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Laptop doesn't find all wifi networks

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#1 SciFiWonder


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Posted 06 February 2015 - 12:28 AM

We have two network connections (HOME01 and HOME02) in our home, and of course the neighbors' have a number of them, as well.


Our VAIO laptop (Windows 8.1) only recognizes HOME01, and one of the neighbor wifi networks.


However, the netbook, the tablet, and both phones all recognize our HOME01 and HOME02, as well as all the other neighbor wifi networks, as well.


I've checked the laptop settings, and don't see that I can change anything that would make any difference.


What could this be?


Thanks a million!

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#2 Kilroy


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Posted 06 February 2015 - 06:38 AM

Has it ever worked?  If not the other network might be 5G where the one you can see is 2.4Mhz.  In other words your laptop may not have a network card that can connect to the other network.  If that is the case getting a USB wireless card is the easiest solution.

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