wireless wont work on laptop

Posted on 2009-04-15
Last Modified: 2012-05-06

I am trying to connect to wireles on my dell windows xp laptop. It is not recognizing any wireless networks around. I tried refresh and also repair still does not work. Any links, resources, ideas appreciated.Please advise. Thanks in advance
Question by:gudii9
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    Assisted Solution

    In device management, does the wireless card show up?  If so, on your wireless router are you using any type of security or access llist?
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    Accepted Solution

    This may sound like a silly question, but is there a little switch on the side or top of your laptop with symbols underneath that look like this:

    O   I   >>

    If so, check to make sure the little notch in the switch is over the symbol that looks like an "I" and not the one that looks like an "O".
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    thank you

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