Laptop wireless

  Bowsa 19:04 30 Mar 2011
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Hi all,

The girlfriends wireless on the laptop is no longer picking up the home network. On occasion giving a message saying that there is a problem with a USB component?

Any ideas on where to start

Cheers guys

  Bowsa 19:09 30 Mar 2011

O an for some unknown reason the active desktop keeps bringing up script errors and won't become "active"

Cheers

  Bowsa 00:46 01 Apr 2011

Really no one has anything ?!?!

  Taff™ 07:12 01 Apr 2011

You don`t say which operating system which would be useful but here`s one suggestion. Go to Device Manager which you can access via Control Panel>System. Remove all USB cables form the machine.

Now right click every component and uninstall them. Then reboot the computer. This will force the OS to re-install each and every USB driver and controller sets.

As for the Active Desktop try Gerbil`s solution click here It seems to be the most popular one on several other forums.

  Bowsa 23:55 01 Apr 2011

It is on xp, I will try what you suggested if you need more info give me a shout.

Thanks

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