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Can't connect to laptop

I am literally sitting next to the router but I can't get any connectivity to my laptop. The wireless router's ethernet cable is connected to my home computer and my phone line is connected to to the router. All three of the lights are green, but when I try to connect it says "Low or No Connectivity" What's going on? Do I need the CD, cuz I don't have that anymore.

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Re: Can't connect to laptop

Well i had that kind thing found if i change ch in rounter say go from 8 to 9 then save it hook up but at lower sigle then chaqnge it back to old ch we good to go not know why it works but does

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I have a similar problem. When I restart my HomePortal, my laptop will see it and can only connect with low or no connectivity. But I cannot actually connect to the Internet. When I disconnect and reconnect again, my laptop does not even see the name of my HomePortal anymore. Is it time to replace the HomePortal? If so, please let me know how and which one should I get.

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

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I have the same problem as him bear but my wireless is def. activated. SBC told me they dont know why it wont connect and that they're nothing they can do. No problems are blocking it, they jus think my DELL LAPTOP! is not able to connect? yet it recognizes the router. I play games and my registry is bad on shooting,and i think it is because of the this third party router im havig to use through the homeportal even tho the router in my homeportal is disabled so it is just a modem for now.

Posted on May 11, 2008

Re: Can't connect to laptop

My laptop is able to connect to any other wireless router that I have encountered up to now. It's a HP laptop and there's a switch to turn on the wireless connection. My laptop can detect my router, but when I connect it says that I don't have connection. When I look up wireless on my desktop it says that I need a USB or set up manually. The router will be connected to my desktop majority of the time.

Posted on Dec 24, 2007

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Re: Can't connect to laptop

Open your network connections and enable the wireless adapter. that should get your wireless working unless your antenna is not turned on, You should go into your control panel and check if the wireless in there is on, Let me know if that works if not there a several different things we can try.

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