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Unable to get connected to the wireless network. I can with using a network cable. Then to add to the confusion, I can connect toe a freinds wireless network.Help

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Make sure you are correctly choosing the key type. I suspect you have WPA2 as your encryption type but have the wrong type of key selected. I believe the options are AES or TKIP. Check your access point settings.

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Hi; We have guests that want to access our home wireless network. When trying to connect to our network........... they see a list of available network and when they select our network it does not ask...


Have you go MAC address filtering enabled, if so you will need to add the MAC address to your wireless router's MAC address table.
It is very difficult to diagnose the problem without knowing your wireless router's configuration and the wireless card configuration in your friend's computer.
The easiest way to give them access is to use a LAN cable, provided you have spare LAN ports on your wireless router.

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check whether wireless drivers are installed.
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I am bit confused with your query.  Its not possible to connnect wireless with local network.  Or what you can do is use wireless router so that ur laptop detects the service and you can access internet.

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any laptop has the capability to use wireless connection, if you connect to that laptop a compatible wireless card and install its drivers( the cd/dvd that comes with the wireless card)

to check if this card is ok or not try using it on some other laptop see if it works there and gets the networks

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1) If you are using the Windows Default Wireless Network Connection. Open the windows where you you will see a list of all wi-fi connections near by your location. On the left panel(Related Tasks) click on "Change Advance Settings" >> Wireless Network Connection Properties >> Click "Wireless Network" Tab >> from the Preferred Networks: list, remove the wi-fi connection you are trying to connect. Once your W-Fi connection settings are removed. You can either add it manually clicking on the Add button and entering all informaiton manually, or from the wi-fi network list click the network name it will ask you to enter the netowkr key....

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2) if you are using any other Wi-Fi connection application, like the Intel's, follow the same procedure. delete the settings and try connecting again.

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1) Access your router configuration pages by typing in 192.168.1.1 into your web browser.
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4) Set up the wireless network through your Vista PC by going to Start > Network.
5) At the top of the window, select add a wireless device. Follow the onscreen instructions to add your Linksys Wireless Access Point.
6) Once added, right click on Wireless-G Router (name varies) and select configure. Follow the onscreen instructions to configure your router. (You can find your router pin by following steps 1-2 and selecting Wi-Fi Protected Set up.)
7) Once completed, attempt to connect to the internet via wireless router.

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