N/s: sbg900 > voip device > pc. pc hardwired to the voip device can connect to the internet but laptops can't connect to the internet wirelessly using sbg900 wireless cable modem gateway, tried open access point, WEP or WPA but still no go
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Re: can't connect to the internet wirelessly
Well, to avoid confusion, I'd start by doing a factory reset. Insert the straightened end of a paperclip into the reset hole and power up the device to do this. From there, the device should begin broadcasting the default wireless network with the name (SSID) of "Motorola." The DHCP server should also be enabled and if your computer is configured to receive an automatically assigned IP address your wireless network interface should pick up an IP. The security for the "Motorola" network is disabled by default.
Basic troubleshooting from there would be to try to see if you can connect your wireless computer to another wireless network that is know to be working well. Either buy and return another wireless access point or router from a retailer or head to a Starbucks or other establishment that offers free wireless. If the wireless computer is hooking up nicely with the secondary wireless network, you can refocus on the SBG900 as the likely source of the problem.
If after attempting the aforementioned procedures you find that the wireless computer continues to fail to connect to the SBG900 you might have to consider that you have a faulty device. At that point I would consider consulting the manufacturer's documentation.
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Hi, How to configure wireless access point using a laptop Wireless technology makes connecting to the Internet possible from anywhere within the range of the network. Unfortunately, not all Internet-capable devices have wireless technology, and many still require an Ethernet port connection. If you have a laptop with a wireless card and an Internet connection, you can make the laptop a wireless access point and share that connection with other devices, whether your laptop runs a Windows or OSX operating system. Windows computers allow other devices to access the wireless network via a physical connection to the laptop, while OSX computers allow AirPort equipped devices to connect as well, creating a second wireless bubble for the network.
Instruction: WINDOWS 1 Turn on the laptop and the device with which you will share the connection. Ensure the laptop's wireless card is turned on and you have an Internet connection.
2 Connect an Ethernet cord to the port on the laptop, and the other end to the receiving device. You need to make the connection first, or you will not be able to access the sharing options for the connection.
3 Open the list of network connections on the computer. In Windows 7 and Vista, access this list by typing "Network Connections" into the Start menu search bar and pressing "Enter." In Windows XP, click on "Network Connections" in the Network and Sharing Center section of the Control Panel.
4 Right click on the wireless connection and select "Properties," then navigate to the Sharing tab. This tab will not appear unless both devices are connected.
5 Check the box marked "Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection." Click "OK" to save the changes. OSX 1 Click on the Apple menu and select "System Preferences." Click the "Sharing" option, then choose "Internet Sharing."
2 Select the Airport and wireless network in the "Share your connection from:" drop-down menu.
3 Select an output format for the connection in the "To computers using:" drop-down menu. Choose "Ethernet" for a physical connection or "AirPort" for wireless broadcasting.
4 Turn on the device you wish to receive the connection. Connect the devices with an Ethernet cable, or turn on the receiving device's AirPort card and connect wirelessly.
I think the problem is you cannot connect to the internet wirelessly using your laptop. The problem may lie in the modem or in the laptop itself. First you need to isolate the problem. That is, determine if the laptop or your modem is the one that has the problem. If you can connect to the internet using your laptop in someone elses home network or free wifi outside your home, then the problem is your modem. BTW, modems don't have the capability to connect wireless devices to the internet. You need a wireless router. If what you have is a router, you're on the right track. If your laptop can detect your home network, try connecting to it. If you're getting an error, call your Internet Service Provider. They should be able to help you fix the problem. Also, try updating the driver of your laptop's wireless card. You can do this by hardwiring your laptop onto your router, go to device manager, right click on your wireless card, then hit update driver. If nothing works, call your laptop's OEM.
PS3 is not finding your router. Make sure you choose wireless network under network settings and choose scan for wireless network. Make sure SSID on router is broadcasting and not hidden. Make sure router is broadcasting in G or MIXED mode. Try removing wireless security on the router (open mode) and testing to see if connection can be made. If connection can be made without security then try with security on. Place ps3 closer to the router or connect with ethernet cable to verify connectivity. Verifiy router is working by connecting a laptop or other device to the internet/router.
make sure you have internet connection, and make sure wifi is enabled (turned on) on both the modem and the laptop, the default wpa-psk is either on the bottom or on the back of the modem, if the wifi is turned on you will be prompted to enter that wpa-psk into the password field when you try and connect to the wireless, other than that i will need more details to properly address your issue and give you a good step by step instruction to resolve the issue for you
The security code a computer or device needs is the pre-set WPA-PSK code found on the labels that came with the router/Modem. For some reason this particular device comes with security enabled on the wireless newtwork.
mac and pc security keys are not interchangable. I suggest not using a a key for both units. You can reset the router by unplugging it for 1 minute. or you gain access to the router through the web address. 192.168.1.1 Type this into the address bar to gain access to the router.
If you set a WEP security connection, of course you will be kicked out of your connection.
You have to re configure your laptop to gain access to your WiFi, inserting the new password you set the WEP with...
Hope this helps
As long as you know the password to the administrator account log into that and give your account administrator rights and you should be able to access the internet afterwards. I'm not sure exactly how this is done if it works like XP did then you will need to boot in safe mode by usually hitting f8 during the initial booting up of your computer.