Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: I have run into an error with my wifi.


28 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
I have run into an error with my wifi.

I have recently purchased a laptop (an asus k55v). Everything was fine, I could use wifi, but ever since I attached a network cable to my laptop I have not been able to use my wifi. My computer cannot detect wifi. I tried turning it on and off, restarting my pc, system restoring it to a week ago. Please help.
Thanks in advance.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

28 Sep 2012   #2
2xg
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums,

Have you tried connecting to Public Wi-Fi's(including unsecured networks) and not just from your own Wi-Fi to see if you're able to replicate the issue?

Can you please run the Network Troubleshooter tool from your computer?
Using the Network troubleshooter in Windows 7
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thanks for helping, I can't connect to any wifi network. It simply doesn't detect them at all.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


29 Sep 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

When I run it, it tries to connect to microsoft.com, but fails.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Oct 2012   #5
2xg
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Apologize for the late reply...

Can you see if your laptop has an On/Off wireless switch or button or the F key with the wireless antenna symbol, then press it?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Oct 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Ok, so I tried that, but it didn't work. So I tried running the troubleshooter again, and apparently this time it found the problem . The problem was the wifi adapter was off. I'm not sure why the wifi button didn't work, also It's wierd how my wifi turns off whenever I use a cable connection. Anyway, thanks for your help in fixing this problem.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Oct 2012   #7
2xg
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

That's great news and You're Welcome!
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by davido12345 View Post
Ok, so I tried that, but it didn't work. So I tried running the troubleshooter again, and apparently this time it found the problem . The problem was the wifi adapter was off. I'm not sure why the wifi button didn't work, also It's wierd how my wifi turns off whenever I use a cable connection. Anyway, thanks for your help in fixing this problem.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 I have run into an error with my wifi.




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: I have run into an error with my wifi.
Thread Forum
BSOD error when connecting to wifi BSOD Help and Support
BSOD on changing wifi networks. error oXooooooE1 BSOD Help and Support
RunDLL Error Can't Connect to Internet/Wifi Network & Sharing
BSOD with wifi adapter, error 0x1000007f BSOD Help and Support
Wifi Icon in bottom right error Network & Sharing
Solved Wifi Printing Error Network & Sharing
Cannot Wifi internet - Win Firewall error! System Security

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:10 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33