Question about PC Desktops

1 Answer

I have bought a laptop from someone and it has a edimax EW-7305Pg wireless LAN Cardbus. I am having problems connecting it to a netgear wireless router supplied by sky. I have sky broadband. I uninstalled the Atheros Client Utility and re-installed it. It is scanning and picking up my wireless connection. I have entered 'security' WPA' and have put the SSID in. It is, at the moment, connected to the netgear box with the blue lead. The status box is currently stating that signal strength is 'excellent', 'link status' authenticating and it is still running through different channels. There is no IP address showing. It has been in this status for ages!

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Dennis H May 11, 2010

    assuming that you can connect wired thru the netgear router, go to control panel and network connection . right click on you wireles adapter an select repair.

  • Trevor Gordon May 11, 2010

    Is it WPA or WEP?

  • JDTec
    JDTec May 11, 2010

    Is it Vista or XP?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 7 Answers

Is the mac address registered through your wireless router, your router maybe running wireless mac filter, if not try registering your wireless mac address on your router then try reconnecting your computer to your router.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

Hi, I have a DSL-504T ADSL router that has been running without any problems for some time. I just bought a wireless Dl-624S router. I have been unable to connect the wireless router to my ADSL router.I...


Freind,
You should have a look on manual, if you don't have just goto the manufacturer's site and download a manual for your product.
I think it will help you in a better ways.

Thanks
Iqbal

Apr 22, 2008 | PC Desktops

1 Answer

I bought my netgear router over a year ago and it is no longer under warranty. i have since moved and had to change internet providers to hughes net. now my router needs to be reconfigured to my new...


you can log into the netgear.

the ip address and the password are usuall underneath it.

connect it to yout laptop or pc and login using the details. once logged in, you will be prompted to insert new services provider details, or if its a DHCP connection and you have your router plugged into the wireless netgear, it will pickup the settings, all you will need to do is define SSID (wireless name) and password.

any probs let me know

Oct 16, 2010 | PC Desktops

2 Answers

How do I set NETGEAR DG834G v3 wireless router


Please follow the following link for any FAQ's on the NETGEAR DG834G v3 wireless router.

http://kbserver.netgear.com/products/DG834Gv3.asp

Nov 14, 2009 | PC Desktops

1 Answer

NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Wireless Router (WPN824NAR) Wireless connection drops in and out regularly but frequency of this is unpredictable duration is usually a few seconds. Works find on direct ethernet...


Upgrade the Firmware of the router :
First you should check the version of you WPN824 (v1,v2 or v3). If there are no Version after the model number, it should be a version 1. Download the Firmware of your router given the correct version at this link :

http://kbserver.netgear.com/products/WPN824.asp


This is assuming that other wireless laptops has the same problem onyour wireless router. If other Laptops works great on your wirelessrouter without dropping any wireless connection, then you shouldconsider upgrading the wireless adapter on you own laptop.

***(If you haven't tried connecting otherwireless laptop wirelessly to the netgear, then you should try it firstto be sure that the netgear is the problem)

Steps on how to upgrade Netgear firmware :

  1. Download the correct file depending on your location and unzip the file to a convenient place such as your desktop.
  2. Log in the router at http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1 (or www.routerlogin.net ) (Which ever will work)
  3. Default User name : admin / password : password
  4. Click Maintenance > Router Upgrade.
  5. Click Browse and locate the file you just downloaded.
  6. Click Upload. While the firmware is loading, do not interrupt the upgrade process.

***Therouter reboots when the upgrade is complete.
***Tocheck that the upgrade was successful, log in to the router again at http://192.168.1.1and check the firmware version.
***DONOT UPGRADE FIRMWARE USING A WIRELESS LAPTOP/PC


Oct 26, 2008 | PC Desktops

1 Answer

Wireless LAN cardbus IEEE802.11g won't detect router. every other computer in the house is picking it up fine but it doesn't show in my list of available networks (even though I am detecting the...


right click my computer go into properties and select hardware. now select device manager find the wireless lan card and uninstall the drivers. now restart your computer the drivers will re-install them selfs try this first

Oct 19, 2008 | PC Desktops

1 Answer

I just bought a laptop and we recently got a DSL connection, I'm not sure how to connect my laptop wirelessly ( Do I need anything else?).


If you would like to connect wirelessly to your DSL connection you will need a wireless router if your modem is not a combination modem/wireless router (You can ask your ISP regarding this). You may go to
www.linksys.com and www.netgear.com so that you may look at routers that will suit your needs.

Aug 19, 2008 | PC Desktops

2 Answers

Hi there, I just bought a netgear Rangemax next wireless router WNR834B with RANGEMAX™ NEXT WIRELESS N USB 2.0 ADAPTER – WN121T with no installation CD and i have connected the router to my modem and its...


Get the driver for the WN121T from the NetGear webset and install it before pluging the adapter into the notebook. Use a wired connection on the notebook until you have the drive downloaded.

Jun 19, 2008 | PC Desktops

Not finding what you are looking for?
PC Desktops Logo

Related Topics:

99 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top PC Desktops Experts

joecoolvette
joecoolvette

Level 3 Expert

5660 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18297 Answers

Are you a PC Desktop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...