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WIFI not detecting network

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by leopoldo95, Oct 31, 2013.

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  1. leopoldo95

    leopoldo95 Thread Starter

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    Hi all

    My Wifi isnt detecting my home network. Whats strange that it happened on a turn off/on from the computer, i did not install anything.


    At first, the network was detecting the home network, but wasnt able to connect (meanwhile, other devices, a phone and a table could), however now, i cant detect any network (mine or from neighbors, which appear on my phone).


    I´ve tried to reboot the PC, turn the card (fn+f3) on and off, disabling the card on the device manager and i cant find the driver for it. Its a notebook CCE Info Onix 545-B (not sure if its a Brazilian trademark only, anyway).


    The card is a Realtek RTL8192CE Wireless LAN. Something else me is that on the device manager the name has a "(TEST)" at the end of the name, not sure if its nomenclature only, alsol, theres a triangle with a ! on it, indicating some issue(which i dont know how to specify ).


    Any ideas to fix? i can provide any necessary information.


    Thanks.
     
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    As managed says, try reinstalling the driver as that can help if it has become corrupted. Worst case is that the actual wireless card in the laptop has failed (I have 2 laptops at home where this has happened). They can be replaced I believe, however its probably just as easy (if not easier) to just disable it and buy a USB wifi adaptor.
     
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    Try INSSIDER and see what that says.
     
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