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My wireless adaptor will not connect to a web page

I have had security problems which have now been fixed. I can connect by cable but when i try to by wireless it connects to the net but will not load any pages, seems to keep losing it's connectivity.

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  • shirley_pear Jan 07, 2009

    Thank you very much it's took me 48hrs to fix this computor, i reinstalled the wireless adaptor and it's working now, thanks.

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I would suggest try upgrading the driver you have . Go to http://kbserver.netgear.com/release_notes/d102869.asp . They upgraded firmware says it has "Fixed the long waiting on the Windows XP Service Pack 2."
Hopefully this should help. 
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802.11b technology enables computers equipped with Wireless LAN cards to join a wireless network. Follow these steps to configure your PC with Windows XP to use its wireless card. You may use the links below to jump directly to a particular step in the setup process.
Verify that the Wireless hardware is working.
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Configure your Wireless card to use the University Infrastructure.
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Verify that your Wireless card is registered with DHCP

Generally speaking, you will not need to register your card for DHCP. Instead, order for you to access the internet from your wireless card, you will first have to authenticate via a web page. This page will automatically launch if you have not authenticated. However, there may be some locations that still use the DHCP method for determining whether or not you are able to access the internet.

If you are not sure what areas are not configured for using the authentication method and which are not, you can register your card for DHCP service. It is free, and will not adversely effect other wireless services. There are online directions (http://www.umn.edu/adcs/network/dhcp.html) for registering your card with NTS. You will be asked to enter the MAC address for your card. Keep in mind that it takes 1-3 hours after you submit the form for the registration to take effect.

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NOTE: Even if you are planning on using another internet resource such as SSH or other service, you will still need to launch a web browser first and authenticate. After authentication, you will be able to access those other internet programs as you would normally.

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