Acer Aspire 5742g Laptop / How To Turn On Wireless

Jun 9, 2012

how to switch on the wireless on my Acer laptop aspire 5742G, I want to set up a wireless network at home.

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Jan 12, 2013

I have an acer aspire 5742g laptop . I use wifi at my home , and the wireless network seemed to work fine there.

Then after a few days I came to the hostel . We have wifi in the hostel , so I tried to connect my laptop with the wifi . And there is a message that came , "Unable to connect to stes(name of the wifi network ) , earlier I thought that it was a temporary thing and that it would work the next day, but then the next day , my room mates arrived and their laptops connected easily without the error message .

1)When I click on the wifi icon on the right hand side bottom bar , I can see the network , but it does not connect , and gives me the same error message .

2)When I click on Network and Sharing Center , and then on manage wireless network , I don't see the name(stes) of the wireless network(So I can't even remove it)

3)I have tried uninstalling,installing,updating my network adapter , drivers etc . but none of the things have worked .

I can't seem to figure out what the problem is . Its really bugging me now :| , I formatted my laptop , restored it to factory settings , nothing worked. I also tried to connect through a hotspot which I made from my mobile and it got connected easily without any problem .

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(Acer doesn't seem interested, judging by the number of similar posts I've seen all over the Internet).

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The network adapter is: Atheros AR5005G and it is working properly

Edit: I can connect using ethernet, it's just not showing any routers in the network list to connect to

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set up a wi-fi connection between my laptop and cellphone..

My laptop: Acer Aspire 4820t, intel core i3, 2gb ram, running win7 home basic Under network adapters in Control panel, the following items show up..

1.Atheros AR8151 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller

2.Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter

My cellphone: Motorola Defy running on Android v2.1(Eclair)

I use a USB modem to connect to the internet. I need to set up a wi-fi connection between the laptop and the phone so that i can use the internet connection using the phone.

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Working Laptop (XP) -IP config All -
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
C:Documents and SettingsAdministrator>ipconfig /all

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What is weird is that even if I get a connection I will at random intervals get " local access only" or completely dropping the connection. ( then it usually will not connect again) He wifi signal is 100%. I'm not able to make it work in a stable fashion. I have tried updating to the latest network driver for my laptops broadcom wifi adapter (from acer driver site) but this changed nothing. Turning on/off the wifi adapter does not work. Rebooting sometimes works but it's completely random. Sometimes going to network properties and enabling active settings for WLAN will let it connect (sorry if this is not the correct wording, my windows is in Norwegian) (it's the lowest box that you can check, and when this is done you can press "configure" . When pressing it just says cisco something is enabled and showing an "okay box " )

When connecting to the router, it says it has the latest firmware.

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I moved my pc 5 meters to another table, wifi signal is 100% but it starts dropping to only local connection !?!? I move back, and it's working again.. Funny thing is that the router is only 7 meters from the table where it's not working ( this could be a coincidence) and i can use the wifi in rooms much further away with devices that shouldn't have better WLAN adaptors(such as iPhone). I have never had any trouble with Internet connections on wifi with this laptop prior to this!

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