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How are you using the wireless ?, Is there a thick wall between the transmitter & receiver. What ip address you are trying to pick up?
What type of o/s[operating system]? Name & model of wireless adaptor, Inside of desktop,? laptop ? the ip address could be 'blocked' from your eyes.

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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