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Trying to network xp pc to wireless laptop

I have a wired XP PC which i would like to have network to my wireless Vista laptop. The connection is as follows: a bridged bellsouth DSL Router connected to Linksys G wireless router to which the Desktop XP PC is wired. Linksys assisted me in setting up the router and the laptop has access to the internet even if the desktop is turned off. However I am unable to print and share files between the two computers and linksys refused to help any further. I purchased the router to network these systems but I feel I wasted my money because they still are not networked. Can anyone help. I ran Network wizard on the desktop but I cannot see the laptop from the Desktop nor vice versa. The laptop networking map shows laptop> router > internet. but no further I still cannot see the desktop. Please help

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  • danav Feb 14, 2008

    lap top wont connect to internet

  • networked_NO Feb 15, 2008

    Thanks for your advise. I've tried yourr recommendation but I am still not sucessful with my laptop being able to see the desktop. I need to correct my desktop is XP and Laptop is Vista. I also need to add in the Nnetwork Group on the XP desktp i can only see my desktop named. In its Network Connection it shows the local LAN connection. One the Laptop network and sharing folder it show my laptop named > linksys named > to the internet. It does not show the connection to the Desktop. I am now wondering if the network layout is correct. It is connected as follows Bridged Bellsouth DSLModem to Wireless Linksys Router which is connected wired to the desktop. I do like this method because it allow the laptop to independently connecting to the internet without the desktop being turned on. I hope I have made this much clearer to all. Thanks again for the help

  • chronomax Oct 14, 2008

    I have a laptop running vista home premium and a desktop running xp home edition sp3. I have westell dsl modem connected to a netgear wireless router/4 port switch. I have my xp desktop connected to the neatgear router via a wired connection and my vista laptop connected wirelessly. I cannot view either device from the other. All I can see is the router when I go to the network manager.

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I have a linksys wireless router that i bought today i am trying to plug it up in my house i also have linksys dsl boxs and my fax machine plug into this same pc and i cant figure out what to unplug and what plugs go where and how to plug it up at all

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Right click on the drive you want to share. Ex: C:\Vol-xx = name. In the pop up window click Sharing & Security. This needs done to all the drives you want access too. To share a printer. Everyone must have the printer drivers installed. The Pc that has a direct connection to the printer must also Share the printer on the network. Open Printer & Faxes, highlight the printer you want to share. Click File than click Sharing follow windows instructions.
Small suggestion regards to the wireless side of the network. Suggest you setup security so others close too you can not tap into your network. (common).

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Hi just installed router on my laptop, works fine but my desktop can't find it,why


Is your desktop wired or wireless.
If it wired then check the wired connection and make sure that you have proper light on the router. Suppose your computer is connected to the port 2 on the router, then you have port 2 light on the router.
If your computer is wireless then try to search for the wireless network and check if you can see the wireless network.
If you have windows XP, then try to use windows XP utility to connect to the network.
Fort windows Vista and 7 , you will find icon in the bottom right hand corner. Use that icon to connect to the network.
Click Here for step by step instructions

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My printers that are on my wireless network won't print


Did you define the printers and printer ports to the laptops?


On the XP laptop go to network connections in the control panel and use the network setup wizard.

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XP PC connects/Vista PC doesn't/Connectivity issues


On the Vista Computer
Goto

Start>Control Panel > Network and internet > Network and Sharing center

On the Left Hand Side Click on Manage Wireless Networks

Remove your network From the List

then

Start > Connect to> Click on ur Network > Click Connect

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I have a netgear router which i use for laptop and home pc, laptop is working but pc is not how do i reconfigure with code to enable home pc to work?


If u r able to go online wirelessly then the router wireless connection is configured and to connect your pc wirelessly just need to scan and connect to the network. To scan and connect to the network.
For windows vista-start->connect to->select the network name(netgear2)and click connect->it ll ask for password,enter it(telephone no).you ll successfully connected.Now disconnect the cable and try going online wirelessly.
For xp-start->control panel->network connections->right click on wireless network connection->select the network and configure.You ll be able to go online wirelessly if you still have problem let me know ll help u.Thank you


Oct 29, 2009 | NetGear DG834G Router

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Icouldn't access the internet. Your help tam, via


Please go in to your router and change the wireless setting from WPA2-PSK to WEP. Ansd then try to connect your laptop.
To windows after you change setting to WEP
(XP bottom right hand side you have system tray in that you have a wireless sign click on it. It ask for the password which you will change put that password click connect)
For laptop also same in case it not work then
(window icon>control panel>network and sharing center>wireless connection>properties>put the password click connect (then it will check out the wireless signal after sometime you will'be able to connect).
Hope this will resolve your issue.







Oct 15, 2009 | Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO (F5D9230-4)...

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Internet Connection Problem on One Computer


By any chance, are you trying to use something other than Windows to manage the wireless adapter? If you are, remove it.

Now, Click on Start, right click on Network highlight properties, and click on manage network connections on the Tasks menu.
Your two options will be the icons for your LAN and Wireless Network. Is it enabled and without red or yellow marks? It could be disable, it could be not connected and you can't view wireless networks because the switch is off, or it may just nut see your unsecure network (unlikely).

If the above is clear, right click on the wireless and highlight Properties and left click so it brings up the Networking tab. Highlight IPv4 and click on Properties. Make sure the Obtain dots are ticked. That should work, since you are running unsecured.
If it already is, check the red X or if it isn't click OK and close down the box.

Now, back to where your Wireless card is showing, right click it and you have Disable, Connect/Disconnect, Status, Diagnose etc.

If you're still Disconnected but not Disabled, click on Connect/Disconnect. Does it show your wireless network?

By this time, it should. If it doesn't post back. The other possibility is that you take your computer to a wireless internet cafe, McDonalds, Panera Bread, or motel with WiFi and test it there.

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Cannot access the internet


try this :

1. it seems that the power outrage had caused your wireless settings to be restored to its factory settings .... so there is a need to reconfigure it again ...

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the settings that are saved to my computer do not match" --- this usually pertains to the network settings saved on your laptop, if it is vista you must delete the old profile,it also applies for xp OS ....

VISTA :
>network and sharing center
> manage wireless connections
>under networks you can view or modify, highlight the old profile then remove

XP :
>netowrk connections
> right click on wireless network connection and go to properties
>click on wireless tab
>under preferred networks (box in the middle) highlight then remove

2. to check this do ipconfig on the cmd line
•check the default gateway if it is still 192.168.1.1 or 2.1 ( the default gateway is the rtr's address)
•open your browser, then type the rtrs ip
• leave the username blank, password is admin ( small caps)
• then you are in the set up page
• check the wireless tab, and very the ssid if it is still or the name of your network which you used to connect to ...
• just save the settings if you want to make changes

****** very impt : while doing this changes, your main pc or dsktop pc must be hardwired to the router ,, never make changes wirelessly coz the connection is very instable you will be kicked of everytime ..... ***********


GOOD LUCK!!!!!


Oct 21, 2008 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Netgear wireless router


Hi!

Try these:

1. Go to CONTROL PANEL > MANAGE WIRELESS NETWORKS
2. Remove all the preferred networks
3. Restart your laptop
4. Reconnect to your network

Hope this helps!

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so u r triying to login to ur netgear router>check with conn>connect the pc through the lan and login to the net gear and configured ur w/l part and dis the laptop restart and check

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