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Laptop connection to Internet

My Vista laptop connects to the Internet only if it is physically connected to the modem, how can I connect without having it and the laptop in the same room?

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  • newlaptopper Dec 09, 2007

    Thanks for your help-my laptop was born as a wireless Vista creature so your solutions do not appy-thanks for trying-A longer cable is out of the question as they are on two different floors of the house and sometimes the laptop needs to go yet even furher away.

  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2007

    got same/similar problem.

    bought wireless d-link dkt 10 starter kit.connected it up using disc.enabled wireless on my notebook , found my router name .connected , then internet could not display page. Also my pc would not connect even though i have kept it wired via the router.(as i do not have it wireless enabled)

    any ideas

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In the simplest terms buy a longer ethernet cable or multiple ethernet cables and route them to several preferred areas.

However believing you probably would like to connect wirelessly

If your laptop has a built-in network card and originally came with Vista you may need to configure the network adapter and/or the router appropriately. There are often user guides for the both the adapter and router that will assist.

If your laptop has an built-in wireless adapter and you upgraded to Vista you should check the manufacturers website using support or drivers links to see if they have Vista software/drivers to support your built-in wireless adapter. IF not you may want to consider the purchase of a compatible add-on wireless adapter as noted below. And perform the appropriate configuration(s) as noted above.

Likewise if your laptop does not have a wireless adapter you may wish to consider purchasing an adapter. Care must be taken that the adapter is compatible with your computer, your operating system (Vista) and your wireless router (apparently WBR-1310).

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  • david Dec 09, 2007

    So you laptop corresponds to the third paragraph. Can you provide the information about your Internet Service Provider
    including their name, their local affiliate, if any and the general
    location of the your location such as city and state to determine what
    services the router must provide to connect to this ISP's modem? Can you provide the following information manufacturer and model of your computer? Do you own or are you willing to purchase a wireless router or a wireless access point or can you confirm you have a WBR-1310 you wish to use? Then if supported by your ISP we should be able to connect the router (assuming it supports the required services) to the ISP's modem and test it with a wired connection. We can then test it with an unencrypted wireless connection. The finally if desired and possible convert it to a secure encrypted connection. If that partially or fully reflects your desires please provide the indicated information and I will begin to research the necessary information to complete this.

    See the following link as an indication that progress has been made on a similar issue in the past.

    http://www.fixya.com/support/t285097-not...

  • david Dec 09, 2007

    Not fully knowing the size of your home you should be considering the where the router should be located -- for the best coverage inside the house only toward (not absolutely at) the center of the house both in terms of height including the basement, if any and length and width could be beneficial (size can make this irrelevant. If you wish to have some access outside closer to the side of the house you wish to have access outside and a window may be helpful. The more suburban (close the homes) or when in an apartment complex additional considerations should be made as to security of your service unless you want your neighbors sharing your wireless service.

  • david Dec 09, 2007

    If your laptop has a built-in wireless network adapter and originally came with Vista you may need to configure the wireless network adapter and/or the router appropriately. There are often user guides for the both the adapter and router that will assist.

    This says I would like to try to help you connect a Vista computer with a built-in wireless adapter to your wireless router. in order to do this I need to know about your wireless adapter which I can research if I know the manufacturer and model of your computer (assuming wireless was built in) and only you can tell me. I would also like to confirm the manufacturer and model of your wireless adapter again only you can tell me. In addition I have asked if you are concerned (my opinion does not matter in this decision) with the possibility that your neignbors could be using your router if it is unsecured, if so with the above information I can discuss securing your router with encryption if you provide the information requested about your wireless adapter (or computer) and confirm the information about your wireless router.

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