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I am still having problems have an acer with windows vista shows good strength but cannot connect how do you set ip and gateway address manually and what would they be Thanks

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  • tawpaw Feb 15, 2008

    found out all you have to domis type in the 10 digit code found on your modem, in box below where it says wep and leave index key at 1

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2008

    I have sbc as my ip provider. My modem is 2wire which I've been told has wireless ability. I've installed it software but I can not link the connex to my lap top.

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Hi.IP address and gateway depends on your ISP and if you have Dynamic i address from your ISp then it wud be automatically assigned.hey check if the wep key on the laptop and the 2wire are the same and they share the same type on encryption(64/128 bit)

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Hi,


These are the general steps to all wireless connectivity.

Click the link below for proper cable connections in setting up your wireless network.

This link also provides somewhat a checklist on what you need for wireless connectivity.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/setup/wireless.mspx


Then, configure your wireless connection. The following links provides the step by step instructions for each version of Windows:

Windows XP. http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/wlan_client_configure.mspx?mfr=true

Windows Vista. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Setting-up-a-wireless-network

Windows 7. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Setting-up-a-wireless-network


I hope this works for you. Kindly reply for further assistance. Good Luck!

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You will have to Increase the Channel Strength of the Router,

To open the EWS ( embedded web server or Router configuration page )
Open Internet Explorer and Enter the Default Gateway you find of Router without www. ( simply enter the ip like 192.168. as it shows with ipconfig )

you will get Default Gateway if you type IPCONFIG command under Dos command.

Once the Router page is opened, Under Wireless Settings you should be able to locate Channel Strength which at present must be at AUTO or 3, Set it to 11 and save the changes,

Try to connect again and it should work.

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We have great difficullty accessing the internet on our laptop, which runs Windows Vista. We use a wireless router, which the computer can see with excellent signal strength. Our ISP has tried over and...


I have had the same issues with Vista.. Even thou the wireless shows an excellent signal the only thing I could do was to disconnect and then reconnect and then I was able to get it to work. I finally had to upgrade to Windows 7 and now never had the problem again. I would have to say that Vista might be your problem.

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The part below is all you need to look at, the rest is Ethernet which is your wired connection, ethernet card.

Here is what are causing your problems from what you gave me and basically your computer is not communicating with the router:

1)I don't see any IP address for your laptop so you can't get on the internet if you don't have an IP address, also, I don't see any gateway address. The gateway address is your router address, and that address is given to the router automatically from your Internet Service Provider.

So if your computer cannot see the gateway address then the gateway address (router) cannot give you an IP address to get on the Internet.
Your Wireless card looks ok, that is the physical address and if you were able to do the loopback then its working.

So on your laptop I would begin from the beginning. Go into network connections and delete the DLink connection if it is there. Then Start>control panel>Network connections>click wireless network connection>click change settings of the connection on the left window>click wireless network tab>make sure checkmark"use windows to configure my wireless network settings>click add a new network>TYPE IN THE SSID FOR THE NETWORK>ENTER WEP/WPA KEY>CLICK OK, then close and you should be connected.

You said other computers are able to access the internet thru the DLINK so it all points to your laptop not being configured correctly.

HOWEVER :)...I see alot of "Media disconnected in your list. Make sure all of the lights are working on the front of the router, if not check the cabling or call the ISP sometimes the problem is on their end. Hope this helps, keep me updated.


C:>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : HPdv7
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5009 802.11a/g/n WiFi Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-24-2B-12-FD-63
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

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Doesn't work with windows vista


1. check if there are lights on the specific router port where you have connected the Vista (e.g. if it is on port 2, check if there are lights on #2 at the front panel of the router).
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3. ip address should be similar to what your Windows XP is getting. Subnet mask, gateway, and DNS servers should be identical.

Eg. If XP has a 192.168.1.100 IP, your Vista should have 192.168.1.x IP address where x is a variable number other than 100.

4. If your IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and DNS seems aligned for both PCs, check your browser settings. Open IE, go to tools, internet options, network connection and make sure that never dial a connection is selected.

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You could try to manually set your IP address in the TCP/IP, the gateway and your ISP DNS

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