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Working with Vista Ultimate on a laptop that has successfully connected to router with PCMCIA cards. Internal card placed and is recognized by Windows. Seen in device manager and reports 'working'. Driver is digitally signed by Microsoft.

Network and sharing profile established yet 'cannot connect'

SSID with no security set for this laptop. Network Connections panel shows the 'Windows cannot find any networks' Seeking guidance on how to troubleshoot what remains to be corrected. Much thanks in advance for informed guidance.

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If you know the SSID of the router try manually connecting to it. Also check your firewall settings. You may have to turn it off to connect. Remember to turn it back on after successful connecting.

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Do you have security enabled on the router?
Also, do you have any MAC filtering enabled on the router? Any change in wireless adapter can also change your MAC, and the MAC needs to be in the "Allowed" list on the router; if MAC filtering is enabled

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Some systems have a wireless switch to enable/disable the wireless card. Check and see if you have any such switch and that it is in the "enabled" position

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Some systems have a wireless switch to enable/disable the wireless card. Check and see if you have any such switch and that it is in the "enabled" position

Will second that, although be sure you have both the Wireless and Wireless Ethernet drivers installed... with most machines/OEM's the two drivers are packaged together, but not always

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