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Surf wi fi with only 1 computer? is this possible?

I have only 1 pc in my house, a laptop (that can surf wi fi). i bought a liksys wireless router with the hopes that i could disconnect the westell router from my pc and plug up the linksys up to it and then i could surf wi fi. but i cant. when i installed the new wireless router its still physically plugged into my only pc. i brought my neghboors pc over and it can detect and sure the wi fi web. i know this i a stupid question but cant i surf wi fi with only my pc. do i have to have the wireless router plugged into my pc?

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What's the make and model # of your pc?

Posted on May 15, 2008

  • Jeffrey Pemberton
    Jeffrey Pemberton May 15, 2008

    Sorry mike -that was meant to be a question instead of a solution. Give me both models working and not and tell what operating system each has. Sounds like a simple setting to change on the non-working one.



    Jeff



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Trying to connect my ipad 2 to wi fi via belkin surf n 300 wireless router put password in and message camesup "unable to join the network "Belkin.361B"


Before you start :
Make Sure the Wireless Switch on your Computer is turned Off (If you are using a laptop to connect to the router )
Make sure that the Light on the Router is Solid Green


Step 1 : connect a computer to the router (Wired)

Step 2 : Open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 in the address bar of Internet Explorer

Step 3 : Once you are at the router setup .. on the left side underneath Wireless you can find Wi-Fi Protected Setup

Click it

Step 4 : If it is asking for a password .. leave the password field blank and click submit

Step 5 : Disable Wi Fi Protected Setup and click apply changes

Step 6 : Now on the left under wireless click Security

Step 7 : If it is asking for a password .. leave the password field blank and click submit

Step 8 : Change the Security mode to WPA-PSK (you can also choose WPA-2 but sometimes it doesnt work )

Step 9 : Type a password (8 Characters , It is Case Sensitive)

Step 10: Click apply Changes

Step 11: On the left , Under Wireless Click Channel and SSiD

Step 12: Change the SSiD to a Different name , Change the Wireless Channel to 11

Step 13:Click Apply Changes

Turn On the Wireless Switch on the Computer (If you are using a Laptop to Connect between router)

Now try to Connect to this new network on both your wireless Computers and Ipad

Let Me Know if it Works

Aug 18, 2011 | Belkin Surf N300 Wireless N Router

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I have bought this equipment, and i wish to make a secure connection and add other laptops and computers. but everytime i do so, i loose the connection, i wish to use the wi-fi protected set up


If you want to use secure wireless connection just use WEP or WPA security encription for wireless. Protected set up does not do this. This is for in house laptop connections. In the wireless tap of your netgear choose manual set up or wireless security option and then choose WEP or WPA option. You will have to make a key and put this key in to every wireless device in house. Hope this helps.

This is a link to manual for your router.

http://www.upc.nl/pdf/upc-handleiding-netgear-wnr2000.pdf

Mar 13, 2011 | NetGear WNR2000 Wireless Router

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I want to add a laptop to my network or at least get access to the nternet through my Liksys/Cisco E2000. The laptop is running XP. It keeps asking for a WPA key. Can't find the WPA key.


Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) are two security protocols and security certification programs developed by the WF Allianceto secure wireless computer networks. The Alliance defined these in response to serious weaknesses researchers had found in the previous systems.


There is a great article at Working with Windows Wireless Networks
If you need more help post back! Thumbs and testimonial are welcome!

Also:

There a great article at General Router Setup.
If you need more help post back!
Thumbs and testimonial are welcome!

Feb 04, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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Ok..i used a different laptop yesterday here at my house and the computer asked for the router pin number....put that in and it worked fine...now my ipod touch will not connect tto the internet nor will...


BELKIN ::::



WIRELESS SECURITY ISSUES

Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer ( Wired)

Step 2 : Open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3 : On the left under wireless click wi - fi protected setup

Step 4 : Leave the password blank and click on submit

Step 5 : Disable it and Click on apply changes

Step 6 : On the left under wireless click Security

Step 7 : Enable 64 Bit WEP

Step 8 : Type a 10 digit number on the key 1 ( 2 in each box )

Step 9 : Click apply changes

Step 10 : on the left under wireless click channel and SSID

Step 11 :Change the Wireless channel to 6

Step 12 : Change the SSID to a different name ( no Spaces )

Step 13 : Click apply changes

Step 14 : Now Scan and connect to this network ( Wireless )

Let me know if it works


Regards
TOM

Jan 30, 2011 | Belkin Surf N300 Wireless N Router

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Can u please help me fix this. I bought a Belkin Surf and it wont give me wireless reception


Uninstall Belkin Router Monitor software from the control Panel


Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer ( Wired)

Step 2 : Open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3 : On the left under wireless click wi - fi protected setup

Step 4 : Leave the password blank and click on submit

Step 5 : Disable it and Click on apply changes

Step 6 : On the left under wireless click Security

Step 7 : Enable 64 Bit WEP

Step 8 : Type a 10 digit number on the key 1 ( 2 in each box )

Step 9 : Click apply changes

Step 10 : on the left under wireless click channel and SSID

Step 11 :Change the Wireless channel to 6

Step 12 : Change the SSID to a different name ( no Spaces )

Step 13 : Click apply changes

Step 14 : Now Scan and connect to this network ( Wireless )

Let me know if it works

Dec 19, 2010 | Belkin Wireless Surf Router (F7D2301)

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I have a laptop dell with vista windows, i want to make it wireless , using my wireless router ,how do it using the model of birght house step bystep. thank you.


You need to configure your router.
For that Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable then you can access it with following default link.
http://192.168.0.1
or
http://192.168.1.1
If you are not able to access it with above ip then check your computers ip address gateway ip is your router ip try with it.
Then it ask for user name and password.
Type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or "password" or blank.
Then you can see configuration page of router.
Click on WAN settings and set those settings as your internet service provider settings.
Enable DHCP if you want to get ip from router.
Clickon wireless settings enable wireless then enable WEP Security then add WEP code .It is your password to connect wi fi.Then save settings and restart router.
Then you can connect your wi fi network with that code.
Then in vista make sure wireless lan driver installed then right clickc on wi fi icon and click on view available wi fi then you can connect it.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
Thanks for using FixYa.

May 05, 2010 | D-Link AirPlus DI-614+ Wireless Router

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Linksys WRT160 router doesn't work


Wi-Fi Protected Setup Button
If you have client devices, such as wireless adapters, that
support Wi-Fi Protected Setup, then you can
use Wi-Fi Protected Setup to automatically
configure wireless security for your wireless
network(s).

To use Wi-Fi Protected Setup, run the Setup
Wizard, or refer to the “Wireless > Basic Wireless
Settings” section of “Chapter 3: Advanced
Configuration".

Wi-Fi Protected Setup LED (Blue/Amber) It
lights up blue when wireless security is
enabled. The LED flashes blue for two
minutes during Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
The LED lights up amber if there is an error
during the Wi‑Fi Protected Setup process. Make
sure the client device supports Wi‑Fi Protected
Setup. Wait until the LED is off, and then try again.
The LED flashes amber when a Wi‑Fi Protected
Setup session is active, and a second session
begins. The Router supports one session at a
time. Wait until the LED is off before starting the
next Wi-Fi Protected Setup session.

Jan 01, 2010 | Linksys WRT160N Wireless Router

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I have wireless - router with built in dsl modem DGN2000. Working fine with my desktop but I have just purchased a laptop and have not been able to connect signal to it.


1. Dear! Check your notebook wireless settings and correct it if it is necessory.

2. Chekc your wireless router settings may it need to update for your notebook.

Good Luck

Sep 28, 2009 | Routers

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How can i ins tall my rangemax dual band wireless-n router wndr3300 to my laptop to setup wifi in my house


Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable.
Then access it with following link.
http://192.168.1.1 or
http://1921.168.0.1

type user name as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password"

Then configure your router as WEP.
Then go to wireless and check that wi fi is enabled.

Then go to wi fi security and add WEP key it is your password to connect your wi fi.
Also enable dhcp if you want get ip auto to computers.
configure your wan settings as your internet service provider like dns ip addrses.
Then save settings and restart the router.

Now go on your laptop first turn the wi fi switch on your laptop .
Then check that your wi fi network adapter driver is proeprly installed.Also check in my network places that your wi fi is enabled.
Then double click on wi fi icon and click on "View wi fi networks."
then connect then enter password which you set in router wep key.

Let me know if you need more assistanse.
Thanks.

Aug 31, 2009 | Routers

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Have a linksys router and adapter not sure how to install, my daughter wants to use her laptop but cant get the internet


Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable.
Then access it with following link.
http://192.168.1.1 or
http://1921.168.0.1

type user name as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password"

Then configure your router as WEP.
Then go to wireless and check that wi fi is enabled.

Then go to wi fi security and add WEP key it is your password to connect your wi fi.
Also enable dhcp if you want get ip auto to computers.
configure your wan settings as your internet service provider like dns ip addrses.
Then save settings and restart the router.

Now go on your laptop first turn the wi fi switch on your laptop .
Then check that your wi fi network adapter driver is proeprly installed.Also check in my network places that your wi fi is enabled.
Then double click on wi fi icon and click on "View wi fi networks."
then connect then enter password which you set in router wep key.

Let me know if you need more assistanse.
Thanks.

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