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Re: Networking 2 computers
Yes you can, but you need to use a 10baseT cross over cable to connect the computers together (but you can only network two computers together using this method) otherwise to use the normal 10baseT cables you need a 10baseT hub and connect your computers to this hub.
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Connect a LAN cable from the Netgear to the LAN port on your computer, open a browser and enter the Netgear configuration URL - http://192.168.0.1 The default login = admin The default PW = password You can now change the default admin password and configure the wireless settings. Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2 encryption to protect your wireless network and Internet from unauthorized access. Now apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer. To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on this link and follow my instructions :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security
If you are connecting directly from computer to computer, you need a crossover cable (Cable specific to direct computer to computer connection) otherwise you need two cables and a hub/switch/router to connect.
try booting in safe mode. restart laptop keep tapping f8 then boot safe mode with networking. once you booted to safe mode with networking try plugging in the ethernet cable to the lan port check if it still freezes the touchpad mouse pointer. if not then try to ran full system scan antivirus and check running programs on startup that might cause the conflict. if the problem exist in safe mode with networking download the latest bios for your system.
For the manual go to HP.com and look up your laptop by model number and download it. Since your on a cable connection which means u are always connected all you need a network cable from modem to laptop. There is a network port in the back of the laptop
list of wireless routers that are available in Windows is very limited
and the signal strength of any router that is detected is weak.
can occur when the Lite-On USB Wireless 802.11 b/g hardware and Windows
are not able to fully synchronize the signal strength data.
Figure 1: Example of detected wireless devices when the antenna cable wire is connected to secondary portFigure 2: Example of detected wireless devices in the same environment when the antenna cable wire is connected to primary portTo correct this error
, download and install
Lite-On USB Wireless LAN Driver Update (sp35177)
(in English) from the HP Web site. This update should only be applied
if your PC has the Lit-On USB Wireless LAN adapter and is exhibiting
As a work-around, you can connect the wire that runs from the wireless antenna port to the primary port on the cord as follows:
This product contains components that can be damaged by electrostatic
discharge (ESD). To reduce the chance of ESD damage, work over a
non-carpeted floor, use a static dissipative work surface (like a
conductive foam pad), and wear an ESD wrist strap connected to a
Open the side panel.
the wireless networking board by following the antenna wire connected
to the wireless networking antenna port on the back of the computer.
Figure 3: Wireless networking hardware1 - Wireless network board2 - Antenna wire3 - Wireless networking antenna port
Very carefully, disconnect the small wire from the board by gently pulling the end of the wire away from the board.
Connect the wire to the other available port on the board.
Figure 4: Available port
Replace the side panel, connect the power cord, turn on the computer,
and use the computer again to verify that wireless signal strengths
Having your laptop sitting next to your desktop will not let your laptop connect to the DSL link.
You need what's called a Wireless Router. (assuming your laptop has a wireless adapter, if not you'll need a network cable for that.
1. Go to the store, buy a wireless router 2. install router in between your DSL modem and the computer. 3. Plug the WAN port into the DSL modem (cable is usually included with the router) 4. Plug the desktop into the back of one of the ports of the wireless router 5. Run the setup disk 6. For manual configuration of the router you can usually go to: 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.2.1 depending on the brand) 7. If you don't know anything about networking, let the install disk do all the work. 8. Follow the instructions on what it tells you your configuration is for your wireless network. 9. Go to your laptop, apply said instructions. 10. ??? 11. Profit.