Solved

Wireless can be available in Windows 2003 in laptop PC ?

Posted on 2013-10-22
3
319 Views
Last Modified: 2013-10-22
Expert,
I installed wireless driver in Windows 2003 r2 sp2 in laptop. There is a red cross on the icon of wireless after enabling it. i do not know if the wireless can work in Win 2003. If so, how can i solve it to connect internet. Thank you.
0
Comment
Question by:EESky
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 11

Assisted Solution

by:BillBondo
BillBondo earned 250 total points
ID: 39591906
If you go to network connections and right click does it find ant wireless networks? And you are sure its enabled?
0
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
unknown_routine earned 250 total points
ID: 39591940
Yes windows 2003 can use the wireless network.

However the computer that has  windows 2003  may not have the wireless adapter on it or the adapter may be dysfunctional.


The easiest way to fix it to buy an external USB wireless adapter(around $20) from amazon.com. Driver will come with the correct drivers.


Installation is very easy.

http://www.amazon.com/Medialink-Wireless-Adapter-802-11n-Compatible/dp/B002RM08RE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1382465131&sr=8-1&keywords=windows+2003+wireless+adapter


I have this one and I'm very happy with it.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:EESky
ID: 39591976
Thanks, after you are sure that it can works in Win2003, i tried it and got it.
Thank you, unknown_routine
0

Featured Post

Salesforce Has Never Been Easier

Improve and reinforce salesforce training & adoption using WalkMe's digital adoption platform. Start saving on costly employee training by creating fast intuitive Walk-Thrus for Salesforce. Claim your Free Account Now

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Put a name of this device 9 59
laser color wireless scan to email 16 94
Smart TV Keyboard 3 42
How to check what wifi channels are being highly utilised 13 73
Tired of waiting for your show or movie to load?  Are buffering issues a constant problem with your internet connection?  Check this article out to see if these simple adjustments are the solution for you.
This subject  of securing wireless devices conjures up visions of your PC or mobile phone connecting to the Internet through some hotspot at Starbucks. But it is so much more than that. Let’s look at the facts: devices#sthash.eoFY7dic.
This Micro Tutorial will show you how to maximize your wireless card to its maximum capability. This will be demonstrated using Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230 wireless card on Windows 8 operating system.
Viewers will learn how to connect to a wireless network using the network security key. They will also learn how to access the IP address and DNS server for connections that must be done manually. After setting up a router, find the network security…

751 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question