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I bought a used computer.i put a router box onto the internet line so that i can run two computers. the existing computer is working fine but the other one wont connect

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    Does the old computer have a wireless adapter?

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Ok ...look how is done ....
if the wlan is configured correctly and on the first entry you have the other pc....configured on tcp/ip
to get an automatic ip from the router ...the second one needs to be configured the same ...
but sometimes you have to asign the ip manually ...as it follows....choose the obtain and Ip address automatically ,and on the alternate configuration check the user configured , and place an ip as ot follows:
usually the router ip is the default gateway ...and the pc ip will be the next one ...so take a look and see what ip was assign on the computer that works ...and assign to the second one the next ip available ( ex.: 192.168.1.100 for the first pc ....and 192.168.1.101 for the second...) next the sub-net mask will be 255.255.255.0 and as I said the sub-net mask will be the router's ip 192 .168.1.0 or what ever the ip is ...
be sure the other settings are correctly done ...take a look on the interval of the ip addresses the router is set to assign ...it can be manually changed ...and maybe the second pc do not get into that interval ...I believe that the default is from the router's ip ..+ one to 100 more ...

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First thing to do is to check the other ports on the router if you will have connection, second is to check if the other computer has its LAN card installed (this is where you plugged in the cable from the router to the back of computer. try also to check if the lights on the router port and at the back of your computer is blinking. After that go to the computer that is not connecting. On the desktop you can see my computer or just computer>right click on the computer icon then left click on propoerties> click on hardware tab> then click on device manager> try to look for network adapter and click on the plus sign on its side to expand it. Examine if the icons have any yellow question mark or exclamation point or an x mark on it.

If it does, The yellow question mark means that the drivers for the LAN card is not yet installed. The exclamation point means The driver is not correct or is corrupted. And the X mark is disabled.

For the first symptom, you need to install the driver for the LAN card using a cd that came with it, or try to check its brand and model name so you can just download it.
Second symptom, you need to uninstall its drivers then reinstall the correct and updated one. To uninstall you just need to right click on the sub network icons then uninstall. Reboot/Restart your pc, Install the correct one.
Third symptom, you just need to right click on it then left click on enable. If it happens that the lights are not lit on the router try using the other ports or changing the cables. If the LAN card is not litting up it means it is already defective

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Hi,
this will be a networking Problem. You have to setup the second computer. run the setup new network wizard. which may ask you to use your windows xp disk et,c.
you may also have to manually change the i.p address.
i,d suggest studying setting up a network connection between two computers.

Mike @ compurepair.

Posted on Sep 05, 2009

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