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The modem and the wireless router were configured previously to me moving in with a new computer. In the network and sharing center, windows 7, it says that the wireless network is connected, however, where it states access type it also states no internet access. What can I do to get internet access?

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If you have network access, it is not likely your computer. Since you have a network connection, I would start troubleshooting with the modem by turning off the local network (unplug power from rear) then turning off the modem (same, unplug at rear) for about 20 seconds then repowering the modem. Wait until the modem lights have settled into their connected/ok state then replug the local router. This will in most cases solve your particular issue. Farmerbear at FixYa

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How to conect with wireless internet


The Network and Sharing Center in Microsoft* Windows Vista* can be used to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If an Internet connection is not automatically made by the operating system, you may need to contact your access point (AP), broadband wireless router manufacturer, or Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Set Up a Secure Wireless Connection to the Internet


These steps assume that your network adapter; AP or router; and cable, DSL or another type of modem have already been physically connected and configured. They allow you to create a new connection and configure it accordingly.

Follow these steps to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If a wireless profile does not exist, you will need to create a secure wireless profile before you can set up a wireless connection to the Internet.

1. Access the Network and Sharing Center.

2. Select Set up a connection or network.

3. Click Connect to the Internet.

cs025389_selectanetwork_configurationnotmatching.jpg

4. Click Next.

5. Select Wireless. At this point, if the network(s) that are listed say that the network settings do not match the network requirements, as shown in Figure 1, create a secure wireless profile and then follow the steps again.

6. Select a network and click Connect. If you are not connected to the Internet, you may need to contact your AP/router manufacturer or ISP.

Access the Network and Sharing Center


To access the Network and Sharing Center, use one of the following methods:
  • Start » Control Panel » Network and Internet » Network and Sharing Center
  • Start » Network » Network and Sharing Center
  • Right-click the network system tray icon (the icon that displays two computer monitors) » Network and Sharing Center


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I hooked up my D'link to modem and computer and connection is good. But i can't find it when i search on laptop wireless connection. I think you need i driver but i can't find one. Thank You


The Network and Sharing Center in Microsoft* Windows Vista* can be used to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If an Internet connection is not automatically made by the operating system, you may need to contact your access point (AP), broadband wireless router manufacturer, or Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Set Up a Secure Wireless Connection to the Internet


These steps assume that your network adapter; AP or router; and cable, DSL or another type of modem have already been physically connected and configured. They allow you to create a new connection and configure it accordingly.

Follow these steps to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If a wireless profile does not exist, you will need to create a secure wireless profile before you can set up a wireless connection to the Internet.

1. Access the Network and Sharing Center.

2. Select Set up a connection or network.

3. Click Connect to the Internet.

cs025389_selectanetwork_configurationnotmatching.jpg

4. Click Next.

5. Select Wireless. At this point, if the network(s) that are listed say that the network settings do not match the network requirements, as shown in Figure 1, create a secure wireless profile and then follow the steps again.

6. Select a network and click Connect. If you are not connected to the Internet, you may need to contact your AP/router manufacturer or ISP.

Access the Network and Sharing Center


To access the Network and Sharing Center, use one of the following methods:
  • Start » Control Panel » Network and Internet » Network and Sharing Center
  • Start » Network » Network and Sharing Center
  • Right-click the network system tray icon (the icon that displays two computer monitors) » Network and Sharing Center
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Can't get my lap top to connect wirelessly to my router. Model # WRT54G2. The laptop says it is reaquiring the network address, but nothing happens.


The Network and Sharing Center in Microsoft* Windows Vista* can be used to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If an Internet connection is not automatically made by the operating system, you may need to contact your access point (AP), broadband wireless router manufacturer, or Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Set Up a Secure Wireless Connection to the Internet


These steps assume that your network adapter; AP or router; and cable, DSL or another type of modem have already been physically connected and configured. They allow you to create a new connection and configure it accordingly.

Follow these steps to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If a wireless profile does not exist, you will need to create a secure wireless profile before you can set up a wireless connection to the Internet.

1. Access the Network and Sharing Center.

2. Select Set up a connection or network.

3. Click Connect to the Internet.

cs025389_selectanetwork_configurationnotmatching.jpg

4. Click Next.

5. Select Wireless. At this point, if the network(s) that are listed say that the network settings do not match the network requirements, as shown in Figure 1, create a secure wireless profile and then follow the steps again.

6. Select a network and click Connect. If you are not connected to the Internet, you may need to contact your AP/router manufacturer or ISP.

Access the Network and Sharing Center


To access the Network and Sharing Center, use one of the following methods:
  • Start » Control Panel » Network and Internet » Network and Sharing Center
  • Start » Network » Network and Sharing Center
  • Right-click the network system tray icon (the icon that displays two computer monitors) » Network and Sharing Center

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I got this computer for christmas and I cant get it to connect to any wireless wifi system. I dont know what I'm doing wrong. Could you please give me some instructions on how to connect it to a home...


The Network and Sharing Center in Microsoft* Windows Vista* can be used to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If an Internet connection is not automatically made by the operating system, you may need to contact your access point (AP), broadband wireless router manufacturer, or Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Set Up a Secure Wireless Connection to the Internet


These steps assume that your network adapter; AP or router; and cable, DSL or another type of modem have already been physically connected and configured. They allow you to create a new connection and configure it accordingly.

Follow these steps to set up a secure wireless connection to the Internet.

Note: If a wireless profile does not exist, you will need to create a secure wireless profile before you can set up a wireless connection to the Internet.

1. Access the Network and Sharing Center.

2. Select Set up a connection or network.

3. Click Connect to the Internet.

cs025389_selectanetwork_configurationnotmatching.jpg

4. Click Next.

5. Select Wireless. At this point, if the network(s) that are listed say that the network settings do not match the network requirements, as shown in Figure 1, create a secure wireless profile and then follow the steps again.

6. Select a network and click Connect. If you are not connected to the Internet, you may need to contact your AP/router manufacturer or ISP.

Access the Network and Sharing Center


To access the Network and Sharing Center, use one of the following methods:
  • Start » Control Panel » Network and Internet » Network and Sharing Center
  • Start » Network » Network and Sharing Center
  • Right-click the network system tray icon (the icon that displays two computer monitors) » Network and Sharing Center
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How come the http://192.168.123.254 address isnt working?



Find your computer's IP address : Windows 7, Vista, and XP, using the command prompt

  1. Click Start, and then select All Programs. Note: If this doesn't match what you see, refer to About navigation settings in Windows.
  2. Click Accessories, and then Command Prompt.

  3. At the command prompt, enter: ipconfig The IP address (or IPv4 address, if you are using Windows 7 or Vista) will be a series of numbers following the pattern xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (i.e., 156.56.27.32).
Note: If you are using PPP with a modem at home, your IP address will change each time you log in.
Windows 7, without using the command prompt
  1. In the system tray, click the network connection icon and select Open Network and Sharing Center.

  2. To view the IP address of a wired connection, click Local Area Connection. To view the IP address of a wireless adapter, click Wireless Network Connection (Network Name).
  3. Click Details... . Your IP address will appear next to "IPv4 Address".
Windows Vista, without using the command prompt
  1. From the Start menu, right-click Network, and then select Properties. This opens the Network and Sharing Center.

  2. To view the IP address of a wired connection, click View Status to the right of Local Area Connection. To view the IP address of a wireless adapter, click View Status to the right of Wireless Network Connection.
  3. Click Details... . Look for the address next to "IPv4 IP Address".
Windows XP, without using the command prompt
  1. From the Start menu, right-click My Network Places, and then click Properties.

  2. To view the IP address of a wired connection, double-click Local Area Connection. To view the IP address of a wireless adapter, double-click Wireless Network Connection.
  3. Click the Support tab, and then click Details... . The window that appears will display the IP address.
Your IP address has to be in the 192.168.123.xxx range



The router must be configured to match your

Internet service. If you do not know your

Internet connection configuration, please

contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP).

By default, the router is pre-configured with

these settings:

• Automatically set IP addresses for

computers on your LAN (connected to the

router's ports 1-4). The router acts as a

server for dynamic host configuration

protocol (DHCP) and assigns IP addresses

in the range 192.168.123.100 through

192.168.123.199

• The default LAN IP address for the router is

192.168.123.254 with a subnet mask of

255.255.255.0

• The Internet service connected to the
router's WAN port uses a dynamic IP

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If you don't the wireless settings of the router , then you will need to access the router set up interface.
On the set up page of the router you will be able to find the wireless settings of the router.
Once you have the wireless settings of the router then you just need to connect to the wireless network on your computer.

WINDOWS VISTA/ Windows 7

In case of windows You will find 2 computer icon in the bottom right hand corner.Right click on it and go to the option " Network and Sharing center ". Once you open the network and sharing center you will find the option " connect to the network " in the top left hand side. Click On connect to the network and you will see the wireless network that you want to connect. If it secured network then type the network key or passphrase and you will be able to connect.
If you get the message " additional log on information required " then you will need to add the wireless network manually.
If you get the message " settings saved on this computer do not match ..." then you will need to remove the network from the preferred network list. Try to connect again.
If you get the message " Press the configuration button ..." , On the same window at the bottom you will find the option " I want to enter the key manually " or " I don't want to configure the network ..." Click On it and it will ask you for the key.
If you see " Enter PIN number " , then at the bottom you will find the option " I want to enter the key manually " or " I don't want to configure the network ..." Click On it and it will ask you for the key.
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If you are trying to connect to the wireless network, then first you should know all the wireless settings of the router ( SSID , Security key or password).

If you don't the wireless settings of the router , then you will need to access the router set up interface.
On the set up page of the router you will be able to find the wireless settings of the router.
Once you have the wireless settings of the router then you just need to connect to the wireless network on your computer.
WINDOWS VISTA/ Windows 7

In case of windows You will find 2 computer icon in the bottom right hand corner.Right click on it and go to the option " Network and Sharing center ". Once you open the network and sharing center you will find the option " connect to the network " in the top left hand side. Click On connect to the network and you will see the wireless network that you want to connect. If it secured network then type the network key or passphrase and you will be able to connect.
If you get the message " additional log on information required " then you will need to add the wireless network manually.
If you get the message " settings saved on this computer do not match ..." then you will need to remove the network from the preferred network list. Try to connect again.
If you get the message " Press the configuration button ..." , On the same window at the bottom you will find the option " I want to enter the key manually " or " I don't want to configure the network ..." Click On it and it will ask you for the key.
If you see " Enter PIN number " , then at the bottom you will find the option " I want to enter the key manually " or " I don't want to configure the network ..." Click On it and it will ask you for the key.
Click Here for more info

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1. If the physical wireless switch is turned ON then use the Windows Mobility Center to turn on the WLAN adapter.

2. Configure the WLAN autoconfig service to start automatically. Open Services window to make this setting.

3. Reinstall the original wireless adapter driver. Uninstall the driver from device manager under the network adaptor category then restart the Computer before reinstalling.

4. If available, download and install a wireless adapter driver update from the Computer manufacturer support site.

5. If possible test, another computer on the wireless network.

6. Repair the wireless connection.

a. Click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.
b. In the Control Panel window, click Network and Internet .
c. In the Network and Internet window, click Network and Sharing Center .
d. In the Network and Sharing Center window, under Tasks , click Diagnose and Repair .
e. Follow the suggestions in the Windows Network Diagnostics window to repair the failed network or internet connection.

7. Disable Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6).

8. Boot the computer into safe mode with networking and test the wireless connection in Internet Explorer.
If the connection works in safe mode, the issue is likely caused by anti-virus or anti-spyware software. Configure the software properly per the manufacturer's instructions.

9. Reset the router and/or modem per the manufacturer's instructions.

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For vista OS;
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1. Go to "Control Panel" ( switch it to classic view )
2. Click " Network & Sharing Center"
3. At the left side of " Network & Sharing Center", click Manage Wireless Connection ( under task)
4. Delete the profiles of your Wireless connections particulary the one you named for your Netgear wireless ( this is also known as SSID).
5. Click close including "network & Sharing Center"

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a. Click Start then select Connect To.
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From the above configuration, please check if you can now access the Internet.







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