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Wireless Network Troubleshooting Help!


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zachary_hipp

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Hello,

I got HP ZD8000 Notebook.

Includes - Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC
- Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN

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We use Open Network Wireless Connection for Internet Connection at Business Place, setup through following hardware -

Zyxel Prestige 6000
3Com Office Connect Dual Speed 8
3Com Office Connect Cable/DSL Secure Gateway
3Com Access Points

And, Also provide Linksys WET11 Earthnet Adapter to use in computer for those who doesn't have wireless card of own.

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Now Problem -

In my ZD8000 buit in wireless card, I can not Get Wireless Network Detected. I tried upgrading all drivers and windows troubleshoot stuff but it's simply not detecting network. However, I saw my network detected couple of times, it just showed up one day for couple of seconds with full signal strength, I clicked connect but didn't connect and network disappear.

It find other networks which is not ours - it's someones open network and it can't connect to it either. but atleast it shows up, which kind of tells that network card is good.

I even tried connecting WET11 Earthnet Adapter but my LAN says network cable is disconnected! However, I tried hooking up it directly in 3com and it was connected.

My USB Wirless Adapter that I plug in ZD8000 Works perfect but built in card doesn't get that network. Now I don't know if there can be any capability issue, but I network is working since other computer works.


Any Idea?!
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patrickbeard

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Hey one of my customers has the same hp notebook and wireless nic...she is having the same problem
and i havent been able to fix it. Im still working on a fix but would love some help.

Thanks,
Patrick
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