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I brought and installed belkin router to desktop due to have laptop 4 xmas but just started havin probs with getting onto internet i keep getting a notice about winsock??? i have got desk top upsatairs aswell with no probs and laptops ok but desktop downstairs with router fitted to playin up. can anyone help with my prob please not sure if prob with router or desktop please help!!

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Please download, install and run the Winsock fiix utility:

http://www.snapfiles.com/get/winsockxpfix.html

Make sure you use the option in the program to back up your registry before you run the registry fixes.

Should restore your connectivity.

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Setup belkin wireless network


Hi,
1.Connect a Cat5 cable into the Ethernet port on the back of your cable or DSL modem. Plug the other end of the cable into the "Connect to Modem Internet/WAN" port on the back of the Belkin Router.
2.Connect a Cat5 cable into the "Ethernet" port on the back of any desktop or stationary computers and then plug the other end of the cable into one of the LAN ports on the back of the Belkin Router. Start with port one and work your way up with subsequent computer connections.
3.Turn the Belkin Router on by plugging the router into a power outlet. Allow 30 seconds for the router to fully boot up. All computers tethered to the modem via a Cat5 cable have access to the Internet.
4.Open the Wi-Fi Wizard on your laptop and turn on the Wi-Fi antenna. Once turned on, the Wizard finds all network connections in your area. Connect to your network to establish an Internet connection. Complete this step for each computer not tethered to the Belkin Router with a Cat5 cable.

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WLAN WONT CONNET


Hi, Hope this will help u..

1>connect LAN and check the WLAN light on wireless router It should be ON and solid, If not the you might need to reset the router
2>On your laptop click on start go to run (in case of XP) or go to start then search box (in case of vista)
3>type services.msc
4>For Xp check the wireless zero configuration service should be automatic and running
5>For vista WLAN service should be automatic and running
6>then go to start > run ( FOr XP) or start >
>search box(in case for vista)
7>type ncpa.cpl >click on OK
8>right click on wireless network icon and click on view available wireless networks.
9> Choose your network and click connect,
10> If it asks for WEP key , It might be written in your router.

If this doesn't work, you can contact your Internet service provider.

Dec 27, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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My laptop has vista installed via usb from virgin cable modem.what must i do to install a belkin wireless g mimo router using ethernet connection?


Huh? You installed Vista through your Virgin Cable Modem? What on earth does that mean?

Are you trying to ask "How do I install my Belkin Wireless G Router?"

If that is the actual question, here is the answer:

1) Unplug your cable modem from your computer.
2) Plug the cable modem into the router using a Ethernet Cable.
3) Plug the router into the computer using another Ethernet Cable.
4) Plug in the power supply for the cable modem and then the router.

(If your cable modem is ONLY USB, and doesn't have a spot to plug in a Ethernet Cable, you'll have to call Virgin and replace the modem with a model that does)

Once everything is up and running, you should be on the internet as soon as the computer starts.

(You may want to log into the router and disable the "Wireless" settings if you aren't using them to stop others from gaining entry to your network)

Oct 23, 2008 | Belkin Computers & Internet

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Wreless g router is working but can not get laptop to accept it getting nothing says need flash stick. do I ? as thought should just connect as latop already has wi-fi connection.


is the wirless connection switched on on your laptop? And if it is you need to go to network and connections and choose which network you want to log onto. Once you have entered the relelvant password for the network it should work.

Oct 19, 2008 | Belkin Computers & Internet

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Trying to set up wireless from desktop (Main ethernet computer) to Laptop @ home. Have cable modem (comcast) connected to desktop (main ethernet plugged computer)Belkin Wireless Router G ethernet is hooked...


Check that the wireless drivers are installed properly on both your laptop and desktop. THe certificate error is because your laptop does not "trust" your computer. Under network conections click add a connection ec, and when you try to conect, microsoft should ask you weva to trust the connections from computer to computer that should do it :D

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I have a Belkin Wireless G Router. It is hooked up to the desktop. My laptop does not recognize to make wireless. I looked under network connections and the router is not listed.What do I do?


Network Connections are just for naming configurations for stuff. Configure your wireless network adapter and have it look for things to make a connections, and it can make you a 'Network Connection' for that Windows folder if you want. Otherwise just connect using the controlpanel for the device and be happy. Your router would not have WiFi turned on by default; that would be stupid and insecure. Read the fine manual and config the router from a wired connection to your laptop or PC so you can set up nice wireless passphrases and stuff.

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My laptop has problem getting access to either my webside provider or explorer through my BELKIN ADSL MODEM with wireless G router


Sometimes routers lock up. Try shutting down the router (unplug if there is no on/off), wait 30sec, then turn back on. See if that doesn't help.

Next try changing your DNS settings to something other then the ISP's settings. To change you need to get to the network properties, and change the TCP/IP settings. Best way is to click on START, SETTINGS, CONTROL PANEL. NETWORK CONNECTIONS. Right click on LOCAL AREA NETWORK (if you are physically connected), and go to properties.
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Once there, scroll down to INTERNET PROTOCAL (TCP/IP), highlight it, and click on PROPERTIES.
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Here is where you can enter new DNS settings. I use 206.13.29.12, and 206.13.30.12 respectively. You can do a search for DNS servers on the internet and put one in there to see if it solves your issue.

Just a NOTE: Recently ISP's have been updating their systems and DNS servers due to a flaw in the DNS design which is world wide. If your issue of reaching some sites fails and is recent, it could be due to this update process.


Aug 01, 2008 | Belkin Computers & Internet

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Reest Router: there is usually a small hole into whiuch a pin or paper clip can be inserted for this purpose or a small button to press. Most Belkins--IIRC--have the button. 

Once you are on the Belkin router's management page, look for the wireless link and set your security protocol to match what your wireless card is capable of, set the password, save and exit. Use the sasme password in configuring wireless networking in Windows.

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