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Linksys wireless 2.4 is installed on my computer and it says its working properly,but windows vista says it can not connect to linksys.

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Have you tried right clicking the wireless icon in the task bar, select 'connect to a network' and click on your linksys information box. click on 'connect' at the bottom of the screen and follow the instructions ie enter passphrase if you have set up WEP/WPA security. did this help?

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    Hi - try going into wireless Network connections, right click for properties and select TCP/IP. click on the properties tab and in the next dialogue box make sure that 'obtain an IP address automatically' and 'obtain DNS automatically' are both ticked. the router uses NAT so unless you have attempted to set up your own IP address and re-programme the router, this should help. ;-}

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Click the link below for proper cable connections in setting up your wireless network.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/setup/wireless.mspx


Then, configure your wireless connection. The following links provides the step by step instructions for each version of Windows:

Windows XP. http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/wlan_client_configure.mspx?mfr=true

Windows Vista. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Setting-up-a-wireless-network

Windows 7. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Setting-up-a-wireless-network


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It seems you're setting up a wireless network thru your router. The basic steps in setting-up a wireless connection applies to all brands of routers. Most softwares provided by manufacturers, both computers and routers, cause problems with Windows due to incompatibility issues. As of the moment, we need to use the Wireless Zero Configuration or the Windows Wireless Manager that comes with all versions of Windows.


Click the link below for proper cable connections in setting up your wireless network. This also provides somewhat a checklist on what you need for wireless connectivity.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/setup/wireless.mspx


Then, configure your wireless connection. The following links provides the step by step instructions for each version of Windows:

Windows XP. http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/wlan_client_configure.mspx?mfr=true

Windows Vista. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Setting-up-a-wireless-network

Windows 7. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Setting-up-a-wireless-network


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Click the link below for proper cable connections in setting up your wireless network.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/setup/wireless.mspx


Then, configure your wireless connection. The following links provides the step by step instructions for each version of Windows:

Windows XP. http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/wlan_client_configure.mspx?mfr=true

Windows Vista. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Setting-up-a-wireless-network

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When you insert the setup disk on your computer, you can exit from the setup and then connect the adapter to the computer and a new window will popup "Found New Hardware Wizzard" and in that select the option "Install the drivers Automatically" and click on next, so it will automatically search for the drivers and install it on your computer... Once the drivers are installed on your computer then you can try to connect to your wireless network.

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Minimum system requirements
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- 512MB or more RAM.
- An available USB port.

NOTE: The Linksys AE1000 is supported for Windows 7, Vista SP1 and XP SP3 but NOT for Mac.

Step 1:
Insert the Setup CD into your CD-ROM drive.

Step 2:
Click Set up your Linksys Adapter. Proceed to Step 4.

If you do not see this, click Start on your computer and click Computer. Double-click on your CD-ROM drive. Continue to Step 3.

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Step 3:
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Step 4:
Insert the Wireless USB Adapter into a USB port on your computer or laptop.

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Alternatively, you can also use the USB Extension Base to connect the Wireless USB Adapter. Plug the Wireless USB Adapter into the USB Extension Base and connect the Base to a USB port on your computer or laptop.

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If you have an Easy Setup key, select Yes, I have an Easy Setup Key and click Next. Proceed to Step 8.

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Step 6:
Select your wireless network and click Next.

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Step 7:
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Step 8:
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The installation is complete when you see the screen below. Click OK.

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if you are getting a network card (possilby wireless):
install a network card on your windows 98 computer. if you're buying one make sure in the package says that it is supported by win98 (most are supported in win2k, xp, vista and 7 now so look closely before buying),

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