HP EliteBook® 2740p Tablet PC Wireless Problem
HP EliteBook 2740p Tablet PC Wireless problem can really frustrate users trying to connect either to the Internet or other networking devices. The main reason for this is because it uses many software configurations for both its Intel 6200 802.11AGN and Bluetooth wireless features. The wireless connections mostly fail without warning and therefore make it a quite complicated process of to identify the real cause so as to fix the problem.
- System behavior indicators of the wireless problem
- Reasons for the wireless problems
- Tips to resolve problems
System behavior indicators of the wireless problem
It becomes clear that there is an HP EliteBook 2740p Tablet PC Wireless problem if despite making several attempts with everything intact you still can’t get the system connecting to the Internet. That is, if you normally use wireless connections and not the wired connections as with a network card, modem and a telephone line. You may also get error messages that you were not receiving previously either warning you of bad configurations or to check your network devices. Users without technical experience may not interpret the error messages to identify the cause.
Reasons for the wireless problems
The common causes for the HP EliteBook 2740p Tablet PC wireless problem include a failed wireless network device, lost configurations, driver issues or even corrupt operating system. Sometimes it could be the system bios that have a problem or hardware recently connected but not properly installed. At the same time, virus infections cannot be ruled out as a possible cause of the wireless problem also.
The first attempt to find a solution for the HP EliteBook 2740p Tablet PC wireless problem involves turning on and off the wireless card repeatedly before restarting the laptop, if that doesn’t work. Next check from the device manager under the network adaptors to see if the card is listed or there’s any yellow question or exclamation mark. You can check properties if the device is listed to know its state. If there was a yellow mark, update the drivers to the latest version. Otherwise you can initiate the troubleshooting process in the properties section as well. An ‘ipconfig’ command can also be run to confirm whether the wireless card is detected and other settings. A bios update and a reboot after installation can also solve the problem.