20 Most Recent SMC EZ Connect g SMC2862W-G 802.11g/b Wireless Adapter Questions & Answers


You need to install the driver disk that came with the USB adapter. Your PC correctly pointed out that the internal WI-FI adapter is not working but the USB adapter should be showing on the taskbar of the driver is installed correctly.

SMC EZ Connect g... | Answered on Mar 08, 2018


Damaged usb port? See if contacts are bent. Bad wifi adapter is possible. Try another wireless device in the port (mouse, keybd) to see if port is okay. Some adapters require that you install software before using, but this should not cause reboots.

SMC EZ Connect g... | Answered on May 23, 2015


Click the 'Start' orb, type in msinfo32 and hit Enter.

On the left, expand the Components section, then click on Problem Devices

On the right, find the wireless card and its Hardware ID (PNP Device ID)... select it, then click Edit->Copy

Paste that into google and edit it down to the PCI\VEN_xxxx&DEV_yyyy part, add a space and the word driver, then search.

SMC EZ Connect g... | Answered on Mar 08, 2015


If it's WEP, try entering it as HEX instead of ASCII.

SMC EZ Connect g... | Answered on Mar 08, 2015


update the wireless drivers for your network card. also check the spec sheet for your wireless card and make sure it's compatable with your OS and system.

If you need further help, I’m available over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/jason_d799f810c7212a78

SMC EZ Connect g... | Answered on Feb 09, 2015


Its possible that you dont have the Driver installed and is you do then make sure you have the latest drivers installed. GO HERE FOR LATEST DRIVERS: http://www.smc.com/index.cfm?event=downloads.searchCriteria&localeCode=EN_USA&knowsPartNumber=false&productCategory=5&modelNumber=585&partNumber=0&downloadType=1&os=0

SMC EZ Connect g... | Answered on Jun 09, 2011


Hello abusymom, "yes," after the 'attack;' there may have been a change in the "Software," that need to be "Updated!"

Go to this "Website," and "Fill-in" or {Choose} any information needed to get the "Drivers" you need. Than you'll be able to "Download the Drivers."

"Please let me know if you 'need' further assistance, or the 'solution' helped?

"By posting a 'Comment" or 'Rating' the solution.

Thank you; your 'response' is important to me!"

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Click here: http://www.smc.com/index.cfm?event=downloads.searchCriteria&localeCode=EN_USA&knowsPartNumber=false&productCategory=5&modelNumber=585&downloadType=0&os=0

SMC EZ Connect g... | Answered on Mar 03, 2011


Go to this page, select your part number, and see if there is a driver suitable for your platform. By changing the 'Select download type' dropdown menu, you'll notice that there are other items to be downloaded for your dongle there too, like user manual, etc.
Hope you are able to sort your problems out soon.
Regards, Carlos

SMC EZ Connect g... | Answered on Oct 13, 2010


this message, limited or no connectivity comes if ur not entering the correct key for ur wirless network

open the sms wireless utility, delete ne profiles if created, try to connect to ur house network and enter the key correctly

it will work

SMC EZ Connect g... | Answered on Nov 01, 2009


Most hardware like an Network Adaptor you install the software CD 1st. Then plug in the hardware.

Then if you configured wireless (wifi, 802.11) settings on your SMC - you should fine the network NAME when you try to connect. You will be asked for the security key for WEP or WPA or WPA2 that you used in the SMC.

SMC should... then assign IP Settings automatically. If the SMC has Internet, you should have Internet.

SMC EZ Connect g... | Answered on Jul 07, 2009


It shows that your wireless router and wireless adapters are both working. One thing to try is changing your wireless channel. Since you are already using 11, try maybe 1 or 9. Check if your SMC adapter will pick up the wireless signal.

By the way, how far is your computer (using the SMC adapter) to your wireless router?

SMC EZ Connect g... | Answered on Feb 09, 2009

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