are able to connect with ease but I'm unable.
The network will pick up the next door neighbors connection but not my own. I have added the new network with the correct passwords, I have also checked the device manager for any thing wrong or missing. I have restored the firewall settings, disabled and then enabled the wireless network connection.
What else can I do???
 

A:Laptop will not connect to wireless network

i have moved to networking
lets see a screen shot of xirrus and see the wireless environment - see below
turn off any wireless security on the router and see if you can now connect
lets see an ipconfig /all and pings - see below
remove all the wireless profiles and reconnect and re-enter the passwords - see below

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{ipconfig /all}
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results here
-> Start
-> (XP - enter the following in the RUN box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all
-> (Vista or Windows 7 - enter the following in the Search box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all

A black box will appear on the screen -
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy

then reply here and
control key + V to paste
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{Ping Tests}
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

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

Type the following command
Ping {plus the number thats shown against the default gateway shown in above ipconfig /all}
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Hi,
I've recently purchased a new router Linksys WRT120N. I was successfull conecting the router to the modem and setting up the router. My friend has an iphone and he was able to connect to the wireless network.
However, I cannot connect my laptop to the network. My wireless switch is not disabled. I can see the network but I can't connect to it! I keep adding the network details it just doesn't work. I figured since my friend is able to connect to it with his iphone then the problem is in my laptop.
My network adapters are:
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC
There are no yellow exclamation or interrogation marks in the device manager.
I also tried resetting to installation defaults using:
netsh int ip reset reset.log
netsh winsock reset catalog
Both commands were successfull, I restarted the laptop and still nothing

So this is my ipconfig/all output:

Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : carole_lt
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-16-36-1D-99-45
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . :... Read more

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My office recently purchased a new laptop with Windows 7, but I cannot connect to our wireless network, which does appear as the first among 6 available Wireless Network Connections available to connect to. Windows Network Diagnostics states that "there is a problem with the wireless adapter or access point". As of last week, the previous laptop running XP connected to this wireless network fine. I can connect to the internet by connecting the ethernet cable straight to the router. Please advise on what i may be doing wrong.

A:New laptop will not connect to wireless network

Welcome to the forum replassurg,
Which router are you using, model number and version would be helpful.

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Hey

i'm trying to connect my laptop to the internet but it doesn't connect to the router even when i enter the correct network key?

my laptop connects to all unprotected networks just fine but when i have to enter a key it never works? this isn;t me trying to rip off internet but when i use the correct key it just says trying to connect then it never does actually connect.

everyone else in the house i'm living in seems to be able to connect to it using the network key but my laptop is the exception?

thanks x
 

A:Can't connect laptop to wireless network with key

Have you installed the latest drivers for your laptop? How about the exact make/model of the laptop? Is this internal wireless, or an add-on USB or PCMCIA card?
 

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Hi

Having some problems with my daughters connection to the wireless network. No matter how many times I add the network details, it will not connect. It constantly says there are no networks in range. I have changed the settings and made the network Open, but still no joy. IPCONFIG on the laptop comes up with nothing - it says disconnected. The desktop is working fine, no connection problems.

I use an ASUS WL530g router.

IPCONFIG on the desktop shows this:-
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Iain>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : *****
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter VMware Network Adapter VMnet8:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for
VMnet8
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-50-56-C0-00-08
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.150.1
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

Ethernet adapter VMware Network Adapter VMnet1:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for
VMnet1
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-50-56-C0-00-01
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
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A:Laptop cannot connect via Wireless Network

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I've just setup a new netgear router (DG834GV5) in my home. We have two laptops.

Problem is, my laptop, which we used to setup the network and router is fine and works. the other laptop can't find the network.

First off, it's ethernet port isn't working, so can't get wired internet.

Secondly the laptop does find networks, a lot of them, but not a single one is ours.

I've tried moving it around at different distances and nothings worked so far.

Went to the netgear guys the other day. Told us to turn on access control. That got both of us finding the network, but neither of us allowing to connect. I turned it off and both of us connected. Then this morning it stopped working again, and turning on access control didn't do anything apart from stop me connecting.

I sent them this info, but tbh, their english is crap and it takes them days to get back to you.

What do i do?

Laptop specs are:

Dell Latitude x1 (windows XP sp3) with an intel pro/wireless 2200BG network connection.
and i haven't hidden the ssid.
Thanks
 

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All attempts to connect meets with the same error: "unable to connect to network" (preceded by the system hanging for a lengthy amount of time). Windows advises me to unplug the router and plug it back in, which obviously isn't an option.

Here are some screenshots, for whatever they might be worth: ImageShack? - Online Photo and Video Hosting

I'm not running any firewall but Windows Firewall.

This problem has only cropped up recently. At first, I was only having the problem with public wifi networks -- at home, using my own wireless router, there was no trouble. Then I deleted my home wireless profile as a troubleshooting procedure, and I can no longer connect to it, either.

Here are some additional specs, for whatever they might be worth:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 350 @ 2.27GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3890 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1721 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 464557 MB, Free - 159452 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NWQAA
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

Any assistance at all would be very much appreciated.

A:Cannot connect to any wireless network with my laptop

and welcome to the Forum

Why is power cycling the Modem and router "not an option"? Please post back with exact make/model of all the networking equipment and exactly how they're all wired together

Lets take a peek at your network environment:

First:

Power Cycle everything . . Turn off the Modem, router and all pc's . . turn on the Modem and wait a few minutes for the lights to stabilize . . then turn on the router, then one pc at a time. See if you connect to the internet.

Then:

Remove all the stored wireless network profiles and search for the network again.

How to Remove Stored Wireless Network Profiles for XP, Vista, and Windows 7

Then: check your browser's settings, remove any proxy settings if found here's how.

Then:

with the pc connected to the router, Click on Start . . Run . . type CMD

At the > prompt type type the following command: IPCONFIG /ALL


Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

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

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB drive, or a CD-R disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.

then please Download and run this Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector, click the Networks link on the upper left and paste a screen shot of that screen here. Note... Read more

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Hello there. Been having issues with my wireless connection lately. The issue I am facing is when trying to connect to the wireless network in my house, it will constantly say connecting to the network, but never connects. If it doesnt do that is switches between connecting, limited acces and back to connecting to no end. My laptop is a DV7-6199US running Windows 7 64 bit. I have already tried rejoining the network, resarting the router itself, installed the latest networking drivers for my laptop and multiple system restarts. LAN connection works just fine to the router, but not wireless. Also to not is that there are 2 laptops and a desktop in the house that can connect to the router just fine.

A:Laptop won't connect to wireless network

Hi You have a couple of options as I see it please try these steps might help you to fix your issue. 1) Disconnect the Battery & Adapter then press & hold the power button on Notebook for 30 seconds then turn on the unit and check if the Wireless light turns on.               2) Go to Device manager then uninstall the wireless drivers from Network Adapter and restart the unit and check if the light turns on. 3) Try doing a system restore to the date where unit was working fine. 4) Please update the Bios & Wireless driver from HP website. 5) Click start in search type Recovery Manager then click on it select Yes on User access control then select I need immediate help then select Driver & application recovery select the wireless driver and install it then restart the unit. 6) If you are comfortable reseating the wireless card which will be on the back panel off your unit you could try this steps as well. If still you have the same issue then you need to call HP Technical support and get the part replaced.

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I recently got my laptop's hard drive replaced and now I cannot connect to my home wireless network (or the neighbour's either, for that matter).

Important points:
-My laptop cannot connect wirelessly to any network or computer
-My laptop can connect wired (ethernet cable) to the network
-My laptop can connect wirelessly using an external usb wireless adapter
-Other computers can connect wirelessly to the network
-I own an excellent quality Belkin N Wireless F5D8363-4

So far, I have tried (in any and every order):
-reinstalling drivers
-reinstalling the router modem itself
-made sure the passwords, mac address filtering and firewalls on the router are all disabled
-changed the channels on the router
-made sure the TCP/IP options are set to 'Obtain address automatically'
-disabled and re-enabled my network cards in the device manager
-reset the WINSOCK entries to installation defaults and reset IP/IPv4/IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults
-entered into cmd the following - 'ftp localhost' which yielded a 'ftp: connect: connection refused'

Here is my Sysinfo:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9400 @ 2.53GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 183146 MB, Free - 142242 MB; D: Total - 122094 MB, Free - 63959 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. ,... Read more

A:Laptop cannot connect to wireless network

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The building I'm staying in has wi-fi connection. I can use my iPhone to connect to the wireless network there fine. But for some reason I am not able to do so with my laptop.

When I click on the Wireless Network option on my laptop it will show the names of all wireless networks that are in range, but when I click on my building's network name to connect, there will just be a window pop-up saying it is "Waiting for the Wireless Network" for a while, and then just disappear without anything happening and the laptop would not be connected to the network.

I tried clicking on the nearby buildings' networks where I could receive the signals in my room and they all can be connected fine. Just only the one of my building that does not work with my laptop.

My laptop is pretty old but I can use it to connect to wi-fi anywhere I've been traveling so far. Normally once I turn the wireless network on it will search and connect to available networks it could find automatically. But in this building, even though my laptop could find the network and the status is set to "Automatic", nothing would happen and seems there's no way to make it connect.

The fact that I can use my phone to connect to the building's network, and that my laptop can connect to any other networks beside this one, seems there is something in particular here that makes my laptop not being able to connect to just this network of my building.

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A:Cannot connect to wireless network with my laptop

try renewing your IP address. right click on the wireless network connection icon in the bottom right corner of your desktop and click repair and just wait till it tries to repair it, this may solve the problem or it might not so Good luck.
 

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Ok....I bought a TP-Link wireless router.... then I install it to my PC...
OK the internet connection goes well..... it was connected.....
then I try to connect the wireless network using my second PC....
and it also goes well.... it was connected
but the problem starts when I'm tryin to connect my sis laptop with the wireless network...
it detects the wireless network but cannot connect to the network.....
I thought it was my sis laptop wireless problem..... but when i try to connect it using my father laptop..... still it cannot connect to the wireless network....
when i'm tryin to connect to the network... it says 'there was no connectivity or the network is not within the range' but i put my... i just presume it is my laptop ok..
i put my laptop next to the router.....
need help here..
 

A:My laptop won't connect to the wireless network

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My laptop won't connect to the wireless internet connection in my house, even though it will connect to any other wireless network and all other phones and computer seem to connect to this network fine. It just says the connection is local only. Every once in a while it will connect for a reason I don't know, but when I try it again the next day, it won't work. However, the laptop will connect with the ethernet cable.

The wireless provider, TalkTalk, have said I might need to try installing or reconfiguring Wireless 0. I googled this and followed the instructions to set the WLAN autoconfig and wired autoconfig to automatic, but that hasn't fixed it.

Any help mucjh appreciated!

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 540 @ 1.86GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 22 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1013 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 320 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 63320 MB, Free - 11547 MB; D: Total - 10239 MB, Free - 9574 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0KY767
 

A:Laptop won't connect to one particular wireless network

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Hello all.

Just today I moved my router and modem from my room, directly connected to my laptop, and brought it downstairs to connect to my new desktop which I'm on right now. The internet is working perfectly on here, but I went back up to discover my laptop will not connect to the same network. I've tried all the Windows solutions to no avail, and it just says Im connected with limited access so short of connect the laptop directly to the router again, which kind of defeats the purpose, I'm at a loss. Thanks for any help, and if you need any specs let me know.

Router: Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G
Computer: Dell Inspiro 1720
 

A:Laptop Will Not Connect to Wireless Network

Are you SURE you plugged the modem into the WAN port of the router, and now one of the LAN ports?

Let's see this from the working machine?
Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

IPCONFIG /ALL

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.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
 

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I have a wireless network, DI-614+ router. All was working fine, 'till I had a possible security breach (not sure if it was or not), which caused me to discover many new ways to tighten up my wireless connection. Unfortunately, somewheres along the way my laptop, a Fujitsu P1120 running XP Home, decided it didn't want to play any more. The other computer on the network, a PC running Windows 98, connects fine. The primary computer is wired to the router.

Here's what I've changed in the router config:

Yesterday:
Reduced the scope of my DHCP server, so it covers only the # of computers actually connecting.
Set static IPs for those three computers. Laptop's in the middle of the addys available.
Set router to only allow specific MAC addys. This worked fine yesterday.
Turned off SSID broadcasting. It was on 'cause the laptop seemed to need it originally, but yesterday it didn't - was working fine.

At this point, the laptop had no problem connecting to the network, or to the internet through it. I had made no changes to the laptop, just to the router config.

TODAY:

Changed my SSID and channel. This I think is where it all went wrong. But WHY? I've set them the same on the laptop, and by [diety] it SEES the wireless connection!
Reduced the signal strength. The laptop's less than a foot from the router, 'nuff said. it sees the connection as 100%.

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A:Laptop won't connect to wireless network

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I have just purchased a new laptop. The new HP mini 110-1100 with windows 7 and i am unable to connect to any network. I have reinstalled the drivers. I have another laptop which is able to connect to the network and it is a Vista. Any suggestions on what i should do?

A:New laptop can't connect to wireless network

Setup a static ip address for the wireless adapter in Windows.

If no help, disable security on the router temporarily to test.

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My HP G72 laptop no longer connects to my wireless network. I'm running Windows 10. All other PCs & tablets can connect. I already reset the router to no avail. It's done this intermittenltly in the past but I usually could connect. Not this time. I suspect the wireless card is shot. Any suggestions? 

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Hey guys i have a D-link wireless router and i cannot connect on my laptop. it connects fine with my asus netbook but on my dell it wont connect. It just keeps on saying acquiring network address and then re configures and starts over. The password is correct. If yall have any suggestions it would be greatly apprciated.
 

A:cant connect to wireless network on my laptop

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The Dell Laptop was working on wireless, now wont connect to internet, not even if hardwired to modem desktop, the wireless signal under laptop status reads 100%. Any ideas?
 

A:Dell Laptop wont connect to inernet wireless/or hardwired

Possible spyware / virus I would say. How about in safe mode with networking?
 

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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

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I'm going to try to include as much info as I can, but please bare with me as I'm struggling with all of this and am utterly frustrated after weeks of trying to figure out what's going on. Basically I have a Gateway laptop it's about 3 yrs old, has had some issues in the past and is now operating on a bootleg copies of Windows tablet XP. I have been connecting to the wireless router that is set up in our house, but there were some connectivity issues recently and my mother reinstalled it and set up the network all over again. Now I cannot connect with my laptop. The network will show up as available to connect and when I click on it, it asks for the WEP key, which my mother set and I type it in and nothing happens. It doesn't give me an error message that I typed in the wrong key. The box simply goes away and I stay unconnected. Nothing on my laptop was changed in anyway from when it was connecting to when it wasn't. There is another Newer Dell Laptop in the house and that can connect to the wireless network and work without issue. I'm at a total loss as to what I should do and its becoming quite a sore topic in our house. Please Help if you can. The router is a belkin router if that helps at all.
 

A:Can view wireless network but laptop won't connect

no help with pirated versions of windows here

closed
 

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Hi guys thanks for taking the time to check this out.

Basically I have a mates laptop that I have tried to get connected up to our wireless network. In the network there 4 laptops and one desktop, and apart from the laptop in question, connect fine to the router (netgear).

The laptop is an Advent 7099 (G335 Advent) with an Intel Pro 3945ABG wireless LAN network card,XP Media Center Operating system. When trying to connect up, it complains that it has Little or No Connectivity, and the connection status claims "This Problem Occurred because the network did not assign a network address to the computer"

According to Network Connection Details the IP Address has been set to 169.254.222.133, Subnet Mask 255.255.0.0,!

I have also checked whether the DHCP service is running and it is fine.
Also it had the same situation in Service Pack 2, and is now on Service pack 3!

If anyone could share some light on this would be very grateful! Thanks
 

A:Laptop Won't Connect To Home Wireless Network

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why? I get a popup every now and then saying its been reconnected. I have a toshiba centrino. I heard there are problems with centrinos and wireless routers?
 

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Hello all,

Here is a (hopefully) brief description of my problem.

I have recently moved and I brought my wireless router with me from my last home. The wireless router is a D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N Router. I reconfigured the router with a new connection name, password and security key. Upon trying to connect to the wireless network once it was fully reconfigured (no problems reconfiguring whatsoever), I was getting the "Windows was unable to connect" message. Since then, I have been able to connect successfully to the network with an iPod Touch, Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and my roommate's laptop. I have tried resetting the router and modem with no success. I can see the wireless network in the available connections list and other networks in my area. I can also connect to the internet through this router manually using an ethernet cable (which I am doing now, to post this message). I submitted my computer's specs using the SysInfo app given at registration.

I will also include an IPCONFIG /ALL as I have seen this requested in other threads like this one. These are the results of that: (note: this was run while connected through the wireless router using an ethernet cable)

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Kalmah
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : fm.shawcable.net

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A:Solved: Can not connect to wireless network with laptop

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Hi all,

I have a quick (?) question for you:

My step-son has just bought a "Siemens Amilo Pro" Laptop, it had been setup by the guy we bought it from when he brought it around, I was at work at the time and didn't know the password for our Wireless connection. When I got home I found the passkey and tried to connect the Laptop to the internet.

It just says "Low or No Connectivity" and cannot access the internet. I have checked that the passkey is correct (by going onto Belkin's site) and it is the generated key that I was given.

I had managed to set my second computer up in this way, but the laptop will not.

Anyone got any ideas?

Any help will be much appreciated.
 

A:Solved: New Laptop won't connect to Wireless Network

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I have a laptop in my home that couldn't connect to my network, it shows exteremely weak signal for my wlan, I have mac filter in the router, and checked that mac address is added to the filter, encryption configuration is fine, and it was working before a week , it can connect to any other network in other places except mine, I tried to take the laptop to my work and wireless is working so fine.

what could be the problem ?

A:My laptop connect to wireless networks except my network

Can another laptop connect to your wireless router without any problems?
Disable MAC filtering temporary, just for testing
Disable WPA2 encryption on router temporary, just for testing

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i have a toshiba laptop win xp a netgear router an aol is my internet service provider and it uses a wep key. my laptop connects fine with ethernet cable it finds my network but wont let me connect i type the network key an it starts tring to connect but doesnt then it cant find the network. i have had it connected wireless b4 an the signal strength was always good. i have even managed to connect to someone elses network by guessing the key can any1 help me???
 

A:laptop wont connect to wireless network

Is wireless enabled on the router?
Did you configure the routers wireless interface for dhcp?
You did disconnect from the wired connection before trying the wireless?
 

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Hi,

I am having trouble connecting my girlfriends laptop to the internet using her Windows 7 laptop via a Dlink router with Virgin Media. The laptop previously had Windows Vista installed but I recently upgraded it to Windows 7. For about 2 weeks the laptop connected to the wireless router fine, but stopped working about 4 days ago for some unknown reason out of the blue.

We have tried various methods to fix it, including disabling the wireless network adapter and enabling it again, we have tried updating the driver for the adapter but we get a message saying that the driver currently installed is the latest driver. It also won't let me roll back to the previous driver as that option is faded out in the properties box.

I have took her laptop to my house today to try and connect it to my router (which is also with Virgin and is working fine on my computers at my house) and the laptop won't let me connect to the network and it keeps saying there are no network connections available. I understand that usually it displays a list of connections you can log on to, but the laptop is not finding any connections at all.

On Thursday we attempted to connect to the internet by plugging in the blue wire that came with the router and that works fine. It's just it will not connect wirelessly. What really baffles us with this problem is that it worked fine for a couple of weeks then suddenly stopped working. Could it be an update that was installed that has caused the problem perhap... Read more

A:Laptop won't connect to wireless network on Windows 7: Please Help!

given that your wireless adapter is switched on and enabled in windows and in bios and ...at any time after this point you can stop if the wireless starts working again...

Disable any firewalls or antivirus apps that are installed.
Make sure you have the correct passkey for the network
Delete all wireless network properties from the manage wireless networks page and reenter your wep or wpa password if you have one.
Use windows to manage wireless network connections.
Uninstall any third party "wireless managers"
Reinstall windows
I'm sure others here can think of a few things that It haven't, but if you get to this point and it's still not working, it's possible there's a hardware failure

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I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop. Xp home edition service pack 3. I am able to access internet with cable but not wirelessly. I have looked at several posts and tried them but nothing has worked so far. I unplugged the router and reset. I know I am missing something. I unplugged cable and ran an ipconfig /all and saved to a disk. Here are the results. Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
C:\Documents and Settings\Rabbit>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : cary
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Cont
roller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-12-3F-D1-44-45
Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network
Connection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-12-F0-75-61-A6
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.252.172
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
C:\Documents and Settings\Rabbit>
 

A:Solved: My Laptop will not connect to my wireless network

To add info. i am able to connect to an unsecured connection but not my own. It says Validating identity
 

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Here is my setup

Home Computer:

Dell Inspiron 660
64-bit Operating System
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320
CPU @ 3.00GHz 3.00GHz
Installed memory (RAM) 8.00 GB (7.88 GB usable)
Windows 7 Home Premium | Service Pack 1

Wired to D-Link Verizon ADSL2+ Router
ModelDSL-2750B

The Problem

My son recently went on a trip and took my Laptop (Specs below). He accessed the Internet through his Nokia phone and now that he is back, we cannot get it to work in our home. It does see the network but I keep getting a message saying that it cannot not connect. I tried the steps in the troubleshooting section but to no avail. In addition, I checked the router settings to make sure the right MAC address was entered. I also checked to make sure the laptop Internet button was on.

Laptop Specs:

ASUS Notebook U52F Series
64-bit Operating System
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU
M460 @ 2.53GHz 2.53GHz
Installed memory (RAM) 4.00GB (3.79 GB usable)
Windows 7 Home Premium | Service Pack 1

Wireless Network Adapters as taken from Device Manager

Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)
Intel(R) Centrino(R) Advanced-N 6250 AGN
MAC Bridge Miniport
Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter#2

TSG SysInfo for Home Computer (Desktop)

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Steppin... Read more

A:Solved: Wireless Laptop See's Network but Won't Connect

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Ok

I've had my wireless network around 3-4 weeks and after returning the first router to the shop as it was broke i now have lost connection on the networked laptop, i can still access the internet on my desktop computer but when i try to access the router page on the desktop PC at www.192.168.1.254/ it wont show the page.

i have done ipconfig and its showing my ip address as 192.168.1.1 default gateway is 192.168.1.254 the subnet is 255.255.255.0

when doing ipconfig on the laptop its showing 0.0.0.0 for all the above

how is it that im connecting to the internet no problem but the router page isnt showing this seems to me that the router is not working for some reason.

what can i try to get everything working again?

thanx..
 

A:wireless network wont connect on laptop

can you post an IPCONFIG /ALL for both machines here

TWO Methods to do that - some people have problems with ONE----

ONE ---------------------------------
start
run
cmd
ipconfig /all

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

TWO -----------------------------------------------

Start, Run, CMD to open a DOS window and type:

IPCONFIG /ALL >C:\RESULT.TXT

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

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long story short: my laptop's charger broke, so it has been sitting around for a while now, unused. before it broke, i could connect to the internet, no problem. also before it broke, my mothers desktop computer was the "main computer" or whatever for the wireless network. since then, her computer fried, so she just uses her desktop, and the router still sits at her desk. my moms laptop and dads laptop both connect to the internet, but mine won't. i've tried manually entering the IP/default gateway/etc, nothing works. it sees that the network "taylor" is available, usually above 85% signal strength, but it won't connect.

someone please help me. a friend just moved in with me and always wants to use my computer, so i'd really like to have my laptop up and running so he won't bother me anymore!
 

A:i'm having trouble getting my laptop to connect to my wireless network

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My son just bought a brand new Dell Inspiron M5040 laptop (Windows 7 Home Premium), and we can't get it to connect to our home wireless network. Other computers and devices on the home network can connect with no problem. He can connect at home via ethernet, plus he can connect to a different wireless network at a friends' house, both with no problem. I have tried contacting our ISP provider, trying online recommended fixes, resetting router, etc. - nothing works. Wireless connection symbol on his laptop shows our home network is there, that it is connected (yes, we are using correct security key) but that the laptop has no internet access .
I saved screen shots of ipconfig; they are saved as jpg files and attached to this post. Also, here is further info on the laptop:
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-450 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 20 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3692 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6320 Graphics, 384 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 285143 MB, Free - 248494 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0RXDMJ
Antivirus: Norton Security Suite, Updated and Enabled
 

A:New laptop won't connect to home wireless network

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