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My Acer Aspire 5610Z was using Windows Vista as Operating System, recently I changed it because I had different problems, and I installed both Windows XP and Windows 7. Everything was ok, but I have this problem that Windows 7 can't find my wireless network. Windows XP finds it correctly and I can normally use Internet with it, and this is the less weird part. The most weird part in fact is that Windows 7 can't find ONLY MY wireless network. I mean, it finds all the other ones! I can see my neighbours' wireless network, my friends' ones, but not mine.
I tried different things, like checking the drivers, but if it can find other networks, I dont think this is the problem. So, I tried changing settings in the router (like the channel, I read to try this while surfing some sites), so I changed the channel to 01 and I only obtained a better signal when using XP, but still no solution with 7.
I tried creating the network manually, with SSID and so on, but nothing to do...
Of course I tried going near the router, still nothing.
My only thought is that maybe the router doesn't work good if using W7? But I don't really think this is the problem...
My network card is the Atheros AR5007EG, the router is the Sitecom WL-127 (v001)
The only thing I would try is to update the router firmware but it's not that easy to find because i found only the v002 one, and I use the 001.
Anyway this is one of the weirdest things I have seen so far, I mean it works correctly with XP so it can't be a network card problem.
So, you could think that maybe W7 is not compatible... But this can't be because it sees the other networks...
So as I said I can only think about the router, but I am not so sure... I am just guessing...
of course /ipconfig, /arp -a, and so on, can't help because I can't even connect to the router.
The only I could maybe try is to connect it directly to the router using a LAN cable to see if it works.
I have no other ideas
I wanted to know from you if you guys can help me or know something more about this.
Thank you very much