wireless internet help please

  Rocker 22:48 14 Nov 2008
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hi all i got a laptop from ebay its the toshiba portege 4010. it has wireless network built in but whrn i try to conect to to my wireless network i get a message saying windows is unable to connect to the selected network, the network may no longer be in range. please refresh the list of availbe networks and try to connect again. when i do this my network comes up but when i try to connect to it keep getting the same massage. im not out of range as im sat next to the main computer i have been told that as its a old laptop the mini pci wireless adaptor my need changeing do anyone know were i can buy one for this laptop . manythanks

  2neat 23:27 14 Nov 2008

have you tested the wireless router?
Can the laptop see any wireless networks.
If it has a spare slot, you could always buy a wireless card.

  Rocker 23:33 14 Nov 2008

yes my router is working ok as my sons pc is connected to it. the laptop can see my network but when i try to connect to i it says windows is unable to connect to the selected network, the network may no longer be in range. please refresh the list of availbe networks and try to connect again.

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