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Connection with netgear to laptop

Hi, i have just bought a hp G60-214EM notebook, and I am unable to connect it to the netgear on my pc. when i tried to connect, it says that the netgear was not the right model. I have a Dg834pn, not a wgr614 or wpn824. is there anyway I can change the settings to make both my pc and the laptop work. I am not very confident on the computer, this is a very new to me. If there is a way for me to solve this, and could you please explain in simple terms. thank you

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  • helen_o_call Feb 08, 2009

    Attempting to connect HP G60-214EM notebook to Dg834pn wireless rounter. when I tried to connect, this router was not in the list of available wireless. it says that hp network assistant currently does not support router I selected. Any ideas

  • helen_o_call Feb 09, 2009

    thank you, that got it sorted. it was not enabled, the username and password worked, i had no idea of what to put in when they asked for it. thanks again for getting it sorted. have a fab day, helen

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2009

    I have a neatgear 834G and I am trying to configure my WEP. I am attempting to type in the address(http:168.192.0.1/) but it's not connecting to the web when I enter that address

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Helen, you should be able to connect from your laptop to your router wirelessly. From what I understood your router is hooked up to your PC directly. If that's the case from your PC connect to your router and enable wireless. Go to Netgear support web page to find out how to do it. Once enabled, you should see your router's name in the list of available wireless networks on your laptop

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  • partizan Feb 09, 2009

    Helen, if you open http://192.168.0.1/ from your desktop computer you should be able to login to the router configuration pages. Default username is "admin" and password is "password". You should be able to configure wireless access from there. It is probably not enabled. I found a link to manual for your router as well in case you lost it:http://kbserver.netgear.com/pdf/dg834pn_...

    I suggest you first try enabling wireless connection without any encryption and see if your laptop connects or can see the router. Then change SSID name and enable encryption (use WPA-PSK, it's better), then check if laptop can see the new Access point with new SSID.

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