Internet keeps defaulting to dialup connection vs. wireless
Just installed a 802.11N Wireless USB Adapter into my PC which used to have a dial-up connection to use the internet. Installed just fine, the connection is made and I receive the wireless signal but for whatever reason whenever I open the web browser it wants to use the dial-up connection by default and ignores the fact that the PC is already connected via wireless. Consequently, I can't browse anything unless I go back to using my dial-up connection. I have windows XP. Any suggestions?
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you will have to open up your network connections to check the state of your internet connection click start control panel network connections this may vary depending on your operating system look for local area connection if you see a red x or a yellow exclamation or question mark ! ? you will need to update or install the driver or it could be fire walled http://download.cnet.com/tp2-drivers-zip/3000-2108_4-188609.html
there is nothing inside a PC that will keep it or anything else from connecting to a wireless network. You have to lookout for things that use the same frequency such as cordless phones and believe it or not microwave ovens. both broadcast at 2.4Ghz which is the same frequency wireless routers and access points use. Your problem may also be a neighbor with a wireless router or access point using the same channel. Wireless routers and access points have 11 different channels that they can broadcast on and if you and your neighbor are using the same channel there will be interference. try changing the channel on your wireless router or access point.
Do you have a good signal strength with the wireless USB adapter?
If not try moving the wireless router away from walls or metal objects and cordless phones, locate the wireless router higher.
See if there is a later driver for the wireless USB adapter, if so download and install it.
the drivers should be installed in windows 7 by default, their so called "smart wizard" has some compatibility issues with windows 7, I get it to load up and it will shut down or glitch out. What I did was uninstall the downloaded driver and use the default windows drivers, flipped the switch off to my built in G wifi adapter and the netgear automatically kicked in and took over as the default wireless adapter.
hi, ok sir i got it if the wireless network is detected then try and connect and the if it doesnt connect try and connect in safe mode with networking sometimes wireless doesnt work in safe mode,but still try that,uninstall and reinstall the wireless driver for adaptor and then open the gui page(router page with the default gateway page and then change the wireless channels and also turn off the firewall,and from the start,all programme turn on the wireless adaptor utility and then start the services of wireless zero configuration from services.msc.....then if it is connected with the ehternet cable,then what u can do is that go to the router page and then also put a check in the let the windows controll the wireless network......and it will definately work and if it doesnt work then reinstall the operating system......good luck...
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You can find the WEP code in your setting on your router. Just get into your bios on your router and find the wireless WEP code you will see it is a 26 digit code just type that into any other computer on that router and make sure workgroup is the same too. Once you put the 26 digit code in you should be online now, Hope that helps Let Me Know Thanks Bear001 If you need more help write back here.
you have to make sure within the bluetooth settings on your pc that your pc is discoverable, this is turned off by default, if you are using the software that came with the adapter it must be in the connection settings somehere