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Old June 20th, 2014, 11:22 AM
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Hi all,

Just a general plea for some technical help with my computer system. I kind of think I know what is going wrong, or at least where the problem may be, but I would like some other opinions.

Background. Computer system was running fine until I upgraded to the newer Windows 8 from 8.1. Major problem was that it doesn't recognize any wifi connections. I checked at their site and it seems like a large problem with no solutions. So I restore the old system. Everything seems to be going fine but lately my WiFi connection just drops down to nothing then disappears for a bit before reappearing and reconnecting. Doing that on and off for a couple of weeks. Last night it drops the connection and then, even though the WiFi connection is listed, won't connect giving the message simply as "Cannot make connection". Everything seems fine at the front end where my cable comes in and is connected to my base computer. Rechecked all those connections and they were sound. But the problem hasn't gone away and now the WiFi problem is also affecting my Kindle which was connected to the signal as well. My main computer's connection, which is directly cable connected, is working fine so I am assuming the problem is probably with my router. Does that seem right? I'm not technie enough to really evaluate the problem with sufficient assurance I'm getting it right so before I go out and so something like getting a new router I would appreciate some help.
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Driver signing?
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Old June 20th, 2014, 11:39 AM
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got me. If you mean the authentication process it might be but I don't know how to check for that.
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got me. If you mean the authentication process it might be but I don't know how to check for that.
I would try updating all drivers.
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How do I update my drivers when I can't connect to the internet?
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How do I update my drivers when I can't connect to the internet?
I had to do it once by using another computer, getting all the drivers and downloading them to a CD... Then taking the CD to the dead computer and install all the drivers.
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This sounding more and more like I should get someone who knows what they are doing to fix it rather than mucking around my self.
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Upgrading the OS fucks up the drivers and the changes don't revert. It's one good reason I don't upgrade and am still using WindowsXP!
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I am an updated driver, and I don't know what is wrong.
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Things are working again, for how long I don't know.
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