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Can't see wireless networks.


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#1 Sharukh10

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 09:19 PM

I use my T530 laptop connected to a docking station. My wired internet connection works this way. However, when i disconnect my laptop from the docking station i can't see any wireless networks. 

 

My wireless radio switch is on, and when I go to Network connections manage adapter settings 'Wireless Network Connection' is enable just not connected. It doesn't let me connect to it.

 

Inter ® Centrino ® Ultimate-N 6300 AGN is my adapter.



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#2 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 05:21 PM

It is possible that your wi-fi unit has died. The simplest and cheapest way to check this is to beg borrow or steal a USB wi-fi dongle (and its drivers if necessary) and plug that in and see if you have wireless connectivity. Even if you have to buy a dongle, they are not that expensive.

 

Another possibility is that the Intel unit has become unconnected. If you look at the Intel web-site, you will see that it is a plug-in module, secured by two screws in the corners opposite the connector. If the screws worked loose it is just possible this would cause a faulty connection.

 

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