February 13th, 2013, 11:21 AM
Thanks...but do any of these possibilities apply when?:
1. uninstalled wireless adapter and re-installed to address any driver issues.
2. everything works normally after I manually connect.
February 7th, 2013, 05:23 PM
Well....still have not been able to figure this one out.
A couple of other things I've done:
Run the 'scannow' command in safe mode. It found and fixed a couple of damaged files (probably from...
February 4th, 2013, 02:21 PM
Seems to be a couple of ways to go. One is through Device Manager......deleting the wireless adapter and re-booting. Vista will apparently re-install the adapter.
Also could use a command prompt...
February 3rd, 2013, 01:16 PM
Was thinking along these lines as well.
I noticed that when connecting manually (router is set to 'hidden'), I'll randomly select the network with the strongest signal, even though I know it's not...
February 2nd, 2013, 12:23 PM
Probably could.....would have to take the laptop over to a friend's house.
Only thing about that is it wouldn't connect to a new network automatically. I'd have to go through WPS or some other...
January 31st, 2013, 08:32 PM
I'd be leaning that way if I couldn't connect at all, but the fact that I can eventually get the laptop connected eliminates, I would think, these possibilities. Not sure if corrupted drivers would...
January 31st, 2013, 01:00 PM
Yes, I've done pretty much everything i can think of, but I must be missing something somewhere.......maybe re-set the laptop adapter?....command line?
Should mention.......I do have a wireless...
January 31st, 2013, 12:43 PM
No.....have two other desktops that are connected via cables.
(That thought crossed my mind as well, but I don't have another wireless connection to compare).
January 30th, 2013, 06:04 PM
Hello.....usually I can figure these things out, but so far, not with this one. Hope I can explain this so it helps.
I have a 3 year old HP laptop running Vista 32bit. Up until recently, when I...