Bought an external USB adaptor which I used for a few months. Message 6 of Quit using internal wifi and get a USB adapter instead, I have seen them that are freakin’ so small you couldn’t even notice it there. Wireless isn’t working, just has orange light. Blue light came on and wifi is working. By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. Message 10 of

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The case is black on the outside with a dark gray keyboard area and black keyboard. The F is not a gaming machine, but the score was in 3DMark05 if you were interested.

I did a clean install of Vista using my Anytime Upgrade Disc. All network adapters are showing in hidden view netwotk the device manager as working properly. Back to Networks Forum 2 total posts Page 1 of 1.

I will detail all of this later in the software section. If you can access the adapter through a cover on the laptop bottom remove and carefully and firmly replace the card several times in case of looseness or corrosion of the contacts. Good luck everyone and remember It will be the smaller nefwork of the two as the larger one is actually the GPU which runs your video.


Obviously none of these are a great fix for you, but considering everything you f500 already tried, I don’t see much else available to you. I hope this helps.

SOLVED: Compaq presario f wireless or wireless assistan – Fixya

I hope this helped. Posted on Jun 05, The switch to switch on and off the wireless network does not seem to work, normally when the switch is in the on position, the light will illuminate blue when the laptop was just starting up even if there was no wireless connection, but now at no point when you switch the switch on does it illuminate blue it stays orange at all times.

I am not one who calls support often. Unscrew the bottom pannel next to the hard drive pannel, and it will be right there on top with two wires hooked into the back of the card, between two screws you have to unscrew.

HP Compaq F500 Series Review

Lenovo ThinkPad T60 2. Let cool for at least 25 minutes and reassemble. There was a fair amount of bloatware on the F like the Office Trial and Vongo though I have have seen other machines with more.

Related Betwork Compaq presario F Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US. Can someone please tell me what is wrong.


The case features rounded edges and has a lone Compaq logo adorning the lid of the notebook. The time now f00 UK, West Sussex Posts: For around 20 bucks you can buy a cpmpaq and better one. It is a disgrace. However, after a virus issue reinstalled XP in foll order: Mainly the hardware should be showing up in the Device Manager as “working properly” – if not maybe somehow the device driver software got damaged or removed?

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