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Windows 8 wirelss connectvity issue. HELP!

by thewalruschild / November 19, 2013 9:46 AM PST

I bought a asus x4014 and from the first day started experiencing wireless connectivity issues. On the first day I connected to a friends wireless network, it worked fine until I let the power die. When I turned the laptop back on, the wireless wouldn't connect "Can't connect to this network" my phone was working fine with the wireless. I tried changing the power saving setting of the wireless adaptor ectr. Later when I went to another friends home, the same thing happened but it resolved itself. It worked fine for a good 3 weeks now it will not connect to my home network via wifi, I resorted to a full system restore. nothing. nada. I'm currently connected via Ethernet. I am at my wits end. Please help. I have tried everything I can think of.

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Clarification Request
What is that?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2013 9:50 AM PST

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My neighbor has the k55n
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2013 9:49 AM PST

And it was doing very odd things till he removed the supplied antivirus. It seems to want to shield us from too much. No power settings or anything else was changed so let's hope you can put it all back to stock.

If not, just call it in and let them fix it.
Bob

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thanks
by thewalruschild / November 19, 2013 9:57 AM PST

Thank you for the quick reply, trying that now Happy will let you know what happens.

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Nope.
by thewalruschild / November 19, 2013 10:00 AM PST
In reply to: thanks

Still refuses to connect Sad I knew win8 would be trouble...

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No such trouble here.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2013 1:03 PM PST
In reply to: Nope.

We have at the office over a dozen Win8 laptops and a few Asus so to make a claim it's W8 is a little bit of a stretch. Since it's new, just restore it to the factory load and don't take candy from strangers or drivers from Microsoft.
Bob

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by thewalruschild / November 19, 2013 11:38 PM PST
In reply to: No such trouble here.

Already tried restoring it fully :/

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Then let's call this one defective.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 20, 2013 12:36 AM PST
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Take it back for another fast before you have to deal with the maker's repair system.
Bob

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