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Windows 7: wifi ssid not shown in list of availalbe networks

03 Apr 2014   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

There is no such restrictions placed on the Mac address.

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17 Jan 2015   #12


I had exactly same problem on 2 of my laptops. Solved with changing Channel from 12 to 5 on my WiFi router. If you don't have access to the wireless router or what ever is broadcasting the WiFi, you may be out of luck. Or I don't know if there is setting on your Laptop's wi-fi adapter that you can adjust to be able to see different channel.
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