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My laptop can't find the SSID

I have connected the repeater to the router and power source as instructed to do so from the menu. Then I ran the CD-ROM to start installation.

I followed the on-screen instructions, got to the assigning IP address, checked the option for Manually Asigning IP Address, leaving everything as it is, at the next stage, I tried identifying the SSID, my computer just won't pick up the repeater signal. Nothing in the box for me to select.

I have been scratching my head, and I just don't understand what do I need to do...it says very easy to setup. I'm using Windows Vista and there's no driver to download for this repeater, anyone knows whether this is the problem?

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  • kayellynn Jun 16, 2008

    my laptop can't find SSID. I used the install wizard. all was good till it got to the window that searched for the SSID to connect to. No SSID's were located.



    I opted to choose SSID for the repeater automatically, so when did not work I tried to set it manually, following directions. I have a mess of things set up, maybe thats my problem.



    The broadband cable enters the house into a splitter and an amplifier (think that what its called. Splits Into the tv's and the modem. Modem has one ethernet plug and one usb plug. The ethernet cable goes to a phone router. Then into a switch with 5 plugs. Then One wire feeds my sons PC, one to my wireless_b for that house. I live in the house next door. I can get wireless reception only sometimes and then it is 10 15 percent. Thus I bought the repeater.



    I plugged the repeater into the switch. I tried the wizard first wireless then I plugged it into the switch and tried it again. I called Tech asistance and they walked me through 3 hours of experiments. Finally we plugged the repeter directly into the laptop. It saw the repeater but it would not receive a ping. She said she did not know what to do.



    Should I give up? Kayell

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HI all, A couple months have passed since I posted this problem. I found my own answer after weeks of asking for help. The hawking Reg 1 repeater. Here's the answer. THE REG1 REPEATER ONLY WORKS WORKS WITH ROUTERS THAT OPERATE IN WDS MODE. Not all routers can. Check to seeif the router you are extending is capable of this mode. I tried 2 differnet routers, neither worked. Finally when I got one that spoke WDS. It worked like a dream. Why did the directions not say that!!!!!

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SSID is user communicate with your pc to wireless device,
SSID is unthing but password.

I can tell configuration trie to configure,

start---control panel----network connection------wireless Lancard---enable---properties--- Tcp\ip----double click----assign the ip address 192.168.1.2 press tab u cansee the sub netmask 255.255.255.0
gateway is 192.168.1.1------ok---ok-- go to internet explore----type the 192.168.1.1
give username & password login, there u can see the SSID, type the whatwhere u want give the password [ex in SSID place]

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Loss the setup CD-ROM


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I don't have a cd installer.


To connect to your wireless router, the router's wirelesssettings needs to be configured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also thewireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured with theserouter's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicatewith your wireless router.
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this is from Encore-usa.com

How to use ENHWI-N3 / ENHWI-N34D / ENHWI-2AN3 / ENHWI-2AN34D / ENHWI-3GN3 as a Repeater?


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