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had this issue for a while. my wifi work's just fine. however When i scan for a network it simply doesnt pick up anything, so i have to have a wired connection to have inter net on it. i cant do system restore on it, ( it simply doesnt work).

it is a windows XP SP3 Os. 1.6GHZ single core. so it's just a basic lug around Laptop that i use for when im away and what not. so nothing special about it.

No disc drive as it is 10". any idea why it simply wont pick up a signal. and while it scan's it says do signal is detectable.
    
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you try downloading the network/wireless drivers from your manufacturer's web site?
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hmm
your wifi is set to like N only and your netbook isnt capable os N maybe?
    
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Driver's dont exist for this :/


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you try downloading the network/wireless drivers from your manufacturer's web site?
    
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post #5 of 8
Check your routers settings, what mode is it in? N only? Do you have the option for B and G?
However, it sounds like a driver issue or lack of a driver. Find one and load it on a usb flash drive and pop it on your note/ netbook.
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post #6 of 8
drivers do exist for it drivers exist for most everything

you just need the model name
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post #7 of 8
Stupid question:-

Have you toggled the wireless via the FN?

Hold the FN key (should be bottom-right, around left ALT/CTRL) and hit the key with a little Antennae on it (F2 or F-keys?)?
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post #8 of 8
My NIC card got disabled the other day due to a conflict with 7.....I enabled it and its fine now. May want to take a look at that.
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