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Windows 7: Laptop cant connect wireless, only ethernet.

02 Sep 2013   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
Laptop cant connect wireless, only ethernet.

I have a Toshiba Protege r835 running windows7 64bit. And I was using a westell 7500 router for a while. My wireless was working fine but the connecting wasnt so good to I decided to move the router closer to my computer. But when I unpluged it and plugged it back in closer to me, my laptop was no longer able to connect wirelessly to the router.
My cell phone can connect to the wireless just fine. And on my laptop, it shows it on the list of possible wireless networks to connect to. But when I try to connect to it, it take a long time and just ends up not connecting. My wireless in enabled. When I plug the ethernet in, it works fine.
I ran a virus scan, and came up with nothing also.

Any idea how to fix this problem?

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04 Sep 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

Good morning Takaaaa,

The first thing I would try is disabling your wireless and then re-enabling (this will reset the wireless card) - I would then try reconnecting. Does it actually let you connect but unable to use? or does it give you a message whilst trying to connect?

Any detailed information relating to error messages would help.

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04 Sep 2013   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

Following this thread -Basic Requirements Before Posting your Networking Thread - Especially the wireless section will help us determine what potential cause is.

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