acer extensa 2300 - wireless question

Acer extensa 2300 - wireless question i have the above laptop and i have bought a wireless router through woosh. i cant seem to connect wirelessly so have to use ethernet cable. is this because my laptop is not wireless capable? what do i need to get to enable wireless? any help much appreciated

geek_t.rose, Jan 29, 2:22 pm

Personally I dont have that information ........so i'd google it.......why cant you ? or perhaps read yoru laptop manual ?

geek_drcspy, Jan 29, 2:27 pm

Did you get a woosh wireless modem or a wireless router? Make/Model?

geek_soodanim, Jan 29, 2:28 pm

Actually I did just google it and it took me less than 10 seconds to find an answer.......

geek_drcspy, Jan 29, 2:28 pm

Yeah me too and have you rung ? They get paid to answer all your questions.

geek_soodanim, Jan 29, 2:29 pm

Yep rang woosh and they helped me set up they told me laptop may not be wireless. got modem first then router came yesterday. thanks did google it and see it doesnt have integrated wifi and i can get adapter.

geek_t.rose, Jan 29, 2:38 pm

Sigh........well I found one here on TM for sale and it said it had wifi........I'll be kind ok .....do this.....goto controlpanel/system/device manager......then open up the + sign beside 'network adaptors' and see what it says......

geek_drcspy, Jan 29, 2:47 pm

It says broadcom.....integrated controller ???

geek_t.rose, Jan 30, 12:28 am