Remove the battery to do this. I’d also like to see this. I tried unistalling driver, so it would reinstall automatically. Posted by courtdawill on Mar 20, I have the same problem and an external usb card did not fix it, its an HP issue but they wont fix it Im so disapointed, I rely on this for school I have the same problem and an external usb card did not fix it, its an HP issue but they wont fix it Im so disapointed, I rely on this for school. You have to preheat the whole motherboard first then focus your attention to the nvidia chip itself. It worked for a few months, then the wireless gave out.

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Use copaq network adatpter that can pick up wi fi at mcdonalds ask the loud crowd at anywhere i dont know why it doesnt come with a manual like cars come on geeks use your rage wisely p. Can someone please tell me what can i do? On the front edge, to the left hand side, you may find a little slider that moves from left to right ON is to the RIGHT – this slider is FLUSH with the rest of the fascia, and to make matters worse the fascia is grooved, presumably to look and feel groovy!

Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions. The switch is located on the front of the Presario and to the right of the indicator lights.


Compaq presario f500 wireless or wireless assistant not working

Uninstall the device from the device manager and in the device manager do this operation “Scan for hardware changes”then u can find the wireless network adapter with no drivers installed.

Message 6 of But you ought to be able to see in Device Manager and Networks wether Windows thinks that the wireless card is working or not.

Please remember to be considerate of other members. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Back to Networks Forum 2 total posts Page 1 of 1. The HP site is useless but there is an ongoing user forum thread that wirelexs many of the correct links to adatper F XP drivers: Not finding what you are looking for?

Open the access door on the bottom and reseat the card first.

How to Enable HP Presario Wireless |

The email address entered is already associated to an account. So my motherboard better not be dying, the solution link doesn’t work, the diagnostic scan can’t determine the problem, the person atonce i stated what i was calling for,after asking my name and telephone number,the notebook serial and product number, tells me he can’t hear me properly and that I should hang up and call back. Buy a new laptop!!!!

I have a compaq presario f and neither the the wierless nor the wireless assistant is working. Can someone please tell me what is wrong. I didnt give up and eventually saw some people say it could be nvida chipset or display driver problem.


On some models it is on the Left side of the unit. The Compaq Presario can’t connect to a wireless network unless it has a functioning wireless network adapter.

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I hope this helps. Most likely your motherboard is starting to fail.

Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! Here’s a link to this great service Good luck! You can remove the motherboard and find the Nvidia chip that is the issue.

You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. Helpful 0 Not Helpful 1 Comment Flag. This should fix the issue. Message 8 of She received an A.

How to Enable HP Presario Wireless

This conversation is currently closed to new comments. Just buy a better pci-e card pop it in, hook up wires and screw down, and cmopaq good to go. Then install the wireless device driversUr Problem will be solved.

Quit using internal wifi and get a USB adapter compaa, I have seen them that are freakin’ so small you couldn’t even notice it there. Wif iis good whwere I’m working as other laptops are able to access in vicinity.

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