I was using Verizon DSL with my desktop (Vista) wired to the router and my laptop (XP) networked to choose any of three printers connected to my desktop. We recently changed to Verizon FIOS and they installed a wireless router in the other room. Both computers connect wireless to the internet OK. I cannot get the Home network to allow each computer to see each other. I have reinstalled the Home Network but still nothing.
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Make sure you are connected to your network on wireless and neighbor's
open a browser and go on to www.speedtest.net
click to check your internet speed Fios is pretty fast!
Your wireless if connected to your own network the speed is comparable weather wired or wireless!
Try these steps and let us know the results to further help you!
Verify that you haven't manually set the IP address of the desktop machine to an IP address that conflicts with another device on your network.
If this is the case, change the network settings to use Automatic or DHCP IP address assignment.
If this doesn't fix the issue, I suggest trying a different network card than the QHM8100R3D to see if that addresses the issue.
There is no way a wirless or brodband roter will work for any dial up conecsions only will work for hugh speed internet or DSL internet. If you are chosing to upgrade lock at the chosis verizon has. Just go to www.verizon.com to see if you are elagable. They haves some very low cost deals and if it is ordered online you get a discount,
Try to delete all the prefered networks. Right-Click Wireless Network Connection, View Available Wireless Networks. Click on Change the Order of Prefered Networks. Remove all prefered networks there and click OK. Now try to View the available wireless networks again, reconnect to your own wireless network and see if it connects fine. Post your feedback.
To connect to the router wirelessly using a Windows XP, right click on the wireless network connection icon on the lower right corner of the screen and choose view available wireless networks. Select your existing network and click on the connect button. If you are using Vista, go to network and sharing center of your control panel then select connect to a network. If you still having problems, please provide details of the problem like your Internet service provider and if there are already other computers online with your WRT54G2.
Right click on the drive you want to share. Ex: C:\Vol-xx = name. In the pop up window click Sharing & Security. This needs done to all the drives you want access too. To share a printer. Everyone must have the printer drivers installed. The Pc that has a direct connection to the printer must also Share the printer on the network. Open Printer & Faxes, highlight the printer you want to share. Click File than click Sharing follow windows instructions.
Small suggestion regards to the wireless side of the network. Suggest you setup security so others close too you can not tap into your network. (common).