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Wireless connection I am right next to my computer and I'm failing to connect to the internet. I just bought this wireless adapter today. What should i do??

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    wireless adapter not working. Unable to locate wireless router

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You do need a wireless router to connect to a wireless adapter

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Hello My WNA3100 Wireless adapter keeps dropping my connection about every 4-10 minutes and the solution is to unplug the adapter and plug it back in. This has become more than a slight annoyance and


desktop or laptop computer ?

try moving your computer to a different area to gain maximum frequency / range

Click start control panel network and internet look for wireless

"Allow the wireless LAN radio to be turned off when inactive" might be ticked untick it


Right-click the wireless icon in the lower right corner of the desktop.

From the pop-up menu select "Enable."



This activates the wireless Internet options but it does not turn on the wireless receiver.

Push down on the wireless button or wireless switch on the top of the keyboard.



After a moments time the switch or button lights up, signifying the computer is ready for an Internet connection.



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click start Control Panel - Network Connections - right click on 'Wireless connection'

(or similar) and click 'enable'.


if this fails to fix the problem


try unplugging the usb wireless device
uninstall the netgear software in the add/remove programs in the control panel reboot and then reinstall the software then plug in the usb wireless adapter


hope this helps

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Earlier today I was connected to the internet fine. I stepped away from my computer for a little bit and now it doesn't connect to the internet. The wireless adapter is showing that it is connected to...


Here are some troubleshooting steps that you can do so you can isolate whether the problem is with the router , the modem or your pc.
1. Disable / enable the wireless connectivity in your laptop.2. Restart the laptop. Then check if it is working. If not, go to the next step.
3. Restart your modem and router by unplugging the power cord on the back of the devices. Wait for the devices to load, then check if it is working. If not, proceed to the next step.
4. Try connecting your laptop to the modem directly by using an ethernet cable. If it did work, the problem is with the router. Its best to call the manufacturer of your wireless router if that's the case.
5. If step 5 still didnt work when you already connected your laptop directly to the modem, the problem is with the modem itself. Call your internet service provider and they'll do troubleshooting steps on their end too.
Hope this was helpful! Have a great day.

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Hi, I bought a TP-Link TL-WA701ND (Wireless Lite N Access Point) today, and am having troubles getting it to work. The Quick Installation Quide gives directions for Windows operating systems XP and Vista...


You must setup manually your acces point. First go to control panel, under network and internet you'll find a task, view network status and tasks click on it and in next page go to change adapter settings, find local area connection and right click on it and go to properties, in next window highlight internet protocol tcp/ip then click on properties in next window click on use the folowing ip adress and write in ip adress box an ip from 192.168.1.2 to 192.168.1.253 at your choice in subnet mask box just leave 255.255.255.0 (this apear when you click in these box). Now connect your acces point to the computer via network cable. Then open your internet browser and type in adress box http://192.168.1.254 and hit enter, a pop up will apear and ask for user name and password, write admin in both boxes user and password and hit enter, after that you will be able to manually configure your acces point and setup a name and password for your wireless network, change your user and password for acces your device. Good luck!

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How do i connect my verizon dsl westell 6100 to my belkin g rtr?


Wellll....since it seemed an impossible task, I tried the next best thing.
I bought a wireless adapter for the other pc and voila! they are on the internet, and I am returning the router.

Westell modem + Verizon DSL w/usb = No connection to router.

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Netgear wg111 - I am connected to wireless network


i have seen issues with wireless USB adapters. Can you try another USB port on the computer? Also delete the adapter and let it br reinstalled. If this does not help, I would suggest returning it and getting a Linksys adapeter.

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Can't get it to work


I had the wireless working with dynex card before the virus hit the computer. The virus is fixed, but the internet does not work.

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Wireless Connection


Move your computer to different postions and see if the frequency of the problem changes. Take your computer to a wireless internet cafe and see what happens as you move around the cafe. If your computer works at the cafe, your wireless router may be defective.

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Linksys adapter won't properly connect


Usually the limited or no connectivity is displayed under the following circumstances:

  1. The router and wireless adapter are too far apart.
  2. The network key (ex. wep, wpa, etc) your inputting on the computer is incorrect.
  3. The computer is obtaining the wrong IP address.
Judging by the fact that you already have had a computer connecting to the wireless network , I would assume your problem is going to be related to number 3. To make sure, I would first make sure that the wireless router is giving off a higher signal strength then 1-2 bars in the wireless network box in XP.

To confirm that it is correctly receiving an IP address I would change the connection to DHCP, which means the router assigns an IP address to the computer automaticlly. Here aree the instructions to do so....
  • Double click on the icon for the wireless network on the bottom right corner
  • When the box opens , click "Properties"
  • On the next box , double click on the line that says "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)"
  • Next click on the radio button that says "Obtain an IP address automaticlly (DHCP)"
  • Then click on the radio button that says "Obtain DNS server address automaticlly"
  • Now try connecting to the wireless network, that shoud fix you up.
Also if that does not work , you can try this YouTube video which is great refrence for fixing a connection. Best of luck!

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Printer does not seem to recogonize wirelesson computer.


if your pc have a wireless adapter consider reconfiguring it with the write parameters,
make sure the printer's wireless ability is okay

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