I have a Toshiba laptop. Window Vista won't connect to a Belkins G wireless router. It's telling me the security code I enter isn't correct, however, it's the same code used by my friend who owns the router. She also has windows vista. What am I doing wrong please?
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router, good luck and hope this will help you
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Connect a LAN cable from the D-Link to your laptop/computer'sLAN port, open the browser on your laptop/computer and enter the D-Link's configurationURL.. http://192.168.0.1 The default login = admin The default PW = blank (just press Enter)You can now change the default adminpassword. You can now configure the wireless settings. Now configure the wireless card in your computer/laptop withthe router's wireless settings.To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access,please click on this link and follow my instructions :-http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security
Usually there are 2 types of wireless connections, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. Your laptop may not be able to connect to one of these connections, so it may be incompatible with your router. You can try buying a USB networking card (no more than $20). It will plug into one of your USB ports and should allow you to connect to your router. Hope this helps!
if your friend is using a dsl connection,im sure he do have a modem from at&t, if you want to share internet connection,you need to purchased a router,here are some brands of the router that is applicable, linksys,netgear,belkins...once you have the router,you will need to contact AT&T technical support to configure the router to the modem so that you will be able to connect either wirelessly or hardwire connection...
You may want to double-check if the wireless adapter on your laptop is enabled. If it is enabled, try to view the available wireless networks on your wireless connection and select the name of your wireless network. You may also want to check your wireless router if there is a wireless security enabled. It is important that you know the wireless settings on your wireless router to make sure that the wireless adapater settings on your laptop match the settings on the wireless router.
You don't need software for the router. Is your wireless encrypted or open? Just view avaiable networks with your xp machine and choose your network to connect to. If you do have an encrypted signal use the vista machine and type in the ip address to the router in your browser window. I think belkins router ip is 192.168.2.1 or 192.168.0.1 Hope this helps, let me know
The problem is not Vista, the problem is the Netgear. I have seen this happen time and time again with both Netgear (primarily) and D-Link (often). That's why I *only* recommend Linksys.
Worst case - go buy one from Walmart (yes, they have 'em). Hook it up and see the difference. If, somehow, the problem persists, take it back, and you've lost nothing. But I'd bet (as they say down here in the South "dollars to doughnuts") that's your problem :)
Right click on the network icon in your task bar or in network connections in control panel and click view wireless networks, then when all the networks show, delete them all and close the window, next, a pop up will say found wireless connections click the pop up icon again and look for your connection in the list and click connect and enter the pass phrase Iif you have security enabled.