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Not able to connect to my network all the time


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maddmoh

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Hey, i'm using vista home premium sp1

My laptop has a wireless card and it can connect to the internet, but the problem is when i turn my computer on most of the time it doesn't connect to the wireless network without having to plug it in with an ethernet, after it was been plugged in the wireless then works fine.

My drivers are all up to date too, and connecting to the internet using ubuntu on the same computer works perfectly which leads me to believe its something in vista that is the problem.

Any ideas on whats wrong, or any information that would help you please reply, thanks.
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mike171562

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Follow these instructions to connect vista, does it work? If not, what point did it fail?


Connect Windows Vista to a Wireless Router
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At the point where i have found the wireless network and put the password in and it still doesn't work untill i plug it in via ethernet

i must add i havnt had a problem the last few days o.o

Edited by maddmoh, 07 July 2009 - 02:11 PM.

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Ok, then its an issue with encryption, probably your typing the wrong password or your wireless card doesnt support the type of encryption your router is using or vice versa. Disable Security on your wireless and see if you can connect then.
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I think you have misunderstood my problem. My wireless card supports the encrytion etc and the password is right and it works. I think it might have been a problem with the drivers, but it seems to be working now... i've no idea what has changed but i havn't had a problem since about 2 days after posting this topic.

Thanks for attempting to help =]
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