Cannot Connect to Internet After Re-Installing XP

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  1. .Chris
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    .Chris Clueless

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    After re-installing Windows XP Home Edition, I cannot connect to my wireless internet connection or detect any wireless networks.
    Any suggestions?
     
  2. twiztidsinz

    twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

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    Install the drivers for your wireless card/chip?
     
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    .Chris Clueless

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    I am using a wireless router, and so do I just search for the router's drivers then install?

    How do I find out what wireless card/chip I have?
     
  4. twiztidsinz

    twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

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    Is it a laptop?
    Check the manufacturers page for the model and see if there are drivers.
     
  5. hobo33

    hobo33 Advanced Member

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    Is your router's SSID hidden?

    EDIT: If you're using a laptop, do you have a button that disables your wireless card? Because on mine I know I have one right next to the power button, which is rather annoying. [​IMG]
     
  6. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

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    Check in the Device Manager. But twiz is right, this is almost certainly an issue of the divers not being installed.
     
  7. CherrySkitty

    CherrySkitty GBAtemp Regular

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    And try to update the drivers from there o.o