Loses network connection or says low connectivity.
Began about 1 monthago. 4 year old FS742 laptop wireless connection to DSL. Replaced DSL router still can't access internet. If I go to basement and reset router it usually connects. Phone co. replaced router 2 weeks ago, still having problem.
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To connect to the Internet you need a few extra things aswell as a network or wireless card and install the LAN or wireless driver. 1. You need to sign up with an Internet service provider. 2. Connect a LAN cable from your computer to the DSL or cable modem 3. You need a DSL or cable modem and connect and configure the modem to inaccordance with your Internet service provider's instructions. 4. Install Internet Explorer if it has not been done. 5. If everything has been done correctly, when you open Internet Explorer youcan access the Internet.If you have a wireless router and it is connected to the DSLor cable modem then - To connect to yourwireless router, the router needs its wireless settings to be configuredwith the SSID, encryption key etc., also the wireless cards in all thelaptops/computers needs to be configured with these router's wireless settings.Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicate with your wireless router.
1. check connection by 1st pinging the network card That is go to the dos window and type " ping 127.0.0.1 you should get 4 replies. if not then you need to check the driver set for you network card. 2. check the ether net cord with a know good one 3. reset the router by unplugging it and reboot the pc 4.Call your ISP to check for outages
******************************************************** 1.Log into router 2. Verify wireless router name( on the computer) >>> ( on/off) 3.Note router name you are connecting to. 4.. Check the laptop do ipconfig /all to see current IP addresses. 5. Set the laptop up in the router by WEP KEY or MAC address. 6.Note router name you are connecting to. 7. Move the laptop about 20ft away and try to log on to the internet. This is for all routers to set up wirelessly.
Remove the neighbor's network from the preferred network list. add your own network in the list. If your router is old router then upgrade the firmware of the router. Firmware is the software of the router. You have connected your laptop to the router, to secure the wireless network. When you connect the laptop to the router, make sure that the wireless network connection will be disabled. Once you change the wireless settings, enable the wireless connection and connect to your network.
No. You'll need to run a "cross-over" Ethernet cable from one of the "LAN" ports on the "downstairs" router, connecting to the "WAN" port on another router that you will need to buy, and place "upstairs", and connect the 4 devices to the 4 "LAN" ports.
Or, run a long "straight-through" Ethernet cable from your DSL-modem (or cable-modem) that is "downstairs", and move your wireless router "upstairs", and connect the 4 devices to the router's "LAN" ports.
Your laptop "downstairs" should still be able to connect (wirelessly) to the wireless-router that is "upstairs".
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.