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    Cannot connect to wireless on Vista

    This is a discussion on Cannot connect to wireless on Vista within the Wireless / Adapters forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; Hi, I've had Sky Mid Broadband for a few months now and was previously using it on my laptop wirelessly ...

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      Cannot connect to wireless on Vista

      Hi, I've had Sky Mid Broadband for a few months now and was previously using it on my laptop wirelessly on Windows XP. Unfortunately my laptop broke yesterday so I went out and bought a desktop computer, this is similar to the one i bought - PACKARD BELL 2711 PC and TFT Monitor from PC World. Cheap PACKARD BELL computers and the best deals for the PACKARD BELL 2711 PC.
      which has Windows Vista.
      Since I set this up last night I have not been able to get the wireless router to work, It connects to the internet whilst the pc and the router are connected by the Ethernet cable but I need this to be able to work wirelessly.
      I've gone onto Manage Wireless Networks in the Control Panel, but it says
      "Wireless is not currently enabled", and I'm not sure how I am supposed to enable it. I've never used Windows Vista before and this is driving me mad as I cant work it out.
      Any help will be really appreciated.


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      Re: Cannot connect to wireless on Vista

      It would appear that your PC does not have wireless capability built in according to the specs that you limked to.

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      Re: Cannot connect to wireless on Vista

      Is there a recommended wireless adapater for the netgear modem?

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      Re: Cannot connect to wireless on Vista

      Best bet is to get back down to PC world and get a netgear wireless adapter that you plug in to a spare usb port.Mine works fine.

     

     

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