If it does, use the drop down to enable the device. Join Date Jan Location Not heaven First, I would try installing an updated driver for the chipset and for the wireless adapter.. AR5BXB63″ found under the memory module compartment cover – I have tried looking for an Atheros wireless driver update myself, but was confused: It’s a common problem. I have successfully used wireless at uni before, but when I tried to connect to my new wireless network at home tonight I couldn’t find any wireless network I have other devices connected to the same wireless router so it shouldn’t be the connection’s problem.
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It appears that for the V, in many cases it is a hardware failure. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Are you comfortable enough with your pressario skills to access the module and disconnect and then reconnect it?
My Presario V has been out for a while with a corrupt hard drive, I got a larger drive installed it and my wireless is gone!
I too experienced the same problems with my three year old Presario V What can I say? Start a new topic in this forum and be sure to give pertinent information about your computer.
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I have successfully used wireless at uni before, but when I tried to connect to my new dompaq network at home tonight I couldn’t find any wireless network I have other devices connected to the same wireless router so it shouldn’t be the connection’s problem. On the underside of my notebook it says: Following your instructions, I have re-installed the Wireless driver, however unfortunately nothing has changed.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. I am stalling on getting the usb thingy becasue it defeats the whole coolness of having an inbuilt wireless.
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HP service tag There is another barcaoded sticker with the “Product Key” on it – do I need to list those details? My wireless went out on my Presario V very shortly after installing Worked great for about 2 months, started failing again. I would do that if I can get back xard the internet with the laptop.
This worked great for me since I didn’t really care about loosing programs I didn’t have that many that took long to setup installed and I backed up all of my files.
Wireless doesnt work on my Compaq Presario V6000
I ask that because the manual lists the wireless modules by world regions. If doing that didn’t make a difference then I would pronounce the wireless module to be non functional and replace it. Message 2 of 8. Message 8 of 8. Join Date Feb Beans 3.
You presaeio at the point where I would disconnect and reconnect the module to see if it makes a difference.
Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. CNET’s forum on computer help is the best source for finding the solutions to your computer problems. I tried alot of things like reinstalling the drivers etc.
After trying to reinstall the drivers, trying to do system restores, and messing around with it for forever, I finally tried backing up all my files, and reinstalling Vista to square one using System Recovery. I then went to the support portal and downloaded first the current driver, but to no effect.
The time now is They also cleaned the laptop making it look brand new again!
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It will arrive this week and when it’s over I’ll share the results. Wireless doesnt work on my Compaq Presario V However I’ve seen it where the reinstall of the OS doesn’t fix it.
Thank you again, my netherlandian friend! About the Author Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since Take a look at the barcoded sticker on the bottom of your notebook and post everything you see there except the serial number in a reply to this message.