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Windows 7: laptop connects to wireless router but does not see it to map network

17 Apr 2014   #1
JBD90

Windows 7 home premium
 
 
laptop connects to wireless router but does not see it to map network

This ACER system used to work just fine. ACER finds the router and goes online. Brother printer connected to router via Ethernet cable. it does not map anything. ACER laptop comes up as nothing found. When I fired up my HP laptop to look for network addresses and such the Acer could see my computer and map the router and printer through my laptop. Again this problem just occured recently. at one point it say a piece of equipment with a screwed up name which was the printer but it would not print to it. It showed a question mark for the router?? again. It connects to he internet. Any ideas?? I have checked out books from the local library but can't figure out what to look for... I can't even form a cogent question I just can tell you what I see.

JB


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17 Apr 2014   #2
JBD90

Windows 7 home premium
 
 

When rebooted it at least sees router but not printer. click on system and it sees printer?


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