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Windows 7: Wifi problem!!!!!

31 Mar 2010   #1
salmonella

windows 7
 
 
Wifi problem!!!!!

i just bought this laptop for about a week now n im using windows seven.at first the wifi works perfectly,and now it cant detect any wifi.i have to use cable to go online.seriously its annoying and its driving me crazy.ive done all the guidelines given but nothing seems to work!

1)troubleshoot: it said windows wireless is not working on this computer.

2)i tried to go to WLAN autoconfig and reset it but there's error.

3)i did system restore.

NOTHING WORKS!!!!

seriously,i have been trying to fix it for 8 hours and no result.HELPPPPP!


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31 Mar 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by salmonella View Post
i just bought this laptop for about a week now n im using windows seven.at first the wifi works perfectly,and now it cant detect any wifi.i have to use cable to go online.seriously its annoying and its driving me crazy.ive done all the guidelines given but nothing seems to work!

1)troubleshoot: it said windows wireless is not working on this computer.

2)i tried to go to WLAN autoconfig and reset it but there's error.

3)i did system restore.

NOTHING WORKS!!!!

seriously,i have been trying to fix it for 8 hours and no result.HELPPPPP!
Do you have a backup to restore from? do you have a win dvd to do a repair install?

Go into event viewer (type eventvwr in search) go too the windows log>application tab.

Look for critical errors (they have red in the left hand column) that refer to wifi. when you find them let us know what the event ID and source codes are.

Let us know if you need help

Ken
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31 Mar 2010   #3
salmonella

windows 7
 
 

goshhh,sounds complicated.gona try it now
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31 Mar 2010   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by salmonella View Post
goshhh,sounds complicated.gona try it now

Let us know if you need help, Thats what we are here for

Ken
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31 Mar 2010   #5
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Since this is a laptop, there might be a button to toggle the wifi connection.

I have suffered from this insanity of "Why dont I have wifi!!" only to realize there was a button on the laptop......This is setup like this to allow you to turn it off to save battery power.

Also, Please update your system specs or post back on what model laptop you purchased.
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31 Mar 2010   #6
salmonella

windows 7
 
 

event id : 7023

source:service control manager
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31 Mar 2010   #7
salmonella

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thorsen View Post
Since this is a laptop, there might be a button to toggle the wifi connection.

I have suffered from this insanity of "Why dont I have wifi!!" only to realize there was a button on the laptop......This is setup like this to allow you to turn it off to save battery power.

Also, Please update your system specs or post back on what model laptop you purchased.


my laptop model is Aspire 4736Z by Acer.the button is turn on but then no wifi can be detected.using the cable is quite inconvenient but i have to make to for the moment
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31 Mar 2010   #8
Desslok

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thorsen View Post
Since this is a laptop, there might be a button to toggle the wifi connection.

I have suffered from this insanity of "Why dont I have wifi!!" only to realize there was a button on the laptop......This is setup like this to allow you to turn it off to save battery power.

Also, Please update your system specs or post back on what model laptop you purchased.

Good point, on Acer laptops they are usually on the underside around the edge, usualy in fron or on teh side, just a little slide button. There is usually a light with a picture of a satellite dish or antenna that should be lit if the wireless is on. If not try sliding that switch over and see if the light comes on.
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31 Mar 2010   #9
salmonella

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Desslok View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thorsen View Post
Since this is a laptop, there might be a button to toggle the wifi connection.

I have suffered from this insanity of "Why dont I have wifi!!" only to realize there was a button on the laptop......This is setup like this to allow you to turn it off to save battery power.

Also, Please update your system specs or post back on what model laptop you purchased.

Good point, on Acer laptops they are usually on the underside around the edge, usualy in fron or on teh side, just a little slide button. There is usually a light with a picture of a satellite dish or antenna that should be lit if the wireless is on. If not try sliding that switch over and see if the light comes on.

unfortunately,ive been switching the button on and off for quite sometime.it doesn't work.the autoconfig cant be started.there's an error tht i cant understand.anyway,thanks all for ur help
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31 Mar 2010   #10
Desslok

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by salmonella View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Desslok View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thorsen View Post
Since this is a laptop, there might be a button to toggle the wifi connection.

I have suffered from this insanity of "Why dont I have wifi!!" only to realize there was a button on the laptop......This is setup like this to allow you to turn it off to save battery power.

Also, Please update your system specs or post back on what model laptop you purchased.

Good point, on Acer laptops they are usually on the underside around the edge, usualy in fron or on teh side, just a little slide button. There is usually a light with a picture of a satellite dish or antenna that should be lit if the wireless is on. If not try sliding that switch over and see if the light comes on.

unfortunately,ive been switching the button on and off for quite sometime.it doesn't work.the autoconfig cant be started.there's an error tht i cant understand.anyway,thanks all for ur help
So does the light light up though for the wirles indicator? If it doesn't light up, maybe the card go loose inside off hte motherboard? If you right click "Computer, "properties", device manager, do you see the wireless card listed under Network adapters?
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