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setting a wireless network

By david123kumar ·
i got a DELL laptop with wireless internet connection(wifi) through a access point. recently i took a COMPAQ PRESARIO NOTE BOOK and that also got (wifi). i have instaled lan drivers and am not getting internet connection. but for DELL laptop am getting internet but am not getting internet for COMPAQ. what is the problem? have i need to configure anything in compaq? if so what i have to configure? please help me with this problem ill be more greatfull to u. my mail id is david123kumar@yahoo.com

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WiFi and LAN

by Dee101 In reply to setting a wireless networ ...

You didn't say which models you have or which NICs are in the laptops.

I have noticed on some laptops, running on LAN will turn off the WiFi radio -- you need to turn that back on the next time you want WiFi.

If you can't find this, try opening "Connect to", "All connections", "disable" the LAN and "repair" WiFi (occasionally I've had to "disable", then re-"enable" WiFi).

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