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Wirless Connection I have confirmation software loaded correctly. I have access to the internet with cable connected. I do not have access to the internet being wireless. First error message stated: ?windows cannot configure the wireless connection? . Stated the start the Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) service. I have performed this operation. Second error message states: This network requires a network key. Stating you are currently connected to this network. Then for a while it was stating finding address on status. Current Status: states now validating Identity, what does this mean?? Am I close to being connected wireless?? Need help getting to the wireless stage. I have a New Dell Precision/ M4300 laptop with Microsoft windows XP Netgear Wirless N-Router WNR2000 s/n # 1XL186490B05A Thanks Randy Hodnett

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Windows XP will assign you the 'network key'. To find this stage, open control panel, then internet options, then choose the 'Wireless Network Setup Wizard". At some point, you will be asked to choose whether to let windows xp or netgear control your wireless setup, I'd personally choose Windows XP as it's usually easier to setup and troubleshoot.
Make sure you follow the wizard's instructions entirely and be sure to write down your 'Key' as this is the only time you'll ever be shown it. Good luck!

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Reset the wireless lan >>>>>>>> right click on "my computer" choose the properties tab and then "device manager" click on the + icon next to network controllers, highlight the wireless controller, right click and unistall it, then restart the PC (at this time you may have to reset the modem by disconnecting it for 30 seconds) when the PC restarts it will pick up the device and install the drivers for you.
This should sort out the problem

kind regards

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    When you finished reinstalling the network adapters, if it asks for a network key have a look behind or underneath the router for the default network key

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Hi
There is a reset button, in the router, hold it down for 30seconds this will restore the router to defaults and remove the network key, it will work after this but it will be open to anyone.

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My linksys w/2phone ports cannot hook up with the ethernet


Most Cable Internet Service Providers (ISPs) use Media Access Control (MAC) Address authentication to establish Internet connection for end-users. MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to the network adapter/s of the computer.
To set up your Linksys router to work with a Cable ISP, you have to enable the MAC Clone feature of the router. MAC Cloning is a procedure which enables a router to copy the MAC address of the computer registered with the ISP.
To set up a Linksys router with Cable connection, you need to perform four steps using the computer that's been registered with the ISP:
i. Verifying Internet Connection
ii. Connecting the Devices Together
iii. Checking the Router's LEDs
iv. Setting Up a Linksys Router for Cable Internet Connection

Verifying Internet Connection
Connect the computer to the Broadband modem using an Ethernet cable without the router installed. If you cannot get online, contact your ISP. If it's online, use the computer to set up the router.
NOTE: Some cable modems use the USB port. If the physical connection is via USB port, you may not be able to go online via Ethernet connection. Contact your ISP to have the Ethernet port of the modem configured.

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Connecting the Devices Together
After confirming the Internet connection through the modem, connect the modem to the Internet port of the router; connect the computer to any of the four Ethernet ports at the back of the router. For instructions, click here.
Checking the Router's LEDs
After connecting the devices together, check the lights on the front panel of the router. Ensure that the Internet light, as well as numbered light corresponding to the Ethernet port where the computer is connected, is lit. For further instructions, click here.
Setting Up a Linksys Router for Cable Internet Connection

Step 1:
Access the router's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.

NOTE: If you are using a Mac computer to access the router's web-based setup page, click here.

Step 2:
On the Setup tab, click the MAC Address Clone sub-tab.

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Step 3:
Select Enabled then click Clone My PC's MAC.

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Step 4:
Click Save Settings.

Step 5:
Click the Status tab.

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Step 6:
Check the Internet IP Address. If the Internet IP Address has numbers, this means the router has been properly configured. You should now be able to access the Internet. If you're still unable to access the Internet, powercycle the modem, the router and then restart the computer.

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NOTE: If the IP address is still 0.0.0.0, click IP Address Release then, click IP Address Renew. If this does not change the IP Address, powercycle the modem, the router and then restart the computer.

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I have a d-link extreme g attached to a cable modem; the d-link is set for wirless. I can pick up the d-link on my ipod and laptop, however it only provides local access; no internet. I've tried everything...


I'm sure you have tried most of these steps but I'm going to list them any way so we have a complete picture of the trouble shooting process.

If your only getting local access that indicates that the router is broadcasting the wireless signal but unfortunately there is a connection issue between either the modem and router or the modem and the internet service provider. The first step is to verify that your modem is online with a good connection. If you have a working internet based phone than your in good shape. If not than you will need to research the light patterns of your modem or bypass the router to determine weather or not you have a connection to the ISP. The first step in trouble shooting a connection issue between the modem and router is to disconnect the Ethernet cable from the modem and the router than reconnect it. Make sure that the cable is connected to the correct ports. Next you will want to power cycle the computer, modem, and router. To do this you will need to shout down the computer and disconnect the power cables from both the modem and router. Allow all devices to remain off for 2 minutes. Plug the modem in first. Wait for the modem to establish a connection with the internet service provider(ISP). Depending on the type of modem this can take up to 5 minutes. After a connection to the ISP has been made reconnect the power to the router. Wait about another 2 minutes for the router to establish a connection with the modem then turn on the computers in the home. From this point you will need to retest.
If you still only have local access than there is a good chance there is an issue this either the Ethernet port on the modem or router. To trouble shoot the Ethernet port on the modem you can bypass the router and power cycle the modem and PC again. If the PC has no access wile directly connect to the modem than there is an issue with the modem and will need to be replaced. The good news is that most internet service providers will replace the modem for free. If all the trouble shooting steps above have failed than you will need to contact the router manufacture directly.

I hope that information above has helped is some way.
If possible please rate this solution.

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My computer has internet connection through the port on the back, but not through the router for wireless networking. All the connections from the modem to the router and further to the computer are...


So, just to confirm:
PC via ethernet has internet connection OK?
The router IP is 192.168.1.1
The PC ethernet IP is 192.168.1.n (n is not 1)
If you unplug the ethernet cable, you no longer have a connection.

If these are correct, did you previously have wireless internet working? If so, just reboot the router (unplug its power).

If not, you'll need to check the wireless settings in the router with those of your wireless network card, making sure you are using matching security settings (WPA-PSK, AES256, matching 'key').

To access the router, browse to http://192.168.1.1 (ensure your ethernet is plugged in). If you haven't changed from the default login details, you'll find them in the router manual.

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Can't get on my wireless


Try resetting the router and try the same .

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Laptop can connect to wireless router but not the internet


It could be a conflict with IP adresses. Go to your network connections and right click on wirless connection and go to properties. Scroll down the list to internet tcpip and highlite it. Once highlited go to properties. Then check the set manual ip adress and set it to whatever number you like. leave the bars as is. Do the same to the other laptop but different number.

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I just purchased a D-Link 2.4GHz Wireless Broadband Router


U need to confirm that your router is connected to cable/DSL modem that has access to internet from ISP.

This is due to DI524 just a wireless router, u need to add in a modem for internet access.

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PS3 Wireless issues


Network settings vary depending on the network environment and the devices in use. The following procedure describes a typical setup when connecting to the Internet using an Ethernet cable.

1. Connect an Ethernet cable to the PS3™ system.
2. Select (Network Settings) under (Settings) in the home menu.

3. Select [Internet Connection Settings].

Select [Yes] when a confirmation screen is displayed stating that you will be disconnected from the Internet.

4. Select [Easy].

After you confirm the network configuration, a list of settings will be displayed.

Depending on the network environment , additional settings for PPPoE, proxy server or IP address may be required. For details on these settings, refer to the information from your Internet service provider or the instructions supplied with the network device.

5. Save your settings.
6. Test the connection.

If you select [Test Connection], the system will attempt to connect to the Internet.

7. Confirm the connection test results.

If a successful connection has been made, information on the network will be displayed.


Internet Connection Settings (wireless connection)
This setting is available only on PS3™ systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.

Set the method for connecting the system to the Internet. Internet connection settings vary depending on the network environment and the devices in use. The following procedure describes a typical setup when connecting to the Internet wirelessly.

1. Check that the settings for the access point have been completed.
Check that there is an access point connected to a network with Internet service near the system. Settings for the access point are typically set using a PC. For details, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.

2. Confirm that an Ethernet cable is not connected to the PS3™ system.
3. Select (Network Settings) under (Settings) in the home menu.

4. Select [Internet Connection Settings].

Select [Yes] when a confirmation screen is displayed stating that you will be disconnected from the Internet.

5. Select [Easy].


6. Select [Wireless].


7. Select [Scan].

A list of access points within the range of the PS3™ system is displayed.

Depending on the model of PS3™ system in use, you may have the option [Automatic]. Select [Automatic] when using an access point that supports automatic setup. If you follow the on-screen instructions, the necessary settings will be completed automatically. For information on access points that support automatic setup, contact your local retailer.


8. Select the access point that you want to use.

An "SSID" is an identification name assigned to an access point. If you do not know which SSID you should use or if an SSID is not displayed, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for assistance.


9. Check the SSID for the access point.
10.Select the security settings that you want to use.
The types of security settings vary depending on the access point. Contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for information on which setting to select.


11. Enter the encryption key.
The encryption key is displayed as a series of [*]. If you do not know the encryption key, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for assistance.

When you have finished entering the encryption key and have confirmed the network configuration, a list of settings will be displayed.

Depending on the network environment, additional settings for PPPoE, proxy server or IP address may be required. For details on these settings, refer to the information from your Internet service provider or the instructions supplied with the network device.

12. Save your settings.
13. Test the connection.

If you select [Test Connection], the system will attempt to connect to the Internet.

14. Confirm the connection test results.

If a successful connection has been made, information on the network will be displayed.

Internet Connection Settings (advanced settings)
If you are unable to connect to the Internet with basic settings, change your settings as necessary. Adjust each item as necessary for your particular network environment.

1. Select (Network Settings) under (Settings) in the home menu.

2. Select [Internet Connection Settings].
Select [Yes] when a confirmation screen is displayed stating that you will be disconnected from the Internet.

3. Select [Custom].

Adjust each item as necessary for the network environment in use. The items displayed vary depending on the settings you have selected.
Connection Method
Set the method for connecting to the Internet. This setting is available only on PS3™ systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.

Wired Connection

Make a wired connection using an Ethernet cable
Wireless
Make a wireless connection via a wireless LAN
WLAN Settings
Set the SSID of the access point. This setting is available only on PS3™ systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.

Scan
Scan for a nearby access point.

Select this setting when you do not know the SSID of the access point. The system will detect nearby access points and display information on the SSID and security settings.
Enter Manually Specify the access point by entering its SSID manually using a keyboard.

Select this setting when you know the SSID.
Automatic U
Use the automatic setting feature of the access point.

This setting is available only in regions where PS3™ systems that support this feature are sold. Select this setting when using an access point that supports automatic setup. Follow the on-screen instructions.
WLAN Security Setting
Set an encryption key for an access point. This setting is available only on PS3™ systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.

None Do not set an encryption key.
WEP Set an encryption key.

The encryption key can be entered on the next screen. The encryption key is displayed as a series of asterisks.
WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK
Authentication Setting
These settings are available only on PS3™ systems sold in Korea and are available only on PS3™ systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.

None Do not set authentication information.
EAP-MD5 Set authentication information when using public WLAN services.

Enter your user ID and password on the next screen. For details, refer to the information supplied by the public WLAN service provider.
Ethernet Operation Mode
Set the Ethernet data transfer rate and operation method. Usually select [Auto-Detect].

Auto-Detect Automatically set basic settings.
Manual Settings Manually adjust the Ethernet data transfer rate and operation method.
IP Address Setting
Set the method for obtaining an IP address when connecting to the Internet.

Automatic Use the IP address allocated by the DHCP server.

You can enter the DHCP server host name on the next screen.
Manual Set the IP address manually.

You can enter values for the IP address, subnet mask, default router and primary and secondary DNS on the next screen.
PPPoE Connect to the Internet using PPPoE.

You can enter your user ID and password on the next screen.
DNS Setting
Set the DNS server.

Automatic Automatically acquire the DNS server address.
Manual Manually enter the DNS server address.
MTU
Configure the MTU value used when transmitting data. Usually select [Automatic].

Automatic Automatically set the MTU value.
Manual Specify the maximum size of data packets (in bytes) that can be sent in one transmission.
Proxy Server
Set the proxy server to be used.

Do Not Use Do not use a proxy server.
Use Use a proxy server.

You can enter the proxy server address and port number on the next screen.
UPnP
Set to enable or disable UPnP (Universal Plug and Play).

Enable Enable UPnP.
Disable Disable UPnP.

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Connection


You should not need the CD for having a PC to access the internet. If you have the manual - Look at accessing the router with http://192.168.0.1

Not sure what you are trying to do... Are you trying have your sister be able to access the internet, through wireless? I'm sure I can help with some more info.

G'luck

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ZyXEL adsl wirless modem router P660HW


To bring up the blue screen you need to open internet explorer (or whatever) and type the ip address given. In my book it says 192.168.1.1 after that you should get the blue screen. You can set up the connection then.

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