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I need to setup a wireless connection on my laptop. the connection is detectedbut when i type in the networkkey it says it is incorrect but it cannot be as i have entered the same network on another computer and it works.

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Have you made sure that the same keyboard language is usde on both? That the key is case sensitive? Have you tried making a network wizard disc?

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My laptop will not connect to my Internet. It says it's connected to an unknown network with an invalid Ip address. I don't know how to kix it at this point.


You must be connected wireless. I believe your in 1 of 2 situations.
First of all, when you connect to a wireless network, the network assigns you an ip address. When it's YOUR network you already have an ip address and if someone connects to you they would get that.
Either you have a wireless network that is un-secure and someone else nearby is connected to it. Or someone else in the area has an unsecured network and you have mistakenly connected to them.
You must setup your router properly with a network name (SSID) behind a secure firewall with WPA-2 security. WEP security can be hacked very easily.
Go to the website of the router you have and look for setup features or go to the manual. It's really not that hard if you have the time to do it and know one bothers you during it.
You can also go to,
http://www.youtube.com/ In the "Youtube" search , Type "wireless router setup" and chose from the drop-down menu or type in yours.

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For that you have to change channel type in wireless settings of router.
For that connect your router to computer with ethernet cable.
Then you can access it with following link.
http://192.168.1.1
or
http://192.168.0.1
type user as "admin" or blank or "password"
then click on wireless then change channel type to 4 ,6 or 11.Set 1 b y 1 and set which give best speeed. channel type then save and restart router.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
thanks.

Nov 04, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Can't get my wireless laptop to work. How do I connect the router to the computer?


First what type of router do you have? What is the model number?
Second ensure that your wireless switch (if your laptop has one) is set to on.
Go into view network connections and ensure your wireless card is enabled.
From you Desktop ensure that you are connected as described in the previous post.
Depending on your router make and model type in the ip address to the router.
Default for linksys is usually 192.168.1.1
DLink is usually192.168.0.1

From here it depends on your specific router.
There should be a wireless setup wizard.

Apr 23, 2009 | PC Desktops

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I wish to connect to my wireless network via my new dell laptop but the password i have entered is incorrect. the laptop is now connected to the internet/network but with limited accesss, when i try to...


Do you know now the password for your wireless??

If no then on the PC/laptop that it was orginally installed-click on start and run and type cmd which will open up command prompt.

Type in the black box -ipconfig...

Whatever the IP address is for your default gateway type it in Internet explorer which will open up your wireless router settings and you should be able to open up wireless security and find out what your password is..

When this is done disconnect from your wireless on the dell laptop and after disconnecting connect to your wireless again and enter your password and see if that fixes things.

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I have a new computer laptop and need to connect to my router WRT54GS Ser # CGN10D815901 and can't get on the internet. I think I just need my scurity key. I am WEP security code, correct? I had the piece...


  1. Access the router's setup page using a computer that is wired or physically connected to the router.
  2. To access router's setup page, launch IE and on the address field type 192.168.1.1 (which is the default IP address of Linksys routers). Then, it will ask for a username and password. By default, there is no username. The password is admin.
  3. Once you're in the Linksys setup, go to WIRELESS tab. There is a subtab called Wireless Security.
  4. Click on wireless security tab and you will find there the security key or wep key that is enabled in your router.
Hope this helps!

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On which port of the D-link router did you plug the WRT160N router?

Do this setup.

Disconnect the WRT160N from D-link.

Connect a computer to port 1 of the WRT160N. Access the setup page by typing 192.168.1.1 on the address bar. you may need to type in the username and password for WRT160N. on the setup page Change the LAN IP address from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.2.1. save the settings.

Connect a cable from port 1,2,3 or 4 of the D-link router to the Internet port of the WRT160N. turn off everything then turn them on starting from cable modem>D-link >WRT160N then computer.

You should be able to access the internet.

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Trying to connect a new computer to existing wireless network. have forgotten the password we used


in order for you to know what is the network key you may need to access the wireless router or access points setup page.

you can access that by typing the routers ip to internet explorer just make sure before trying this the computer is connected to the router physically or wired, you can also try this on a wirelesly connected computer or laptop.

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The only problem here is the WEP/WPA key ios not correct , so better double check the key and try tp reconnect to the wireless network..

Hope that helps.........

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Aug 07, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I have been using my laptop from work at home using my links router for about four months. my router is connected to my home computer. The cable company intenet service we used changed servers and my son...


Are you trying to connect the laptop using wireless? If so, you probably don't have the wireless settings from your router setup on the laptop. If you have a Windows based computer, click START => RUN.., type CMD, then hit OK. A black DOS window will appear. Type IPCONFIG and hit ENTER. You should see something like this:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.xxx
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1

Open your web browser and type in the address you see next to "Default Gateway" (in this example it's 192.168.0.1). This *should* be your router. Hit ENTER and you should connect to your router's web interface. From here you can find your wireless settings and match them on your laptop.


Laptops also usually have off/on switches for the wireless feature. Check to make sure you have the wireless card actually turned on. That is a simple mistake people make.


I hope this somehow helps.

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