wireless on laptop

  lottied 17:42 23 Jul 2008

Hi, I have been using wireless from main pc on a a laptop for months no prob. but now it is not picking up any signal (not even the neighbours!) Ours is locked, as is the neighbours but not being any good with computers I have tried to refresh & now I'm stumped!Any advice please - in simple terms!1
Thanks, Lottie.

  Halmer 17:52 23 Jul 2008

(the wireless adaptor)

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:54 23 Jul 2008

Has the wireless been switched off?

depending on make switch or key combination to switch card on.

check in device manager for errors against the wireless card drivers.

  woodchip 18:19 23 Jul 2008

Have you done simple things like turn Router off then back on after about five minutes? and reboot computer?

  lottied 21:35 23 Jul 2008

Hi,Thanks for replies.I have switched off main pc to reboot, the switch for wireless is on but not sure where to find device manager to check, where is it & what do I do when I find it please? Thanks.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:03 23 Jul 2008

Device manger

Right click My Computer - Manage - System Tools Device manager

  woodchip 22:14 23 Jul 2008

Have you tried turning Router off then back on

  lottied 23:05 23 Jul 2008

Thankyou All. While trying to do as suggested by Fruit Bat with device manager I'm not sure what I did but it suddenly connected?! I'll be back if it dies again but all help much appreciated. Lottie.

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