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I am no longer able to connect my wireless router...why?

I've simply turned on my computer and can no longer connect with my router.  I've restarted both the router, modem, and computer.  Checked the wireless cards status in the device manager, disabled and re-enabled it's use.  I believe the problem is the mode, it seems to be searching for an adhoc network...can you help?

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  • clearcree524 Apr 09, 2009

    Bought a new Netgear rangemax. The router and my modem are working fine. I confirmed it with a friends laptop. My remote desktop computer has a linksys G wireless card. But, that computer won't give me a list of the available wirless signals to even connect to.



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Hi canuck07,

Here's how to remove the ad-hoc setting (I'm assuming you're running Windows XP):

1) Right-click on the wireless icon on your system tray (right end of taskbar) and choose "Open Network Connections,"
OR go to Start Menu > Control Panel > Network and Internet Connections > Network Connections.
2) Right-click the wireless connection and choose Properties.
3) Select the Wireless Networks tab.
4) Under "preferred networks," select your network and click "Properties."
5) On the Association Tab, the bottom check-box corresponds to ad-hoc networks - uncheck it.

Hopefully this will make your adapter able to find your network. Please let me know if this doesn't work, or if I can be of any further assistance.

Posted on Dec 14, 2008


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