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Windows 7: Cannot Find Wireless Networks

16 Jan 2010   #11
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

It also say about the access point, which is the router. Normally if you can access the router's wireless network, but have issue with the internet, there'll be a orange spot on the wireless icon, not a red X.

Could it be a MAC setting in the router?


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16 Jan 2010   #12
Superman187

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

There cant be a problem with the router, in the house we have, another PC, a Laptop, PSP, and PS3 all connected to the internet with no problems, it's just this stupid windows 7 comp or the adapter, works fine right now with the Ethernet cable plugged in lol

And i Appreciate you spending time trying to help me solve this problem Thanx :)
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16 Jan 2010   #13
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Then there's one way to find out about W7 vs adapter, replace the adapter with another and see how it go?
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16 Jan 2010   #14
Superman187

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Ive tried the adapter in the pc my mom uses it's a buffalo adapter (not to sure of the model) but windows 7 doesn't pick that up at all(dont think it's compatible)

so ive orderd a new adapter which should be here in a day or 2, ive thought about upgrading the firmware of the router but cant see that being the problem as it connects using the ethernet cable

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17 Jan 2010   #15
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Do you think with all the problems with the PC now, and you needing to buy another adapter, that it might be best to get her a laptop? I mean alot of the issue i have come across is one that when people buy their systems, they haven't included what they need. Usually it pays to know what you want before you buy, ask all the questions about the system, and what are the optional devices that comes with it. People often neglect these basics, and that's where their problems arises. They either get an incompatible device, have limited vendor support (as it wasn't bought with the system initially etc).
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