This article also applies to Windows Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. Tell us about your experience with our site. I would suggest you to run network adapter troubleshooter and check if it helps. User Name Remember Me? You may be facing the above issue due to incompatible or corrupted network adapters installed in the computer. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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Try to install the proprietary driver sudo apt install bcmwl-kernel-source. Post as a guest Name. Every thing running well but wifi always hard blocked after min. Tell us about your experience with our site.

[SOLVED] Acer Aspire 5742 not connecting to wireless.

After the Window 10 setup was complete, I now have problems with two of the Laptops not being able to connect to my WiFi. I tried Running the Trouble Shooter and it didn’t help. Type troubleshooting in the search box on taskbar. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. How satisfied are you with this response? Thanks for marking this as the answer. Post as a guest Name.


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Select the top most search result and follow from step 2 from the article Make older programs compatible with this version of Windows Also applies to Windows I went into the laptops Device Manager and clicked on our network adapter which is an Atheros AR5B97 and under the device status it states “This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. This issue may occur due to corrupt network drivers or settings. These three computers are all identical Acer Aspire V5 p Laptops! Thank you for replying with the status of the issue.

Locate and right-click on the driver setup file on your PC and click on Properties. HiWelcome to our Microsoft Community. Method 2, once I got to step 3 5472 was the same. In the indicator menu Wireless is greyed out and stated as “disconnected”.

Current Temperatures Take II. With the ethernet connected perform the following: The time now is Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links.

You can try to reactivate your wifi by using wirfless rfkill unblock wifi. My suggestion is checking the “Additional Drives” and look to see if you can enable your networking from a driver that needs to be enabled.


You can also follow the steps below and check if the issue is resolved. Family problems, just haven’t had time to return. In reply to Likhitha V’s post on February 29, Check if the issue is resolved. I’ve upgraded to Oneiric and cannot get wifi to work at all. If I went into the Room the Router is in I could connect as long as I was no more than 5 feet away, anything further, I’d loose the signal.

I tried updating Drivers from Acer, Qualcomm Atheros and Microsoft, none of them would work any better then the last, still a 5 foot maximum distance! Under Choose a wireless network, click the wireless network to which you want to connect, and then click Connect. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.