Graham Brooker wrote:
> I am setting up a wireless network for my neighbour and have got his
> new Netgear wireless router/modem working fine on one of his PCs OK.
> I am not familiar with the proprietary software on his Sony Vaio
> Laptop but the built-in wireless adaptor cannot see any wireless
> networks available
> even though it is sitting right next to his modem. I can only assume
> it is either switched off or is running on the wrong frequencies for
> country region. I am told it used to see my own wireless access point
> correctly from next door at one time. There are no obvious buttons on
> PC to turn wireless on or off. The device manager has no options for
> selecting country (although my own HP laptop does) as it only says it
> enabled (probably only the driver). Win XP is set to UK correctly and
> the Netgear modem/router is set correctly to UK frequencies.
Look in the laptop's Help for how to enable the wireless. If you can't
find documentation on the hard drive, go to Sony's support site for
that specific model computer.
Elephant Boy Computers
MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User