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tobejug71 tobejug71 is offline
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      10-19-2006
Hi Guys,

i have got real a problem and i need some help pleeeese!!!

i ahve bought a secoundhand laptop with xp installed,however when i have gone into conections i cant find the wireless network icon to view the available connection.

I am just plain stupid???

can someone please help


thanks

toby
 
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JimmyD JimmyD is offline
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      10-20-2006
Hi Toby,

Not all laptops have wireless cards. What's the make a model of laptop? Does it have built in wireless, ar are you using a PCMCIA card? Does the wireless card display in Device Manager? Is the driver installed correctly?

Assuming that is all OK, many laptops have a physical switch to turn the wireless on and off. Is it turned on?

Hope this helps.

Jimmy
 
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