Our laptop used to not recognize wireless but would still connect if plugged in to the internet. No wireless on Compaq Presario V If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board. Take a look at the barcoded sticker on the bottom of your notebook and post everything you see there except the serial number in a reply to this message. I shop from newegg.

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presario v compaq wireless problem – Tech Support Forum

Now it won’t connect either way. Unplug modem, router, Shut down laptop. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. As far as I know, I don’t think anything else is wrong with the computer.

If that doesn’t get it done, then the switch or the adapter itself is possibly bad. Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since I went wirelese the link and my computer was one addapter the models they listed that qualified for a free fix. We are well past your usual laptop lifespan so we’ll be installing a Wifi PC-Card.

Great to hear liinani and your welcome, free hardware fixes are always nice to get and glad that we caught it in time for you to get it repaired: Go to the compaq website and download these drivers: Following your instructions, I have re-installed the Wireless driver, however unfortunately nothing has changed.


If you’re asking compzq technical help, please be sure to include cokpaq your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

After nearly 12 hours of updating everything seemed fine until I noticed the wireless adapter had vanished from device manager and was not found when I used search for new hardware.

Hi there, I have a Presario V laptop running Vista which cannot connect to my home wireless network. Hi there, sorry about the belated reply!

Wireless doesnt work on my Compaq Presario V – Forums – CNET

If that’s the case, in my opinion, you should consider purchasing a USB wireless adapter which would be cheaper than repairing the parts adaptef having a technician repair it for you. Broadcom makes a lousy card.

To give us more of a clue what hardware you have follow the directions posted by Wild Man earlier in this thread. You are at the point where I would disconnect and reconnect the module to see if it makes a difference.

I was fixing my friends V and the wireless seemed to be working fine when I first got it. To re-enable wireless communication on the PC, activate the wireless antenna. By using this site, you accept the Prexario of Use and Rules of Participation. That is the correct place. Reinstalled the OS, tried everything possible, even the?


Now my WIFI works!! After spending an hour wih HP tech help went through 2 technicians I got them to send me a new card. I tried alot of things like reinstalling the drivers etc. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

How to Enable HP Presario Wireless

Create the recovery DVDs, insert disk one and restart your computer. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Copyright -Tech Support Forum. I am stalling on getting the usb thingy becasue it defeats the whole coolness of having an inbuilt wireless. I dont know what the problem is.

Don’t buy any other stuff from them. It didnt help that I was reading all over the place on the net that this was a hardware problem for these laptops. See you later HP! Iinstall the driver by use of the Recovery manager in Windows.