I did a recovery on the samsung R540. Now I cannot get the internet. I did download the drivers at samsung but I have had no luck as I still cannot connect. It just wants me to use broadband or dial up but I need wireless. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
Posted 26 May 2014 - 06:52 PM
What Operating system ?
Did you try this http://www.samsung.c.../NP-R540-JA06US
Posted 26 May 2014 - 08:05 PM
It is a windows 7. The light for the wireless shows on but when I try to connect it says there are no networks available.
Posted 27 May 2014 - 09:32 AM
An example guide for Windows 7 here
It is basically the same as what jd directed you to but for Windows 7 as opposed to XP.
Let us know if this gets you connected.
NB: It sometimes helps if you restart your wireless router first.
Posted 27 May 2014 - 01:34 PM
After I did everything it still says No connections are available. I restarted my router also. Maybe I am not getting the right drivers. Do you think I should try another recovery. Maybe something was missed.
Edited by ginnyjoe, 27 May 2014 - 01:36 PM.
Posted 27 May 2014 - 02:08 PM
Have you checked that the wireless device is enabled in the BIOS.
Do you have a wireless signal on your taskbar - bottom right, if yes when you right click on it do you see the Open Networking and Sharing Centre option, if yes, when you click on it does it take you to a page like mine which I have attached below;
Posted 27 May 2014 - 04:31 PM
Not too familiar with wireless setup, my router is hooked up through ethernet, but has the capabilities of wireless.
True need to have the KEY and password to set it up i know.
You may have more knowledge on this Phill,ty
Edited by jds63, 27 May 2014 - 04:32 PM.
Posted 27 May 2014 - 04:47 PM
When I right click it says n connections are available. I will do a complete restore and will let you know what happens. I see that my cousin tried to do a recovery and there are 2 windows 7 on the computer. Maybe a complete restore might fix it. As soon as I get that done I will get back to you. I don't want to waste your time. If this works then I will ask how to get rid of the other windows 7 that is showing up. Thanks
Posted 27 May 2014 - 05:23 PM
I did a complete restore and it worked perfectly. The recovery only did a partial fix. Thank you so much for your help and the time you took to help me. It looks like it eliminated the other windows seven also.
Posted 27 May 2014 - 07:44 PM
Good to hear, never mentioned you had 2 operating system on this Computer.
If it is only a partial fix and you still need help this post will be open unless you say you are completely resolved, it's always good to share how it was resolved for others who read your topic with a similiar issue.
Your Welcome you are never wasting our time, pleased to help you anyway we can.
Edited by jds63, 27 May 2014 - 07:45 PM.
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