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    • gerbox23
    • By gerbox23 9th Jul 17, 11:21 AM
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    Acer Aspire 5735 doesn't connect to the internet
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    • 9th Jul 17, 11:21 AM
    Acer Aspire 5735 doesn't connect to the internet 9th Jul 17 at 11:21 AM
    I have a ZyXEL router and I also have an acer aspire 5735.
    I am using an asus x555dg running windows 10 MAINLY though.
    How do I get the Vista laptop connected to the ZyXEL
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    • grumpycrab
    • By grumpycrab 9th Jul 17, 12:38 PM
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    • #2
    • 9th Jul 17, 12:38 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 12:38 PM
    Have you tried an ethernet cable? For wifi, this model probably has a switch; could be on top (above keyboard); front side or even left side...
    e.g. its the RIGHT hand switch here. Also note the logo which is another clue as to what is the wifi switch.

    Hi, we’ve had to remove your signature because somebody complained that the information contained within it was too helpful.
    • DavidP24
    • By DavidP24 9th Jul 17, 1:13 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 1:13 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 1:13 PM
    Break it down

    Can you see any Wifi networks listed in system tray (bottom right)?

    Does the Acer Aspire 5735 have a wifi card in Device Manager with no yellow or red flags?

    What exactly is the problem? Are you able to see networks but not connect to them?

    What model of ZyXEL router do you have? Does Wifi standards does it support A/B/G/n/AC?

    Did the suggestion in Post #2 help?


    How to connect to wifi in Windows Vista
    https://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_to_connect_to_wireless_wifi_network_windows_vi sta/

    Device Manager wifi card check properties


    Device Manager flagged wifi adapter needing driver


    Select a network to connect to
    Last edited by DavidP24; 09-07-2017 at 1:23 PM.
    Thanks, don't you just hate people with sigs !
    • WAYT
    • By WAYT 9th Jul 17, 1:30 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 1:30 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 1:30 PM
    More importantly, why are you still running Vista?

    Are you ready to install Windows 7 or Windows 10 to it?

    Why exactly have you started four different threads on the very day that you have joined the forum?

    Troll/Spammer in the making?
    • gerbox23
    • By gerbox23 9th Jul 17, 1:33 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 1:33 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 1:33 PM
    i tried. didn't detect
    • DavidP24
    • By DavidP24 9th Jul 17, 2:15 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 2:15 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 2:15 PM
    Why exactly have you started four different threads on the very day that you have joined the forum?

    Troll/Spammer in the making?
    Originally posted by WAYT
    Could it be they had a problem and started this thread at 11:21

    Then hung around waiting for an answer and decided to engage a bit, albeit not really adding any value which is probably why your spammer alert went off.

    Now a failure to re-engage in their own problem where answers have been given.

    Time will tell.
    Thanks, don't you just hate people with sigs !
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