You are at the point where I would disconnect and reconnect the module to see if it makes a difference. It’s a 4 year old laptop and the wifi has gone unstable. I will look in the manual to see if it is easily accessible.. February 28th, 5. Message 6 of 8. Proffitt Forum moderator March 2, 4:

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Solved: Presario V cannot find wireless adapter – HP Support Community –

Disconnect the RTC battery cable from the system board. If doing that didn’t make a difference then I would pronounce the wireless module to be non functional and replace it. I have the same computer and this morning, the same problem. Slide the wireless switch to enable the wireless antenna. Europe, Middle East, Africa. Would appreciate any advice you could give me! I tried all sorts of commands that you all posted here, I don’t think it’s helping since I see that I dont exactly have the same results as anyone.

Hi, HP provided the original driver in two locations: Small Business – Chron.

At this point, I’m pretty sure they won’t replace it. Nor is my notebook under warranty I think I purchased it 4 years ago. Lift the front edge of the battery and remove it from the battery bay.


Presario v on win xp wont connect 2 wi-fi [Solved]

First, I would try installing an updated driver for the chipset and for the wireless adapter. Don’t buy any other stuff from them. I considered purchasing a wireless adapter, however my dad just opted for the most simple of options – getting a new laptop!

AR5BXB63″ found under the memory module compartment cover – I have tried looking for an Atheros wireless driver update myself, but was confused: Then again there will be someone it worked for and you can always hope it works for you. Proffitt Forum moderator April 13, 7: This one tip will help you prresario better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest.

Compaq Presario V6000 Series WiFi Wireless Card 407159-001

Hopefully people find this because I know tons of people have had this same problem. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions.

It’s a common problem. Compaq Maintenance and Service Guide: Worked great for about 2 months, started failing again. I am in the Netherlands. Asia Pacific and Oceania.


Are you comfortable enough with your tech skills to access the module and disconnect and then reconnect it? This was helpful 1. To stop the video press the Pause button on the player control bar below the video.

See you later HP! HP has extended the warranty on certain model numbers and will do a free repair.

February 28th, 8. Message 5 of 8. My Presario V has been out for a while with a corrupt hard drive, I got a larger drive installed it and my wireless is gone!

Some of the component temperatures have been running too high, leading to premature failure of various components, including the wireless, the graphics display hardware, and others.

To restart the video press the Rewind button on the player control bar below the video.