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Solved: can use ethernet but not wireless!

Question: Solved: can use ethernet but not wireless!

Hi all
Im not compleatly computer illeterate but basically if something goes wrong im buggered!

latest problem is that I was connect to orange broadband (live box) with numerous problems, the main one being that i could only connect using ethernet(?) after numerous phone calls they sent me to 192.168.1.1 or something to that effect and had me change a few things around and hey presto it worked.

problem is I then moved and am now trying to connect to my very unhelpful flatmates O2 wireless box ii. and am back to only being able to use a cable to connect. I tried the previous address that orange gave me but im guessing it only works for them as it wont even display the page now.

i'm pretty sure the problem isnt the O2 box as my flatmate and friends have no problems connecting and i cannot connect to any wireless networks (macdonalds WiFi included lol)

so where do i go from here?

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Answer: Solved: can use ethernet but not wireless!

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My old Westell DSL modem died, and Verizon sent me an Actiontec model GT704WG. I have two desktops, both connected to the modem by ethernet cable, and a laptop, which uses the wireless capability of the modem. This worked fine with the old modem (until it died). I connected the cables to the new modem exactly as they were connected to the old modem. I'm now browsing happily on the laptop (i.e., wirelessly), but the desktops cannot connect to the Internet. Strangely, when I go to 192.168.1.1 on one of the desktops, I get the setup page for the old modem rather than for the new one, even though the old modem is now sitting in a box. The status of the lights on the modem is as follows:

power - green
DSL - green
Internet - green
ethernet - not lit (all four of them)
USB - not lit
wireless - green

All computers are running Windows XP, SP-2.

How could wireless be working, but not ethernet? Usually it's the other way around!

Do I, perhaps, have to connect the modem to one of the desktops by USB cable? My understanding is that it's not necessary. If it is, do I need a driver from Verizon? They did not send a CD with the new modem. Is the driver available on the Internet somewhere?

Thank you!!
 

Answer:Solved: wireless OK, but no ethernet

ethernet - not lit (all four of them)Click to expand...

I take that to mean the ethernet ports are bad (have you tried them all?) or the cables are bad.

This may be the correct user manual: http://business.verizon.net/Help/dsl/Default.aspx?case=c13947

Try the USB port unless your computers are:

"Note: USB LAN port is not supported with Microsoft Windows
NT 4.0, Windows Vista 64-bit, or Mac OS."

That unit is a modem/router combo. The USB port is not to the modem part; it is a special LAN port, so no driver or special software should be needed.
 

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I was reading this thread on the steam forums and I know I have a realtek ethernet nic in my pc. I also have bad performance in tf2

My pc is connected to the internet through my wireless network though, which makes me think the above fix wouldn't work for me. Am I right, or does my wlan card interact with the realtek ethernet nic?

BTW, I'm posting here because most people on the steam forums don't seem to know what their talking about, at least when it comes to hardware.
 

Answer:Solved: Wireless through Ethernet NIC?

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I heard someone ask a question to a kid who knew a good amount about computers. The question was "If I have an empty ethernet port in my computer, could I configure my 360 to use my wireless internet?" The kid said yes, talked about some tool that is built in on XP and Vista. I missed the tool name, but instantly thought I would love to move my PS2 out of the basement, and into a room where it would actually get played.

So, the computer is connected to the internet through a simple USB wireless internet... stick. I was wondering if I plug my PS2 into the empty ethernet port in the back of my computer, how would I configure it to use the wireless network that is being picked up by the USB wireless card? I'm using Windows XP.

Thanks for the help.
 

Answer:Solved: PS2 to ethernet to wireless?

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This is a 2week old laptop is able to connect through the internet through my school's and home's wireless network. Plus I can use the school's ethernet cable, no problem. However, my laptop does not recognize my laptop in my home's network. It always responds (ethernet cable connected) as a unidentified network). I have tried the using several methods that have worked for people but none of these have worked for me:

1) I've made sure the wireless router firmware is up to date.
2) I've made sure the IP and DNS look ups are automatically under both TCP/IPv6 and TCP/IPv4)
3) I've turned off firewalls.
4) I've checked to make sure that my Broadcom NetLink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet was working properly.

here is my ipconfig /all & PING tests

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : PhatLe-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Peer-Peer
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetLink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : B8-70-F4-3A-D3-56
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::b865:8479:af87:35a2%19(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.53.162(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Defau... Read more

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I need help with my Ethernet controller. i have an exclamation point that is yellow and its a code 28 and says its not installed. I dont know where to start and help is very appreciated. My computer is an aspire one D255E and i have windows 7 starter and any other information need to help me i can try and give
 

Answer:Solved: ethernet controller(not wireless )

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I have a Lenovo 3000 N200 with Windows XP purchased nine months ago. Both the wireless (Broadcom 802.11g Network Adapter) and ethernet (Broadcom NetLink Fast Ethernet) were working perfectly until two days ago. I have been unable to repair the ethernet. My ISP provider had me check ipconfig/all and concluded that I had a faulty network card, but I wonder if there could be something amiss with the configuration. Please help me out! p.s. I may have been guilty of having both wireless and ethernet enabled at the same time.
 

Answer:Solved: Wireless works but ethernet does not

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I am staying at the university accommodation and I get my connection for the internet via an Ethernet cable. I have another laptop and I want to connect it to the internet too but I want to do it via wireless. Is there a chance I can bridge the cable connection on my old pc so that I can connect with my new one but without buying any extra hardware such as switches or routers? Btw the connection of the university gives me only one IP address. I just want to turn my old pc into a wireless router without any additional hardware. If anyone knows a way to do that please post me the answer. Thanks.
 

Answer:Solved: Ethernet to wireless Bridging

Use ICS on the old PC. As long as it has a wired and wireless connection, you should be able to create an Ad-Hoc network between them wirelessly.

ICS - Making the Wireless Home Network Connection in Windows XP Without a Router
 

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Hi i hope somebody can help, about a month back my internet was running really inconsistent (one minute running fine the next really slow), then the other day it just wouldn't connect, message read : "Internet Explorer cannot Display the WebPage" when i click Diagnose Connection Problems, it says DNS may be down. Also MSN Messanger wont connect either and the errors from the Diagnosis from that were the DNS, and Key Ports. The only way i can connect is via the ethernet cable, any idea what is the problem? Im sure it is some thing very simple but my computer skills are minimul. Thankyou for taking time to read this and hopefully help.
 

Answer:Solved: Connect via ethernet but not wireless

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System Info: Gateway laptop with Windows Vista Home Premium SP 1
Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Belkin N router

On 6/17 after downloading an update for Norton Internet Security 2008, I received the following error message:

'Failed to connect to a windows service: Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents limited users from logging on to the system. As an administrator user, you can review the System Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond.'

In order to get rid of this error message, I performed a system restore back to 6/17, prior to the Norton update.

I have tried the following with no success:

I restarted both router and modem, checked settings on wireless adapter (both router and adapter set up to as WPA2-AES.

It keeps on stating it's connected to my network with (Unidentified Network) in front of my network name but I can't connect to IE 7 or Firefox 3.

I also cannot connect via Ethernet when turning off the wireless button (states Unidentified Network).

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

John
 

Answer:Solved: Cannot Connect via Wireless or Ethernet - Please HELP!

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I successfully set a static ip address for my ethernet card for remote access. i tested my remote access form a different device and it works. I then tried to set a static ip address for my wireless card which resulted in an error message. I first tried to give the wireless card the same ip address as the ethernet(i only use ethernet or wireless, never both running at same time). it wouldnt work. then i tried to give it a different but usable ip address. it didnt work. i also used the same gateway and dns addresses. this is the error message im getting

Answer:[SOLVED] static ip on both ethernet and wireless?

Hello,

You must give them different IP address and these address must not fall within range of the DHCP server scopes. The subnet mask, default gateway and DNS can be the same assuming they are on the same subnet.

If you would like us to review the setting you'll have to post an ipconfig /all for review.

Click on Start => in run or search box type cmd press enter (run as Admin for Vista and 7). From the black screen, type the word ipconfig /all and press enter. Right click on the black screen or Command prompt then choose Select All and Paste the results onto your Post.


You should not receive that message, if so just click Yes.

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My brother has called me for help! Sadly, I'm the closest thing my family has to a computer tech - which ain't much!

Anyway, let me start by saying that I won't be able to get to his house and give you his specs until tomorrow. Still, was hoping this might be an easy fix for some of you computer geniuses on this forum.

He has had repeated problems with his Internet on his laptop being slow and/or not connecting. He has dsl from a small rural phone company - no other options in his area. His provider finally set him up with a static IP address and that helped for about six months. Then, he started having problems again a couple of weeks ago. I went out and decided his wireless network adapter, because it wouldn't work on my network either and when I plugged in a borrowed nic, it worked fine. So, I set it up at his house configuring it to his wep wireless network.

Unfortunately, while I was out of town the last few days, he's his network began slowing down again (still using the borrowed network adapter). So, he tried to connect directly into the dsl through the ethernet cord, which he was able to do just fine before I switched the network adapters. IT WOULDN'T CONNECT!

I verified that he just unplugged the ethernet cord from the back of the router and plugged it into his laptop. So, the cord and the dsl modem are both working fine. Therefore, I'm wondering if when I set up the wep on the borrowed nic, if I might have disabled something.... Read more

Answer:Solved: wireless okay; can't connect ethernet to dsl

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My guess is that the motherboard's integrated ethernet controller is bad. I remember Bob Cerelli saying that when a bad controller prevents integrated and PCI networking from working sometimes USB will work. That seems to be what is happening here.

And, no, I have no explanation for getting an IP configuration on the ethernet when the USB adapter was present. Was it a valid configuration from the router?
 

Answer:Solved: New install no ethernet, but can get wireless

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Are you replying to another post?
 

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Hi,

Earlier today my wireless connection suddenly stopped working. If I plug an ethernet cable into my computer, I can still get online, so it isn't a problem with my router. When I try to connect wirelessly, I can see the network. But when I try to connect, it says "Windows was unable to connect to linksys."

This is what I get when I type ipconfig /all in command prompt without ethernet cable in:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\FirstLast>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : FirstLast-HP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 3:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter #
2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 84-A6-C8-14-08-85
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 84-A6-C8-14-08-85
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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Answer:Solved: Ethernet Works, Wireless Doesn't

can we see an xirrus screen shot - see below

What firewall / security suite or anti-virus do you currently have on the PC - or you have ever had on the PC in the past - any trial ware - like Norton, kaspersky or Mcafee or any free security suites like zonealarm, AVG , Webroot etc

also do a tcp/ip reset - see below
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TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8

For Windows Vista/Windows 7
Start> Programs> Accessories> and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on the screen ):​
For Windows 8
To open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop. Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.​
In the command prompt window that opens, type the following commands:

Note: Type only the text in bold and red for the following commands.
Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog and press enter

Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log and press enter

Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log and press enter
​ReStart (reboot) the machine.

If you receive the message
The requested operation requires elevation.
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When plugged in via ethernet I can get about 35 megabit but when going wireless, I'll be lucky if I hit 14 megabit. I have a linksys e2500 router with the latest firmware. I have tried 2 different wireless cards one usb (TP-link n150) and a PCI-e (asus pce-n15), both with the latest drivers available. With the Asus my connection is a steady 5 bars, at 144.5 Mbps. I am in an apartment complex so there are a lot of other signals around me but I have tried to select the best channel I can with the least amount of overlap I can. Anyone have any ideas about some hidden router settings that might throttle speeds? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Oh and I'm running windows 7 64bit
 

Answer:Solved: Wireless half the speed of ethernet

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I'm looking at getting an AIO printer, a Canon MX850 to be exact. It has ethernet and I'd like to set it up with my wireless router so all the computers in my house can use it. Do I simply connect it to the router with the ethernet cable or is it more complicated? I don't have a network set up. The other computers just connect with wifi.
In case someone suggestions Canon's MX860, which is already wireless, I decided against this one after reading lots of reviews. The 850 seems to be the better choice but I really need the wireless aspect and I'd like to not have to worry about setting up a network.
 

Answer:Solved: Making a printer wireless with ethernet?

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Wasn't sure if this was supposed to go here or in networking, so I just put it here.

My family recently got a new desktop computer and my parents are putting it in my brothers room, which is near the opposite end of the house where the router and modem is. Should I just tell them to get some retartedly long Ethernet cord, or is there a good enough wireless adapter I could buy? I know direct connections are almost always better, but I don't think there is a store that sells long ethernet cords that stretch across my house, which is pretty big.
 

Answer:Solved: Ethernet Cable or Wireless Adapter?

It's easy enough to get an Ethernet cable up to 100 meters, and I'd guess that's long enough.
There are many factors that affect wireless reception, including the construction of your dwelling and the hardware you use, so I'd ask a mod to move this to the networking forum where you might get better help.
 

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Dell Netbook / XP sp3. Bought from a colleague - wireless connection worked both at his home and WIFI at a coffeee shop [saw it]. Have tried it in two homes - one with Roadrunner cable, the other with AT&T DSL. In both cases, the ethernet cable [through different routers] works and wireless works on my Toshiba notebook.

I have done ipconfig release/renew, there are no flags in Device Manager, the wireless icon says there is a good connection, it's set to automatically detect settings. ping shows the ip address. However, the diagnostic for XP reports the following: "Could not get proxy settings via the Automatic Proxy Configuration mechanism. This computer has the following default gateway entry[ies]: 0.0.0.0
There is no default gateway entry"
Please advise what I should try next. Thanks, Cory
 

Answer:Solved: dell mini wireless down, ethernet ok

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I'm quite knowledgeable in computers, but lack in the area of networking. My friend has a job where he's on the road a lot and wants to take his xbox on the road with him. The only thing is that the wireless networks that the hotels have use the terms of agreement page and so forth. I'm sure they also monitor it with Mac addresses and so forth. He has a wireless adaptor for the xbox and takes his laptop along. He has tried bridging the 2 interfaces together, which ends up breaking the wireless connection. He has also tried to use the xbox with the wireless adaptor and that also doesn't work, I imagine because of the terms of agreement. As far as he told me he also tried to use the wireless adaptor for the xbox on the computer first and then agree'd to the terms and then moved it to the xbox and it still didn't work.

Any ideas?
 

Answer:Solved: Bridging wireless and wired ethernet in XP

Sorry, I guess they got it working with internet connection sharing and not using a bridge.
 

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Hello,

My problem is that I can not access the internet and print at the same time. I access the internet thru a modem with a ethernet connection directly to my laptop and I also have a wireless router (TrendNet 54 Mbps, TEW-432BRP) that I use to connect 2 printers.

If I want to use the internet I have to disconnect the wireless router and then if I want to print, I have to re-connect the wireless router which then prevents me from accessing the internet. I can only connect to one of these at a time which is driving me crazy.

I also receive error messages about ip address conflicts on my laptop so I don't know if this has anything to do with my problem. I hope someone can help me with this.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU B815 @ 1.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4039 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 1795 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 260242 MB, Free - 119605 MB; D: Total - 29690 MB, Free - 27423 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, Base Board Product Name
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

Thanks & God bless,

Patrick
 

Answer:Solved: Ethernet & Wireless router problems

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I had a wireless network using a Netgear router, and it worked fairly well, but not great (a lot of drops). So, I changed to ethernet. Now I can get to the internet, but not to the other devices in the network. I have two laptops and a viop phone connected. The router sees each device. Both laptops are in the same workgroup (HOME). Laptop 'A' gets the error "HOME is not accessable". Laptop 'B' gets past that, but gets stuck with "//Laptop A is not accessable ,network path not found". My windows firewall is off. What else can I tell you?
 

Answer:Solved: switched to ethernet from wireless--not so good

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Ok so i'm going to give you all the details I can and hopefully someone will be able to help me. Recently we had a new hard drive installed in our computer becaus the old one was bust. So now everything works fine except for there is NO internet. The PC doesnt seem to be picking up my Belkin wireless card, theres no "connect to" I have no idea what to do or install and any help would be great
 

Answer:Solved: Ethernet controller? Belkin Wireless?

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Hi,

Iíve been connecting my laptop (running windows 8.1) to the internet via a wireless router (TP-LINKís TL-WR841N) for quite some time. Now Iím trying to do so via an Ethernet cable connected to the router, but Iíve tried with two different Ethernet cables and neither work. Sometimes the internet connection status will initially say connected, but when I try to access a webpage I get the error ďDNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIGĒ on chrome, then the connection status changes to limited. I can connect to the internet via Ethernet cable at work.

I used to have a static IP reserved for my laptop, but then removed it to see if that would make the Ethernet connection work (it didnít).

I have also reset the modem, run troubleshooting, reset my laptop numerous times, and run ipconfig release/renew. I also changed the name of the router, then changed it back and re-input the password.

Partway while trying these things my laptop changed from identifying the connection as Wire1 (name of my router), to calling it unidentified network (no internet access). My Lumia 520 windows phone also became unable to connect to the router (it says Wire1 is not responding).

Can anyone help me with solving either of these problems regarding my laptop and phone?

Ipconfig/all run when connecting my laptop to the router via Ethernet cable with wireless disabled:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Myrtle>ipconfig/all

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Answer:Solved: Wireless works but ethernet doesn't

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Running Windows 7 on Asus K50I laptop

I recently tried to manually clean my laptop removing AVG, CCleaner, and a few other programs and files. (Bad idea)
And immediately, I cannot connect to the internet via ethernet (wired) or wireless. The laptop has worked for over a year on ethernet and at times I use wireless. A separate laptop is connected via wireless so I am confident it is not the modem, router, or wireless (which were all restarted).

The Windows Network Diagnostics says:
- There might be a problem with the driver for the Local Area Connection adapter.
- There might be a problem with the driver for the Wireless Network Connection adapter.
Detail says: Windows couldn't automatically bind the IP protocol stack to the network adapter.

Steps taken:
- Disabled and enabled Atheros Ethernet controller and Atheros Wireless Network Adapter;
- Reinstalled Atheros Ethernet Controller and Atheros Wireless Network Adapter drivers;
- Reset the TCP/IP Winsock, IPv4, and IPv6 and restarted;
- Restarted laptop, modem and router many times
I noticed you requested this from a different thread so I am adding it...
Running ipconfig /all I get:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Richard-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Tunnel adapter isatap.eau.wi.charter.com:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
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Answer:Solved: Unable to connect to ethernet or wireless

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I work in small office with four users and we use Comcast as our ISP. A separate room from the office has our cable modem. The cable modem has a Ethernet cable going to a WRT54G WAN Port. The WRT54G is not being used as a wireless router.
Coming from the LAN ports is a Ethernet cable going to a Netgear switch.
The office has Ethernet ports and one of them is hooked up to a Netgear WDNR3700 wireless router. All users are utilize the wireless network to get online. There IP Address is 10.0.x.x. When I use a Ethernet cable to a computer my IP Address is 192.168.x.x.

What needs to be done so the IP Addresses of the wireless network and wired network use the same IP Address range?

Thank you.
 

Answer:Solved: Aligning IP Addresses using Wireless and Ethernet

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My DELL INSPIRON 531S 64 BITS receives FIOS INTERNET only thru WIRELESS. but, SPEED is very low . The M”DEM IS working perfectly according to Verizon. Coaxial Cable is inserted unto COMPUTER directly from MODEM but the Computer does not detect it. Please HELP to find a solution to this problem.
Thanks in advance....
 

Answer:Solved: Unable to connect thru ethernet, only wireless

What is "BIOS INTERNET"?

Coaxial Cable is inserted but the Computer does not detect it.Click to expand...

Inserted where? Please explain your network more completely.

Please HELP to find a solution to this problem.Click to expand...

Which problem? You mentioned one in the thread title and two in the post.
 

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Hello,
I am trying to bridge my laptop's wireless connection with the on board ethernet.

I have a wireless router and my latptop connects to the network\internet using the wireless card.

What I would like to do is bridge the wireless connection with the on board lan so I can share the connection with my XBOX 360.

Right now I have a X-over cable connected between the XBOX and my laptop's ethernet port.

I use WIN XP Pro and simply selected the 2 connections and bridged them using WIN XP.

My laptop appears to be connected to the network as does the bridge both showing excellent strength.

Problems:
1. I can't open a web browser on the laptop.
2. I can't sign in to XBOX Live from the XBOX.

So how do I get the XBOX to access the internet through my laptop's wireless connection?

Thanks
***EDIT***
After doing more research I found this thread:
http://forums.techguy.org/networking/785156-solved-wireless-bridge-but-cant-2.html

I am getting the same thing as reported in post #22, with same exact IP 169.254.x.y

I had Zone Alarm installed at one time, but it was uninstalled about a month ago. Other than that I just have windows firewall on.

I can manually set the ip, subnew, etc for the bridge but then it won't connect, event if I use all settings from my wireless connection that does work.
 

Answer:Solved: Help bridging a wireless and ethernet connection in Win XP

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Hi and thanks for any advice you can give, it's really appreciated.

I have an HP Compaq 6715s laptop with Windows 7. I have had a problem for sometime where the modem (the aforementioned Broadcom 590x 10/100 Ethernet) will not work wirelessly any more. I just get an icon in the bottom corner with a red x over a monitor and it doesn't seem to be able to detect any wireless networks. This has happened quite suddenly and I've not changed anything on the cpu that I'm aware of. The modem does still work if I physically plug it into the router.

Windows insists that I have the latest drivers and not being hugely technical, am at a bit of a loss to know what to do.
Thanks in advance
Jamexp1
 

Answer:Solved: Broadcom 590x 10/100 Ethernet modem won't go wireless

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I am running windows 7 on my laptop. Every time I plug an ethernet cable in my wireless adapter automatically shuts off. I want to use both wireless and wired at the same time but can not figure this out! There has got to be some setting somewhere that is auto switching the adapters when an ethernet is detected but i cant find it! Please help me! thanks a bunch in advance!
 

Answer:Solved: When ethernet plugs in wireless adapter shuts off

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My family just gave me their old Mac desktop, I wiped it clean and then tried to connect to the internet at my house and it tells me I have invalid password for the wireless. I also tried to connect it directly via ethernet cable that works and it will not connect. I want to connect my Mac directly with ethernet. All the other computers with internet work in my house so I know its not the internet. I will post below my computer specs and internet specs which I got from my other windows PC. Please help, ive tried manually putting in the ISP and DNS and nothing works. I am fairly computer savy but Im not to familiar with networking so please descriptive. THANKS!

Computer:
Mac OS X Version 10.4.7
2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
667MHz SDRAM

Internet Specs:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . :*****
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : gateway.2wire.net
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : gateway.2wire.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : D4-85-64-**-**-**
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::****:****:eed7:db5a%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : ***.168.1.64(P... Read more

Answer:Solved: Mac desktop will not connect to wireless or ethernet internet

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Hello,

I am brand new to this website and just figured I would give it a shot.

I have a PC with both a Wirless PCI card, and an Ethernet PCI Card. I have windows XP Home Edition SP3. I am over at a friends house where she has a Netgear Wireless router, which broadcasts an encrypted wirless signal throughout the house. The code is 10 characters in length, and I can successfull connect to the internet on my PC.

I am trying however to run the windows networking wizard that allows "other computers to connect to the internet through this computer." Then I am taking an ethernet cable, plugging it into my XBox 360, and then into my computer and trying to get onto XBox Live.

Now in the past, this has ALWAYS worked, but the wireless signal I was using to supply the connection to the XBox with was always unsecured and did not need a password. Now that my XBox is on and connected to the PC, my taskbar shows that my wirless connection is just fine (Very Good Signal Strength) and the internet is up and running perfectly. However the Local Area Connection Logo on my taskbar shows "Limited or No Connectivity".

I have a hunch that this has something to do with the fact that the connection I am trying to share is encrypted, and is not letting the Ethernet card share fully because it is not somewhow hooked up to the same key code.

Is there something easy that I am missing? Going into properties on the Ethernet card and simply setting up correctly? Any help would be m... Read more

Answer:Solved: Sharing an Encrypted Wireless Signal to Ethernet

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I have a combination modem/router supplied by my internet service. My main floor desktop computer is connected directly via Ethernet cable. Two laptops, an ipad and a couple of TV's connect wirelessly. I have a large house with an office in the basement which is pretty much underground and on the other end of the house, so I recently ran a second Ethernet cable from the upstairs modem/router to a desktop computer in my downstairs office. The connection itself worked fine. I did notice, however, that my wireless connections would not work when the second Ethernet cable was plugged into the modem/router. When I unplugged it, wireless started working again. Could the problem be with the Ethernet cable? It is a CAT 5e cable which I made myself since I needed a custom length. It is my first one, so of course I am doubting myself. It works fine except for the problem it creates with my wireless devices. (My level of expertise is a little more than beginner, but I'm not quite sure I would call myself intermediate yet either.)
 

Answer:Solved: Wireless won't work when second ethernet cable plugged in

Check the settings for the ethernet and wireless devices in that basement desktop.

Some computers will disable one device when the other device is being used.

TerryNet and etaf and a few others are the networking experts here, so one of them will probably jump in to help you.

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Hello

I've been having internet issues on my HP Pavilion dv9000. The wired connection to my modem comes up as unidentified. This happens spontaneously, either while it's been working or upon log in. I want to fix this problem permanently, if possible. I've tried many solutions to no avail, but I'm thinking if I want this problem fixed, to run through them all again. Open to anything that's had any success rate regarding this problem. Thanks!
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : LAPTOP-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : gateway.2wire.net

Ethernet adapter VirtualBox Host-Only Network:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 08-00-27-00-40-1A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.148.110(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : gateway.2wire.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 802.11a/b/g WLAN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1A-73-AE-AB-7A
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Answer:Solved: Vista: Ethernet connection unidentified, wireless works

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Hi,

I just bought a new router the ASUS RT-N56U .

After setting it up getting ISP provided information everything seemed to work fine but i then i done a speedtest with the ethernet cable plugged in and it would start off at 8Mb/s then would instantly drop to less than 0.5 Mb/s Here is a picture of what it looks like http://prntscr.com/7z9jcl I don't know how to fix it because when im on wireless only it works perfectly fine is there anything i can do?
 

Answer:Solved: Get huge speed drop on ethernet cable not on wireless!!!

There are a lot a variables. How is your cable made? Is it a store bought cable? Did you make it? Is it run or is it just laying on the floor run from router to PC? A little more info might help but ultimately it might come down to without being there to test the actual cable and NiC we won't be able to know for sure.
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Hi,

I have an Acer Aspire One that can connect to the internet via ethernet cable with no problems. However, when remove the ethernet cable and go wireless, the wireless connection shows Status - "Connected" and Signal = "Excellent", but I cannot browse to the internet.

I've scoured several forums on the internet and tried several different things, all to no avail. I'm not tecky, and can't remember all the things I've tried from looking on the internet, but none have worked so far...

This is my system spec:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N270 @ 1.60GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 28 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1011 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 15373 MB, Free - 9253 MB;
Motherboard: Acer,
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Is anyone able to help me out? For info, there are 2 other computers in our house that access the network over wireless, and both work fine...

Thanks
 

Answer:Solved: Can connect via ethernet, wireless connected too but not able to browse inter

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Hi

I have been searching for an answer for this one but hit a brick wall with it so I hope you can help.

I have just moved to a new flat and my broadband connection won't be up for another 8 weeks. I have a desktop pc and a sony vaio notebook with a wlan adapter. I have spoken to my neighbour above and he has a wlan connection, he's been kind enough to give me the WEP key to access this until mine is installed.

I have tried this on the laptop, I can access it fine from a couple of the rooms. However my main pc is my desktop and this only has LAN cards I have attempted to share the WLAN connection with my desktop using ICS however the router is configured on 192.168.0.1 and Windows needs this IP to enable shared internet on the notebook. I can't really ask my neighbour to change this just so I can share the connection to my desktop.

I have managed to create a lan connnection between the two machines so I can RDP into the notebook to browse the web.

I need to know if there is a way I can configure the network connetions within xp to allow the connection to be shared and if not, If there is some kind of proxy application that will allow me to share the connection with my desktop, I have had a look at winproxy but it's all a bit over my head.

I know it would be much simpler to buy a WLAN card for my desktop but this is only temporary so I don't really want to spend the money on something I will never use again.

Can anyone help with this.

both ... Read more

Answer:Solved: Sharing laptop wireless connection with desktop via ethernet.

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 380 @ 2.53GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3766 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1755 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 597065 MB, Free - 490266 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, Aspire 5742
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Not Updated

Please help me, I don't know what to do.
My internet connection suddenly stopped working and I don't know how to fix it, I've restarted the computer and unplugged the modem, amongst other things, but nothing seems to be working.
The only way I can have internet connection is with the ethernet cable, but it doesn't work without...
 

Answer:Solved: Can only connect to internet with ethernet cable, does not work wireless

you have marked this - solved - has the problem been resolved now

if not
have you made sure the wireless is switched on - often there's a physical switch or a combination of the FN + one of the F keys to control the wireless

post an ipconfig /all and xirrus screen shot
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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will now be highlig... Read more

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Hi ! I know that this question has been asked a lot on here, but unfortunately none of the solutions helped fix my problem..

Last week I was using my laptop when suddenly it disconnected from the internet. I tried fixing it the next day, and even though there were full bars, it wouldn't connect to the network. I restarted my router multiple times and nothing. So, after a fit of anger and messing with different settings on my computer, I pretty much gave up. For some reason, I was able to connect to the internet 2 or 3 times over the past week for about 10-15 minutes before it would disconnect me for the rest of the day.. So, I'm honestly so stumped. I thought maybe it might have just been my router, but I'm at my dad's house now and I'm not able to connect to his network, either. He tried helping me fix my laptop, and thinks I might need to go ahead an order a new wireless adapter, but neither of us are that well with computers/networking. I'm hooked up via Ethernet cord which seems to be working fine, but my wireless is only able to read and not actually connect. (On occasion it will actually connect to the internet, but when it does I can't actually access the internet)

I've tried uninstalling my wireless adapter, disabling/enabling it, a bunch of weird commands that I don't even know what they do (.. probably shouldn't have messed with those), stopping/restarting services, etc.

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Answer:Solved: Unable to connect to wireless network, but connects via Ethernet

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Hi, great site/idea.

I'm having a strange issue regarding internet.
Moved country...Ireland to Australia.
PC had never caused any issues before and was connected to net via a wireless adapter.
Moved to Australia, set up PC, everything seems fine apart from not being able to connect to Internet.

Wireless - when I plug wireless adapter into usb port, toolbar displays Monitor with red x, so i double click and to view network list but my network isn't available....but my neighbors one shows up.....even though according to the status of wireless network connections adaptor is "Not connected"??????but my network is a very strong signal and am actually using it right now on my notebook to send this mail....so adaptor's sees asnother network but not my network which is 1 metre away?????

Ethernet Cable - Plug in cable but nothing happens, no change on toolbar, nothing in Network Connections.
Tried internet with 192.168.0.1 but doesn't work....stumped.

Am I making a simple schoolboy error here?

Checked Device Manager and there is a yellow question mark at Other Devices, opened that and inside yellow question mark and exclamation mark over "other PCI Bridge" and "Video Controller (VGA Compatible)

Any advise, cant update any drivers as I cant get PC online obviously.

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Solved: PC wont connect to internet via Wireless or Ethernet cable

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Hi
My Ethernet connection to my modem has ceased to function on my PC using windows XP home.
The cable is fine since I have been able to connect to the internet with my netbook using it.
Device manager says my network adapter is working properly.
The LAN does not appear in Network connections and no icon appears in the status bar with or without the cable plugged in.
The cable port light is green when the cable is connected.
I have tried updating the driver and have tried to find other fixes through a forum search but nothing has been able to remedy the situation.
AVG virus scans and Maulwarebites scans are all negative.

I am using a USB wireless device to connect to the internet currently but despite the computer says it has a 120 Mbps connection but basic web pages take over 10 seconds to load with many timing out. Other computers using the same modem don't experience the same lag. I don't know if this is related to my Lan issue but I thought I should mention it.

I'm hoping someone can help me.
 

Answer:Solved: ethernet stoped working. Wireless connects but slower than it should be

I did an IPCONFIG /ALL with the network cable plugged in and the USB wireless connected. This is the transcript.

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Aaron>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : shwinbot
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : Belkin

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection 4:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Belkin
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : D-Link DWA-131 Wireless N Nano USB A
dapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 5C-D9-98-53-2C-E1
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.3
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, 9 August 2011 11:34:01 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, 19 January 2038 1:14:07 PM

C:\Documents and Settings\Aaron>
 

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Hi everyone, found this site by searching for an answer to my question which has had me stumped for a week now. Basically, I got the blue screen o' death and had to wipe the partition and re-install XP SP2 from my Recovery Disk provided by ibuypower.com with my HEL-80 laptop.

I installed every driver from my supplied CD in order as I'd lost my backups in a recent move. Everything works fine, except: Wireless Internet and Ethernet Controller (Question Mark, driver cannot be found any way I've tried) and my Intel 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB Universal Host Controllers: 27CA, 27C9 and 27C8 as well.

The USB issue isn't my priority, but the wireless internet is. I even re-installed XP SP2 a second time, re-installing all drivers to see if I missed something. The card listed on my CD is a Intel Golan 3945ABG, I've downloaded the drivers and it still doesn't appear under my 1394 Net Adapter nor my PCI-E Nic Card either.

I've already contacted the company I purchased the company from and am trying to get in contact with Intel to resolve this issue. I copied the Belarc System Advisor sheet to notepad, and will attach it to this post for a full measure of everything I have. Hope you guys can help, this has stumped quite a few people I know that are fairly good with computers!
 

Answer:Solved: Reinstalled XP, missing wireless internet, USB and Ethernet Controller

Well no one wanted to help because it probably seemed dumb, but I finally got it.

The supplied driver CD was incorrect, I did not have an Intel card, rather I had a Gigabyte brand card and I was finally able to locate the correct driver.
 

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Hello,

I am having problem connecting my laptop to the internet via ethernet cable.

I am typing this from a Mac desktop that is on the same connection - no router in use, just a cable modem.

I have tried 3 different laptops plugging in to the ethernet cable directly to the modem and all say the same thing - limited to no connectivity for the XP machines, and "Local access only" for the Vista machine.

It recognizes the ethernet cable, and it searches for connectivity but does not succeed.

What makes this weird is that the connection itself is live as evidenced by my ability to type on this desktop.

Please help!!
 

Answer:Solved: Can't connect laptop to internet via ethernet cable (wireless is ok)

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I've got a Dell Vostro 1500 notebook running Windows XP SP3 without any major problems. I access the internet using A modem connected to the router for wireless access.

I've recently procured a 100 metre ethernet cable and decided to make use of it, but discovered that I couldn't connect to the internet while I was connected to the router (similar results with connecting directly to the modem itself). I've connected other Laptops to it, and seems to work perfectly, which indicates it's the computer.

What I've tried till now
Opened Device manager and checked if the network adapter was active. It wasn't for some reason, but i've just enabled it and it says that i'm connected but without any result.

I'm not entirely sure what the problem is!

Hoping someone on here can help!

Daytripper

Answer:[SOLVED] Cannot connect to Internet using Ethernet (Wireless works flawlessly)

In Device Manager, click "show hidden devices". There are hidden devices & drivers necessary for Internet connection. Check that they are working and not flagged.

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hello,
As my PC will be moved upstairs soon where there is no way to get a ethernet cable any more,
I will be forced to go wireless...
I have never wanted it and never used it except on my mothers laptop witch is obviously built-in.
So my experience with wireless stuff is very low...

some fact that may play a role for your comments:
-from PC to modem/router threw the walls will be about 8 yards max.
-there is a chimney in the direct path from PC to modem/router.
-there is barely any metals used in the house although the modem is placed next to the water-main.
-the laptop of my mother never had any issues and is about 2 years old cant tell you the what hardware it used ATM.

Now what I want:
-I want my 6.4 MB/sec speed (other wireless devices dont play any role > mom laptop (80% facebook and 5% mails and 5% searching the web and the rest is youtube lol ; and the smart TV really doesn't do anything except for streaming some video clips very rarely.

- I NEVER want to get disconnected!! not even for a millisecond if you catch my drift.

- I prefer an internal piece of hardware witch I have a PCI slot for with the room. Although I would also like to be able to give internet to multiple PC's or whatever , ya never know ; LAN party for example...
i do realize a switch would suffice but I'll just give you everything because I know there are many ways to go wireless. just dont know crap about them...

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Answer:Solved: Help! need to switch from ethernet cable to wireless connection to modem/rout

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I have searched in this forum for a solution a few different ones came up and all with similar yet different problems. Soooooooo I am posting this thread with my info.

I have an Eee Pc 1000H XP SP3 and when I did an ipconfig/all this is what it returned:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Aracely>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : MiniMe
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 802.11n Wireless LAN Card
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-22-43-5F-0B-C9

Ethernet adapter LAN 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth LAN Access Server Driver
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-22-43-AE-45-0B

C:\Documents and Settings\Aracely>

thanks for your assistance in advance

EDIT - I have actually tried to do a TCP/IP stack repair options for Windows XP with SP3 with no avail =/

Answer:[SOLVED] Ethernet adapter Wireless Network connection Media Disconnected

Firmware is updated and restarted router and nothing. It is only with the Eee PC Netbook. My other two laptops are working fine.

I have viewed system events and I have a network error: A blocking operation was interrupted by a call to WSACancelBlockingCall.

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if its even possible. I have a laptop with wifi and it also has a ethernet port on it, could I be connected to the internet via wifi and then send that internet out of the laptop's ethernet port to another device to give that device internet?
 

Answer:convert ethernet port on laptop to wireless ethernet bridge

yeah, it's called Internet Connection Sharing if you're running windows.
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Are you guys aware of a single pci card that offers the typical ethernet connection as well as a wireless one? I'd like to have the option to connect to either and I don't want to get two seperate cards. Any info is appreciated, Thanks
 

Answer:10/100 Ethernet/Wireless Ethernet PCI combo

I don't think you can do that but I would go wireless. :bounce:
 

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Hello,

I have an ethernet cable run in my house. What I need to figure out is if there is such thing an ethernet switch that does not require a power source. (or something that can get this situation resolved)

Here is my situation:
I have a cable ran to my basement, and have a bedroom directly above the basement that needs an ethernet run. It is not possible for me to run a completely new cable from the original starting point, so I was somehow hoping to use the cable going to the basement, put a head on it, put it into a switch/hub/splitter and run a cable out of it to the room directly above, and use the other cable coming out to stay in the basement.

Is there something that can do this for me? Is there a better way to do so? What would you suggest? Thanks!

UPDATE: Please refer to post #4 for more details.
 

Answer:Solved: Such thing as an Ethernet switch that doesn't need power? Question about ethernet run

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I've had trouble connecting to my own internet and have no wireless. I'm using my neighbor's wireless and it's really slowing her's down.

I've tried restarting my laptop (it usually works) and then reinstalled the device under "device manager". It's not the cord, I've checked with my neighbor's laptop and it works fine.

I use a Sony Vaio VGN-NS140E with Windows Vista SP2. I'm not sure what other information to give.

Any suggestions welcome!

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{ipconfig /all} This is while I only have an ethernet plugged in and no wifi connection.
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : FairyHo
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-5D-E2-19-50
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8055 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . .... Read more

Answer:Solved: Ethernet Port doesn't recognize ANY ethernet cord

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Hi, I currently connect to the internet through a wired ethernet port in the wall which connects to my university's network.

I want to make this wireless since I bought a new macbook and was wondering if this product would do it? http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B006PYGWG6

I don't know much about it but I was concerned because the Router Mode says 'cable connection only' and I'm not sure the connection is cable (is it ADSL?). Will I need anything else like a modem?

Any advice?
 

Answer:Making an ethernet university connection wireless with TP-LINK Wireless Travel Router

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Hello all, I have a rather odd problem I personally have never encountered, maybe some of you big brains can help me figure it out.

I have a Att (Westell) 7550 Dsl router broadcasting wireless at 1.5 megs.

I connect to this router with 2 different machines. A laptop ( Acer 5552 ), and
a desktop computer ( self built ) whose mobo is an Asus M2N4 - SLI, and is running win xp pro sp3. It is connected via ethernet through it's onboard gigabit ethernet port, which uses Nforce drivers for it's
adapter.

Yes, 1.5 sucks, but it is fine for general use, I am the only person using it, and im in a rural area with no alternative.

My laptop connects and uses this wireless signal with no problems, I am even able to play games like World Of Warcraft and other non-broadband intensive games on it.

My desktop, which has the latest nforce ethernet drivers, connected via ethernet, is in most cases not usable at all. It connects and I get the standard 100mbps connection notification, yet, it usually cannot
even load a web page completely. I open its status dialog and see that packet flow is very slow. I have tried rolling back the driver, this does not help. I have deleted the driver altogether and rebooted the machine, this does not help. Other than this, my desktop runs the way it should, I built it, and would consider myself an advanced computer user, so, I do not believe it is my machine. I have looked for obtuse registry entries and services as culprits, but I can find ... Read more

Answer:Solved: Wireless connection faster than my ethernet connection???

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HI All...

i have a laptop

working withe win7 pro

and the Ethernet adapter and a wireless adapter disabled together in the same time until i restart the laptop

i format the laptop
and download the driver and install it in the laptop

and it disabled again

help please

Answer:[SOLVED] ethernet adapter and a wireless adapter disabled

What brand and model is the laptop?

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I have just moved in to a basement apartment and can connect to the internet with my wireless but not with the ethernet cord ran downstairs for me. The other computers upstairs work fine on ethernet through the same router. I do not understand what the problem could be. here are my configs:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Doug-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : Belkin

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Belkin
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5B91 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-23-4E-03-94-25
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2d6f:90a:1770:d1b%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.5(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : January-01-12 1:14:52 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : February-07-48 8:40:21 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 201335630
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-11-25-70-41-00-1D-72-DF-1B-0E

DNS ... Read more

Answer:Solved: Cannot connect via ethernet but can connect via wireless

Could be a defective cable or NIC.
 

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I have a Netgear DG834 wireless router which gives me wireless connection to the internet but I cannot connect by any of the ethernet ports. I get an icon saying I'm connected but no packet data is transferring. If I try to "repair" the network I get an error message saying Windows could not complete the repair as TCP/IP is not enabled ...it is enabled when I click into the properties tab.

I don't know what other information would be useful to include. I'm running Windows XP pro with SP3 and as I say the wireless connection runs just fine (well 99% of the time).

Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Solved: Wireless connection but no ethernet connection

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Hey all im new here, and this is my first post.
First of all I have a DSL connection through my provider. I then have a NetGear FM114P wireless firewall/print server (router ) attached to the modem.

My computer is currently hardwired through the ethernet port in the FM114P router with two other computers connecting by WiFi.

What i was thinking, was loosing the ethernet cord and turning this computer in to a wireless connection like the other two, but if i do will i loose speed? This computer currently gets between 700-950 kbps., depending on traffic.

thanks
mausie
AKA foufymaus
 

Answer:Ethernet -vs- Wireless

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I am with o2 and use their wireless router. I have used it wirelessly for the last three years because it was too far away from my computer. I use Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit and the internet connection strength at the bottom of the screen shows up to three bars (normally only two).
This morning I managed to connect to the router using a 5 metre ethernet cable and the strength has gone up to four bars.
I can't see the difference. A speed test shows the same speeds 2.6 down 0.7 up.
Would I be just as well off being wireless? What difference does the strength from two bars to four bars make?
I would appreciate your comments please.

Answer:Wireless or Ethernet

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Hi there,
I'm having troubles with our new router. I can connect via ethernet but not through wireless. I'm certain it's an issue with my laptop, as I've managed to connect several other devices without any problems. Any help would be appreciated as I've tried everything I can think of.

Below is the result of "ipconfig /all" with the ethernet cable connected.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\WYN>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : WYN-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : dlink.com

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : dlink.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5007EG Wireless Network Adapter

Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-63-CD-F0-BD
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::d91f:81b7:31ff:4ac1%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.3(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 01 August 2012 10:36:26
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 02 August 2012 10:42:13
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . :... Read more

Answer:Ethernet Yes, Wireless No?

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Atheros Wireless Adapter - AR5007EG & AR5007
Over the last couple of years we have been seeing a lot of problems with the above adapters, mainly concerning WPA and WPA2 encryption and mainly on windows Vista.
We have seen just a couple of issues on other windows operating system, windows XP and windows 7.

Windows XP:- A driver update has resolved the issue
Windows 7 :- No conclusive results for a fix

The wireless adapter gets an IP configuration, and shows as connected, but communication is non-existent or sporadic.

Log into the Router and disable the wireless security and see if you are now able to connect to the internet and surf OK.
Please post back a reply here, and let us know if that works or does not work.
If you post back the make and exact model of the router - we can advise how to disable the wireless security

Here are a number of possible solutions

--- 1) In Device Manager right click on the wireless adapter and "update driver."

--- 2) Download and install the latest wireless driver from your laptop manufacturer's web site support section,

If you post a reply here with the Make and EXACT model of your PC, along with the windows version you are running. we will see if we can find a link to the driver and will post a reply with the link here.

--- 3) On one occasion re-setting the router back to factory default and re-configuring the router settings has resolved t... Read more

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I need to know if this can be done. The situation:
Desktop has a integrated 10/100/1000 ethernet port.
-Apartment the owner lives in has Free Wifi for all residents.
-Desktop has no room for wireless card, is under warranty, and owner doesn't want to crack the case.


Is there a device that can be used to plug into the Ethernet - to a "hub" of sorts, to transmit wirelessly to get the free Wifi signal? (so internet browsing is possible upon this particular PC without voiding warrenty or paying for seperate net...)


if so... link examples or provide exact names. I am getting mixed results with Google.

I know some USB wireless devices are available for this - but those can get pricey, and the owners don't really have any open USB (so a hub would be needed on top of it... which is more money and probably more expensive in the long run.)

Answer:Ethernet to Wireless...

USB wi-fi would be the easiest and cheapest solution. Otherwise you would have to run an ethernet cable from your computer to the source router or a router picking up the signal - which doesn't sound like an option either.

Do you really not have ANY free USB ports?

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I'm having problems connecting my PC via ethernet cord to the internet. We just got cable today and one of our PCs has a wireless card, when the other one doesn't. My computer is the basic one with the specs in my profile. It only has a dialup modem. I don't know if I have to configure something to the router or modem, but when my computer is hooked up to the router(the internet still doesn't work then) all other computers on the network won't connect to the internet.

Any help will be appreciated!
 

Answer:Pc not getting wireless through ethernet

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Is there such a thing as a 5 Ghz Ethernet card, or is just 5 Ghz wireless?

Answer:Ethernet vs. wireless

No - 2.4/5 GHZ refer to the wireless frequency.

Ethernet comes in two speeds mostly - older 100 Mb/s (100 megabits) or more modern 1000 Mb/s (1 Gigabit). Of course, these are usually much faster than internet speeds even for slower 100 Mb/s unless you have amazingly fast broadband.

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I have a Linksys BEFW11S4 4 port wireless broadband router with 2 x wireless laptops that can see each other and share files fine. I also have a PC which is hardwired to the router. All 3 machines have an IP address from the range I configured and all 3 machines can access the internet. The problem I'm having is that my hardwired PC cannot see the workgroup I have set up so therefore it can't see the 2 wireless laptops. The 2 wireless laptops can see the hardwired PC but cannot connect to it to view the shared folders.

I have switched all firewalls off, changed lots of config in the router, reset it to default, rebuilt my hardwired PC, pulled out some hair, changed network settings all over the place but just cannot get the hardwired PC to see the workgroup.

Any suggestions anyone ! !
 

Answer:! ! ! ! ! Ethernet Can't See Wireless ! ! ! ! !

Well, as long as all three are getting DHCP addresses from the same network, then the router isn't to blame, so, get it configured and leave it alone.

You say you've setup a workgroup for the laptops. That desktop machine also needs to be a part of that same workgroup. Then, you need to have the same username and password combination on the three machines, and then the desktop should be able to share files with the laptops.

And you definitely want the firewalls disabled until you get things working.

-Scott
 

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The office setup is wireless. When the printer throws a wobbly we're stuck until the support chap arrives. (They're good but busy.) There is an old Xerox machine which is not connected to the PC and is used for copying only. I checked the manual for this printer, online, and the connection to the PC is given as enthernet. I don't suppose it's as easy as plugging in an ethernet cable. Is it possible to connect this printer and use it in a wireless setup?

Answer:Wireless and ethernet

Depends on the model of the Xerox, the operating system and availability of drivers. I suspect that you may be able to connect it to the router by ethernet (not to the pc) and then use it. Are you sure that it is ethernet to pc?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8103 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -1988 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 465 GB (273 GB Free); E: 5 GB (0 GB Free); F: 143 GB (0 GB Free);
Motherboard: MSI, H67MA-E35 (MS-7680)
Antivirus: Avira Antivirus

I used to access my home wireless with a Netgear N150 Wireless USB adapter. The device still works, because I use it for Roku, but my computer can't access the wireless network with it. As a replacement I installed a TP-Link 300Mbps Wireless N PCI adapter (TL-WN851ND). That hasn't worked from the start. During the course of trying to fix the problem, I changed at least 10 different settings, and none of them worked. Now, I've lost track of all the changes I made. What I want is to erase all of the previous settings and connections and act like my computer is fresh out of the box and has never been connected to the internet before. The TP-Link is what I want to use. Not knowing as much as everyone else on here about computers, I am assuming that the Netgear and TP-Link aren't the problems, and it is instead something with my computer. Is there some type of checklist I can go though step by step to see exactly what the problem is? I don't know if there is physically something wrong with my computer that I can fix by buying a... Read more

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In my house i have a desktop computer connected to internet broadband via ethernet cable to a virgin set top box. I have bought a laptop and want to set up a wireless connection for it. If i want to do so, can i continue having my desktop connected via ethernet aswell as a wireless cable router?thanks belta

Answer:set top box wireless and ethernet?

Try getting a 4 port Wireless Cable Router, the sort that gets its input using an ethernet cable (not the more common ADSL Modem Router type)By plugging your existing ethernet cable from the Virgin box into the routers input WAN port then connecting to your desktop from one of the routers output LAN ports using another ethernet patch cable (routers usually come with at least one in the box) after that all you may need do is access the router setup page and turn on the wireless part but the manual will explain how to Cheers HC

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Hi,I would like to know wether I could change my present USB Wireless connection to the ethernet connection.At present I am on BT Home Hub Box connected with a "2WIRE" USB wireless.All is OK but I find using my webcam my picture freeze's upnow and again and my last word spoken repeats about ten times.I think it might be better to use the ethernet wire as I now have the Home Hub box closer to my P.C. I would like to just change over rather than have to re-engineer the system in case I want to change back,any help would be great.Sam Gee

Answer:Wireless to ethernet

You could just try sticking the ethernet cable in and removing the usb. If it does not work you will have to run the setup cd again. If this cause problems you can always run system restore to put you back where you were.

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My BT HomeHub is in the same room as my PC and I have a wireless card.
I can also connect my PC to he hub using an ethernet cable. Which is preferable, also would one allow faster downloads over theother.

Answer:Ethernet Vs Wireless

A wired ethernet connection will always be more reliable than a wireless connection. In terms of speed, this is likely to be most significant in a Local Area Network where files are transferred between computers.
As far as the internet is concerned, unless you have a broadband connection of about 50Mbps, your connection from the computer to the router will always be much faster than your download internet connection, so wired or wireless makes little difference. Having said that, if you are running more than one computer "wirelessly", the available bandwidth is shared by them, unlike wired connections where each will have the full speed of the router's network switch, usually 100Mbps.

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Hi

My W8 PC is connected to the Wireless Router by Ethernet Cable, the PC also
has Wireless connectivity; is it possible to connect to the Router with both at t
he same time and if I do will that improve internet speed?

Thanks

Daniel

Answer:Ethernet and Wireless

Your internet speed is determined by your provider and the package you have, it is irrelevant how fast your connection to router is as long as it is at least a little faster than speed to the provider. So you can not change the internet speed above what provider gives you.

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Hello,

I have a PC with wireless connection to the Internet (PCI wireless card). Is it somehow possible to use the Ethernet port (NIC) to PROVIDE network access to a device? (such as a D-Link internet camera with ethernet connection).

Thanks for your help!

Johnathon
 

Answer:One wireless, one Ethernet, can I use both?

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i have got a [email protected] G-Gateway which plugs into the back of desktop pc through the ethernet socket. i also have a laptop that has a wireless card built in it.i have set it up so i can run BB on my laptop through the gateway and also my desktop can access BB because of the ethernet cable. My desktop doesnt have wireless card.I wanted to know if i can get the two pc's to see each other on a network, this is so if my laptop is being used inanother room they can see what i am doing on my pc and vice versa and i could also swap files between the two of them. I have tried to set up a network using the XP wizzard but it says that a network cable is disconnected from my laptop so it wont connect to my pc. i know that it is disconnected cos i want to use the gateway to talk to my pc through the wireless.can anyone help please?

Answer:ethernet and wireless together

You might get a better response by posting this thread in the Networking forum!If I understand you correctly your set up should allow you to Network in the way you want. You'll need to make sure the Desktop and Laptop are connected to the same Network - i.e they are on the same named network. Run the Network wizard on your desktop and note the exact names you enter, then select 'make disk' option at the end and place the disk (could be a USB Stick) in the Laptop and run the file created by the Desktop. You will have needed to select File/Printer Sharing when you first ran the Wizard.If you go 'Show all connections' and right click on the LAN card you can select 'Properties' - this tells you the protocols you have active (Client for MS Networking, File/Printer Sharing, TCP/IP).Finally check which files you have set for 'sharing'. Never share a whole drive on a WiFi network!Good luck!

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Is there such a thing as a 5 Ghz Ethernet card, or is just 5 Ghz wireless?

Answer:Ethernet vs. wireless

No - 2.4/5 GHZ refer to the wireless frequency.

Ethernet comes in two speeds mostly - older 100 Mb/s (100 megabits) or more modern 1000 Mb/s (1 Gigabit). Of course, these are usually much faster than internet speeds even for slower 100 Mb/s unless you have amazingly fast broadband.

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I've just moved into my Halls at uni in London. We have to use a CAT 5E ethernet cable to connect to a socket in the wall. When we open a web browser we have to enter a username and password to be able to go online. I was wondering if there is any bit of Hardware which i could plug into the ethernet wall socket which would then broadcast that ethernet connection as wireless and if so if it is possible to protect the connection so others cant use the WIFI.

thanks
 

Answer:Ethernet to Wireless, is this possible?

When we open a web browser we have to enter a username and password to be able to go online.Click to expand...

That probably means that they want to restrict usage to one computer per connection and do not want wireless networks set up. So, please check with the IT department before doing anything, as it's not very hard for them to detect violations.

On the assumption that you will not attempt this unless it falls within the rules, you can use a Wireless Access Point (WAP). Use encryption, preferably WPA2-PSK, AES, but at least WPA-PSK, TKIP. Use a passphrase that cannot be guessed and does not include dictionary words.
 

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So I just bought myself a new laptop (hp dv6910us) and I'm enjoying it thoroughly but I have a very basic question about what to use in terms of internet. In my apartment, I can easily connect to the internet through my ethernet connection or through the wireless. Both are smooth, fast connections. In terms of increasing the lifespan and battery-life of the computer, should I stick primarily to connecting through the ethernet or through my wireless connection? I have an Atheros AR5007 802.11 b/g WiFi adaptor and my processor is an AMD Turion X-2 TL-60 2Ghz with 3.00GB RAM. Running windows vista 32 Bit. It's a general question, not a pressing issue so answer at your leisure. Thanks.
 

Answer:Wireless vs. Ethernet

Not sure if anyone has ever bench marked something like that. But my gut feeling is that the wireless would draw a little bit more power but I have no evidence to back that up.
 

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A little confusion here - When I log onto my Verizon router page (that 198.xxx thing), I show many menus but the following 2 have me a little confused. One says "network connection" type is: Ethernet - I do have a yellow cable coming out of my Actiontec router to the pc so I get that. Another menu says "wireless settings" and this says "wireless" which I have set to WPA and the mode is 802.11g "only". Is this system wireless or ethernet or both? I would like to do the pc to tv connection for netflix movies at some point.. Am I all set with this configuration? (knowing I have to buy a box of some sort, Roku or Apple or something) and if I do have a wireless connection, can I connect the two without cables running from one to another? Hope that is all clear. Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Ethernet or wireless?

Is this system wireless or ethernet or bothClick to expand...

both

you have a wireless router - and so you can connect to the router with a cable as you currenty are doing and other devices PCs etc or your PC can also connect with wireless
I would like to do the pc to tv connection for netflix movies at some point..Click to expand...

someone else will need to answer the netflix service

from what I can see on the website
http://www.netflix.com/HowItWorks#faq1
you can watch via a PC


http://www.netflix.com/HowItWorks#faq1
Can I also watch instantly on my PC or Mac?

Yes. Simply press Play on any TV episode or movie to instantly watch it online on your Internet-connected PC or Mac.Click to expand...

so you can watch directly on your PC without any other device - and then if you have your PC video output connected to the TV you should be able to watch on TV via PC

whats the make and model of TV
- what outputs do you have on the PC video card ?
- what inputs do you have on the TV

if you have HDMI on both - then you should be able to use that - although for some copyright materials you will only be able to display on the TV and not two monitors
 

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Hi, I have a Pavillion dv7-1129 wm laptop. With Windows Vista Home Premium ... Amd Turion (tm) X2 dual-core moble Rm-72 2.10 GHZ...Ram-2814... 32-bit Operating sytem
Can anyone provide me with the drivers for the Wireless and Ethernet connections

Drives for a Realtek RTL8101 Family-PCI -E Fast Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.0)

Thankyou
 

Answer:Ethernet and wireless

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So my wireless works well and fine, but the only problem is is that it disconnects time from time and i'm trying to download a 15 gb file that has no resuming capabilities. I want to use my ethernet connection rather than my wireless, but the ethernet (local area connection) isn't showing when I go to Control Panel/Network and Sharing Center/Manage Network Connections. I only see Wireless Network Connection. I have a router and a modem. the router is a linksys cisco. And my cable modem is linksys wrt45 or something. How can I fix this? My other two computers are using the ethernet cables fine.

Answer:Wireless but no ethernet

Download and run VistaForums SysInfo Tool (Select All and export to a file) on the laptop you're having trouble with, and upload it.

Ed

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My local vet's PC uses the ethernet port to connect to Vetcomm through a router. Until now, normal internet access has been through dial-up. He now has broadband. I fitted a wireless USB adaptor which installed OK, but won't connect to his new BT router - it shows as 'disabled' and won't let me change to enabled.
I'm sure it's a settings issue, but never had to deal with a similar situation to this.
Grateful for any thoughts.

Answer:Ethernet OK, but no wireless

I believe that you have to enter the configuration pages of the Home Hub to enable the wireless.
This article should guide you through it.
This article explains how to log onto the Home Hub.

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should I enable the wireless when I want to use the ethernet, my wireless works fine, but when I try to connect with ethernet, either no connection or connection drops after a short time, It is a dell desktop with windows xp,with netgear switch, and comcast modem,with mac airport, I need to get my ethernet high speed working that I pay for. PLEASE someone help
 

Answer:ethernet and wireless together

If I am going to use ethernet for an extended time I remove an external wireless adapter or switch an integrated wireless off. But that's to extend the life of the unused component and to save the battery if on battery. If you are using a PCI wireless card with the desktop then disabling it is probably the best you can do. But that is not going to impact your ethernet usage, so it is really your choice.

Please show the following for when you have an ethernet connection and for when it has dropped ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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I just installed a wireless card. but i want the Ethernet to have priority over Wirless how can i do that?

Answer:Ethernet and Wireless

It should do it automatically when an ethernet cable is plugged in.

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Hi everyone

I dont really know whether this is really relevent, but I was just wondering. If I have both ethernet cable and wireless on one computer as 2 networks. Can I join up both of them to increase my internet speed or somthing. I tested both of them seperately and the ethernet cable was much faster than the wireless. My router is next to my computer. Can I have some tips. I will be putting some screenshots later.

Thanks in advance

Answer:What can you do with both ethernet and wireless??

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mw2


I tested both of them seperately and the ethernet cable was much faster than the wireless.


Surprise, surprise...

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hi, i am using a wireless connection but to play bf2142 well i need a wired connection. i have got an ethernet wire going from the wireless router to computer, and it works [i disable the wireless connection and i connect to the web through the wire]. but i want to use my ethernet wire as my PRIMARY way to connect to the internet, but still want the wireless connection active for my computers upstairs to connect to the web.

does this make sense?

is this possible?

thank you

denny
 

Answer:using ethernet instead of wireless???

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Simple question,

I have a Wireless network in my house, in my garage i have a workroom, with a 5port hub and no wireless cards. If I buy a wireless bridge, can i plug it into the hub and bind it to my network, to allow computers to be plugged into the hub and get an IP?

So in essense want to take a wireless source and convert it back to ethernet in a specific location
 

Answer:Wireless to Ethernet

I believe so. I have looked into doing this in my living room for my ReplayTV and future media server.


PS: You bastard
"The Car: 2002 Porche 911 Conv. ; PES Tuning ECU ; Brembro Grand Turismo Brake Kit "
 

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Here's something that is causing massive loss of hair.....

My PC is connected to my router with a wireless card. I also connect my PS2 to my PC using an ethernet connection (the ps2 is "modified" and I use this connection to play music and video thru the ps2 to the TV).

Everything works fine with one exception. It seems like the wireless is not getting a DNS. To obtain one, I have to disable the ethernet card, connect to my AP, then enable the card. If I lose my connect with the AP (which happens sometimes, it's on the other side of the house and the signal is a little weak), then when it reconnects I have to do the whole disable/enable thing.

It's not a huge deal, but I do like my stuff to work properly and usually things like this are not problem for me, but this one really has me wondering. Anyone have any ideas?

Here's my ipconfig /all if that helps. What's odd is the ipconfig is *exactly* the same when I can connect and when I can't. So maybe it's not a DNS issue, but something else. But I am unable to connect to any web sites until I disable and re-enable the ethernet card.

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : HAL
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : domain.actdsltmp

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection 3:

Connection-specific DNS Su... Read more

Answer:Ethernet and wireless on same PC

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This is, perhaps, an extremely silly question, easy to answer as the Techguy says! I have been using a desktop with Ethernet LAN (Landline) for years. Now, I have a Dell Studio 15 Laptop with Wireless output signal. My question is, How do I connect the two, so that I can use the Laptop too through my land-line broadband connection? Do I use just a wireless router in between? Any type of Wireless Router, or, any specific type? Do I need to change anything in my desktop LAN setup?
 

Answer:Wireless to Ethernet LAN

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Hello,

I have a PC with wireless connection to the Internet (PCI wireless card). Is it somehow possible to use the Ethernet port (NIC) to PROVIDE network access to a device? (such as a D-Link internet camera with ethernet connection).

Thanks for your help!

Johnathon
 

Answer:One wireless, one Ethernet, can I use both?

Using Client OS (I.e. Not a real server like Windows 2008) you cannot use two Network Cards (does not matter wire or wireless) that are connected to the same Network (I.e. same Wireless Router/switch etc.).

You can use both only if they are configured to two subnets (Two independent Networks).
 

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Basically I wish to connect my Panasonic tx32-le5b tv to my n150
Modem router, but I'm also considering connecting another Panasonic tv downstairs and maybe in the near future a ps 4, my belkin router doesn't offer the fastest wireless speed and I'm sure coverage isn't brilliant by today's routers, so I'm considering upgrading to at least a n750 spec modem router, but is it worth spending a bit more and going for 802.11ac spec? My main reason for considering this is better wireless range rather than speed. My other question is what's the difference between wireless adaptors and bridges? Well what are bridges lol basically I want the best coverage I can get and good speed would be nice but if 802.11ac is overkill then please do tell me lol thanks people for the kind help, I hope I can return the help at some point

Answer:Wireless Ethernet adaptors

Forgot to say, can anyone recommend an adaptor that'd fully make use of whatever spec wifi I go for, ie are their any 802.11ac adaptors available or one that'll fully use the best of the current dual band 802.11n routers

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Hello I have been having a problem with my ethernet work but wireless not. It basically says acquiring IP address then says limited connectivity. Im using a Dell Vostro 1520 laptop and a dlink router. Thanks for your help.
 

Answer:Ethernet works but wireless does not

Check.
You have no conflicting wireless managers installed try using only the Windows built in tool
Remove any unneeded wireless networks from your system.
Remove and re add your network back in, ensure all settings are configured correctly. Connect firstly with the cable and note down everything exactly. i.e. SSID, Security type, encryption type, security key.
If it still dosent work look into updating or rolling back the drivers for your wireless card.
 

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My daughter is at uni, in uni accommodation, where they have wired internet in their rooms but no wi fi. Is there something she can use so that she can set up wi fi so internet can be accessed in the communal kitchen area?

Answer:ethernet to wireless converter

This > http://www.broadbandbuyer.co.uk/Shop/ShopSearch.asp?CategoryID=57
may be what she needs.

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Hi.
im currently in rented accomodation and the internet is via a wired ethernet cable. i am not admin on the network. but im interested in a quick way to make a small wireless network using the ethernet so i can use wi-fi in my room.

looking for a cheap, simple option.
i have a bt voyager router available to me if that helps?
but i assume there's a small device you can buy that will transmit a short range wireless signal and work as the exchange between me and the network.

thanks!
 

Answer:Ethernet to Wireless - non admin

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Hello,I am currently having issues with connecting to the internet. I am using a T60, machine type: 2623 D6U and running Windows XP. Yesterday, I updated my Thinkvantage software, then immediately performed a backup of my computer using the Thinkvantage software.  After that, I tried to use the wifi and it would not even search for any surrounding networks. I then plugged in an Ethernet cable and again it would not connect. I have tried downloading driver after driver, but nothing will work. I meant to uninstall wireless card and then install it again after reboot. I rebooted and was able to get wireless through Windows network connection, but not thinkvantage. I checked device manager and my Ethernet network was gone, so I may have accidentally uninstalled that instead. I rebooted again and when went back to device manager, the Ethernet was back. Once I found out wireless was working I tried a Thinkvantage System update again, and noticed I could update my Ethernet. I clicked to download and install and an error came up with "was not able to download package" or something very similar.  So currently, I have wireless available through Windows, but not thinkvantage and no Ethernet is working.  Any suggestions on how I can get this working properly again? Network cards in device manager: Intel(R) PRO/1000 PL Network ConnectionIntel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection Thanks for your help! 

Answer:Wireless and Ethernet Issues T60

Hi there, Make sure you have this 4 drivers and software extracted to the drivers folder. 1) Thinkpad Power Management driver ( current version 1.60 )2) Intel WIFI driver ( current version 13 )3) Lenovo Access Connection software ( current version 5.5 )4) Lenovo Hotkey features ( current version 2.23 ) You can get them herehttp://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-62928 Sequence:Uninstallation 1) Uninstall Thinkvantage Access connection - do not reboot2) Uninstall Intel WIFI sofware from Control panel> Add/Remove Programs3) Reboot the Thinkpad and make sure that the Wireless card remains as an unknown driver in device manager Installation 1) Install Thinkpad Power Management driver - reboot2) Install Intel WIFI Driver - no reboot required3) Install Thinkvantage Access Connection software - reboot By now the WIFI issue should be resolved4) Install Lenovo Hotkey feature to compliment the Access Connection software - reboot CheersProcom 

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Hello, are we can make ICS with Ethernet and wireless at same time? If can, how to apply it?

Answer:ICS with LAN/Ethernet Card and Wireless

Hi crossnet,

Can you please explain what you mean by "at the same time"? A description of the desired setup would be helpful.

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team

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I have an Acer Aspire 7552G laptop running Windows 7 x64 that is having problems with connecting to the internet.

I started to notice the wireless and LAN connections becoming very weak, web pages would load slower, data would take longer to download, etc. This lasted for a couple weeks. As of now, I cannot get any signal, neither wireless nor LAN.

I normally use Google Chrome but have tried to connect through multiple browsers.

I have tried updating the wireless/ethernet drivers, and I have also tried uninstalling them all together and reinstalling them. Both to no avail. I have no idea how to resolve this issue and am hoping the tech pros here can help me out!

Wireless LAN and LAN vendors are both Broadcom and the drivers can be found here: Acer Support: Downloads & Support Documents - Notebook / Aspire / Aspire 7552G


*I am connecting to internet on a university campus.

Answer:Wireless & Ethernet LAN - Not Working?

How are you measureing the stregth of the ethernet connection?

Who is your ISP ?. . What Brand and Model is the Modem and Router?


Lets take a peek at your network environment:

First:

Power Cycle everything . . Turn off the Modem, router and all pc's . . turn on the Modem and wait a few minutes for the lights to stabilize . . then turn on the router, then one pc at a time. See if you connect to the internet.

Then:

Remove all the stored wireless network profiles and search for the network again.

How to Remove Stored Wireless Network Profiles for XP, Vista, and Windows 7

Then: check your browser's settings, remove any proxy settings if found here's how.

Then:

with the pc connected to the router, Click on Start . . Run . . type CMD

At the > prompt type type the following command: IPCONFIG /ALL


Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter. Come back here and Paste the results in a message.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB drive, or a CD-R disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.

then please Download and run this Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector, click the Networks link on the upper left and paste a screen shot of that screen here. Note that this application requires NET Framework to run. If you get an error abo... Read more

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