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First go to start>Control Panel>Network connections. Right click on the wireless network and choose properties. When the window opens up click on wireless network tab and make sure there is a check mark next to allow windows to configure this connection. Now restart the pc. When windows starts up look in the lower right hand corner next to your time and find the wireless connection (you can find it by hovering your mouse over each of the icons). Right click on the wireless connection and choose "view availble wireless networks". At this point keep a couple of things in mind...A: If this is a laptop then does it have an integrated wireless on the motherboard? If so, then It probably is already using Windows wireless zero to configure the connection. And...B: Is the adapter turned on on the laptop. Finally...C: Has the wireless adapter been disabled. A and C can be answered easily when you went to network connections..If there was a red x over the connection icon then it is disabled. And if windows was already checked to configure the connection then it is probably on check to see if the wireless light is on for the laptop. Now if you can't see the SSID or (Wireless network name aka: Service Set Identifier) then Click the "Refreash wireless network" link on the left. If windows still can't find the network. Do a hard reset to the router by pushing in the button on the back of the router and holding it in for 30 seconds. then power off the pc, router, and modem wait 30 seconds then power on the modem first the router second and the pc third (in that order waiting for the lights to stabilize on each before bringing up the other. Now run the routers set up wizard and DO NOT ENABLE WIRELESS SECURITY yet. Wait until you can get a connection. Now try and get the wireless connection. Go to view availible wireless networks and it should pop up in the list.
Posted on Apr 25, 2008
Would like to know wat kind of OS is insatlled Windows XP, OR vista,and would like to know wat kind of router and wirless card you have .
Posted on Apr 25, 2008
More details would help, Windows XP, vista, etc. What is the wireless card brand? try double clicking on your wireless icon on the right side of your task bar and see if it can see your wireless router/access point, and try to reconnect that way. Some wireless adapters are set to use their own connection management software, like DLink, while others use windows.
Posted on Apr 24, 2008
You can see if the wireless driver is installed. go to control panel, system, hardware, devices. gime more details about your problem please!
Posted on Apr 24, 2008
Right click your wireless icon then click repair,,,,if that doesnt work go to network connections ,highlight the wireless connection then in the left pane click repair.You can also check by going to control panel then under administrative tools then click services and see if your wireless connection is set to automatic and started.
Posted on Apr 23, 2008
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on Feb 13, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
In order for the wireless computer to connect to the router wirelessly, the router and the computer's wireless settings should be the same. Before trying to connect your wireless adapter to a Linksys wireless router, please know the following: SSID or Network Name, Wireless Security and/or Network Key.
Connecting to Wireless Networks Using XP's Wireless Zero Configuration
To connect to the wireless network using Windows Vista, click here.
Follow these steps to connect to your wireless network using XP's Wireless Zero Configuration.
Step 1: Right-click the Wireless Network Connection icon at the bottom-right of the screen and select View Available Wireless Networks.
NOTE: If Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) is disabled or other wireless network monitor is running, the Wireless Network Connection will not appear at the bottom-right corner. To enable WZC on the computer, contact Microsoft or consult the computer manufacturer.
Select your wireless network
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Launch the Linksys Wireless Manager. To learn how to access the Linksys Wireless Manager, click here.
In the Connect to a Wireless Network screen, locate the name of your wireless network in the list.
NOTE: If your wireless network is not in the list, click here to learn How to Connect to a Hidden Wireless Network. If your wireless network supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup , click here to learn How to Connect Using Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
Select your network. Then click Connect.
If the wireless network uses wireless security, enter the security key or network. Then click Next.
The Checking Connection screen appears while the Wireless Manager establishes the wireless connection. When it is finished, click Next to continue.
The Connected to Your Network screen appears. If you want the Wireless Manager to remember your network settings select Remember this network. Click Finish to exit the Wireless Manager.
NOTE: Saving a network's settings will make it easier to reconnect to the network.
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