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I have a big problem with my girlfriend's netbook (asus eeepc 1008). It doesn't see any wifi network. I'm explaining the problem:

The pc use windows 7 starter The wifi card is activate, I update drivers. It's a Atheros AR9285 wireless network adapter. The ethernet card is activate too, when I plug a ethernet cable, the netbook can go on the web.

When I want to show all wifi network, I see nothing. When I want to add manually a wifi network, I get: "An error is occurred" (very helpful this message ^^)

I can't ping the gateway of my personal network.

My macbook can connect it on the wifi network, so I don't think it's a gateway problem.

I don't see how resolve this problem.

Thanks for your help

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If the netbook came with Windows 7, it's still under warranty. Get Asus to replace it, since it would seem that there is a hardware problem.

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Are you using Windows 7 to manage your wireless, or a third party wireless manager?

If it is Windows, right click on the wireless systray icon and select "Troubleshoot Problems"

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Yes I use windows to manage wireless. Here is the error message: It may exist a problem with drivers for the wireless card. it's traduct to french, it's not the real message. The real message is: Il existe peut être un problème avec le pilote pour la carte "Connexion réseau sans fil". I try to update the driver with the new version (june 2010) but nothing has changed. –  Kiva Aug 1 '10 at 16:47
    
Is this a new laptop or an older one? –  Moab Aug 2 '10 at 1:55
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