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I need to set up a home deaktop computer to intranet and share files/folders with wireless (netgear router) with my toshiba laptop and still be able to access internet through time warner road runner simultaneously

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You can set that up. all you need to do is manually configure your desktop which is connected to that router and have your laptop receive signal from your router...

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Set up my netgear router. laptops show that they are wirelessly connected to the main computer, but we cant get them to connect to the internet. also lost the netgear cd that came with router. do we need...


The netgear router installation will set up the internet connection during install.
Download the Router driver from netgears website and install on the computer/s then your up and running.
it appears you wireless card is seeing the router so just install the drivers and your set.

Oct 03, 2010 | PC Desktops

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I want to start a network between my laptop and desktop


There are lots of guides on the internet...
BUT as a minimum you will need...
All the computers on your home network connected through the same router (Wired or Wifi).
All the computers on the same "Workgroup"..Choose a workgroup name and change all the computers to the same workgroup.
You will then need to change the properties of any drive/folder or files to enable sharing.
You can also drag stuff into the shared folder.
This can still be quite hit and miss, especially if your computers are using different versions of windows.
Good luck

Jul 21, 2010 | Dell Dimension 4700 PC Desktop

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I've just set up a wireles network at home. My desktop and laptop are conected to a Belkin router. Th desktop has McAfee firewall etc installed. I think I've done everything ok on the set-up. When i...


ok you will have to set up printer and file sharing on both machines. not to familiar with vista but its similar to xp. if you open my computer or windows explorer right click on the folders you want to share. the Macafee thing not to sure but you should be able to make an exeption for file and printer sharing

Jan 03, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Adding Dell Dimension 4600 to existing wireless network?...


Go to Staples and purchase a Linksys USB wireless-G (only G needed - the new "N" protocol is overkill) adapter (~$60.00). Insert the Linksys CD and follow the instructions. When prompted, plug the USB adapter into the Dell (frt or back) doesn't matter. If his "roomies" have security enabled on their router, you'll need to know the level, password/passphrase, and the network name that they assigned.
Good luck.

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Mar 21, 2009 | Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

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Purchased a Toshiba L300D-12L and I cannot access my Netgear Wireless Router at home


do you see the router in the available networks?
if so, router is perhaps MAC adress protected (that is not appearing as it is for wep under
available netwoks.
access your router config, usualy typing http://192.168.1.1 on a working computer connected
search for reference to mac access
and ad your toshiba's wifi mac to the list of allowed hardware

Nov 21, 2008 | Toshiba PC Desktops

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Hallo , I have a Toshiba Satellite L300D-10Q and a Netgear wireless router from Virgin 54 Mbps do i need a card to go into the laptop to get on to the inter net thank you.


Compliancy : Wi-Fi®
Network Support : 802.11b/g
Wireless Technology : Wireless LAN

That is the internal wireless so no you dont you need any thing to set up a wireless connection
You need to set up your wireless network

Or you should have got an ethernet cable with the router usually small yellow, blue or blue. plug this cable into one of the ports on the back of your router then the other end of cable to the ethernet port on side (i think) of laptop anc conect phone line from main box to router. You dont need no software just switch on router wait a couple of minutes till all lights on router turn green and click on your internet explorer done!

Nov 11, 2008 | Toshiba PC Desktops

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NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Wireless Router (WPN824NAR) Wireless connection drops in and out regularly but frequency of this is unpredictable duration is usually a few seconds. Works find on direct ethernet...


Upgrade the Firmware of the router :
First you should check the version of you WPN824 (v1,v2 or v3). If there are no Version after the model number, it should be a version 1. Download the Firmware of your router given the correct version at this link :

http://kbserver.netgear.com/products/WPN824.asp


This is assuming that other wireless laptops has the same problem onyour wireless router. If other Laptops works great on your wirelessrouter without dropping any wireless connection, then you shouldconsider upgrading the wireless adapter on you own laptop.

***(If you haven't tried connecting otherwireless laptop wirelessly to the netgear, then you should try it firstto be sure that the netgear is the problem)

Steps on how to upgrade Netgear firmware :

  1. Download the correct file depending on your location and unzip the file to a convenient place such as your desktop.
  2. Log in the router at http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1 (or www.routerlogin.net ) (Which ever will work)
  3. Default User name : admin / password : password
  4. Click Maintenance > Router Upgrade.
  5. Click Browse and locate the file you just downloaded.
  6. Click Upload. While the firmware is loading, do not interrupt the upgrade process.

***Therouter reboots when the upgrade is complete.
***Tocheck that the upgrade was successful, log in to the router again at http://192.168.1.1and check the firmware version.
***DONOT UPGRADE FIRMWARE USING A WIRELESS LAPTOP/PC


Oct 26, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I am trying to set a network using a wired desktop and a wireless laptop (desktop using XP and laptop using Vista)I am using a Linksys WRT160N, I can get on the internet with no issues at all but when...


in the router's lan (not wan) configuration - set the dhcp server (gateway address) to be 10.1.10.1. Then set the addresses of the clients (connected to the router) to be assigned addresses from 10.1.10.10 - 10.1.10.20. Set the desktop's TCP/IP address to be 10.1.10.11 (static) with a subnet of 255.255.255.0, and a gateway address of 10.1.10.1. Set the laptop's wireless connection (TCP/IP adapter) to have a static 10.1.10.12 address with same subnet mask and gateway address of desktop. Change the workgroup on both computers to be of the same name (case sensitive here) to a name such as HOMENETWORK. Then on each computer, open up "My Computer" and right click on folders, files or printers that you want to share on your network!

Sep 26, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Hi, I am so confused about getting security on my laptop.. i have a belkin N wireless router and a comcast cable modem.. My brother had told me to unplug the ethernet cord that was connecting my belkin...


set your laptop firewall if you are using windows xp, in this case there would be an increase security, and no one can access your file unless it is shared in the network, if you have a shared folder or documents right click the folder and properties and set the security there to allow no one to access the file except for the person you nominated to access you folder. Windows XP firewall can set your security in the way it is protecting your files.

Jul 21, 2008 | Belkin PC Desktops

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Computer sharing


Hi,

Initially, I would suggest that you:
1. Make both members of the same workgroup;
2. verify that the Subnet Mask are identical to both PCs in their networking configuration; and
3. verify that the Folder or files are shared by viewing the folder or files properties making making sure that there is a check mark on "Share this folder on the network and/or "Allow network users to change my files".

Should the above be not corrective of your concern, pls post back.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back as requested, how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Apr 09, 2008 | PC Desktops

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