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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Unable to detect my router
This is because your router is setting your pc at a different IP address than your original modem. Make sure router is set to enable DHCP which gives out an automatic ip address and check your wireless card and network cards are set to obtain ip address automatically. It may take a few re-starts to get on the internet as your systems will need to clear their previous DNS settings. Also i assume you have set up the home network wizard (XP) as you are now using a router and not a direct modem. Also try Start>Run, then type ipconfig /flushdns then press enter.
Posted on Dec 30, 2006
You can try to power cycle your entire network (refresh).
This often happens when you have a large network.
Turn on and connect all devices in the EXACT order.
Posted on Aug 15, 2008
Do you need to see the desktop or just share folders from each other? If the latter then you need to do the following:
Use Windows Explorer and select a folder you want to share. Right click and select sharing and security.
On the sharing tab click on Share this folder. Enter a share name ( I like to enter the PC name _folder name; Rick1_Downloads)
Click on Permissions. If your ok with everyone using the PC's and Laptops having access then highlight Everyone and click on Full Control.
Do this on each PC and Laptop.
That should be it or darned near close.
Posted on Apr 10, 2009
you can secure your wi fi netwrok with 2 method
(1) configure your router as WEP'
(2) Enable MAC addreses security.
You can access your router with following default link.
for belkin router
type user name as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password"
For WEP security.
Configure router as WEP type .
Then go to security then add encryption key it is your password to connect wi fi netwrok.
For MAC security
go to advanced security in wi fi then enable MAC security then add your MAC addreses in allow list with which you want to give permission wi fi netwrok access.
You can find MAC addreses of computer with following command .
Go to start menu then type "cmd" in run then you see command prompy.then type in prompt "ipconfig /all"
then you see your MAc adrses it is physical addreses like 00:57:5e:02:f6:8u
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Posted on Jul 23, 2009
HI! I will be more than glad to assist u in this concern..the reason why page cant be displayed bcoz the router and the modem wont talk to each other.. u are connect to the router but not to the internet..this are the possible solution.. .. if you are using a cable modem from ur cable company provider- u need to do a mac clone on the router u have to clone the mac address of ur computer. normaly the mac of ur computer is the one register to your cable company and on the setup page of the router just selct on the internet setup, dhcp after clonning the mac address of your computer. u need to connect ur computer directly to the router and then after doing the process connect the router to the modem. if u are using a username and password, u have to use the pppoe settings on the router, if ur isp set a static ip , set it up to the router, to check the ip setting of your isp.. connect the computer directly to the modem and check if u have internet.. then click on start, run and type cmd,it will give u a dos prompt and from there type ipconfig/all and it will show u the ip address, subnetmask, default gateway, dns server.. I hope this will solve ur concern..
Posted on Aug 09, 2009
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