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laptop wifi not working

Discussion in 'Networking' started by homeruz1, May 25, 2008.

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  1. homeruz1

    homeruz1 Thread Starter

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    hi im sitting here on the desktop pc which is connected to a aztech dsl605ew modem

    the desktop gets the internet fine but the laptop get 'limited or no connectivity' through its wifi
    . the signal is full power but i tried repairing conenction options and it says the IP address could not be renewed

    from the router setting i even removed the wifi secuiryt password thing and restarted access points
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    The classic reason for this is encryption key mismatch or possibly MAC filtering on the AP the machine is connecting to. Does this laptop connect to other wireless networks?
     
  3. homeruz1

    homeruz1 Thread Starter

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    i tried connecting to my friends wifi modem but it didnt work
    i put a bootable linux cd and from that the LAN and wifi were working fine on any modem

    so i have to reinstall windows i guess
     
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    Download the latest drivers for your adapters. Assuming the adapters are integrated get the drivers from your laptop manufacturer's web site. Install the drivers if they are newer than the ones you have.

    If you already have the latest driver, to fix any corruption that sometimes occurs, use Device Manager to uninstall the driver; Restart the PC; and let Windows reinstall the adapter.
     
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