Connecting my Home Hub to Netgear to have wireless setup
I am trying to connect my Netgear DG834PN to my BT HomeHub - the Netgear to piggyback so that I can have signal for a desk top and a couple of laptops at an office space I have set up at the bottom of the garden. The problem is I can't have two routers for the one line which I appreciate; Ideally want the laptops to connect to the Home hub as well as a Mini Mac while in the house and the desk-top to the Netgear (as well as the laptops when used in the office area) The distance from home hub to office is some
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Set ip in your router is 192.168.0.1 then give this ip as gateway in nyour computer or laptop in which u use internet. this is useful when u have LAN.but if u havent lan then enable dhcp in router and set ip automatic option in your lan card tcp-ip p\ropteties.
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I spent ages trying to use tp- as an ap client. tried every setting I could think of. Then........ Changed wireless security setting on home hub 3 to use JUST WPA2 not WPA/WPA2 and all worked. Give it a go. :-)
if this is a bt homehub then the password for the wireless is on the hub on a sticker that says security key or network/WEP key, you will also have to press the hub button to allow the kindle to connect
If BT tested the phone line is OK but did AOL test the connection to the Netgear router and get the IP address of your Netgear router.
The phone connection is OK but the ADSL connection from the telephone exchange may not be working, that is why you are not getting an ADSL light.
This should be fairly straight forward.
Your BT Home hub should be transmitting 2 signals. One called BTfon and another called something like BTHomeHub2-PGD3.
The second is what your computer should be connecting to to access the internet. If you look at the back of your home hub you will see 4 rows of numbers/text.
One should say SSID and have have the same ending as the transmitter that your computer should be seeing. Underneath that it should say WEP code or WPA. (or something similar) What follows is the password you need to enter to access that home hub's internet transmitter.
The BTfon thing is for the telephone that comes with some versions of the hub - it's not for the computer.
HI, Follow the steps below to configure your computer for wireless connection:
If your computer has windows XP then perform the steps below:
1. Right click on My Computer icon and go to Manage. 2. Go to Services then go to Service and Applications. 3. Double click on Wireless Zero Configuration. 4. Change the Start Up Type to Automatic and click on Apply 5. Click on Start and press OK to close the window. 6. Go to 'Control Panel', Click on Classic View in the left hand side menu and then open 'Network Connections'. 7. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'Properties'. 8. Go to the 'Wireless Networks' tab . 9. Check the option 'Use Windows to Configure this Wireless Connection' and click 'OK'.
Now please perform the following instructions to connect to the wireless network:
1. Go to 'Control Panel', Click on Classic View in the left hand side menu and then open 'Network Connections'. 2. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'Properties'. 3. Click on the 'wireless network' tab. 4. Under Preferred networks if you see any name in the list then highlight the name and click remove. Click OK. 5. Right-click on the wireless Network Connection icon and select 'View Available Networks'. 6. Look for the SSID (aka Network Name) of the Wireless router or access point. 4. Highlight thee SSID from the list that you want to connect to. 5. Type the security Key here and click on the 'Connect' button. 6. You should have successfully established a wireless network connection.
For Vista, perform the steps below:
1. Click START, Click Control Panel then click classic view in left hand side menu. 2. In the main screen, open up NETWORK AND SHARING CENTER. 3. In the left hand side menu open up MANAGE WIRELESS NETWORKS. 4. If you see any name in the list, please select the name and click remove. 5. Once the list is empty, click on ADD, select the first option, ADD A NETWORK THAT IS IN RANGE OF THE COMPUTER. 6. Click on your network name SSID and click on connect. If you have a password setup on the router enter the security key. 7. This should setup the wireless network.
I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue.
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there is no "earthnet" connection. it is an ethernet connection. it looks like a phone cable but has larger ends than a phone connector. the router is connected to the computer via an ethernet cable if it needs to be hardwired to a ethernet port or internal ethernet card. a wireless connection only needs to be an add-on internal card w/antenna or a usb connector hub (it looks like a usb flash memory stick)
here is how it's done. netgear has the same type setup.
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To start with plug the LAN cable, type 192.168.0.1
into your browser, a netgear window should come
up name is (admin) PW is (password) default.
goto to wireless settings.
TickEnable Wireless Access Point
TickAllow Broadcast of Name (SSID,
give it a name
Under security options, Tick none
Hit apply and exit
Setup your laptop up with no security to start with, the
Should now see the Netgear SSID name you made.
After this find out your laptops MAC address, log back onto
Netgear unit, add the MAC address to the allowed list, hit
And exit, now only your laptop will be able to get a
Hope this helps
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