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Windows 7: Why don't network connections show?

31 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
Why don't network connections show?

I was on a flight with EasyJet today, and, the cabin manager confirmed that WiFi was available on the aircraft, and, as a matter of fact Windows 7 was indicating that new connections were available, however, I had a blonde moment. I could not browse anywhere to discover the name of the network and try to connect.

I think that this is a design flaw, as WinXP allows users to discover new SSIDs, or else the SSID is configured in some way that it cannot be found is it possible? :)

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31 Oct 2012   #2
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit

Usually, you click on the netork icon in the lower-right portion of the system tray and it will open a window listing all of the wireless networks it "sees". You click on one, choose the option to Connect, and if it's an OPEN network, you should then be OK.
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31 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Yeah I think I was trying to click just about everywhere in a trial and error fashion, but no network opened. Usually I don't have this problem, I can see WiFi SSIDs available from the airport, MacDonalds or wherever, however, there must be something weird with flying EasyJet :) or else, I just got the wrong version of windows :)
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