Turn on "Broadcast SSID" on your router.
"mumbles27" <mumbles27@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> To all,
> i am not an exoert but am by no means a novice at wireless home networks
> i am definitely missing something here.
> a friend has a new sony vaio with vista home premium installed. For some
> reason it will not connect to my netgear router wirelessly. I have tried
> I am however not too hot on Vista as this is my first time with it.
> The adaptor says its on, but when you interegate it and ask why it wont
> connect it keeps telling me "switch on wireless adaptor capability". In
> network connections it is on, the switch on the front right is swiitched
> and the wireless network light on the front is on. The network is fine and
> working as i have my laptop connected to it. All security is present and
> It seems to be the computer as it doesnt find any networks when there are
> loads in the area.
> Am i missing something exceptionally obvious? Does Vista have another "on"
> switch for this adaptor?
> Please help as the Sony website doesnt. Most of the posts to problems on
> dont make any sense and go round in circles..