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I don't know how to connect it to a wired local network

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  • gerald134 Jul 28, 2009

    I was given an old Dell CPi A400XT laptop. It has a PCMIA card that says Ethernet but with a weird slit at the end - not something you can plug a netword cable into. I wondered how I can connect it to a wired network.

  • Douglessd
    Douglessd May 11, 2010

    Do you have a laptop you want to connect to a wired network? You may have posted this under a CD burner category by accident. Tell us some more about what you want to do and perhaps we will have some ideas.

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The weird **** would be where you connect an adaptor. Some people call them a "Dongle" The card you have would have came with one and if it is lost I would say you are stuck. The dongles are not interchangable between brands. You should be able to pick up another PCMCIA Ethernet adaptor on ebay for next to nothing these days. Modern laptops have their ethernet port built in. but a few years ago they were an add on cards so there are probably lots of old cards floating around. I know I have a couple in a draw at home :) Just make sure you can find drivers for the card that match your opperating system.

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Dear! I can help you to solve that matter. First of all you should know that how many computers do you want to connect? You have to use two types of cables 1. is cross and 2. is straight cable. Cross cable for same device to device and straight cable for device to nodes or computers. You can use proxy server and without any installation you can use DHCP server and connect PCs to eachothers.
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If you are connecting a wireless computer to the network then make sure that you have all the settings of your wireless router.
If your wireless network is secured then you should know the correct network key.
What is the operating system on your computer?

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1. Hold the Windows key and press the R key, type services.msc and press Enter or click OK. This should open a new window - services local.
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8. Close the services local window.
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--- We need to be on the page where you have the wireless network connections icon. ---

11. Right-click on the icon for Wireless Network Connections then left-click on Properties.
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i'm going to assume that you are asking "how to connect your ps3 to your home network?"
if your home is set up with wireless modem or router and your computers are connected wirelessly its pretty simple to set up. more likely you or someone who set it up probably set it up securely meaning with security key and password. So you do have to know few things about your home network. like what is the name of your home network (SSID). the security setting of your home network. and finally the password of your network. if you don't know these things about your home network you will not be able to get connected wirelessly. but if you do have these info on hand read along....

JUST MAKE SURE YOU DO HAVE A WIRELESS HOME NETWORK... it definitely wont work if you don't have a wireless setup and u are trying to connect wirelessly. people overlook this no brainer.

Turn on your ps3 and from the XMB...
1) go to Settings
2) Scroll down to Network Settings and press X
3) Scroll down to Internet Connection Setting and press X. confirm on "O.K."
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5) wireless

from this point on you need to know few things about your network.....

6) scan -- once scanned it'll give you wirelss access point for you home network and some other near your home along with few information such as....
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7) highlight your network and press x . (you should know what it is) selecting on the other network probably wont do you any good since it'll probably be all locked with password and such. yours should also be locked and have password on it too.
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9) on WLAN SECURITY SETTING page (this is another thing you should know about your home network or ask the person who set it up) -- most people i deal with have a WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK security password. Yours may be different so choose the one that you used.
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1) go to Settings
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9) automatic -- MTU
10) do not set -- PROXY SERVER
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Start -> Run -> cmd.exe
ipconfig
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This will fix it for your current session - to make it permanent, open up the network configuration window in Ubuntu, and set this as your gateway under "IPv4 settings" (or similar).

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