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Can't connect to wifi please help!

Discussion in 'Networking' started by llamon, Jun 18, 2019.

  1. llamon

    llamon Thread Starter

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    Hi all. I can't connect to any wireless networks - because I can't detect them anymore. The wireless button is on but no networks appear in the Connect to a Network box. I have disabled/re-enabled the device driver and rebooted a few times but it still won't work.

    I can connect with ethernet ok.
    Does anyone have any suggestions please?!
    Thanks
    Logan
     
  2. Fireflycph

    Fireflycph

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    When you do connect, do you use WiFi or an ethernet connection?

    Try to run device manager (Type devmgmt.msc in either the search windows or under [Run])
    Does your Wifi device show up under Network Devices? If not, do you have anything under Unknown/Other devices?
     
  3. Couriant

    Couriant Trusted Advisor

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    Is this a branded machine, and if so what is it? What OS are you using? Do you see a plane icon? If so you are in Airplane mode and clicking on that should show the networks.

    Sometimes using Troubleshoot Network Problems may show you why you cannot see networks.
     
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