Networking Issues in HP Mini® 210
Different Network Issues that can come in HP Mini 210.
HP Mini 210 is a stylish notebook that is sleek in design, highly portable and gives good performance. It has a smooth edge to edge 10.1” diagonal HD display that gives a crystal clear view of web pages. The laptop comes with key features such as New Intel Atom N455 processor for reliable, energy-efficient performance, genuine Windows XP Home Edition, 1GB of system memory that is user upgradeable to 2GB, 160GB hard drive to store photos and songs etc. Mini 210 Edition notebook enables users to easily maintain contact with their social contacts. HP quick web is a fast and reliable way to connect to the Internet, e-mail, etc in a short time and it also has a cloud drive to store files online. It has integrated wireless and Bluetooth facility. It also has optional VGA port to connect to external monitors. Just like other notebooks, users of HP Mini might face some networking issues and as a result are unable to connect Bluetooth devices in Windows XP. They might also face Internet connection trouble on wireless network, some browsers won’t function well, and there will be errors in connecting to a dial up network, etc.
Given below are some points that will help users to resolve networking issues in HP Mini 210:
- Verify Network Connection
- Reset and Configure Router
- Updated WLAN Driver and BIOS
Verify Network Connection
When the system encounters networking issues, users should first determine the cause of the problem. They need to verify whether wireless network device is switched on or not and also that the wireless card is turned on. The user should resolve conflicts in network device drivers by updating them. Once should also verify wireless connection by using either control panel or device manager.
Reset and Configure Router
Users need to restore the router to its factory settings, if users have installed a new router, or made several changes to the router settings in order to resolve connection problems. Then the users need to run the manufacturer's set-up program to configure the router again.
The problem with network might be the result of corrupted or lost device drivers. To resolve this problem, the users have to download and install the latest drivers and BIOS from the official HP web site. Also users have to ensure that compatible drivers are downloaded for the network devices.