Re: Wifi question

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Jeff Strickland, May 27, 2009.

  1. "Alex Clayton" <> wrote in message
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    > "j" <> wrote in message
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    >>I have a Gateway laptop that I've been using for wireless wifi internet. I
    >> re-installed the XP Pro operating system today and now when the computer
    >> boots up the wireless icon is missing from the tray and I have no trace
    >> of a
    >> wireless card. I checked the device manager and the wireless card is not
    >> shown. My network connections folder is empty. When I try to install new
    >> hardware my wireless card, which is built into the computer from the
    >> factory, is not detected by the computer. Does anyone have any
    >> suggestions?
    >>
    >>

    >
    > As was mentioned the driver is needed. Have you tried hooking up with an
    > Ethernet cord?


    Good call.

    Use a CAT5 ethernet cable to get online. Simply plug the cable into an
    available port on the router, and you're good to go.





    If that works, you can get the driver. If that is not working
    > either, you will have to use another computer and a jump drive or such to
    > put the drivers back.
    > --
    > I think drug tests are great. Since I have to pass them to earn money to
    > pay taxes, Everyone on or applying for welfare should have to pass them to
    > get some of my money.
     
    Jeff Strickland, May 27, 2009
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