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Windows 7: can't connect to wireless

15 Apr 2009   #1
urbanra5cal

Windows 7 x64 build 7068
 
 
can't connect to wireless

router: linksys WRT54G
adapter: intel 3945ABG

Can't connect wirelessly to my router. My drivers are the latest ones. My computer sees the router and verifies the SSID but won't connect to it. Troubleshooter does not offer any solutions.

Any comments?


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15 Apr 2009   #2
Anthony

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Whats your wirless router's security set too??

Does your wireless adapter support that security e.g. (wep, wpa, wpa2 etc.)
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15 Apr 2009   #3
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Hi urbanra5cal.have you tried ,turning off the router for two or three minutes ,and then turning it back on .
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15 Apr 2009   #4
urbanra5cal

Windows 7 x64 build 7068
 
 

My wireless adapter does support all those. When my laptop was running Vista x86, Vista x64, & Windows 7 x86 (build 7000), I was able to connect. For some reason now that I'm running W7 x64 (build 7068) I can't connect.
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15 Apr 2009   #5
Anthony

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

This is a laptop right? Did you just install the drivers or drivers and the connection utility??
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28 Sep 2009   #6
needhelp

windows XP
 
 

lol, seems like windows 7 has a lot of problems concerning wireless internet...
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29 Sep 2009   #7
Snufffed

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by needhelp View Post
lol, seems like windows 7 has a lot of problems concerning wireless internet...
Many of the Beta versions had problems.... simple to fix.
delete the auto make link - delete it.
move down to make a new connection and manually set it up.
simple and it works
now I'm not sure if you use x64. since OS x64 has problems on everything.
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29 Sep 2009   #8
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

If your router uses WEP, change it to WPA. If you are not using Homegroup, disable ip6.

Kari
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