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Just got my lappy and Need HELP!

post #1 of 14
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Ok i just got it in the mail like 1 hour ago, i turn it on install vista on it with the restore disk or w/e and there we go i try to use the wireless stuff but it does not even search for a router and i go to gateways driver and support and theres like 20 things of wireless drivers which one do i need and the laptop is in my sig rig please help?
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post #2 of 14
any pictures of the wifi settings?
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post #3 of 14
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there can be but it dont say any this i push the refresh button and it says windows did not find anythign or w/e
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post #4 of 14
can you post a screen shot
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post #5 of 14
Look at the little pictures on the keys sometimes you need to press the 'fn' key along with another that may look like an antena, that activates the wifi.
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post #6 of 14
i dont think he's that stupid tbh
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post #7 of 14
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What do u want me to take a picture of actually?
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post #8 of 14
only if you can! it will help me see what you have installed
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post #9 of 14
FN key together with F2 enables/dissables wireless.
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post #10 of 14
Thread Starter 
There is a slide button that turns it on and off at the front want i want to know is why windows cant find any networks when there is a router and my iphone is on that network
and evry time i hit refresh nothing happens
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