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Old 09-09-2009, 09:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I've just got and set up a new router. On two laptops the wireless works perfectly, but this laptop cannot find the wireless network. When I look at the available networks I can't see our new one and knowing very little about computers really don't have a clue what to do so if anyone can assist me I'd be very grateful!
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What OS?

it's a very odd issue honestly..

Have you tried to manually connect to the network?? Probably not, but without the OS can't tell yha how.
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It's Windows Vista.

Is there anyway I may have tp install any drivers on this computer?
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It's now managed to find the network but it's going extremely slow, anyone have any idea what the problem is?
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Hmm, is the signal strength strong?

Have you tried reinstalling the network card drivers?
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Default Re: Can't Find New Wireless Network

I think PatonB has a good point, I was thinking the same thing in terms of proximity to the router. Are you nearby, or some distance away ?
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When it connects to the internet it prompts me to install the router drivers. Is this normal for a laptop on a home network? How would I install the drivers for Windows?
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Routers don't have drivers... They are basically a low power limited function computer.

Maybe get a screen shot, use print screen key then paste into a new paint drawing.
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Well I'll be. Is youre wireless card N too?

I'm stumped.
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