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Why wont my laptop connect to my WIFI

By Shantanu_A
Apr 27, 2014
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  1. My laptop does not identify my home wifi... while my phone, Ipad and work laptop all identify and connect. it identifies very rarely and this started about a few weeks ago..

    this same laptop identifies other wifis but not my home WIFI... even while I am next to it.. it connects very easily when I connect a ethernet cable...

    what could be wrong.. please help

    Shantanu
     
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 6,392   +328

    Specs on your laptop would be a big help.
    Other than that, is there a switch you need to turn/switch on?
    How old is this laptop?
    Give more info so we don't have to play 20 questions. :)
     
  3. Shantanu_A

    Shantanu_A TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Its a 2008 DELL XPS.. running on Windows Vista... it picks up other WIFI and not my home WIFI...
     

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