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    Quote Originally Posted by jk81033 View Post
    My laptop isn't finding any networks all of a sudden. I've tried turning wireless on and off and resetting my router but I still cannot pick up a connection, not just mine but any network. Please help!
    You could try a system restore to a point before your problem began. By any chance does you laptop have a physical switch for turning wifi off and on? Is your laptop still in warranty? If so, then talk to Gateway--unless a solution turns up.

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    I removed my wireless adapter and bought a usb wireless adapter. I installed it and I still can't pick up any networks. I am losing patience with my computer. Any ideas would be much appreciated.
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    then it has to be a windows issue mate. goto control panel then network and internet then view network network status and tasks.

    go through the "troubleshoot problems" section see if windows finds anything if not try the system restore mentioned by Znod
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    OP, I take it that you normally see other wireless networks in your area, but if not, then you could try bypassing your router--going straight to the Internet using an Ethernet cable between your modem and computer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jk81033 View Post
    I removed my wireless adapter and bought a usb wireless adapter. I installed it and I still can't pick up any networks. I am losing patience with my computer. Any ideas would be much appreciated.
    Which third party Anti Virus software do you have installed on this machine?

    Can you post the ipconfig/all from this machine?

    Just type ipconfig/all into an elevated command prompt and use the snipping tool to frame the picture and save.
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    whats the old wireless auto config from XP called nowadays? Is it "windows connect now" ? If this service has stopped he wont see any wireless networks will he?

    Type services.msc into a run command box (windows key and R) find the service (windows connect now) and make sure its started
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    How do get to an elevated command prompt? Still learning 8.
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    win key and R the type cmd and hit return .......... did you make sure the connect now service was running?
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    Windows connect now is running.
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    How do I use the snipping tool as described by chev65?
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