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I have a question for you.Did att told you to change channel for the network card or in the router?IF it's on the network card than follow the steps given below(Since i don't know which OS you are using so i am giving you the steps, applicable for all kind of windows Based OS) 1. Press windows Key+r altogether from the keyboardIt will open a run prompt2. Type devmgmt.msc there and hit enter(There would be list of drivers installed on your computer)3.Expand network adaptors(you would have your wireless network card listed there.)4.Right click on your wireless card and go to properties5. Go to Advanced tab there Now you can find the available channels for your network card
In case it's router your are talking about, please post the exact model number for your router.
The wireless cards in the computers need to be configured with the router's wireless settings so the computers can connect to the wireless router. Resetting the wireless router back to the factory defaults will not let the computers connect to the wireless router without configuring the network card in the computers with the router's wireless settings. I suggest you configure your wireless router with encryption settings to prevent unauthorized persons accessing your wireless network and Internet connection and your computers.
Did you input the WEP key? I will assume you are using Windows XP. So go to control panel, network connections and then go to the wireless connection and then select view wireless connections double click on the one with the highest strength, which should be your 2wire. When it asks for the network security key type in the numbers that are located on the sticker on the bottom of your router between the [########] brackets.
HI Boston I believe the wireless card that you have in your laptop is a dell wireless card.
Here are the instructions on how to get your wireless working Start-All programs-dell wireless-dell wireless wlan card utility-open the window and on the uncheck let this tool manage your wireless. Please make sure that Enable radio is checked otherwise no wireless networks will be detected by the computer. Once that is done go to start control panel in the left hand side make sure classic view is what is there. Go to network connection and you would see wireless network connection. Right click and click on view available wireless networks. click on refresh network list if any of the networks are not seen. Still no go try to enable the radio of your wireless card by pressing fn+F2 and then try.
if your getting limited or connectivity right click on wireless network connection go to properties, select on the top the tab wireless networks and remove your network from the preferred networks click on ok.
now get back to view available networks and try to connect to your wireless network.
make sure if there is a security on ur network you are aware of the ntework key and its case senstiive as well. otherwise ask linksys to give it to u.
if your wireless says connected check the ip address and post it here . for finding ip address start-run-cmd-click on ok
in the command window type ipconfig and post the ip address here.
alternatively also try updating the wirless card from the site http://support.dell.com thank you do post your results and feedbacks if any
Yes, it may be that the wireless card that you have is defective or its disabled. If you can connect by using a direct network cable (cat5) connection to the router (if its a combo router ) from your PC's network card ( not necessarily your wireless card unless its also a combo) then the router is good. You may also need to upgrade your wireless driver or may just need the correct driver.
Firstly you may simply have corrupt cookies preventing your internet connection, so go to tools in internet explorer and select internet options and delete temporary internet files and cookies.
If you are able check that the network card is working by typing your routers ip address in your web browser and look at DHCP clients and see if your problem pc's ip address is shown.
It could simply be that your pc's ip address lease time as ran out, so go to start>run and type ipcongig /flushdns, this should clear the network card settings.
Restart pc and and try connecting again.