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Wireless Card not reading wireless Network

Hi, for some reason on my mom's laptop (Gateway) it no longer reads the linksys g network router or any other wireless networks. Now I was going to try a system restore to a point where it was working but for some reason she didn't have it on. Any suggestions. Thanks

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If an ethernet adapter is available in the laptop....

you may want to hard wire to the router. A positive connection should indicate a problem with the wireless adapter. A negative connection may present a software problem (spyware/viral).

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Windows repair option

I also have a laptop that was doing the same thing. I have an HP with a built in wireless adapter. Right click on the wireless icon in the task bar and click repair. That works for me.

But if you have to keep doing that every so often they you do have a problem with your wireless adapter. I eventually bought an external adapter and I don't have any problems anymore.

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