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Can't connect to 3Com Office connect wireless from Apple Mac Pro

My laptop cannot find the PPPoE connection.

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    Ronen May 11, 2010

    do you mean it can't find the wireless network?

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I can't connect to 3com network from my laptop.why?

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PPPoE connection is set up

1. Control Panel, double-click Network Connections. 2. Click the PPPoE connection under the Broadband group that you want to share, and then click Change settings of this connection under Network Tasks. 3. On the Advanced tab, click to select the Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection check box. 4. PPPoE connections behave in a similar way as do dial-up networking (DUN) connections, and you may want the connection to be automatically dialed when another computer on your network attempts to connect to the Internet. To do this, click to select the Establish a dial-up connection whenever a computer on my network attempts to access the Internet check box. 5. If you want to allow other network users to enable or disable the shared Internet connection, click to select the Allow other network users to control or disable the shared Internet connection check box. 6. Under Internet Connection Sharing, in Home networking connection, click the LAN (Local Area Network) connection that connects the computer that is sharing its PPPoE Internet connection to the other computers on your network.

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Thanks ... I have a 3com router 3CRWE554G72TU ... I set it to connect PPPoE and everything right up to this point ... when a PC with this one either wired or wireless, get a router's IP ... the problem is...


First things first... what is the CONNECTION STATUS of your PPPOE connection??? IP address??? GATEWAY??? and DNS??? look it up in your STATUS page of the router's GUI, have you called your ISP (Internet Service Provider) for support??? the problem you have could be a authentification problem, a rooting problem, a host resolution problem, a NAT problem, etc.... I need more info to help you, you talk about PPPoE, you must use a DSL modem, what is the make and model??? does it have a integrated gateway or not??? what is the Operating System in your PC??? Linux??? Windoze??? MAC???

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Laptop running 0n win 7 wont connect to router


1. you will have to designate the laptop or allow it to connect by entering it into the 3com router.
2. try connecting to the router via ethernet cord (that is connecting with a physical straight through cord) that came with the router.
If connected with this then you will have to go into the router via the IP set 192.168..0.1 depending on the router ip for loging in.
2. Go to the "wireless setup" and enter your MAC address for the laptop in the permissions list in the router. Instructions on how to do this is at the manufacturers site. Step by step.
3. Do the following step if instructions not found.
1.Log into router
2. Verify wireless router name( on the computer) >>> ( on/off)
3.Note router name you are connecting to.
4.. Check the laptop do ipconfig /all to see current IP adresses.
5. Set the laptop up in the router by WEP KEY or MAC address.
6.Note router name you are connecting to.
7. Move the laptop about 20ft away and try to log on to the internet.
This is for all routers to set up wirelessly.

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How to reset it?


Open your browser and enter the 3Com URL configuration address
http://192.168.1.1
Then go to the Menu Screen and select Reset to Factory Defaults.
When to change the rouer's wireless settings then you will also need to apply these changes to your wireless card in the computer so it can connect to the 3Com router.

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As soon as i plug in my d link wireless router into my laptop i loose my internet conection why is this


The router should be configured manually if it didn't work atuomatically. If you are on DSL ISP, configure the router on PPPoE connection type. If you are Cable ISP, configure the router for MAC Cloning. You can read the manual on how to do PPPoE or MAC Cloning.

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I have used my 3com office connect for router with


from my own expierence ive learned that vista supports very few programs. why i dont no. ive had the same problems my husbands pc runs windows xp and the router links to his no prob. try goin on thte router site and down load a new driver from the vista pc. and try reloading if not im sorry but you will have to purchae a newer router vista compadible

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Trying to configue a 3com router as an access point



You have to configure the WDS on the 3comm, configuring it to the MAC ADRESS of the BT router (if it is wireless), if not connect it by ethernet and set the 3comm as WDS allowing the other 3 more u want to add as acepted MAC ADRESS for access points.

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try to disable any firewall you have, disable windows firewall if its enable and try to lower your Internet Security or use default if set to custom.

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Wan indicator does not light up..


Hi there

Getting Started

Setting up a Wireless Infrastructure Network
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Please remember that D-Link AirPlus G wireless devices are pre-configured to connect together, right out of the box, with their default settings.For a typical wireless setup at home (as shown above), please do the following:
1) You will need broadband Internet access (a Cable or DSL-subscriber line into
your home or office)
2) Consult with your Cable or DSL provider for proper installation of the modem
3) Connect the Cable or DSL modem to the DI-524 Wireless Broadband Router
(see the printed Quick Installation Guide included with your router.)
4) If you are connecting a desktop computer to your network, install the D-Link AirPlus G DWL-G510 wireless PCI adapter into an available PCI slot on your desktop computer. You may also install the DWL-G520, or the DWL-520. (See the printed Quick Installation Guide included with the network adapter.)
5) Install the D-Link DWL-G630 wireless Cardbus adapter into a laptop computer.
(See the printed Quick Installation Guide included with the DWL-G630.)
6) Install the D-Link DFE-530TX+ adapter into a desktop computer. The four Ethernet LAN ports of the DI-524 are Auto MDI/MDIX and will work with both Straight-Through and Cross-Over cable. (See the printed Quick Installation Guide included with the DFE-530TX+.)

Using the Configuration Menu

Whenever you want to configure your network or the
DI-524, you can access the Configuration Menu by
opening the web-browser and typing in the IP Address
of the DI-524. The DI-524 default IP Address is shown
bellow:
-Open the web browser
-Type in the IP Address of
the Router (http://192.168.0.1)
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Note: if you have changed the default IP Address assigned
to the DI-524, make sure to enter the correct IP Address.

-Type admin in the User
Name field
-Leave the Password blank
-Click OK
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The Home>Wizard screen will appear. Please refer to the Quick Installation Guide for more information regarding the Setup Wizard.

Home > Wizard
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These buttons appear on most of the configuration screens in this section. Please click on the appropriate button at the bottom of each screen after you have made a configuration change.
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Home > Wireless
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SSID- Service Set Identifier (SSID) is the name designated for a specific wireless local area network (WLAN). The SSID’s factory default setting is default. The SSID can be easily changed to connect to an existing wireless network or to establish a new wireless network.

Channel- 6 is the default channel. All devices on the network must share the same channel. (Note: The wireless adapters will automatically scan and match the wireless setting.)

WEP- Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) is a wireless security protocol for Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN). WEP provides security by encrypting the data that is sent over the WLAN. Select Enabled or Disabled. Disabled is the default setting. (Note: If you enable encryption on the DI-524 make sure to also enable encryption on all the wireless clients or wireless connection will not be established.)

WEP Encryption- Select the level of encryption desired: 64-bit, or 128-bit

Key Type- Select HEX or ASCII

Keys 1-4- Input up to 4 WEP keys; select the one you wish to use.

Home > WAN > Dynamic IP Address
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Host Name- The Host Name is optional but may be required by some ISPs. The default host name is the device name of the Router and may be changed.

MAC Address- The default MAC Address is set to the WAN’s physical interface MAC address on the Broadband Router. It is not recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP.

Clone MAC Address- The default MAC address is set to the WAN’s physical interface MAC address on the Broadband Router. You can use the “Clone MAC Address” button to copy the MAC address of the Ethernet Card installed by your ISP and replace the WAN MAC address with the MAC address of the router. It is not recommended that you change the default MAC address unless required by your ISP.


Home > WAN > Static IP Address
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Static IP Address- IP Address-

Subnet Mask- ISP

Gateway Address- Primary

DNS Address- Secondary

DNS Address- Choose Static IP Address if all WAN IP information is provided to you by your ISP. You will need to enter in the IP address, subnet mask, gateway address, and DNS address(es) provided to you by your ISP. Each IP address entered in the fields must be in the appropriate IP form, which are four octets separated by a dot (x.x.x.x). The Router will not accept the IP address if it is not in this format.

IP Address- Input the public IP Address provided by your ISP.

Subnet Mask- Input your Subnet mask. (All devices in the network must have the same subnet mask.)

ISP Gateway Address- Input the public IP address of the ISP to which you are connecting.

Primary DNS Address- Input the primary DNS (Domain Name Server) IP address provided by your ISP.

Secondary DNS Address- This is optional.

Home > WAN > PPPoE
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*** Please be sure to remove any existing PPPoE client software installed on your computers.

Choose PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) if your ISP uses a PPPoE connection. Your ISP will provide you with a username and password. This option is typically used for DSL services. Select Dynamic PPPoE to obtain an IP address automatically for your PPPoE connection. Select Static PPPoE to use a static IP address for your PPPoeE connection.

PPPoE- Choose this option if your ISP uses PPPoE. (Most DSL users will select this option.)

Dynamic PPPoE- receive an IP Address automatically from your ISP.

Static PPPoE-you have an assigned (static) IP Address.

User Name- Your PPPoE username provided by your ISP.

Retype Password- Re-enter the PPPoE password

Service Name- Enter the Service Name provided by your ISP (optional).

IP Address- This option is only available for Static PPPoE. Enter the static IP Address for the PPPoE connection.

Primary DNS Address- Primary DNS IP address provided by our ISP

Secondary DNS Address- This option is only available for Static PPPoE. Enter the static IP Address for the PPPoE connection.

Maximum Idle Time- Enter a maximum idle time during which Internet connection is maintained during inactivity. To diable this feature, enable Autoreconnect.

MTU- Maximum Transmission Unit-1492 is the default setting-you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP.

Auto-reconnect- If enabled, the DI-524 will automatically connect to your ISP after your system is restarted or if the PPPoE connection is dropped.

Home > LAN
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LAN is short for Local Area Network. This is considered your internal network. These are the IP settings of the LAN interface for the DI-524. These settings may be referred to as Private settings. You may change the LAN IP address if needed. The LAN IP address is private to your internal network and cannot be seen on the Internet.

IP Address- The IP address of the LAN interface. The default IP address is: 192.168.0.1.

Subnet Mask- The subnet mask of the LAN interface. The default subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.

Local Domain- This field is optional. Enter in the local domain name.

Home > DHCP
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DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Control Protocol. The DI-524 has a built-in DHCP server.
The DHCP Server will automatically assign an IP address to the computers on the LAN/
private network. Be sure to set your computers to be DHCP clients by setting their TCP/
IP settings to “Obtain an IP Address Automatically.” When you turn your computers on,
they will automatically load the proper TCP/IP settings provided by the DI-524. The
DHCP Server will automatically allocate an unused IP address from the IP address pool
to the requesting computer. You must specify the starting and ending address of the IP
address pool.

DHCP Server- Select Enabled or Disabled. The default setting is Enabled.
Starting
IP Address- The starting IP address for the DHCP server’s IP assignment
Ending
IP Address- The ending IP address for the DHCP server’s IP assignment
Lease Time- The length of time for the IP lease. Enter the Lease time. The
default setting is one hour

Advanced > Virtual Server
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Wireless connections


Please you write more detail to problem.

Thank you.

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USB modem cable quandary


i am new too --may this trigger more people to help
from my limited experience

yes u need a NIC card in your pc

isp signal--->isp modem---->rj45 cable---->wireless (switch/access point/ Router--->NIC(PC)
---->wireless adapter (notebook)
----->wireless adapter(PC)

nowaday with a Gigabit Nic
u can match 802.11b 11mb/s
802.11g 54mb/s
802.11n 300mb/s
i use verizon at first with PPPoE
later Comcast cable dynamic
u need to go to web site ip address assigned by DHCPof your 3com wless router to make sure or/and clone the router so that it has same MAC addtress as your NIC of your PC before u can get CONNECTED with the Web----(u can see the green display on the upper right of the screen of the router page after u get connected) dl

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