All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Thank you again, my netherlandian friend! To do System Recovery, hit start and type system recovery in the search bar. It’s a 4 year old laptop and the wifi has gone unstable. Approx 45min call I told him nicely, “My laptop’s wireless no longer works and was no longer under the one year warranty. It’s not a software issue.

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Will a wifi card work?

[SOLVED] Wireless interface missing for HP Presario V having Intel(R) PRO/Wireless ABG

I have a Presario V laptop running Vista which cannot connect to my home wireless network. Presaario doesnt work on my Compaq Presario V This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

Yikes, even worse I thought!! There is a good chance that this is a software problem, NOT a hardware problem like most people keep saying.

Wireless doesnt work on my Compaq Presario V6000

Hopefully people find this because I know tons of people have had this same problem. HP has extended the warranty on certain model numbers and will do a free repair.

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. If that doesn’t help, then try uninstalling the adapter from Device Manager, then restart the computer and let Windows recognize and reinstall the wireless adapter.


USB wireless adapters plug into a USB port on the laptop, and after installing drivers and the software that accompanies the device, it should allow you to access an internet signal. About the Author Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since HP service tag There is another barcaoded sticker with the “Product Key” on it – do I need to list those details? Nonetheless, thank you so presraio for all your help, I really appreciated it!

That is the correct place. Then again there will be someone it worked for and you can always hope it works for you. This was helpful 1. Hi there, I have a Presario V laptop running Vista which cannot connect to my home wireless network.

Create the recovery DVDs, insert disk one and restart your computer. Broadcom makes a lousy card. If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board. Proffitt Forum moderator April 13, 7: 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.

It didnt help that I was reading all over the compsq on the net that this was a hardware problem for these laptops. Does it say disabled? I would do that if I can get back on the internet with the laptop. Now the wireless module is dead too.


How to Enable HP Presario Wireless

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. I gave up on our computer after messing with hp without any success until I read your post. The Recovery Manager can also be accessed during startup of your notebook.

See you later HP! Proffitt Forum moderator September 19, 2: Visit the computer manufacturer’s website and download, then install the latest driver for your wireless device.

Didn’t find what you were looking for? CNET’s forum on computer help is the best source for finding the solutions to your computer problems. However I’ve seen it where the reinstall of the OS doesn’t fix it.

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