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Old 16-04-2006, 16:01   #1
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Wireless Card Not Picking Up Any Wireless Signals

Err...I'm not quite sure what's happened. I have an Acer IPN2220 wireless card (in my Acer laptop), and usually it picks up about 4 or 5 wireless signals, obviously including mine. But since yesterday, it's just stopped receiving signals completely. The only way to access the net is if I connect the modem directly in through a Cat5.

I've reinstalled the drivers, but no luck. It seemed to find the connections for a split second when I rebooted, then failed. Any ideas, or is my wireless card totally shagged?

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Old 16-04-2006, 16:08   #2
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Is it a PCIMICAIA card? If so have you checked that its making a solid connection?
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Old 16-04-2006, 16:32   #3
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Connections are there, cos they are coming up on my dad's laptop. Just not on my laptop.

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Old 16-04-2006, 16:45   #4
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Is wireless showing up in Network Connections?
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Old 16-04-2006, 16:59   #5
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Yup. I get upto the screen where it says "Show All Wireless Connections" and there are none, when I KNOW there are at least 3 or 4.
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Old 16-04-2006, 17:52   #6
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Check that the wireless is turned on in the laptop,

As I know that on my dell laptop there is a button, function and F2 to enable the wireless card.

There may be a simiar button on your laptop.
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Old 16-04-2006, 19:33   #7
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How do you turn your laptop wirless on? Usually it's FN (keep pressed down) and then F1. Do you use Windows XP wireless or is there another set of drivers?

Something's changed so you'll need to work through everything one at a time.
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Old 16-04-2006, 21:52   #8
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Originally Posted by Gerrard
How do you turn your laptop wirless on? Usually it's FN (keep pressed down) and then F1. Do you use Windows XP wireless or is there another set of drivers?

Something's changed so you'll need to work through everything one at a time.
Thanks! This was the problem, duh. Cheers again for all the help.
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