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MY LAPTOP IN NY LIVING LOST ITS CONNECTION TO THE ROUTER..BUT I SAW A DIFERENT ROUTER NAME...WHAT DO I DO NEXT?

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It sounds like your running wireless. Go to where you saw different router name. It probably should be an icon on your taskbar. If this is the case, right click on the icon and clink on show available wireless networks. Yours should be listed. The laptop may have connected to someone elses or a wireless nic card you have in another pc or someone's close bt. Just click on your network and say connect. This should fix your problem. Any other questions just add a comment and I'll be glad to come back and help.

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I have a connection to the network but no internet activity


check the ISP to verify the connection to your home
2.You will also need to configure your browser for the internet
a. for Windows XP here is the setup :
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/default.mspx
b. For Windows 7
here is the setup instructions: getting online and networking
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/help/networking-e-mail-getting-online

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/View-and-connect-to-available-wireless-networks
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1.Log into router. Using either 192.168.0.1 to 192.168.1.1 in a browser window that is ( internet Explorer or Firefox)
2. Verify wireless router name( on the computer) >>> ( on/off) ( router status window)
3.Note router name you are connecting to.
4.. Check the laptop/desktop do ipconfig /all to see current IP addresses.
5. Set the laptop up in the router by WEP KEY or MAC address. This set up in the "security tab" in the router. using 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1 to access through a browser.
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.
8. check for firmware update at the manufacturers site for your model router
9. cell phones, cordless phones, digital TV's, can affect the data signal from a router. Also distance from the router can be a factor. If your router is in a basement place the router to a upper floor and center it in the room

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How to configure wireless internet connection in windows xp


You need to set up the router first and know the name of the router: Also called The SSID.

Example: FIXYA'S ROUTER is a name for a router written by the router's owner and not the manufacturer. NEVER leave the default name (example: lynksys, Netgear, etc) because then everyone would get into your private wirless connection.

Once you set up the secuirty and name (SSID), turn on your laptop.

1) open contol panel and open NETWORK CONNECTIONS
2) right click on the wireless network connection icon
3) using the drop down menu from right clicking, click on PROPERTIES

A window called WIRELSS NTWORK CONNECTION PROPBERTIES will come oup

4) On the top Tabs ( labeled "General, Wireless Networks, and Advance) click on WIRELESS NETWORKS.
5) CLICK on the big button called VIEW WIRELESS NETWORKS

A new window will come up called WIRELESS NETWORK CONNECTION

A list of other wireless routers should show up under the words CHOOSE A WIRELESS NETWORK

6) Rememeber the name you typed out for your router in the begining? LOOK AND CLICK ON the name you gave your router (eg: Fixya Router)

If you set a pasword or Wep key for connecting to your router type it in after you click and press ok. If you ddnt set a password or wep key, just click on the nam o router and click ok

You should then see if you could get on the web by opening your intenet explorer. If you followed the instructions well, you will be able to get on the internet.

PLEASE SAVE YOUR SSID (OR ROUTER NAME ) AND PASWORD OR WEP KEY IN A SAFE BUT OBTAINABLE PLACE.

Hope this helps :)

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Buffalo g54 keeps loosing wireless connection, it works perfectly fine when you are sitting right next to the router but when you move away, you loose connection instantly


The router has a reset button reset router as per instructions.Then on the laptop find and chose repair for the connection.RICHARDM69

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What router is recomended for wierless connection


there are a lot..i got 2 router and they was not so good for me. Before i got linksys,belkin and now i got d-link.The d-link was the best for me ....installed on 3 minutes.
I never lost connection or anything else.My routers name are D-Link Dir 635

Nov 21, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I have lost my disc to set up my router to my computer and laptop. What can be done to resolve this problem. At present we have no wireless connection.


1. connect you pc use the network cable

2.then got to control panel click network connection after that go to support button then click.

3.you will see this detail like this:(note: you may be different this number no all pc same )

Physical Address: 00-0F-EA-A4-0E-B9
IP Address: 192.168.1.3
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server: 192.168.1.1
Lease Obtained: 11/9/2008 5:17:06 PM
Lease Expires: 12/9/2008 5:17:06 PM
DNS Servers: 202.188.0.133, 202.188.1.5
WINS Server:

4. then go to IE in address bar type the IP Address that show in you pc

5. try type user name:admin/user/root
password: admin/user/root/password

6.so you can set up you router

Nov 09, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Have connected the wireless router,I am receiving internet to laptop but now internet is lost from pc. Connection has been installed correctly i think.


you should make a connection from your PC to your router then connect your laptop to your PC's internet connection... you will need 2 dongles 1 in your PC and 1 in your laptop (unless you have it built in). get the connection on the PC first then find the connection from your laptop to your PC

Aug 21, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I cant get virgin netgear router to connect to my medion laptop, i get to the last part of the installation process when it says attempting to connect to newtork and it comes up move your connections...


Have you accessed and setup your wireless part of the modem?

To access the router settings menu, you will first need to log into the Wireless router following the steps below:
Open Internet Explorer
In the address bar type the following address:
192.168.0.1

You will be prompted to enter a Username and Password to access the interface, please use the following default details:
Username: This can be found on the bottom of the router
Password: This can be found on the bottom of the router

From the list on the left hand side, click on ‘Router Status’.
Within the Router Status section there are two areas you will be able to access:

Show Statistics
Connection Status

The Router Status page gives you a detailed status overview of the connection configured on the Wireless router.
Click ‘Connection Status’ to see more information on the broadband connection.
If you have already configured your broadband, you are able to establish/terminate the connection by clicking Connect/Disconnect.
You can also click ‘Show Statistics’ to show you current connection speed and more information on your Broadband connection.
Clicking on Basic Settings enables you to check all the Internet settings of your Broadband connection. Including the Login name (username) and password, IP address and type of connection.
Clicking on ‘Test’ will perform a standard check of your Internet connection and settings.
ADSL SETTINGS
The ‘ADSL Settings’ section provides you with some more information about your Internet connection. These are:
Multiplexing Method
VPI
VCI
WIRELESS SETTINGS
This section gives you full information regarding the Wireless connection. From here, you can change security settings, the SSID (Name) of the router and the access control list. Options list from:
Name(SSID) virgin broadband (default)
Region Europe(default)
Channel 11(default)
Mode g&b(default)
Enable Wireless Access point
Allow broadcast name
Security options (None, WEP and WPA)
- hope this helps

Jul 03, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Wireless Connectivity lost


Greetings Roxie
Are you using XP or Vista?

The default ip address for a Netgear 192.168.0.1 - the default user is 'admin' and the default password is 'password'. Is it possible for you to run an ethernet cable from your PC to the router or from your laptop to the router so we can address its configuration?

Once you have connected the cable, wait about 30 seconds and then open Internet Explorer. In the address bar type 192.168.0.1

At this point the login to the router should come up. If it doesn't report back and let me know. If it does - log in using the default info I listed above. Verify that your connection type is DHCP. From there go to the wireless settings page. Make sure that wireless is enabled and make note of the name (SSID) of your network. Also take note of what channel you are broadcasting on. By default it is probably 6 but you should probably change it to 11. You can also enable or disable the security encryption from this page but lets disable encryption if it is not already disabled.

Once you have verified these items are present and enabled, save the routers configuration. Disconnect your laptop from the router. Unplug the power to the router. Unplug the power to the modem. Make sure all of the lights on the modem go out. Stand tall and sing our national anthem (wait about a minute) and then plug the modem back in. Once the online light has gone solid green plug the power back into the router.

Now go to your laptop and observe the little computer icon in the lower right by the clock. Does it indicate that there are networks available? If so - double click on it to see the available networks. Make sure you are connecting to YOUR network (the SSID we took note of earlier). If it says connected - you should be OK. If it says anything else let me know what it is. Good luck!

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I have linksys router model WRT54GP2. I use the router to connect to my PC with acable and also to my laptop wirelessly. All worked fine for several months. PROBLEM:Since yesterda connection to my...


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I have internet service with you. I want to know how do I get service for ny laptop


You can purchase a wireless home router and share your current internet connection between both computers. Most routers will cost less than $100, and will provide both wireless and wired connections on one device, so there would be no need to convert one of your computers.

All you have to do is connect your modem into the router's internet port, then plug your main computer into one of the other available ports. Setup your laptop to access via wireless, following the instructions in the user manual of the router, and you will be all set.

If you have anymore questions, please ask.

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