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Solved laptop not connecting to the wifi

Discussion in 'Networking' started by hpkara, Dec 30, 2018.

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  1. hpkara

    hpkara Thread Starter

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    I've been lurking in this site for a bit and it seems like you guys have had this question come up countless times. I've tried some of the solutions there on my laptop, but it doesn't seem to work. yesterday I took my old acer aspire 5733z apart to clean out the fan. Nothing weird happened to it, and when I assembled it back together again, it was working fine. Took it back to my room and all of the sudden the laptop can't identifiy the Wifi. I've reseted the wifi restarted the laptop, but it doesn't seem to work. right now I'm on the ethernet to ask for some help. here's some info on my computer:
    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU P6100 @ 2.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
    Processor Count: 2
    RAM: 3766 Mb
    Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1755 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: 448 GB (306 GB Free);
    Motherboard: Acer, Aspire 5733Z
    Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
    and here is the cmd:
    Windows IP Configuration


    Windows IP Configuration

    Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : -PC
    Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
    Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
    IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

    Ethernet adapter Ethernet 2:

    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : TunnelBear Adapter V9
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-FF-6D-87-FA-46
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

    Ethernet adapter Ethernet 3:

    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetLink (TM) Ethernet
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : B8-70-F4-7C-5B-54
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

    Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 8:

    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 1A-A3-C4-89-48-37
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

    Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 10:

    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter #2
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 2A-A3-C4-89-48-37
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

    Ethernet adapter Ethernet:

    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Windscribe VPN
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-FF-96-45-32-02
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

    Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Qualcomm Atheros AR5B95 Wireless Network Adapter
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 68
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::b5a0:339:137b:51a8%16(Preferred)
    IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
    Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Monday, December 31, 2018 10:17:34 AM
    Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, January 01, 2019 10:17:35 AM
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
    DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . :
    DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . :
    DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-22-81-82-46-B8-70-F4-7C-5B-54
    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . :
    NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

    C:\Users\Slideinyowifi>


    C:\WINDOWS\system32>
    yes i know some of the servers say 10.00 or 20.0 I just edited it, call me paranoid i guess
    Edit 2: oddly enough when i unplugged the laptop from the ethernet yesterday the wifi showed that it could connect to the internet, when i opened it up today it now shows that I can't, and I'm back on the ethernet again. I did try to uninstall the qualcomm driver and reinstall it again, but still it won't work.
    Edit 3: I think I've found the answer, my wifi chip, can't think of the actual name, is going bad so i'll probably buy a wifi adapter for it. I'll keep this post up if anyone else has the same problem.
     
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2018
  2. TerryNet

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    I can think of other names for people who ask for help but hide information that may be critical to identifying the issue or at least will allow us to go on to something else.
     
  3. hpkara

    hpkara Thread Starter

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    my bad I can fix it
     
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