Not Connected,connections are Available. [WIFI laptop WIN 8]

  cvbharathi89 02:48 20 Jan 2013

Hi, Here i want your help, i have bought a new HP laptop(Pavilion G6) with pre installed Windows 8 , I want to wifi to my laptop, but i face a problem with connecting wifi, My modem is wifi type.But in my laptop WIFI connects are available but not connected message is displaying, i couldn't find the problem,but still i am not able to use wifi.

Please help in this issue...

  difarn 07:33 20 Jan 2013

Have you switched the wireless key to "on"?

Have you tried to connect first by ethernet cable?

You may find these HP product support notes on how to connect wirelessly using the HP wireless assistant useful.

  cvbharathi89 09:18 20 Jan 2013

yes, every thing is working fine, i getting message like "NOT CONNECTED,CONNECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE" when I hover my mouse on the WIFI icon.I am getting signal also ,while click on 'connect' its not get connecting. :(

  onthelimit1 09:48 20 Jan 2013

Does it ask for a security key?

  difarn 10:19 20 Jan 2013

Did you first connect using an ethernet cable as I suggested? Have you tried the HP Wireless Assistant? As onthelimit1 says did you put the security key in. If you follow the steps in the assistant it will take you through the connection procedure step by step.

Have just found a post on the HP forum for your laptop.

Start - Type in Device Manager - look for Network Adapters - click on it - find the wireless adapter - double click - advanced - if there is a setting b/g/n or b/g? If it is set to b/g/n set it to b/g.

While you have this open go into the power management tabs and make sure that the enable this computer to turn this off to save power is not ticked.

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