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W8.1 some wifi networks not recognized

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    W8.1 some wifi networks not recognized


    Windows 8.1, Broadcom 802.11n network card&driver,

    My computer stopped recognizing the wireless networks at my university - oddly enough, some other networks elsewhere can be found (although I cannot test if I can actually connect to them, since they are passworded/not mine).

    I followed the 3 steps of Network Posting Tips

    Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector showed nothing: Connection - Broadcom 802.11n network card - NA, everything under Wireless and Addresses also NA. No networks.

    Any bright ideas?

    Thanks in advance,

    EDIT: forgot to add that my home adsl modem works.

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  2. #2

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    Have you tried working with your campus IT group? I would go to them. That is what they are there for. Schools have been known to block users computers, if they are infected, use up a lot of bandwidth (ie Torrents/P2P), or if you have to have the IT group set your unit up on the network, so they can track who is on the network, that is a student.
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