I have the same problem. I know this is an old thread but maybe! I traced the issue to the SmartLink proprietary modem driver. There are some things that you may like to note in your situation however. I also just bought and set up a Linksys Wireless G router. No, create an account now. Do you already have an account?

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Connecting Acer Aspire 3680 to internet wirelessly

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Did you ever fix your problem? The switch is on and it can see my network, but it will not connect. There are some things that you may like to note in your situation however.

Thanks for any advice. Ask a question and give support. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. I know this sounds ridiculous but I read somewhere that the “old fashoined” analogue walkie talkie that people use for listening in on thier little ones can seriously interfere with being able to connect to a wirless network I have personal experience of this as we use them at home, as do the neighbours!


The laptop detects and is connected to the wireless network just fine but the internet doesn’t work unless I plug in the ethernet, then it connects that way. Eee pc via Wubi install. Wifi stopped working on Acer Aspire using So, if your HP laptop is switched on, and using its wireless capability when you start the Acer, Vista – in reporting that it has a signal – will wait for you to tell it WHICH signal you want to connect with, because the HP laptop will also be “seen” by Vista, usually with the network name of “Westerlands” in my experience.

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No, create an account now. I traced the issue to the SmartLink proprietary modem driver.

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The bios stops the inbuilt wirless card from turning on, not the card being at fault or the front switch, in the case of the wureless Please remember to be considerate of other members. Email Required, but never shown.


Ethernet interface wirekess id: Vista has a “better” reporting style when it comes to detecting wireless access points. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Unless you are running a dual boot on your mac and are able to demosntrate a considerably different connection speed when using one or the other systems I have no way of knowing how to proove that there is a problem with your wireless card or the connection in general.

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August 26th, 3. Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. It will detect and report on wireless signals that XP doesn’t “see” XP tends to return to the last wireless signal source that was used before shutdown.

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