Laptop and wirless network

  Emile 14:19 20 Nov 2007

I am trying to connect a laptop with wireless network card to a wirless network. On the taskbar, the network icon is mark with a red X. I add a profile with the securit code on my modem router (WPA). Click connect, but no luck. Using a network cable (RJ45), it works first time. PLEASE HELP.

  ambra4 17:59 20 Nov 2007

Laptop Wireless Device Setting

Most laptop computer these days comes with a building wireless card; some required you to switch on the Wireless Radio Antenna via a small slide switch on the laptop

Or using the FN (Function) key you have to hold down the FN key and press the key with a small antenna icon to turn on the wireless card

You can also check that the wireless card is Enable from inside the Network Connection Area

Start-Setting-Double Click-Network Connection you should see two Icons one Local Area Connection and one Wireless Area Connection

If no Wireless Icon then you will have to buy a USB Wireless Adepter

If there is a Wireless Area Connection Icon- Right click Enable or Disable as required

Some times you have to Disable and Enable before the card will connect to the wireless system

If not sure if laptop have a antenna switch check the manual PC layout quick guide

Check out these sites before you set-up the wireless system could save you a lot of time and headache.

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