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internet signal problem


paul222

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Hi guys I got problem with my internet not picking up arial signal. Have changed wii card reloaded drivers reconnected to internet afresh and connected another arial all to no avail.

Get 2 or 3 bars from 5 arial connected or not, Any ideas thanks.

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rdave13

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Go to your laptop's manufacturers site and download the latest driver for the lan card. Reboot and try again.

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rdave13

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How did you change the "wii card" in the laptop? Not damaged anything ?

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paul222

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Hi there , The belkin works fine full strength it is my laptop wifi that is poor. Have switched everything off I can find to do with multiple signal recieption.

Laptop is 2 years old and the wifes works a1 and is exactly the same model as my acer aspire 5732z

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paul222

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Hi rdave,

Removed cover plate (2screws) removed push in antenna wires. All been changed antenna and wifi. You need to be heavy handed to demage something so basic.

It is prob a mother board problem and is nothing obvious .

Is a bitch of a problem lol.

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rdave13

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Clutching at straws here, uninstall via device manager and shutdown. Connect laptop via ethernet and try Windows update after 'found new hardware wizard' shows. If you get a Windows update for the card see if it works. Also in device manager check its power management and try unticking 'allow the computer to turn off this device to save power'.

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rdave13

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To get 'found new hardware wizard' type hdwwiz in the search box if it doesn't show and try the generic driver. See if you can see your connection after a reboot before trying Windows update.

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