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Question: Solved: Wireless Router to Wireless Router Connection?

Recently I purchased a new wireless N router, and have moved the older wireless G router downstairs, where I hope to be able bridge a connection between the two. Google results, ironically enough, have suggested Googling instructions on setting such a thing up.

Connected to this computer (which is upstairs) is the new one, a Belkin Wireless N model no. F5D8236-4 Version 1. Downstairs the the old Linksys Wireless G model no. WRT54GS Version 6. I have a friend who works a lot with networking, who is skeptical of the idea, but Googling it has returned hope that it is possible. The main dispute is how.

Here's the setup: This computer is wired to the Belkin router, which is wired into the modem and is also currently hosting the house's wireless network. The Linksys is downstairs wired only to my Xbox 360. My attempts at even trying to find where to configure these routers have proved pathetic, so I've been driven here.

Could this work, and will it work with these two routers? If so, how do I go about it?

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I have a Presario M2000 with Windows XP. I have been using a Linksys WRT54G wireless router for three years with no problems. Recently a relative, unable to find the Encryption Key, "reset" the router. It still works fine but it is now an unsecured connection.

I tried to secure the connection by running the Linksys installation CD four times. I called Linksys and was informed that my service contract, which I did not know I had, had expired. If I paid them $39.99 they would walk me through a new installation that I could make secure.

I tried to check out their website,, but it seems not to exist!

I had no idea that I would not be able to change the security settings of the router after a certain amount of time! Is there anything I can do, short of paying them $39.99, to make the wireless router connection secure?

(I am a new member and posted this question twice as I titiled my first inquiry with my user name...sorry!!!! ....wont do it again!)

Answer:Solved: Reset wireless router now can't secure the wireless connection!

That is a pretty common Linksys router and you should just be able to download the router manual from Linksys's website and go into the Web Interface of the router to setup the Wireless encryption again.

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Here is my question, My roommate has a wireless network installed in the apartment we share. It is actually set up nicely, very rarely any problems getting on-line and browsing and such. The router is a Netgear WNDA 3700 and cable service is thru Comcast. I play a lot of on-line games and sometimes the connection will drop and I get a lot of lag and sometimes die (no fun). I was wondering if it is possible to run a Cat 5 cable from the back of the router straight to my computer, there is 1 connection available on the router, and If this is possible I want to make sure it won't interfere with him getting on the internet and doing whatever he does while I'm on-line. Thank you in advance for any help or suggestions.

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I recently bought a Netgear Wireless N 150 router (although I haven't set it up yet). One reason I chose it is that I was told it can be used as a wired network between our two desktop computers, and as a wireless access point for the laptop. But frankly, I don't always trust what the sales people tell me.

I've read on many sites that wired computers have some advantages over wireless, including security and speed, so I prefer a wired LAN for the main computers (they are within feet of each other and will stay that way). But I would like the convenience of going online via the wireless connection with my laptop in the other room.

I've never done this before (I always just had a wired connection between the 2 desktops and didn't bother going online with the laptop) and I need to know if this setup will cause any problems I should know about.

Please don't suggest I go wireless for the entire LAN -- I'm just too set in my ways to make that leap right now. If my planned setup won't work, I'll stick with my current one and forget the laptop.


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Is there a difference b/w a wireless router that will hok up to a broadband modem connection and one that will link to a cable modem connection ?

I was planning to buy the linksys wrt 54gs but i have a broadband modem which connects to the telephone jack at one end and to the rj45 jack on my notebook for which i also need to buy a nic card. is that the correct one to buy ?

Thanks !

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Yes. The key is the RJ-45 on the modem; you need a broadband router with a WAN ethernet port. That model will do fine. And you'll then connect the laptop to the router via wireless or a straight ethernet cable. You may need a cross over cable to go between the router and the modem.

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I have used a D-Link model DIR-615 router for several years.
I connect a desktop pc, a Blueray Player and a wireless printer to it and all worked fine until I changed the router's wireless security from WEP to WPA personal.

The Blueray and the printer will connect wireless now but the PC just shows a red X where the signal indication should be when I click the internet icon on the bottom right corner of the screen.
I can change the router back to WEP and it will show the router signal but will not connect
Sometimes the trouble shooter says that the security does not match.

When I hover the mouse over the network name where the red x is, it says the signal strength is excellent but it does not show the bars as it did before. It shows the security as WPA-PSK.

Can anyone help with this problem.
The PC is a Gateway desktop with windows 7 home premium.


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I wanted to try to set up a wireless broadband router, but my parents currently have DSL. I tried it but it doesn't get an internet connection, so I'm thinking, no.

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I just purchased a Vizio Dual-Band HD wireless internet router, completed the steps on the quick start guide and I can get internet connection using my desktop but I cannot get internet connection using my MacBook. I went to http://vizio.home and in the top right corner, it says "Offline" on the router. How do I make it say "Online"? Can anyone help me please, I've been trying to connect all day, calling Comcast and Vizio with no results.

This is the information displayed from ipconfig/all :

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : mummy-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . :
Ethernet adapter Obajolu Connect:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8071 PCI-E Gigabit Ether
net Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-22-68-49-A6-8C
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::9cad:9366:f127:999f%14(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Monday, May 16, 2011 8:58:09 PM
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I recently upgraded my wireless router to a Linksys WRT160N. I got everything up and running fine but I noticed that on the computer hardwired to the router I was getting timeouts occasionally when going to web pages. When initially setting up the router I lost connection to the internet and had to call Comcast to get the modem working again. They had me change some settings and I was good. The problem eventually got worse, so I called tech support and they said my connection was good. I called Comcast and they also said everything was good.

Eventually I decided to return the router and try a new one. After going through the setup everything was working again but I still get occasional timeouts where I never did with the old router. It seems to me that the delay is with the DNS server, but like I said, it didn't used to happen, so I'm not sure.

My wife uses the wireless computer and hasn't had any timeout errors.

The DNS servers and IP address is DHCP server is

There's currently no security setup on the network. That didn't seem to matter.

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I have a Linksys Wireless B router which is located in my basement. I have one dell computer hooked to the internet via ethernet cable. I have a another computer located on the main floor accessing the internet via wireless B adapter card. My third computer is located upstairs and is hooked by a wireless G adapter. Hooking up my encrpyted secured network was successful but I have a constant problem.

The constant problem that I run into is live streaming video, music etc. The moment I want to view a video clip the internet crashes. This is also true for the computer connected via ethernet cable. It's almost as if when any computer connected to the router accesses trailer clips or live streaming the router automatically shuts down my connection. I have tried adjusting the router settings but have come up short to fix the problem. Once the wireless drop occurs, I simply just reboot the router and everything works just as it used to until someone views live streaming. Is there an option in the router settings (I have read through the manual 2x) to fix this error. Any help on this problem would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi guys,

I have a Linksys router, which I had some problems setting up, but finally got the router configured. Here's the deal: once I start using the wireless connection with my laptop, it starts out working great, then seems to slow down after a half hour or so, and then eventually stops working altogether.

Not only that, but simply resetting the modem by unplugging and plugging it back in doesn't seem to help things. I have to go back and completely reconfigure my router before it will work again. It sucks!

In fact, unstable wireless connections have always been a problem for me, but this time its even more annoying since it isn't as simple as a quick unplug/replug of the modem. Can you help me solve my original problem with the router? And, if possible, are there any tips you can give me to make my wireless connection more stable? It shouldn't be a problem with the modem; when the modem is plugged directly in a computer, it will stay connected and fast for days on end.

Thanks so much guys!

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hi everyone. can anyone help me with my problem? i have a d-link DIR-600 wireless router connected to another router (which is the main line by the way). i always experience disconnection every morning. i tried resetting the router to its factory settings and i am back online. this has been going on for 3 days already. the router is used by the school, and we have at least 20 PCs connected to it, wireless and wired. i am from the Philippines and we have a DSL internet connection.

Answer:Solved: wireless router connection problems

need to establish exactly what is disconnecting
is it just the d-link DIR-600 that is disconnecting or does the main router disconnect

If just the d-link DIR-600 is it both cable and wireless or just the wireless

assuming as your post implied , its just the d-link DIR-600 wireless
would you do the following from a PC
would you post the following tests when the internet is working OK, and then repeat ALL the tests when the internet disconnects.
Make sure you also indicate on the reply which tests are for what condition.
please include the xirrus screen shots for both conditions - see how below.

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.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the infomation above those entries

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

For Windows 8
to open a Cmd Prompt or... Read more

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As I was experiencing poor wireless performance with my laptop (Dell 1520) and my dlink G router, I purchased and set up a N router. When I try to connect to the router with the laptop, I am asked to provide a username, password and logon domain; I was expecting to only have to enter a security code.

Have I configured the home n router incorrectly or do i need to purchase a n card for the laptop?

Many thanks in advance.

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I'm new to wireless networking, so this may seem like a dumb question: I have a Belkin wireless G router with 3 computers in the house running off the router. Does the router require that at least one computer be connected with a cable?

I've run a quick search of the pdf manual and the manufacturer database with no success trying to see if this is possible.

Presently there is a desktop system in the same room as the router and modem and connected to the router with a cable. There are two other computers connecting to the router wirelessly in other parts of the house.

I want to move the desktop connected to the router with the cable to another room in the house, but that would leave the router with no computer connected with a cable, does it matter? The modem was placed where it is by the cable company and the router is next to it.

Thanks for your help.

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I have a D-Link 625 Wireless Router (RangeBooster N) with 1 wired desktop and 1 wireless.

The wireless was working fine for over 2 weeks, but today my wireless desktop doesnt seem to be able to connect with message:

"Limited or No Connectivity" - I figured that my router cannot provide it an IP Address.

My Wireless desktop is connected with a D-Link Wireless USB Adapter that is compatible with my router, with Windows XP PRO (with latest SP).

PS: It also doesnt seem to work with my other wireless devices (i.e PSP) as they were functioning 2 weeks ago. In the same way, acquiring an IP Address timed out.

Please help!


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I am having problems with using an internet connection simultaneously.

I have two laptops which connect to the router via wireless. This router is wired to the modem. I can connect each laptop to the router then make an internet connection. This works fine. But if one laptop is connected to the internet, then the other cannot. I have to disconnect the first laptop then reconnect with the second.

I have had this scenario working in the past and can't remember what I have to do to enable both laptops to use the internet connection at the same time.

Please help me. It's driving me crazy!

Answer:Solved: Wireless router and internet connection

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Today i have a new problem with my adsl. The wireless was working at full 'advertised' speed last night, then today i noticed the wireless connection symbol in the task bar had changed from 54mbs to only 2 mbs, and a speedtest showed that it was a tenth of the speed it used to be.

Because i just installed my modem yesterday, i thought maybe this was just the isp limiting my connection until i register the modem or something. However, when i connect an ethernet cable between the modem and my computer, the connection works at full advertised speed. Does this rule out the possibility that my isp is limiting my signal, and suggest that the problem is with my wireless settings? Thanks for any help. The modem is a speedtouch 780.

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Ok about ten days my internet began acting very strangely, every ten minutes or so anything hooked up to my wireless network would be disconected from the internet, then a minute or two later it would be back up and running.

DSL connection goes from wall to a westell modem. From the modem it goes directly into my Belkin G plus MIMO wireless router via ethernet cord, then the internet goes from my router to my one wired computer.

Westell modem: all lights are green. The ethernet light and the activity light blink every once in a while. But the DSL and Internet stay solid green.

Belkin Router: Wireless light blinks 1-2 times a second, wired computer light blinks 1-2 times a second, Phone light occasionally blinks 3-4 plus a second, and the Internet light blinks constantly at a very high speed. It is the internet light that is bothering me.
It seems as though the problem is within the router or possibly the ethernet cords. Also, the router is still emmiting wireless signall even when it stops giving out internet signal. In other words during the time I get kicked off my devices can still "see" the router.

I have had this router for two to three years and eveything has always worked fine, I have checked all the settings and nothing has been changed. So it's not my wireless phones, or an unplugged cable, or my settings not matching my ISP's settings.

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Answer:Solved: Wireless router dropping connection intermittently.

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About 4 months ago, I bought a Toshiba P100-160 laptop with Vista operating system. I have two desktops connected to the BT Home Hub router using ethernet, and connected the laptop wirelessly in another room. I had no problem at all with my wireless connection and download speeds etc.

One month ago approx, I started having problems with the connection, which occasionally turned itself off. This quickly worsened, and when I came back from a couple of weeks away, I was unable to connect at all (or just occasional connections for a few minutes).

I tried calling BT who provide my router and broadband service; they investigated and sent me a replacement Home Hub, however this hasn't changed the problem at all. If I try and connect wirelessly, I usually have the error message:

"Windows cannot connect to BTHomeHub"
"Wireless Association failed because Windows did not receive any response from the wireless router or access point."

The above message is very common, even when my laptop is right next to the new router.

Sometimes the connection will last for up to an hour, but when it does, it is extremely slow. The router is not always visible when I hit 'connect to' then 'wireless' - neighbours' networks are visible instead. I am also able to connect occasionally to a neighbour's unsecured network, however the signal strength is usually pretty low. I haven't tried connecting something else to my home hub as I do... Read more

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Ive got a Safecom swbr5400 wireless router which I literally have to sit next to for my laptop to connect to the internet wirelessly.
This router is in a cupboard enclosed with 18mm veneered chipboard. I have opened the cupboard, & tried to connect with the same results.
The router cannot be moved.
I have repositioned the router & antenna in all available positions - same result.
I need on my router 4 wired ports which connect to switches.
It has been flashed with the latest firmware.
I have changed wireless channels.
I have tried a higher gain antenna.
I have tried changing the security between wep. wpa, & none. - same result.

I have now run out of ideas, any would be appreciated.

Failing getting any new ideas, i have been looking at the Netgear WGT624 'Super G', or the Netgear Rangemax WPN824 (mimo).

I have read all the revews, & specs I can find, & these two look about the best, (I could be wrong though).

The router is on the ground floor.

This router has to work throughout a 3 bed semi, over 2 floors, with approx 45cm thick walls in places, & also to an outbuilding approx 50 meters from the router through 2 walls.

Will either of these 2 routers work ok for me or should I be looking for something different, & if so, what?

I have doubts about the Netgear Rangemax WPN824 (mimo). because if there is still a connection problem, it has no detatchable antenna (so it cannot be upgraded) and it will be hard to rma it if it isnt f... Read more

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Hello, My router died and I have replaced it with another one. A Netgear N150 WPN824N. I have cable modem connected to my router. I can get the router working with the 2 LAN connected PCs, but I cannot get any wireless connections and I cannot see the wireless network in my list of wireless networks to connect to.

I need to get the wireless connections up and this is making me crazy. Based on previous threads, I have pasted my ipconfig information below.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Bill-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 06-23-4D-16-40-FA
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5009 802.11a/g/n WiFi Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-23-4D-16-40-FA
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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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?

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?

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ok so i hav an adsl router modem. It has 1 ethernet output and 1 usb output.
I bought a wireless access point 2day and tried 2 connect it up so i can connect to the net on my laptop.

The adsl modem is connected to the desktop via USB. and then connected to the wireless access point via ethernet. However the access point does not seem 2 b picking up the adsl modem. The modem can be used with the ethernet and usb cable at the same time.. But the router has no internet connection. any1 know wat i need 2 set up or anything? thnx

adsl modem router - iConnect access 621
Wireless access point- TP-LINK TL WA601G
Diagram of wat im trying 2 do---

Desktop -----USB----- ADSL
modem/router ------ETHERNET-------Wireless
access point ------Laptop

Answer:Wireless router connection to ADSL router

You might need to check the settings of the ADSL modem, perhaps it has a Mac filtering option enabled which prevents another computer from connecting to it without first adding the Mac address in a list of authorized devices on the modem.

Also in the WiFi router's web interface, can you see the status of the Ethernet port ?

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(Sorry, I just edited this because I realized the title said Wireless Router, it's actually a gateway. Can't fix it.)

I have a Netgear CGD24G Wireless Gateway and a Gateway MA8 laptop with after-market Windows 7 (Vista got a virus, went ahead and upgraded.)

Now, when I download 100 MB files on my Xbox 360 (Which is wired to the modem) it will be downloaded in a couple minutes, or less. The other computers in my house (There are plenty, and even more that come and go.) get a blazing internet connection, and most of them are wireless. Now this computer, which had an extremely quick connection as well all of a sudden dropped off, while the rest of the computers remain fast.

I've gone to before and after this occurred and my speed before was around 12 mb/s, and one time around 4 AM was even upward of 25 mb/s, all of these tests were performed multiple times on different server locations.

I JUST did the speedtest, and it came back with .4 mb/s, and the UL speed was 2.0. I honestly can't remember what I averaged with it prior to the problem, but it was definitely higher as well.

This started happening a little less than a week ago, and I've downloaded/changed nothing major with the computer, and have mainly used it for light browsing, and an occasional download.

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this person doesn't have a wireless router. She has the above, just a USB stick. there is no cable or DSL modem, no router, nothing, just that LTE stick.

So, can a Wi Fi printer be able to connect to her computer via that little LTE stick?

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I am trying to connect my Nook to my wireless network. When I originally set the network up, I wrote down EVERYTHING: router password, network name, network security key, security type, IP address, network name & network passphrase.

The original set up was with a now unused laptop; I have since successfully connected a desktop wirelessly to the network but the Nook keeps telling me I'm entering the wrong wireless password.

I can access the router page through the IP address using the info I said I have above and have not been able to figure out the password. From what I can tell, there's no way to recover my encrypted password and I need to do a factory reset to my router and set it up from scratch again. (If I'm wrong on that, PLEASE someone let me know!)

I guess my question is ultimately this: if I have to do a master reset to my router, do I have to use a cable to connect it to my PC when I'm setting it back up? The computer is on a different floor than the router and I don't think there's a cable long enough (that I can afford!) to connect them.

Sorry, it's Windows Vista 64 bit and a Linksys wireless router WRT54G2.

Thank you in advance for your help!

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Hi all,
My dad recently brought a Belkin N+ wireless modem router for my parents home and asked me to set it up for him (as he is not very tech-savy). I set the router up with no problems whilst the rents were away in Malta on holiday and had no problems for about 4 days.

When they arrived back the internet was still fine until the next day when for no apparent reason the connection dropped and i had to power cycle it to make it work again. Now at least once a say the router will drop the connection and i have no idea why. I have tried every logical combination of settings and i cannot stop it from dropping the connection.

I've called up Belkin tech support but they were useless and told me to try everything I have already tried which is:

Static IP.
Fixed DNS.
Power cycling.
Firmware update.
Checking the log file.
Restoring defaults.
Turning the firewall off.
Adding MAC addresses of the relevant computers to the routers "safe" list.
Port forwarding ...

And the list goes on.

All i can think of now is to call BT and post my Router settings here (these are the most stable settings i've found so far).
Can someone please check out these settings and make sure i haven't done somethign incredibly stupid? I am a software engineering student and fairly confident of my abilities but it would be nice to have another opinion (not Belkins).

LAN Settings:

IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
DHCP Server: On
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Hello All

Personal preliminaries: non-tech, microsoft office, webservices.

After moving to a new country, we purchased a wireless internet connection (the problem started there - we could have gone for a wired solution). It comes out with a PCMCIA card and a software to run it. It connects to my laptop which has a PCMCIA slot. After purchasing a PCMCIA slot adopter for the desktop PC, it can be inserted to my desktop PC also to connect to the internet.

We have a wireless router (3Com) that we used before to connect our wired broadband connection. In our previous posting, we used to connect all our laptops, PC, and Mac computer, and the printer to the home network.

Here, though the PCMCIA card connects to laptop and desktop individually, we could not create a home network. The connection doesn't seem to go through the LAN configurations. The LAN wired connections between the laptop and PC show each other but cannot share the internet connection. The new PCMCIA solution won't run on the Mac-Mini because neither the software nor the hardware is compatible. Each time we shift the PCMCIA card to either the laptop or desktop PC to surf. We shift files through USB to print via the desktop PC to which the printer is connected. You know what a pain it is.

Switching to wired connection plan is not possible currently because of the annual contract we have signed (fine prints!) has a penalizing clause with a couple of hundred dollar penalty.

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Answer:PCMCIA card wireless connection to wireless router?

a little obscure;

I assume you have something like

and two systems which flip-flop the PCMCIA adapter to get Internet access
(which means only one at a time can be online). Apparently you want TWO
PCMCIA cards and the ability to have both systems online and accessing each other.

q1: Can you connect the WiFi PCMCIA to the router and get online at all.
Usually we need a wired connection to the router to reconfig the
SSID, Channel, and encryption keys. Reconfiguring can not be done with the
WiFi connection.

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Hope this isn't confusing but, my internet provider (my cable company) came in to set up a wireless modem/router when we upped our internet speed today. We have three desktop computers which are hard wired to our existing Linksys router which we have been using previously. Would it be in our best interest to turn off the wireless function of that router (it's hooked up to the new modem/wireless router so the hardwired computers can function since the new unit has no ports to plug in the desktop computers into). Our wireless devices are all 'connected' to the new modem/router (using its passphrase and SSID). Can the wireless capabilities of each interfere with each other? They are sitting right next to each other.

Answer:Solved: Internet provider wireless modem/router and my hard wired router

It's confusing to me, but can make two comments ...

a. If you are not using the wireless network of a router it's best to disable or turn off the wireless--saves electricity and should extend the life of the router.

b. Two wireless networks whose channel numbers are less than five from each other can interfere. In North America if possible use channels 1, 6 and 11 to guarantee non interference.

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I have a dell inspiron 6000 laptop that stopped connecting to internet yesterday (may 3). this laptop (a) connects wirelessly to a d-link dir 655 router. three other desktop computers (hardwired) and identical laptop (b) (wireless) are also connected to said wireless router and internet is working fine for those four computers.

i've tried the following:
- uninstalled network adapters and restart computer
- dell wireless 1370 WLAN mini-PCI card
- 1394 net adapter
- broadcom 440x 10/100 integrated controller

- changed speed & duplex to all options available for the dell wireless adapter

- disabled free antivirus panda software

- shut down/restarted modem and router while laptop (a) was turned off

- cmd:
ipconfig all>network.txt & network.txt:

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 4:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-14-22-DE-78-33

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection 7:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Dell Wireless 1370 WLAN Mini-PCI Card
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-14-A5-47-B1-07

Along with the wireless icons be... Read more

Answer:Solved: Dell Laptop Stops Connection to Group Wireless Router

.. "radio for wireless adapter" is crossed out and says it is not turned on.Click to expand...

Well, is it switched on? Does Fn + F2 toggle it off and on? Is there a utility that also turns it on and off?

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I need some help with a wireless router - D-Link Wireless ADSL Router G604T -- I am trying to set it up so that I can access the internet on my home desktop pc. I need to get this working as where the pc is currently situated there is no phone socket and at present I am currently running a cable along the floor each time I need to use the internet. The router is in the room next door connected to the power supply and to the phone line.

I have set up the router as per the instructions, I have set up my ISP settings onto the router as I should have. My pc can see the router, I can ping the router and I can access the menu inside the router via the IP of --- All this part works fine, under the status buttons on the router menu it does say that the dsl connection is connected and it does aquire an IP address for the internet, However I cannot access the internet.

When I try and access the internet I get the standard "This Page cannot be displayed" Message. I have tried all the settings that I can think of but I still cannot get the internet working. I can also attach my xbox to the router via a crossover cable and the pc can detect my xbox and I can ftp into it.

I'm using Windows XP Home Ed and the router is in the room next door.

Any help that anyone can offer would be greatly appreciated - also if you need need any more information just let me know.


Answer:Solved: D-Link Wireless ADSL Router G604T - Internet Connection

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I went to a small office that has a DSL connection. It seems to be going through a router of some kind because they all have IP adresses with the first 3 octets being the same number. (e.g. I hooked up a wireless router to one of the network connections and attached 3 pc's to it. Of course they now all have addresses like Router is a Belkin 802.11g router.

Can I still share resources from the machines with the ones that have the addresses?



Answer:Solved: Sharing resources on a hardwired router with a ones on a wireless router.

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I just want to know how to bridge my comtrend 5071t dsl router with my linksys wrt160n wireless router

Answer:Solved: How do I bridge my comtrend dsl router with my wireless linksys router

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I switched to a wireless Linksys router from a crossover cable connection, and now file/printer sharing on my XP + Vista network isn't working. They can ping each other by ip address (not by name), and I've turned off firewalls, and the XP machine can see the Vista machine but not vice versa. Does anyone have any idea what I can try here? Thank you.

Answer:Solved: Switched from direct connection to wireless router, sharing no longer works

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I Need some help. I got a new laptop and when i enable my wireless connection on my 2wire AT&T 2701 modem and turn my laptop on to connect to a wireless connection my modem/router losses all connection.Works fine when it is hardwired. Already tried 3 seperate modems all 2701 AT&T models.Called Att and messed with some configurations but nothing has worked.Possible line problem?Has anyone had similar issues?

Answer:Solved: 2wire modem/router loses all connection when laptop connects wireless

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I am having the exact problem (krustyzworld) had. I have an ATT 2701 2 wire modem/router that drops off when I use my wireless laptop, it works fine when I use a Ethernet cable connection. I have tried a second ATT 2701 with the same results. The only difference between (krustyzworld) and myself is I have the correct power source and my power light don't change (it stays on steady). What happens to me is that first the internet light goes out than the green dsl light goes flashing red, in less than a minute everthing returns to normal until the next random drop off.

Answer:Solved: 2wire modem/router loses all connection when laptop connects wireless

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I have a home network with one computer cabled to a Netgear wireless router. Two other computers connected wireless, a laptop and a desktop. The desktop wireless connection is very flakey(drops out frequently). Question: can I replace the existing wireless router then move the move the current router to the desktop and connect via cable? This then creates a router to router wireless connection. Would I have problems with the default IP addresses of the routers trying to talk to each other?

Answer:Wireless router to wireless router connection?

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My small home network is connected to a Z100G Zone Alarm router via wires. This router has WiFi but I do not use it as it is not wireless N capable. I would like to have wireless N to stream movies to a wireless N BluRay player. I would like to keep the Z100G because of the firewall function.

Can I just connect a new wireless N router to the Z100G? If so, would it then be best to connect all the network computers to the new router either via wired or wireless?


Answer:Solved: Connect Wireless Router to Wired Router?

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First I would like to say hello to everyone in the community as this is my first post. I would like to set up Linksys wireless router(wrt160n) with a Dlink wired router(DLR-604),The wireless would be the host router and I would like to isolate the wired router from that network,to protect my main computer's(2computer's plus network printer) from from my children s and friend's machines I connect to the wireless or wired ports on the Linksys.Thanks in advance, any advice or assistance would be greatly appreciated .Cheers

Answer:Solved: Connect wireless router and wired router

This should be pretty easy. Just connect the D-Link router's WAN port to one of the Linksys router's LAN ports. The computers connected to the D-Link router will be isolated from the Linksys connected computers by the D-Link router's NAT firewall.

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Hey all,

I'm trying to connect my wireless router to my wired router.

Ideally I want the following: internet--> A --> 3 PCs + B -->itouch+ps3 +laptops

A: Gnet External ADSL modem with 4-port switch bb0055 (note: this is a modem/wired router)
B: Trendnet Wireless router tew-639gr

All 3 PCs have internet, so i'm sure my wired router is working properly. Using an ethernet cable, I've connected a Lan port in my Wireless router to a Lan port in my Wired router. My itouch, ps3, and laptops can connect to my wireless but I'm not getting any internet. I've also been able to access my wireless settings and change a couple of things.

From what I've read online, In B, I need to turn off the LAN DHCP and change my LAN IP Address. I've tried a couple of things but it still isn't working. Also what should I set my WAN settings to in my wireless router?


Answer:Solved: Connect Wireless Router to Wired Router

Nvm fixed it somehow...

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Hi to all at TSG

okay so i finally broke down and bought a laptop. I have 2 questions #1 i have a router provided to me by my isp provider for my desktop (verizon DSL ) the router has a 2 options in the back one is for a RJ45 jack, the other is a USB connection can i hook my laptop to this USB connection? ( i know it would not be considered wireless ) If so does the cable i have to buy have USB at one end and RJ45 at the other. Or USB to USB ? always had a desktop and if two people are on at the same time my wife on my desktop and me on my laptop is download and upload speed compromised or for that matter can we even be on at the same time ? Now to my 2nd question what wireless router should i put my money on or do i have to get it from verizon?

Thanx in advance to all those who take the time to respond or to even peruse these silly questions

Answer:Solved: Router & wireless router questions ?

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I have a Dsl router(provided by my isp) and a wireless router(Tp-link).my dsl router has the ip and wireless has .I have a PC connected directly to isp router, my brother has a laptop connected to wireless router.He can access both routers but i can only access the main router.
Is there any way i can access both the routers?

Answer:Solved: Accesing wireless router over DSL router

Hi WarkaDang, and welcome to TSG,

Do you mean you wish to access the administration pages on both routers? Is so ...

Assuming your computer is using a wired connection to the DSL router and the Wireless router includes LAN ports, the simplest solution would be to plug your computer into one of the LAN ports of the wireless router.

Otherwise, you would need to see if the wireless router supports accessing the admin pages through the WAN port.
WARNING NOTE: Configuring the router to enable WAN access to the administration pages may make it vulnerable to attacks from hackers on the Internet.

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Ok lets get this started.

How you doing? Good? Great, glad to hear it.
How am i doing you ask? mmmm... at the moment... im a sad panda.

Now to the topic at hand.

Short version:
Im attempting to share my pc's usb wireless internet connection with a wireless router connected through my pc'sEthernet port. Is this even remotely doable?? I have done so much searching in the past few days that im starting to feel like im the only person in the english speaking world to have every attempted such thing. Hence.. the sad panda reference.

Why im even attempting to do such a ridiculous thing.

Short version:
Im broke and cant afford new equipment or even a used repeater. At least for the time being and probably for a while with xmass on the way.

The setup.

My friend lives across the street. We decided about a year ago that there was no real reason for us both to be paying for a 25mbs connection when we could split the bill and one of us could just use my self build usb wireless antenna. We both only have one computer so the setup was perfect.

The problem that has decided to show its ugly face is that another friend of mine is giving me his old droid. The cell phone not an actual android. At&t being the wonderful company that they are would like to charge me 25$ a month for 2g of internet access. This is when the cheep wad in me slammed the brakes and said, "no way dude, you dont even pay that much for unlimited 25mbs cable internet".

So the cheep wad in me... Read more

Answer:modem -> wireless router 1 -> pc -> cat5 -> wireless router? sad panda

Since we don't support sharing neighbor's wireless, we also don't help with problems trying to expand on that connection. Note that sharing like this is against the terms of service for your ISP. Think of it as stealing the monthly rental from the ISP.


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Hey all, I'm having some network security issues. I'm in an apartment complex and I need wireless access for my laptop, and the occasional friend's laptop, so I have a Belkin Wireless G router . I configured it to have a unique SSID and a pretty long passkey. The other day, I just randomly checked the status and found 4 connections on my DHCP server, 2 of which were NOT supposed to be there. One's host name is a jumble of letters and numbers, but the other one was Meredith_4 or something, so I know it was another person.

That said, I wanted to lock the router down pretty well. So, I enabled MAC Address filtering. I've never had to do this before, so I'm a bit ignorant of its capabilities. I figured that the ones I put in and didn't check "block" for would be allowed, and perhaps all others would be blocked. It doesn't appear to work this way, because one of the rogue connections was still on, even when I enabled filtering. So, I put his/hers/its MAC address in and checked "Block." I reset the router and the configuration took, but the connection still showed on the DHCP. I KNOW there are no other computers or wireless devices in this apartment, so what gives?

Also, I keep trying to put an administrator password on the router, but it won't take. It allows me to hit "Submit" after changing the password, but then it says "Allow 25 seconds for the router to restart," and then does nothing.... Read more

Answer:Wireless Router Security issues, Belkin Wireless G router

Connect your PC to one of the LAN ports with a network cable. Reset it to defaults, log in and turn off the wireless so you are the only PC connected. Now try setting your admin password and see what happens. Once you get that sorted you can turn your wifi back on and lock it down. If you can I would recommend using WPA or even WPA2 encryption. For mac filtering you want to enter the mac addresses of your wireless cards and allow only those to connect. On my home network I use a unique SSID and disable SSID broadcast. I also use MAC filtering to only allow my cards to connect. I changed my routers default IP address and disabled the DHCP function so it will not give out IP addresses. I use static IP's on my PC's.

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I just purchased a wireless router (Linksys) to set up as a wireless access point connected via an ethernet cable to another Linksys wireless router that is connected to my DSL modem. I know I need to connect LAN port to LAN port, but do I need a "straight through" or a "switched/crossover" cable? As I have done some reading, some directions say straight, others say switched, some don't say at all. I just want to be sure I don't have a cabling issue. Thanks in advance for any information.

Answer:Solved: Connecting Wireless access point and wireless router

Well, a crossover cable will certainly work. If either end of the routers have auto-MDX ports, a straight patch cable will work as well.

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This seems like it is isolated enough to figure out.

So there's a home network with desktops that are wired and 2 laptops that are wireless. The 1 wireless laptop has had a fresh reinstall of windows XP + all updates.

The problem is that the laptop has problems connecting to certain sites. When we browse to some sites, the images won't dowload (i think it times out) and it shows boxes with Xs in them. some sites work fine, but some always bad.

We've tried the laptop on a different wireless network in a different location and everything worked fine. We've also tried it at the home network with a wired connection, and again it works fine. The other laptop works fine in the home network wirelessly.
The problem only happens when the 1 laptop is on wireless on this 1 router.

I have tried lowering the MTU settings.

another thing that may be related: the problem started around the same time as we initially added the 2nd laptop to the network (it may have been a few days before or after). But when the 2nd laptop is turned off, the problem persists.

Thanks for any help you might volunteer

Answer:Solved: Wireless laptop can't visit certain sites on 1 wireless router

Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Make and model of the broadband modem.
Make and model of the router.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Make/model of your computer.
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP-Home (or XP-Pro), SP2, Vista, etc.

Also, please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.

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Hello,I have replaced our old router with a new one and can't seem to get it to work.I have a Sierra Wiress 306 3g Modem, connected with Bigpond. It is working when plugged directly into the computer via USB.I had it plugged into a Netcomm router, which was ethernet cable connected to the destop and also our TIVO device. I was able to link o the internet wirelessly from my laptop - though not if someone was using the desktop at the same time. I suspect an IP address conflict was at fault here, though had no clue how to fix that.My actual problem is my Netcom router no longer works and I've had to purchase another. When I plug my router into the computer I get an error message saying there is another computer on this network with the IP address.... but I tried to change the IP address of the router, to no avail....I returned that router and got another and ended up with the same problem. Something tells me there's nothing wrong with the router or my computer, but perhaps it's my incompetence.That's where you come in...Thanks,Jennifer.

Answer:Solved: Unable to use wireless router with 3g wireless internet modem

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I have installed a new LinkSys Broadband Router on my system. One end of my house is not getting a real strong signal. I have my previous LinkSys wireless Access Point (not a router, just an access point) that I was going to pack away, but was wondering if there is any way to connect it to the router, extend an Ethernet cable down into the weak end of the house, and boost the signal strength at that end. I can find nothing about daisy chaining these devices together in the LinkSys manual. Thanks.

Answer:Solved: Can I Add A 2nd Wireless Acces Point to my Wireless Router?

Any access point can be hardwired into a currently wired network (just make sure its IP is unique) some Access points allow you to set it up as a repeater and it then would not even need a wire. But that is only on some of the newer access points and still sometimes does not work well with encryption.

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iam new to Wireless Router and i want to get one so i started looking for one and found Wireless Router & Wireless Access Point . now i need to know which one should i get and what brand . i don't want to get the wrong thing ang wast $$$. i have one pc & one labtop and Internet access(adsl) range to cover for the pc is 60feet from the Router & the labtop is about 80feet. can some 1 help me

Answer:Solved: Wireless Access Point & Wireless Router

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Hello, I specifically want a wireless-router with an on/off switch for the WiFi itself. Ideally a switch that will stay in postion until you press it again.

Apart from that the router needs to have all round good performance. Price isnt too much of an issue.

I'd really appreicate any help. Thank you.

Answer:Solved: Need Help to Find A Wireless Router with Wireless on/off Switch

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Belkin G wireless router 2.4ghz-802.11g
Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN mini-card

I am having an odd problem with the wireless capability of my wireless router. When I first got my router I used the Software included but that did not work so I set up my network manually. For several months everything was working perfectly and both physical and wireless connections to the router were working. Recently the wireless capability of the router has stopped working, however it still emits a strong signal and functions perfectly as a non-wireless router.

The problem my laptop encounter when it is try to connect is that the connection status constantly displays "Authenticating". I have tried to rebuild the network, no effect. Have clicked on the repair button, it sits indefinilty on the step "renewing IP address". I have tried physically entering my IP address, no effect. I am positive the problem is not my laptop wireless card because it still fuctions perfectly on all other networks.

Is this a networking problem or is it just time to get a new router?

Answer:Solved: Belkin G Wireless Router, Wireless Problems

Reset the router to factory default settings and reconfigure. Initially try to connect wirelessly with encryption disabled.

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I got a new Linksys E2000 router a few weeks ago. It works fine with all the wireless laptops I have in the house, however I can not get an internet connection on this particular desktop PC using a Linksys Wireless-G PCI Network Adapter.

I've tried updating the driver but to no avail.

Any help would be apreciated.


Answer:Solved: New wireless-N router won't work with wireless-G PCI adapter

Shouldn't be a problem unless you have the router set to use 'N' only mode.

What encryption are you using? Have you tried connecting w/o encryption?

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I don't have access to the hardware right now, but the plan is to use a D-Link 301 wireless router as a repeater so that the laptop in the upstairs (3rd floor) bedroom can reach the netgear wireless modem/router that connects to the internet. (Ground floor)
Currently, the netgear wireless signal is detacted on the middle floor, but not on the upper floor of the house.
Is this possible?
Where might I find information on this?
I have tried Google, but have not had any luck finding the information I need.

Answer:Solved: Using a wireless router as a repeater for a wireless netowrk

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Got a wierd problem here.

Got a Zyxel wireless modem router. The wireless part works perfect but when I plug in a RJ-45 (ethernet cable) into on of the ports and then into the network card on a desktop computer - its gets no internet. I can login to the router from the desktop fine.

I thought this was the computer it-self.

So I got a laptop, and plugged the same cable into it - still no internet connection.
(The cable was replaced with another RJ-45 - so it is not the cable - this problem is baffling me)

Any ideas anyone?

Answer:Solved: Wireless Router - Wireless Pefect but no signal from RJ-45

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I am trying to connect to a wireless router downstairs with a wireless router upstairs all wirelessly

The upstairs desktop has no wireless capabity, must be wired via ethernet...this is why I am trying to do this.

some info both are netgear N600 wireless routers

Thanks in advance

Answer:Solved: Wireless router to Wireless router

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im going 2 get a wireless router sometime this week, because i just got a laptop, when get a wireless router, probrably going 2 be a Linksys, do i have 2 get a Linksys wireless card? or could it be any kind of card? thanks.

Answer:Solved: wireless router, and wireless card

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Ok, I've got a Linksys WRK54G router, with firmware 1.55.04(may 2004) and I just recently got a new laptop that uses a wireless N adapter. It refuses to connect to the router. It sees the network, but can not verify. The computer can connect, I tested it on another, newer router, and the network is working, I tested it with my PSP and DS. But still, for some reason, I cannot connect. How do I fix this? Is it an update, and if so, how?

I'm also going to need to buy a new router soon, the one I'm currently using is being borrowed. If I get a Wireless N router, will all the Wireless G and B devices be able to connect to it? Any specific models that I should get? It does also need to be able to connect to a desktop via ethernet and needs at least 1 additional wired port, in addition to the desktop.
EDIT: It needs to be capable of port forwarding, preferably with support for wireless port forwarding.

Answer:Solved: Wireless N adapter to OLD wireless G router

Yep, any decent 802.11n router should allow 802.11g and 802.11b connections.

I have a D-Link DIR-615 that's worked well for me, and they're pretty inexpensive to boot.

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I have an Intellinet 802.11 G router, I bought a Linksys AE1000 N adapter. it says on the box that it is compatible with 802.11 A,B,G and N devices. The problem I have is the PC recognizes the default signal from the router and it says the adapter is functioning properly but they will not communicate. The computer connects fine with the ethernet cable. Is something set wrong? Thanks in advance

Windows XP Home - fresh install, no anti virus or spyware installed yet
Pentium D 2.80 Ghz
2 GB memory

Answer:Solved: Wireless N adapter to Wireless G router

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I have a DSL modem with wireless capability which I've had directly connected to a router via an RJ-45 connection. I'm looking to move my setup, but because of where items are placed in the room, I have to keep the DSL modem where it's at, and I'd rather not run wires around the room. If I pick up a wireless router that contains RJ-45 ports, would I be able to have it replace my original router and have the wireless router connect to the DSL modem (obviously through the wireless connection) and have that work like my current set up? Or am I missing something altogether and I need a different piece to pick up the wireless connection from my DSL modem and connect it to my router?

Thanks for the help.

Answer:Solved: Wireless DSL modem to Wireless Router?

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hi. first of all i do not know a lot about networking so i am hoping for some help. at home i have a netgear wireless router which i got for free from aol. i do not think it is a good router. anyway, laptops pick up the internet fine but when it comes to my playstation 3 and my xbox 360, the connection is bad. i have one place where the router can plug in and that is downstairs and the machines are upstairs. what i was wondering is if i could extend the router with some kind of cable so that it is nearer to the game machines. if i can extend it which wire do i need? or do i need a new router or something to boost the signal. if you could help it would be very helpfulThank youmetz606

Answer:bad wireless router connection

The advice for gaming is to go wired, ie. have an ethernet cable running from the Xbox to the netgear, and another one from the playstation to the netgear. Wireless gaming rarely works 100 % especially when there i any distance involved.

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HiMy problem is my laptop cannot find my wireless router. This is what I have: SpeedTouch 580 wireless routerlaptop with inbuilt network adapter Intel(R)PROwireless 2200 BGI have powered up my wireless router and all the display lights are green except for the WLAN light which is red. I've switched all security off. But my laptop cannot detect the router - when I try and connect it just says no 'wireless networks were found in range'.I know this is a common thread but everything I've tried just won't work. Can you please help this frustrated kid?P

Answer:Wireless router but can't get a connection

Silly question, but is the router's wireless capability "Enabled"?

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I read here, click herethat you can set up a wireless connection just using a network adaptor card (802.11b/g)which is cheaper than buying a router. As I already have a wired connection via adsl usb modem for my desktop, and have just purchased a laptop, I think this would suit me just fine. But the question is, does it have to be any special card or will any 802.11b wireless card do, as I have seen some very cheap ones on ebay (circa 10-15)such as this- help appreciated.

Answer:Wireless connection without router

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I could not get on the Internet this AM. I have a Speedstream with AT&T and a D-Link DIR-615 version B2. The DIR-615 Internet icon is red. I could not connect to the D-Link at like I normally can to check the router.
So, I disconnected the router and directly connected the Speedstream - after fussing around a bit I switched to a PPPoE in my network connections (usually it is DHCP when connected through the router) and the modem is working fine and I can access the Internet,
I tried to reconnect the D-Link and again nothing when I try to access the D-Link at
Is my D-Link dead?
I really need my wireless connection for my laptop.

Answer:DIR 615 Wireless Router No Connection

I have stopped using d-Link routers (wired and wireless alike) because they all seem to meet untimely deaths for me. Have you tried pressing the reset button and restoring the router to factory defaults?

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I have been trying to get broadband via my landlords' router. I've installed a Belkin card & software, and the landlords (who live in the same building) say I should be able to connect to their wired connection. But it doesn't work! Do I need some code or something from the landlords? I'd appreciate any help, as I'm a flood victim - which is why I'm in this temporary accommodation - and cannot function without my broadband!!!Thanks

Answer:Wireless connection to someone else's router

Wired Connection means you need to connect with a Ethernet Cable. Do you mean Wireless?

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I purchased a new asus wireless router and cannot get it connected to the computer at all it seems not to be even getting the connection from my tower to it. It picks up internet connection from the modem and can give out wifi no problem. I have done a good amount on my own to try and figure it out but am in need from the experts at this point.

Answer:New wireless router and no connection

Are you connecting wireless or via a wired connection? If wireless can you try a wired connection and see what results you get? Are you able to test your wireless connection on another router? Possibly a friend or relatives?

If wireless what is the make/model of your NIC?

Many Thanks,

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I have just joined sky broadband (yes i know, not the best decision) and am having problems with the router. I can contact to it fine through the ethernet cable but when it is wireless, if all goes wrong. Initially it was WPA enabled but the connection was constatly showing 'aquiring network address' so i took the security off to see if this would help and i managed to connect to the router (even though the icon on the bottom right of the screen remians unconnected!). However i can only stay on line for about 15 minutes before i need to reconnect again!!Teh router is a netgear one.

Answer:wireless connection to router

Have you tried using a different channel in case there is a conflict with a neighbour on the same channel?

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Hello guys, I apologize in advance for being total lay person in this field.I need to set up wireless network for my laptop. I have already classical broadband with BT via cable into my PC.Can please someone advice which steps shall I take to get it connected? Also would you recommend some specific router for a good price?Thank you,Radim

Answer:how to set up router for wireless connection

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My Intellinet Wireless Router will not connect to internet at all but when I connect cable modem straight to computer I get access to internet. I need help A.S.A.P.

Here is the information on make and models of all my equipment

PC: Sony Viao: PCV-RX850
Wireless Router Intellinet Wireless Router 4port: 523431
ISP: Comcast
Motorola Cable Modem: SB5120
Firewall is turned off

Answer:Wireless Router: Little to no connection..HELP!

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After struggling with a wireless router in XP frequently dropping disconnections, we managed to maintain that connection by disabling Wireless Zero Configuration in services.msc

Questions are

a) Is the network vulnerable in any way?
b) Why is this enabled by default?

Answer:Wireless router (dis)connection

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I would appreciate some help setting up an Internet connection via my Netgear DGND3700 wireless router please.

Background: I have just replaced my laptop's HDD and installed Win7 Home Premium 32bit from an OEM disk that was purchased from Amazon. The installation went fine and now I want to connect to the Internet but I'm suffering brain freeze!

I opened up the Network and Sharing Center(sic), selected 'Set up a new connection or network', then 'Set up a new network'. Next, takes me to the 'Choose the wireless router etc...' screen but the router doesn't appear in the list of devices. In fact, nothing appears there, so I'm stuck.

Could I have some basic instructions please?


Answer:How to set up connection to wireless router

If your wireless router is still turned on and connected then it should be visible as a wireless network.

It sound like your wireless adapter is the device thats missing from the device manager. Go to your laptop manufacturers website and download the wireless lan driver for your machine.

Make sure the wireless adapter is switched on, this is often toggled by either a switch or button on the laptop, or with an FN shortcut with an icon similar to -> ((i))

Install the driver.

If your wireless adapter is installed and working you should just search to join an existing wireless network. If you are able to search for networks but cannot find your, try connecting to the router via a network cable and changing the wireless setting on the router.

EDIT: Just realised I told you to go online for a driver when you can't connect to the net. Just check device manager for you wireless adapter, if it's not there it's probably switched off. If it's got a yellow exclamation mark then you will need to get the driver from somewhere and use CD/USB to move it over.

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Hey, so for a long time my family has been using a wireless router (D-Link Model: WBR-1310) I have a laptop, and now an Xbox, and my parents use an acer PC in the room next to mine for their own personal use. I set up the wireless router last yearish, and at that time I didn't put a password on it, although I thought I did. Now I am trying to make this network a security enabled network. (right now it is open and available to all users)

I reseted the router first of course, and then I went into network settings and renamed the network and put a password on it. At the same time I had my laptop on. Both connections were lost and then the one for my parents PC has now come back. But now I cannot connect at all with my laptop or Xbox, and I don't know what to do. Can anybody help me figure this out? I just want to make it so that our wireless connection is safe and secure, it seems changing the network properties on my laptop and pressing connect a thousand times hasn't done anything...

Answer:Need Help With My Wireless Router Connection!!!

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I have a Netgear WGR614 v6 wireless router and a Westell VersaLink Model 327W modem/wireless router. What I want to do is use one of them to pick up signal from the other and use it as a wired router since my comps don't have wireless cards in them. Basically I would be using one of them as the wireless card and running ethernet cable to the comps from there. Is this possible, and if so how? I'm doing this because the connection point in the house is too far from where I want to put my computer. I am **not** trying to steal someone elses signal.

Very precise step-by-step instructions would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Using wireless router to pick up signal from another wireless router

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I am using a Netgear MR814 Cable/DSL Wireless Router to share a DSL connection. I have it upstairs connected to the modem and one computer. Downstairs I have four computers that need to be networked and have access to the connection. I have a D-Link DWL-810+ Wireless Bridge to communicate with the Netgear wireless router upstairs. I want to connect this wireless bridge to a Netgear RT314 Broadband Router. When I plug the Wireless bridge directly into one of my computers' ethernet ports I am able to connect to the internet. If, however, I plug it into the routers "Internet" port, I am unable to communicate with the bridge. Whenever I try to access the wired router's configuration utility( it asks for a password lets me access the main menu, but then I lose connection to the setup utility and have to reset the modem to be able to do the same thing again. This last issue only began to occur after I decided to plug the D-Link Bridge directly into my computer.

I realize that this is a rather extensive list of problems but help on any one of them would be great. I also realize that there are other ways to do this with different equipment, but different equipment is not free (The wired router was given to me) So if anyone knows anything that could get these working for me I would really appreciate it.


Answer:Wired Router-->Wireless Bridge-->Wireless Router

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So I just moved into a new rental living with a landlady and another tennant. She already has a wireless router setup, however, in my room I have a PS3, 360 and my computer which I'd like to run. The wireless router + cable modem is in her room (unable to move). I already have a wireless router it possible for the wireless router in her room to provide internet access wirelessly to the wireless router in my room, and then provide access to the internet to my 3 consoles?

Does that make sense?

If's the chain

Wall - > Cable Modem - > her Wireless Router ---- (no wires) ----> my wireless router -> wired connection to PS3/360/PC

Is that possible?

Answer:Wireless router to wireless router to cable modem...

If you have a router that is capable of acting as a Wireless Gateway, then yes. Might want to list what brand/model your router is, that would help some.

If you're able to install custom firmware such as Tomato, DD-WRT, etc., you can for sure.

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I just got Verizon FIOS, they gave us a wireless router with the install, but they put it in the basement. My room is 3 floors up, so i have horrible signal. I was wondering if I could use another wireless router I have (wrt54gx) to act as a range extender? I would put the router on the middle level of my house for best coverage.

My problem is I don't know how to tell the wrt54gx how to wirelessly connect to the FIOS router.

Would I have to run cable between the two routers for this to work? That would kind of defeat the purpose..

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My wireless internet connection to my desktop was working fine until about a week ago, I have a belkin g wireless router and the usb adapter that goes with it. The computer that I am having trouble with is mine that is located in the basement ( I haven't moved any furniture around but I did clean all the junk in the basement) The router is connected to my sisters computer on the main level of the house. I talked to the guys from belkin, we got it too work for like 5 minutes then it quit again. I have no internet activity but i can sometimes get the wireless connected. I need help!!!!

Answer:no wireless connection with belkin router

Hi and welcome to TSG:
Two things we generally suggest to try first in connection issues:
Change the wireless channel being used(do this through the router's admin page).Channels 1/6/11 in US are preferred.
Make sure that you have the latest firmware update for the router.Perhaps the Belkin Techs already checked that,but it needs to be confirmed.
These two things fix a great many of the wireless connection issues that we see here.So try these first and see if the situation changes in any way.

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I have a desktop PC and I want to use it as a home server(not as a home Web server) . I will use the desktop as a Plex media server and also as an NAS drive for my documents. Can I connect it to my WiFi router(300Mbps) wirelessly ? Is Using Ethernet cable necessary? Will connecting wirelessly result in low streaming speeds?

Answer:Wireless connection between server and router.

Many types of devices can cause wireless interference including Bluetooth devices, cordless phones, fluorescent lights, microwave ovens, outdoor microwave links, WiMAX, wireless game controllers, wireless video cameras, Zigbee devices, and so on. Even bad electrical connections can cause broad RF spectrum emissions.

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I've just recently purchased an Acer Aspire 6935 laptop and I've connected it Ok to my Linksys wireless router (model is 3 years old). I can only get a internet connection when I'm within a metre of the router but as soon as I move a distance away from the router I cannot connect (although the laptop shows a 5 out of 5 signal for the connection). My old desktop has no problems in connecting wirelessly and is 3-4 metres away from router. Also my Nintendo Wii can connect without issues. Does anyone have any ideas why this happens. Was going to ring the Acer tech desk but at 50p a minute I thought I'd try you experts first.Could it be a faulty wireless card in the new laptop ??Thanks for your help

Answer:Lap Top Connection to Wireless Router fails !

Some advices:- Go to manufacturer website, download latest wireless adapter driver, uninstall old driver and install the new one. - Check out why my wireless network speed is low articles click here to know other factors that affect wireless performance. Hope it helps..

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SYSTEM DETAILSRunning Win ME on P4 1700,512Mb, IE6, NTL (Virgin) cable Modem 2 Mb service,with Belkin wifi router connected to this PC via network card and another pc wirelessly. Running AVG free, Jetico firewall, Spywareblaster and Spybot.Full checks reveal no virus/spyware.PROBLEMOvernight lost all connection to internet. managed to re-establish by disconnecting Router and using USB to Modem - works on both PCs.When Router is connected the PC light on Modem is on and goes off if router switched off. Have rolled back system settings a month - still no router coinnection. Have tried reinstalling router - all steps ok until final onw when it tries to connect to Internet. (had firewall switched off for this.Is the router kaput? Any other suggestions would be welcome.

Answer:No Internet Connection - Wireless Router

Are you saying that this setup has worked in the past?Modem connected to internet via cable.Modem connected to Belkin routers WAN port.PC connected to one of Belkin routers 4 LAN ports. Can you browse to the IP address of the router and login?If so, what can the router see?

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My daughters been trying to set up a Netgear 54 mbps wgr614 wireless router so she can use her laptop on the net.Followed the Cd instructions to the letter.Initially it worked at first but lost internet connection on the Pc.Retried then no connection on the Pc and laptop.It shows as connected but no access to net?After several attempts we gave up, we have tried many times since getting the router last Xmas and short of chucking it the bin, can anyone help?

Answer:Wireless Router Connection Prob

have you tried a router firmware upgrade?

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Hey all,
I recently moved into a new apartment with 3 other people. We have a wireless router hooked into our cable modem (I'm the only person actually connected to the router) and it worked fine at first, but now the internet goes down at least twice a day. I'm pretty sure its because of the router because by unplugging it, and then plugging it back in the internet comes back on.

Should we just buy a new router, or is this something we can fix?

Thanks in advance,

Answer:Wireless router loosing connection up to twice a day!

Try a firmware upgrade, I had the same problem and it worked for me

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Hi i have a speedtouch thomson 330 modem and have just purchased a Dlink 514 wireless router, my pc has a wireless Sis 900-based PCI fast ethernet adaptor, i also have a PS2 with network adaptor and am wanting to link the ps2 with my pc can anybody give me an idiots guide to how the hell u are supposed to do this???many thanks

Answer:Wireless router connection problems? help please!!

The D-Link 514 appears to be a stand-alone "Cable/DSL" router suitable for use with the NTL/Telewest Cable broadband service, not ADSL with which you should use a *combined* Router & ADSL Modem. You cannot use a USB ADSL modem in conjunction with a router.

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so i think i just got rid of a virus that was causeing the wallpaper to stay at "none" and wasnt allowing me to connect to certain webpages. But still had internet access.

now i cant access the internet nor ping myself from that connect, its a dell latitude laptop with a belkin 54G wireless card. it was fine until a few days ago. Im using Symantec AV 10.0.1 by the way. i dont have any software firewalls on there either.

I did ipconfig, i get an ip...i try to ping it and nothing...just times out.

Any ideas?
*edit* tried using the laptop's NIC connection and still the same. No connection.

Answer:Wireless connection to router not working.

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Ice Broadband - Belkin Router F5D733-4


Firstly Ice Broadband in Ireland is a wireless Broadband provider that does not require a phoneline.

I cannot connect to the Internet wirelessly - there is no connection at all through the Router the BB is working fine but cannot connect wirelessy only via Ethernet - it willl ping the Ip fine but not the next one as per below
d) Type ping If the ping times out then the problem is between your router and internet connection. If you get a response, move to step e).

Basically I think I have input everything correctly and cannot see any problems but the link stream just says "Link Down"

What do I do or change to rectify this - Im going insane!

Answer:Belkin Router - cannot get Wireless Connection

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I just installed windows 7 on my home built system.

I have the WMP600N (linksys) card, and with any type of security set on my Cisco wireless router I get this: "The settings saved on this computer for the network do not match the requirements of the network"

Now if I remove all security settings then the dang thing works liek a champ.

Who needs security on their wireless network ...?

SO, I am certain that there are many of you who have run into this very error, what was your final outcome? Fixed? or just running without any security what so ever?


Answer:Wireless connection to un-secured router only

Nevermind I fixed it.

Thanks for all the replies

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how do I connect a Netgear wireless routerto my Telewest broadband monitor, which is connected to the compuer by USB

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Attempting to install a Netgear 54Mbps Wireless ADSL Modem Router DG834v2. My internet provider is AOL who provide install instructions for this router. Despite connecting everything as it should be with all green lights correctly shown on the router when I test I continue to receive the message "router cannot be found" retry. I have attempted on at least 10 occassions. Unplugging all connections and starting again with no success. Any thoughts.

Answer:Problem connection wireless router.

Regret I cannot help with this problem, but I would suggest you post the topic in Networking.I was seeking advice on installing a Belkin Wireless Router. Got very good responses after posting there.

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The Linksys uses WEP security. The lap top uses WPA security principally but offers WEP using a 'shared connection'. What WEP settings should I use? I have tried WEP 64 and 128 bit with same passphrase but no joy.

Answer:Linksys Wireless Router/Lap Top Connection

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Recently I have started doing a lot of the networking for the company I work for, but I am running into some problems I was hoping you guys could help me with. We usually have rg-6 and cat 5 in about every room running back to our control panels so its not hard for me to hard wire anything if needed, that said:
My problem: When a customer has a mansion or 3 or 4 story house and I can?t get a good enough wireless signal across the house.
basically I am trying to connect wireless routers together to broadcast the same signal. They will be wired together I am not trying to connect them wirelessly to each other. Are there any standards for doing this? Because so far I am having a hell of a time. Especially If they are two different brands.
For example I have a Linksys wrt54g and a wrt54gs at my house. It is probably pretty simple but how do I connect these two devices together? I am betting that it is easier to connect two Linksys routers then two different name brand routers. For instance I have a customer with a wrt54gs and I have an On-Q Access point. I have this access point installed in the ceiling upstairs and it is hardwired to the wireless router downstairs. I can only manage to set it up to where if the customer is downstairs he has to connect to one ssid and if he is upstairs he has to connect to the other. After decoding what I am trying to ask can someone please point me in the right direction. I am not that great at networking yet and I am not sure what all t... Read more

Answer:wired connection from wireless router 2 WAP

The Brand does not matter.

It is done this way,


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Hi all, i am new to forums so bare with me. in my oartners house the router always has a full connection, but every evening about 20:30 my laptop, my partners laptop, her sons PS3 & PSP loose connection despite the router still showing a full connection...any hints please

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So I'm a student now and I'm renting a room off a family and several other students are too. The problem lies within internet use.I'm on the fourth floor myself and the Wireless router is on the ground floor. Naturally the connection is horrific and drops all the time.What I need is advice on how I can get a decent connection for myself without treading on the toes of the family. The router and connection is not mine and I do not want to come marching down to their area of the house demanding they move their router and set up X, Y and Z to suit me.Are there any other methods I can take to try and improve the connection in my own room.I have myself my own Router and even a BT Phone line in my room. I had thought it would be as simple a matter of plugging my router in here but it was not the case unfortunately. Can I connect my Router wirelessly to theirs and then connect my PC and Xbox to my Router either wirelessly or with Ethernet cables? Is there any other device I should think about purchasing to give me a solid network or connection in my room?I'm embarassingly Un-Techy and know very little about any of the information I would need to give for anyone to be able to give me any decent advice so it is probably the best policy for people to just ask me whatever they need to know before they can help me and I'll try to find out.Thanks in advance for any help. Would be much appreciated.

Answer:Setting up a new router on a Wireless Connection?

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