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The firsy thing u schold do is check to make sure your wireless switch it is for gateways iit is usally on the side on your computer

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Fast and easy method is to get setup disk internet service provider, check device manager > network adapters, control panel network connections, configure LAN/wireless router.

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This many not help because we were trying to connect to our home network which is secure and it kept failing. We finally found if we went into the Manage Wireless Networks and double-clicked on the network name to bring up properties and then went to the security tab and found that the security type was set to open instead of shared. We set this to shared and then it worked. Check yours and if it is set to shared maybe you need to set it to open to get it to work with unsecure networks.

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I have an Acer Aspire One, I am trying to connect to the internet through my cables wireless connection. I have wireless connection but when I try to connect I receive a window that says Server not found.


That means that the gateway setting is not right. You can only communicate within local network and you can't get on Internet. Try connect through hardwire instead of wireless to see if it works. If yes, then you might need to check your wireless setting on router. Thanks

Jun 12, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to Share your Internet Connection through laptop's WLAN(Wifi) card?


Every Windows Operating System after Windows 98 can share its Internet Connection using this Technique. Microsoft defines this technique as Internet Connection Sharing (ICS). But setting ICS is very obscure to most of the users. This comes very useful if you live with your roommates and you guys have single internet source like a USB modem Connected to one laptop only. Using Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) that laptop can Broadcast its Internet to other laptops in the room. Technically, the range of a laptop's WLAN adapter is around 20-25 meters. So it can easily handle near by rooms also. This can also be done with a PC having a WLAN card.
To setup and broadcast your internet it is mandatory that you are accessing internet using anything other than Your WLAN card like a USB modem, Ethernet etc. This is because your Wireless adapter(WLAN) will be used for Broadcasting your Internet connection to your friends.
Server laptop:- Laptop with Internet Connection.Client Laptop:- Laptops accessing the internet of server laptop.
Follow the steps to share your internet connection..here it goes:--0b73509.gif
  1. Open the "Control Panel" of the laptop that is accessing Internet and go to "Network and Internet" then "Network and Sharing Center".
  2. On the right side of the "Network and Sharing Center" click the "Change Adapter Settings" and you will see all the available network adapters in your laptop.
  3. Now Right-Click the adapter through which you access internet and click "Properties" option. The properties window will open.
  4. In "properies" Window click the "sharing" tab check "Allow other network user to connect through this computer's Internet connection"97ac799.jpg
  5. In the sharing tab, Select "Home networking connection" type as "Wireless Network Connection" click "OK" and select "Yes" to the Confirmation warning. see above image.
  6. Now Right-Click the "Wireless Network Connection" in "Change Adapter Settings"and Open Its Properties.
  7. In "Wireless Network Connection Properties" Double-click the "Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)" and select the "Use following IP address"
  8. Enter the IP address as "192.168.000.001" and "Subnet mask" as "255.255.255.0"
  9. Leave all other fields blank in Server laptop, which has access to internet.0219162.jpg
  10. Now setup a wireless "ad hoc" computer to computer connection using "setup a new connection or network" in "network and sharing center" and Name it as anything like "Internet_sharing".c2debe7.jpg3a69972.jpg
  11. Now bring other laptops that will use the Shared Internet connection.
  12. Open "Change adapter Setting" (Described in step 2).
  13. In "Change adapter settings" Right-click "wireless Network Adapter" and Click its properties.
  14. In "Wireless Network Connection Properties" Double-click the "Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)" and enter following IP address:-
  15. IP address-"192.168.000.002", Subnet mask "255.255.255.0", Default gateway-"192.168.0.001" and Preferred DNS server: "192.168.000.001".
  16. Use the same step from 11 to 15 to connect other laptops and Increase the IP address by +1. Ex- 192.168.0.3, 192.168.0.4 & so on. Rest of the settings like Default gateway etc will be same on all laptops. Only the server laptop will have blank entries in these settings.
  17. Now connect all the laptop with the Wireless network(ad-hoc) named "Internet-sharing" that you had previously broadcasted in step 10 in server laptop.
  18. Now in the server laptop, disconnect and then reconnect the internet connection(This is a necessary step for Internet Connection sharing(ICS) to work).
  19. Now access internet in all laptops...ENjoy.
Note:- For Advance Users.. this information is necessary only--The IP address of server laptop work as the "Default gateway" and Preferred DNS server of Client laptop and on server laptop these fields are blank. Use same series of IP address as used in the server.


please vote if you found this helpful.. --Abhishek

on Sep 30, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I can not figure out how to get the computer to make a wireless connection.


Add the Home SSID to the Preferred Network List After you set the SSID on your home gateway, you may need to add it to your preferred network list if Windows XP Wireless Auto Configuration is enabled. (Although automatic configuration is nice to have, your IT department may have disabled it on your laptop in order to meet their needs. If they have, you'll need to use the tool provided by your laptop or wireless manufacturer to manually configure wireless settings.) To manually add your home wireless network to the list of preferred networks when Wireless Auto Configuration is enabled, follow these steps:
• In Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections.
• Right-click the Wireless Network Connection, and then click Properties.
• On the Wireless Networks tab, shown in Figure 3, click Add.
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Figure 3
• In the Wireless network properties dialog box, shown in Figure 4, enter the SSID you configured for your wireless gateway (ExampleHome_g in this example.)
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Figure 4
Note: Figure 4 assumes you've added the Windows WPA Client Update. If you haven't downloaded and installed it, you probably should. For more on the WPA Client Update, see Overview of the WPA Wireless Security Update in Window XP.
• Fill in the rest of the fields, including the necessary authentication and encryption information based on the configuration of your wireless gateway.
• Click OK and your home network will be added to the list of preferred networks.
Now, whenever you're at home, your work laptop should automatically see your home wireless network and connect to it.

Jul 05, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

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My acer 3680 is not detecting my wiresless router connection and I can not get online. I know the router works. How do I set it up to get the connection.


you can configure the wireless settings of your router first by going into it's GUI. to go there just open your command prompt and type in ipconfig/all, then look for Default Gateway. open an internet exlporer or any browser and type in the numbers you found in the default gateway in the address bar. when you're done configuring the wireless settings of your router you can now try and connect to your wireless network...

hope this helps....

Nov 10, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

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Gateway M305 cant get wireless connection


check the fn key and f keys for )))))) wireless first
if not, turn unit upsidown check the wireless card antennas ( two wires with gold cup like connections, push on to them)
also in device manager locate your wireless card see if there is yellow mark next to card
to see if driver is there

Jul 21, 2009 | Gateway M305CRV Notebook

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Wireless internet on laptop


You need an external WIRELESS ROUTER or MODEM ( provided by AT&T ). After this AT&T router configuration you needs to do configuration at your laptop using CONNECTION SETUP wizard for Wireless Networks & Devices.
Then you can set IP addresses & then you will be connected to it. I hope above steps will help you.

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May 28, 2009 | Gateway M305CRV Notebook

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Dell laptop internet connection problem


ok ...on one of the other pc's that do connect ok go into control panel...open network connections...click on wireless icon to highlight it...in drop down menu(now exrended)choose change settings of this connection...this will open wireless properties....
scroll down the list to internet protocol (tcp/ip)double click to open ....check ip address,subnet,gateway and dns server...write down the info in the fields...if theres no info (because obtain ip auto is set)connect to internet...youll see wireless icon in sys tray(bottom right in screen) double click on this icon...a box will appear giving you connection status ...click on support and you can find same details there.you can now close all programs and turn off pc if you like...boot up pc that cant connect.. do same precedure to get to wireless settings and in the given fields write in the info you now have like ip 192.168.0.3 subnet 255.255.255.0.gateway 192.168.0.1 dns 192.168.0.1 ....and now you should ba able to connect no prob

Feb 04, 2009 | Dell Latitude D505 Notebook

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Need to set up wireless for toshiba A105-S-4034


If you have installed the AT&T software, you should be able to use that application to connect to the Internet. Are you using a USB gateway or do you have a stand-alone gateway?

If you have the USB type, install the software first and then connect the USB gateway, Click on the software app to start the Internet connection. AT&T info will show a tab for GSx and one for Wireless. As long as you have a subscription, I would use the GSx tab, otherwise, select the wireless tab and connect to your gateway or any other wireless router that you have access to. Good Luck.

Feb 03, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook

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Wireless


1) A working WiFi adapter, USB or PCMCIA.
2) A Wireless signal to connect to.

Windows already has built in WiFi software.

Jan 27, 2008 | Gateway 450ROG Notebook

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