One laptop can't 'see' wireless home network

  James1979 21:29 22 Aug 2009
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Hi - I Have a strange wireless networking problem. I have two laptops and a desktop PC. I have a wireless home network which one laptop and the desktop all connect to without any problems (local and internet). The issue I have is with one of the laptops - it doesn't see the home wireless network in it's available networks. It does see my neighbours networks however, and the other computers in the house see my home network so it seems to be a problem with one laptop (Toshiba Satellite) and the home wireless network. It will find it when wired to the router. The strangest thing is that last night it found it for a few hours and worked perfectly! Any ideas?

Thanks in advance

  tullie 15:10 24 Aug 2009

Have you tried it wired first?

  dawood 16:43 26 Aug 2009

Think you can enable SSID broadcast on router if you have not done so, after that test again. You can also go to wireless adapter manufacturer website to download latest driver, uninstall old driver and install latest driver on laptop. Here are more wireless network troubleshooting tips click here , take a look if you like.

  kidsis 16:11 28 Aug 2009

try going in to the router settings and changing the channel.

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