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WRT54G linksys router

Ok i bought a WRT54G linksys router and it works fine on my windows vista but i tried sharing the connection with my other computer which is a xp. It wont let me share the internet on the xp.. can someoine please get back to me on a step-by-step message of how i can get it to work.. thank-you.

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  • Dan May 11, 2010

    Are you trying to SHARE the Vista PCs internet connection or simple have both PC connect to the same internet connection?

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Thanks you all it finally works.

Posted on Feb 23, 2008

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1) Go to CONTROL PANEL;
2) Click NETWORK CONNECTIONS icon;
3) Under Network Tasks, create a new connection;
4) If the connection doesn't respond, right click mouse;
5) Repair connection.

Posted on Feb 21, 2008

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Hi,
The first thing I would do is check to make sure the desktop with XP has the network card set to "obtain an IP address automatically"

if it is set to obtain an ip address automatically, I need to know the following:

What is the IP addresss of the router?
What is the IP address of the Vista computer?
What is the IP address of the xp computer?

You can find the ip address by going to start, then run, then type cmd and hit enter. at a command prompt type: ipconfig and hit enter.

Posted on Feb 21, 2008

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