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How to connect to wireless on the laptop or wireless enabled desktop.

1.Connect modem to the router and router the laptop.
However, if you have a modem- ***-router, connect it to the laptop.Note: Modem must be connected to one separate port of the router on which you would find generally mentioned as LAN, WAN, Internet.Also Laptop must be connected to one of the four ports of the router.Now, check if you are able to go online or not.
2. If you are not able to go online after connecting the cables mentioned in the step one, bypass the router and check if you are able to go online or not. If you are able to go online after bypassing the router, you can reset the router by holding down the reset button for 30 seconds or inserting a paper-clip and rotating it gently for 30 seconds inside the small hole on the router.
If you are not able to go online after bypassing ther router as well, please use link given below:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4561845-fix_internet_issue_page_cannot

3. Now, once you are able to go online with the wires connected to modem and router, please follow the following steps given below:

A. Check if the wireless adapter drivers is installed properly or not.
Click start, right click "My Computer", click Manage, click Contiue(if you see any), Click Device Manager on the left-hand side. Now, on the right-hand side, click + sign in front of the Network Adaptor. Under Network Adapter, check if you see any wireless adaptor. If you see it is properly installed, then you can move to step B. If you do not see any wireless adapter installed, you can install it from the manufacture's website. However, if you see any red mark in front of the wireless adapter, you right- click it and enable it. If you see any yellow mark, you can right-click on the wireless adaptor and click Uninstall and click OK. Now, restart the computer.

B. If you are using router for the first time on this laptop or wireless capable desktop, you can insert the disk that came with the router inside the lapop and follow the on screen instructions.
C. Now, check the default gateway address, under "Ethernet Adapter Local Area Connection".

i). Click Start, click Run, type in "cmd" in the box and hit enter.(In Widow Vista and Window 7, Click Start, and type in the 'Start Search' box, 'cmd', Now, right-click 'cmd' at the top and click 'Run as administrator'). Now, on the black screen, type in 'ipconfig'. You will see default gateway address under "Ethernet Adaptor Local Area Connection". (IPV4 in case Window Vista and Window 7).

ii). Now, launch internet explorer or any of the other browser like Mozilla or Google Chrome.

iii.) Delete everything from the address bar(http://www box) and type in default gateway address (like 192.168.....1).

iv)Now, it would show you router page and ask for the usename and password of the router.

v) If you have yet not set any password on this router page, you can try the default usename and password for the router and password.You can use the link below to find the default usename and password for the router:

http://www.phenoelit-us.org/dpl/dpl.html

vi)Now, once you enter the correct default usename and password for the router login page, you would see router settings page.

vii) Check and find wireless security or security.

Viii)Set a service set identifier (SSID) to identify the router and change the password.

ix)Under the "Wireless Security" option, enter a passphrase and click "Generate." This will generate a password which will need to be used by any client connecting to your router.

x) Now, click save settings.

D. Enable the wireless services of the operating system.
Click Start, click Run, type in "services.msc" in the box and hit enter.(In Widow Vista and Window 7, Click Start, and type in the 'Start Search' box). Search for wireless zero configuration(WLAN autoconfig) and double click on it. Start up type must be automtic and Start button must be grayed out. If Start up type is Manual, make it automatic and click Start button to make grayed out..

4. For Window XP:

Click Start, click Run, type in "ncpa.cpl" in the box and hit enter:

i) You would see Wireless Area Connection. Right click it and click properties.

ii) Click tab, Wireless Networks.

iii) Make sure check box is checked, use Window to configure my wireless network settings. If you see it blank, click on it and you would see a green check mark inside.

iv).Under preferred Network, select all of the wireless one by one and click remove.

v) Now, click view, wireless network.

vi)Find your network, click it ,click connect and enter the security key. You would be connected to wireless. You can now disconnect the ethernet cable from the laptop.

Note:If you do not see any nework go to step 5. Follow the instructions mentioned there and again follow this step.

For Window Vista and Window 7:

i) Go to Network Connections by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Network and Internet, clicking Network and Sharing Center, and then clicking Manage wireless network.

ii) Find the network icons, right click them and click delete or remove.

iii) Click Start, and type in the 'Start Search' box, "ncpa.cpl".

iv) You would see Wireless Area Connection. Right click it and click connect/disconnect.

v)Find your network, click it, click connect and enter the security key. You would be connected to wireless. You can now disconnect the ethernet cable from the laptop.
Note:If you do not see any nework go to step 5. Follow the instructions mentioned there and again follow this step.

5. Turn on the wireless capability on the laptop.
On laptop body, you would see a button to turn on the wireless capability. You can turn it on manually.or in some of the latop you can hit Fn+F2 key or F2 key.You can check the manufacurer website to know how to turn on the wireless capability of your laptop.

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