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wireless not working properly

Discussion in 'Networking' started by crispyo, Apr 20, 2010.

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  1. crispyo

    crispyo Thread Starter

    Feb 24, 2008
    it connects fine and the signal is good, but nothing loads up properly, either doesn't at all or extremely slow. i had this problem a while ago and fixed it, but i had to do a full system restore and i can't remember what i did.

    my wired works fine (which is what i'm using right now).
  2. etaf

    etaf Moderator

    Oct 2, 2003
    First Name:
    - Make and Exact model of Router, Modem or router/modem combination
    - Make and Exact model of all PCs and Laptops
    - How are the PCs / Laptops connected - full details - cable, wireless
    - What windows version or other OS are running on each laptop Xp, Vista, 7, ubuntu etc
    - Are there any other machines working - if so please provide details
    - Do you have a Firewall - if so it may be blocking access - what firewall / security program do you have ?
    - If using wireless, do you have Encryption - if so, Remove any wireless encryption from the router, and try to connect - post back results
    - If using wireless encryption, try deleting the wireless profiles - post back results
    - Post back the status of all the modem and/or router lights - are they correct ?
    - Try booting into safe mode with networking, to do that tap F8 as the PC boots and choose from menu - post back the results here

    Download and install
    If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC

    Then run the program
    if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

    post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter Name" (1st column) is yours on the list

    To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
    To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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