Updating the router firmware to troubleshoot a network connection Outdated firmware might affect performance, security, or prevent the router from accessing the Internet or certain Web pages. Select your operating system and version , Change Detected operating system: If no problems were found and your computer is still experiencing Wi-Fi problems, close the troubleshooting window, and then continue to the next step. If some security condition, such as the password has changed, you will be prompted to enter the new password. Service the computer if problems are found.

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When choosing a location, minimize the amount of solid objects between them, especially electronic devices and metal objects. The list of all available drivers for your product is shown above.

How to Wirelessly Connect an HP Netbook

I don’t see my operating system. Log into the configuration menu for the router as was done in the previous sectionand then use the menu to update the firmware dedicated to the router. Click Run as administrator if presentminibool Apply repairs automaticallyand then click Next.

Restoring BIOS settings for your computer to default settings If other devices can connect to your wireless network, but your computer cannot connect, a BIOS setting might be the cause of the problem.

If not, you can repeat these steps and try another channel until you find one that works well. See your browser’s documentation miniblok specific sireless. Service or replace your broadband modem if it cannot be turned on. If a Let’s identify your product to get started page displays, select your computer type, type the model name of your computer, and then click Submit. Download list – Download multiple files at once View, edit and download your entire list of software and minubook here.


After you find the driver you are looking for, click the category name, and then click Download. If not, continue with the next step. Click Programsand then click Programs and Features. How does HP install software and gather data?

Or, view all available drivers for your product below.

[SOLVED] connecting to wireless internet help (using hp mini)

In the adapter properties window, click the Power Management tab. If these steps do not work, refer to the user guide that came with your router.

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This document assumes that you have created a wireless home network as discussed in Creating a Wireless Home Network Windows Vistaor you are trying to connect to a known working wireless network in a location that offers WIFI access for its customers. If the wireless connection is still weak or has trouble connecting, consider purchasing a different antenna for your router or setup another router as a signal repeater.

Double-click Network Adapters to expand the list, right-click the wireless Wi-Fi adapter in the list, and then select Properties. Use the section that matches your type of computer for specific BIOS reset steps:. The power switch for the wireless LAN device, and the Bluetooth device if equippedis located on the side of the case or above the keyboard depending on the model.

If you have changed the operating system OSdownload and install the latest version of the wireless network device driver and the HP Wireless Assistant for your model and OS. If you cannot find an updated driver or the updated driver fails to solve the problem, go to the next step. A window might open prompting you for a password or push button connect actions depending on the type of security you are using.


We were unable to retrieve the list of drivers for your product. Wi-Fi networking is a convenient way to access the Internet. If, during the original setup, you selected the Start this connection automatically option, the network connection will be made, using the values entered during the setup, when you bring your computer into the range of existing wireless network.

After restoring the default BIOS settings, if you can connect to the network and to the Internet, you are done. External wireless adapters that plug into the USB connection, or other device ports, are available for notebook and desktop computers not already equipped with an internal wireless adapter.

The operating system on the netbook includes the necessary utilities to search for available networks and make the connection without installing additional software programs.

HP PCs – Troubleshooting wireless network and Internet (Windows Vista)

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Reconnecting to an existing network After you have set up a connection to your home network, or a public WIFI network, you can miniibook to that network at a later time. The name of the wireless adapter no longer displays in the network adapters category when it has been uninstalled.