I've recently installed Windows XP home on my computer and have not been able to set up this router so my computer will communicate with it. Also, I cannot connect to the internet when the router is plugged in. All the appropriate LEDs are flashing when the cables are installed. I also cannot access the router config page on 192.168.1.1. IE 7 waits for a bit, and then returns the "Can't find webpage" screen. This router worked well under Windows 2000 on this machine prior to XP. When I disconnect the router and plug my computer directly into the Cable modem, everything works fine.
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Re: Computer not connecting to Router
Ok make sure your PC is connected to the router with a network cable for programming.
I noticed you said 192.168.1.1. I see an extra period just wanna make sure your typing it in correct
Ok so make sure the cable modem is plugged into the WAN on the router... Now connect another ethernet cable to the PC and the router. Reset the modem and router... wait a few mins and try to connect to the programming setup.
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Do you have any computer connected to the router ? If not then connect the computer to the router with the cable. Open the setup page of the router. Change the name of the network. Secure the wireless network. Try to connect to the wireless network on wireless computer. Once you connect to the network, you will be able to go onl ine.
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if you connect the computer to the modem, does it work ? If that works then the modem is working working properly. now connect the modem and the computer to the router. open the set up page of the router. here you can change the settings of the router.
You don't need CD to set up router Click here to know more about how to set up router.
Are you trying to set up the router ? Or you are trying to connect to the wireless network. It is very easy to set up the router. I hope the following link will help you Click Here for step by step solutions
The only option for the 5th pc would be to get it wirelessly connected. You need to install a wireless adapter to your pc. Set the IP & DNS to automatically obtained from router.
You also try to adjust or temporarily disable the your firewall and other securities; Disabling Windows Firewall
Note: A firewall is designed to help protect your computer from attack by malicious users or software. Such software includes viruses that use unsolicited incoming network traffic that infects your computer. Before you disable your firewall, you must disconnect your computer from all networks, including the Internet. To disable your Windows firewall, please follow these steps:
Disable Internet Connection Firewall in Windows XP or Windows XP SP1
1. In the Control Panel, double click Network and Internet Connections. Then, click on Network Connections icon. 2. Right click on Local Area Network (LAN) Connection on which you want to disable the Internet Connection Firewall (ICF), and then click on Properties. 3. On the Advanced tab, you will see protect my computer or network check dialogue. Then, click on the Settings tab. 4. Click on OFF then OK.
Disable Windows Firewall in Windows XP SP2
1. Please click on Start, then click Run. Then, type in firewall.cpl and then click OK. 2. On the General tab, click OFF (not recommended) and then click OK. I hope this troubleshooting steps will help..if not please notify me
-- who is your internet service provider -- what is the operating system of your computer? -- is this working fine before or is this a brand new router
you may try this and see if this help solve your problem
Step 1: Shutdown the computer. Step 2: reset the router while power on then Unplug the router’s power cable. Step 3: Unplug the Broadband modem’s power cable and wait for 30 seconds. Step 4: Plug in the Broadband modem’s power cable and wait for its lights to appear stable. Step 5: Plug in the router's power cable once the modem’s lights appear stable. Step 6: Power on the computer on and configure the router settings Step 7: test the Internet connection.
using windows xp on all the computers, when you connect to the printer windows should automatically install drivers.
1. Goto My Computer, Click My Network Places (Explorer Bar). 2. Click View Workgroup Computers (Explorer Bar) 3. Find the computer that has the printer physically connected to it, open it 4. Find the printer and right click it! 5 Select Connect... and wait for the drivers to install.
this should install the print drivers and install the printer on your computer. the printer should now be available in print dialogs i.e. word etc etc and from the Control Panel > Printers window.