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Hp laptop/wireless network

I have an hp laptop (pavillion dv5000) connected to a wireless network (cable modem) with a netgear rangemax wpn824 router. My laptop shows that it is connected with a strong signal, but I cannot connect to the internet. Any ideas??

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    I got a hp pavillion dv5 it says i got a strong signal to my linksys router but i cannot connect to the internet.

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If you are trying to connect the computer to the router with a cable the above diagram should help to explain the simple broadband signal path from the Ethernet or telephone wall socket, to the router and from the router to the computer's RJ45/Ethernet port. Once the computer is connected to the router by a cable is connected to a telephone wall socket or a ERJ45/Ethernet wall socket that has a 'always on' broadband internet signal coming into it, nothing else is required -> launch the Web Browser.
If you are connecting wirelessly the wall socket to the router part of the setup is the same but no cable is required between the router and the computer.
Enable the wireless function in your netbook, click on the image of two computers bottom right near the clock -> view available networks/connect to network -> click on the appropriate Netgear router signal -> connect -> launch the Web Browser.

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How to configure Netgear WGT624 v3 router with Globe Broadband Huawei B200...


1. You have to reset your router to its original factory configuration by using the reset button at the back of the router (WGT624 v3) near the antenna. 2. Connect the cable from the Globe Broadband Huawei B200 modem to the wan port of the router. 3. Connect another cable (RJ45) from the router (any Lan port on the router) to the laptop or desktop. 4. Switch on both device (modem and router). 5. Wait till both device boot up and the modem flash a blue, green and yellow color on its led and solid green to all router indicator led except the test led indicator flashing for a few seconds only.
6. Open your browser (e.g. Mozilla Firefox, Safari...) 7. Type http://192.168.1.1 at the address bar. 8. Netgear setup website will open. 9. Go to advance settings. 10. Go to back up menu and click erase to reset your router to its original factory settings. 11. Logout. 12. Switch off the device (modem and router). 13. Remove the cable connecting the computer and the Lan port of the router. 14. Connect the modem directly to the laptop using the cable. 15. Open a browser. 16. Go to the netgear website. 17. Go to the Support menu on the Netgear Website. 18. Type the model of the modem (WGT624 v3) on the blank space provided (Find your product). 19. Go to Downloads. 20. Download WGT624v3 Firmware Version 2.0.26_1.01 NA. 21. Read the instruction how to download the firmware and how to upgrade your router to the new firmware. 22. Save the downloaded firmware. 23. Exit the Netgear Website. 24. Switch off the modem. 25. Now follow the instructions #2 to #8. 26. Go to "Upgrade the Router" menu. 27. Upload the downloaded firmware to the router. 28. After uploading the firmware go to the Basic Settings Menu or use the Smart Wizard Menu to configure your Router.(Important Updates: Lan IP Address will be changed automatically to 10.0.0.1). Automatic internet connections will be tested by the network. 29. Configure your wireless settings. Logout. 30. Reboot all the devices and the laptop/desktop. 31. Follow the sequence when rebooting. (modem-router-laptop/desktop). 32. Open a browser and browse any website. 33. Enjoy.

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My HP Probook 4720S has a very wierd problem. The wireless card seems to be working properly, and the drivers are up to date.However it cannot detect the wi-fi in my office.Other laptops are connected so...


If you have a wireless router and it is connected to the DSLor cable modem then - To connect to your wireless router, the router needsits wireless settings to be configured with the SSID, encryption key etc., alsothe wireless cards and wireless adapters in all the laptops/computers needs tobe configured with these router's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktopcomputers can communicate with your wireless router and access the Internet via the DSLor cable modem.
If the other laptops are connecting to the wireless router, then look at the wireless card configuration in these laptops and apply the same settings to your HP Probook wireless card.

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Hi ;) I have n HP Laptop! & I have had my Laptop running Wirelessly Before... BUT...NOW...I need the Netgear Key to access the internet? I want to know how My Wireless back on Thankyou :) Nathaniel


To connect to your wireless router, the router needsits wireless settings to be configured with the SSID, encryption key etc., alsothe wireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured withthese router's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers cancommunicate with your wireless router.When you connect the cable or DSL modem to the router then you will be able to access the Internet.

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For no reason, my HP laptop stopped working the internet. It works perfectly otherwise. I hard connected the laptop directly to my wirelessouter as well as my modem, still it will not connect to internet.


Connectivity issues can be many.

I would start my first rebooting the main modem.
Once that is up, reboot the wireless router.
Once that is uo, reboot the laptop.
Try to connect.

If that does not work, eliminate the wireless router and connect the laptop directly to the modem via Ethernet cable and reboot the computer again and see if it works. If it does, then it is something with the wireless router. If it doesn't, i would contact the provider so they can verify that they can see your modem on their network. If they cannot, they will advise you further (hardware/cabling issue). This is all assuming that nothing has been changed on any settings of the laptop, router or modem.

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Can not connect to my wireless router


1. Choose your wireless equipment The first step is to make sure that you have the equipment you need. As you're looking for products in stores or on the Internet, you might notice that you can choose equipment that supports three different wireless networking technologies: 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g. We recommend 802.11g, because it offers excellent performance and is compatible with almost everything.
Shopping list
  • Broadband Internet connection
  • Wireless router
  • A computer with built-in wireless networking support or a wireless network adapter
A wireless router
The router converts the signals coming across your Internet connection into a wireless broadcast, sort of like a cordless phone base station. Be sure to get a wireless router, and not a wireless access point.
A wireless network adapter
Network adapters wirelessly connect your computer to your wireless router. If you have a newer computer you may already have wireless capabilities built in. If this is the case, then you will not need a wireless network adapter. If you need to purchase an adapter for a desktop computer, buy a USB wireless network adapter. If you have a laptop, buy a PC card-based network adapter. Make sure that you have one adapter for every computer on your network.
Note: To make setup easy, choose a network adapter made by the same vendor that made your wireless router. For example, if you find a good price on a Linksys router, choose a Linksys network adapter to go with it. To make shopping even easier, buy a bundle, such as those available from D-Link, Netgear, Linksys, Microsoft, and Buffalo. If you have a desktop computer, make sure that you have an available USB port to plug the wireless network adapter into. If you don't have any open USB ports, buy a hub to add additional ports.
2. Connect your wireless router Since you'll be temporarily disconnected from the Internet, print these instructions before you go any further.
First, locate your cable modem or DSL modem and unplug it to turn it off.
Next, connect your wireless router to your modem. Your modem should stay connected directly to the Internet. Later, after you've hooked everything up, your computer will wirelessly connect to your router, and the router will send communications through your modem to the Internet.

  • If you currently have your computer connected directly to your modem: Unplug the network cable from the back of your computer, and plug it into the port labeled Internet, WAN, or WLAN on the back of your router.
  • If you do not currently have a computer connected to the Internet: Plug one end of a network cable (included with your router) into your modem, and plug the other end of the network cable into the Internet, WAN, or WLAN port on your wireless router.
  • If you currently have your computer connected to a router: Unplug the network cable connected to the Internet, WAN, or WLAN port from your current router, and plug this end of the cable into the Internet, WAN, or WLAN port on your wireless router. Then, unplug any other network cables, and plug them into the available ports on your wireless router. You no longer need your original router, because your new wireless router replaces it.
  • 3. Configure your wireless router
  • Using the network cable that came with your wireless router, you should temporarily connect your computer to one of the open network ports on your wireless router (any port that isn't labeled Internet, WAN, or WLAN). If you need to, turn your computer on. It should automatically connect to your router.
    Next, open Internet Explorer and type in the address to configure your router.
    You might be prompted for a password. The address and password you use will vary depending on what type of router you have, so refer to the instructions included with your router.
    As a quick reference, this table shows the default addresses, usernames, and passwords for some common router manufacturers.
    Router
    Address
    Username
    Password
    3Com
    http://192.168.1.1
    admin
    admin
    D-Link
    http://192.168.0.1
    admin

    Linksys
    http://192.168.1.1
    admin
    admin
    Microsoft Broadband
    http://192.168.2.1
    admin
    admin
    Netgear
    http://192.168.0.1
    admin
    password

    Internet Explorer will show your router's configuration page. Most of the default settings should be fine, but you should configure three things:
    1. Your wireless network name, known as the SSID. This name identifies your network. You should choose something unique that none of your neighbors will be using.
    2. Wireless encryption (WEP) or Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), which help protect your wireless network. For most routers, you will provide a passphrase that your router uses to generate several keys. Make sure your passphrase is unique and long (you don't need to memorize it).
    3. Your administrative password, which controls your wireless network. Just like any other password, it should not be a word that you can find in the dictionary, and it should be a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols. Be sure you can remember this password, because you'll need it if you ever have to change your router's settings.
    The exact steps you follow to configure these settings will vary depending on the type of router you have. After each configuration setting, be sure to click Save Settings, Apply, or OK to save your changes.
    Now, you should disconnect the network cable from your computer.
    4. Connect your computers to the wireless network If your computer does not have wireless network support built in, plug your network adapter into your USB port, and place the antenna on top of your computer (in the case of a desktop computer), or insert the network adapter into an empty PC card slot (in the case of a laptop). Windows will automatically detect the new adapter, and may prompt you to insert the CD that came with your adapter. The on-screen instructions will guide you through the configuration process.






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It worked fine last nite;came home today and it wont pull up the eweb or start or anything I click on? It said at one point I was not connected to any network;now it says am connected to Netgear network. I...


There are lots of possibilities here. The first thing is IF you are connected through a wireless network, Disconnect from the network. If you are networked directly into the Comcast modem, disconnect from the cable modem. If you disconnect from the network entirely and things seem to return to normal, then it is possible that you have a cable modem problem, a wireless router problem or someone has hacked into your network. The latter is most likely if you are running a wireless router and it is unsecured as this allows others to use your wireless network without your permission. If you disconnect from the network and things seem to improve only slightly, try running a virus scan while disconnected from the network and see what pops up. If anything has been downloaded to your computer a virus scan should find it. I would also recommend going in and making sure file sharing is turned off. If things seem okay after a virus scan, then try hooking back up to the network. If everything seems okay at that point, then most likely the cable modem or router are okay. If you still have a problem after reconnecting to the network try resetting the cable modem and the router. If you continue to have problems, I would call Comcast at that point and have them help you troubleshoot the cable modem to see if there is a problem with the modem.

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Connection to Wireless router


Go into router like 192.1blah blaj.100. Somewhere under wireless security find where you can input numbers for devices accepted by wireless, type in your laptops ip and it should pick it up

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Netgear Rangemax Router not supported/can't find wireless networks after first time it logged on.


Lets do it again...

1. Check physical connections.

a. Connect the modem to the Internet port of the router. The Internet “i” LED on the front of the router should light up.
b. Connect the computer to one of the four LAN ports (i.e port 1, 2, 3 or 4) on the back of the router. The corresponding port light where you connected the computer should be lit up.

2. Access the router's web-based utility.

a. Please open any web browser like Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator.
b. Connect to the router by typing http://routerlogin.com/basicsetting.htm or http://192.168.1.1 in the address field and click Enter or Return key.
c. A window will prompt for a user name and password. The default username is "admin" and the default password is "password".

Note: If you were unable to access the router's web-based utility, you may reset the router to restore the settings to factory default.

To reset the router:

a. Please push the reset button at the back of the router and release after 30 seconds.
b. Unplug the power adapter for 10 seconds and then plug it back in.

3. Configure the router.

If your Internet Service Provider is using a cable connection, please follow the steps below:

a. Click on Basic Settings under Setup tab.
b. Select No for Does Your Internet Connection Require A Login?.
c. Scroll down on the center page and look for the Router MAC Address section. Set it to Use computer MAC address and click on the Apply button.

If your Internet Service Provider is using a DSL connection, please follow the steps below:

a. Click on Basic Settings.
b. Select Yes for Does Your Internet Connection Require A Login?.
c. Select Other on the Internet Service Provider drop down box.
d. Enter your ISP's username (username@ISPdomain) and password. Then, click on Apply.

4. Configure the wireless settings.

a. Click on the Wireless Settings under Setup.
b. Change the SSID to any unique name.

Note: Name (11N SSID) is for wireless N computers running at 5GHz and the Name (11G SSID) is for wireless G computers running 2.4GHz. Kindly make sure that (11N SSID) and (11G SSID) names are different.

c. Set the mode to Up to 270Mbps at 5GHz & 54Mbps at 2.4GHz.
d. Set the 11N Channel to 48 / 5.240GHz and 11G channel to 1 / 2.412GHz.
e. Scroll down, look for the Security Options settings and select WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy).
d. Set the Authentication type to "Automatic" and the Encryption Strength to "64bit".
e. Leave the Passphrase field blank, select Key 1 and enter a 10-digit number.

Note: The 10-digit number you typed in the key 1 will be the password or network key for the wireless connection.

f. Click Apply button to save the changes.
g. Go to Router Status under Maintenance tab and check if there is an IP address under Internet port. If it's 0.0.0.0, do a power cycle.

5. Power cycle.

a. Power off the modem, router and computers.
b. Turn on the power of the modem first and wait for it to initialize, the lights to stop blinking.
c. Power back the router and the computers. Check if it will be able to get online.

6. Connect wireless computer to the router.

Note: If your wireless computer supports 5GHz and 2.4GHz frequency you will see two wireless networks which are 11N and 11G SSID. However, if your wireless computer only support 2.4GHz frequency you will only see one wireless network which is 11G SSID.

If you are using Windows XP with Service Pack 1, please follow the steps below:

a. Please right click on the Wireless icon on the right lower end portion of your computer.
b. Then click on View Available Wireless Networks.
c. Click on the Advanced tab.
d. Please delete all the preferred networks then click on OK.
e. Right click on the Wireless icon again and click on View Available Wireless Network. Please select your network and click on Connect. It will ask you for the network key.
f. Please type in the network key and then confirm it. Network key is the password you type on the key 1 of the wireless settings of the router.
g. Make sure not to enable IEEE and then click on Connect.

If you are using Windows XP with Service Pack 2, please follow the steps below:

a. Please right click on the Wireless icon on the right lower end portion of your computer.
b. Then click on View Available Wireless Networks.
c. Click on the Change Advanced Settings.
d. Click on the Wireless Networks tab remove all the preferred networks then click on OK.
e. Right click on the Wireless icon then click on View Available Wireless Networks.
f. Select your network and click on Connect.
g. It will ask you for the network key. Type in the network key and confirm it. Then click on Connect. Network key is the password you type on the key 1 of the wireless settings of the router.

If you are using Windows Vista, please follow the steps below:

a. Click Start then select Connect To.
b. Connect to a network window will show up.
c. Select your wireless network and click Connect.
d. It will ask you for a network key. Type in the network key and confirm it. Then click on Connect.

From the above configuration, please check if you can now access the Internet with the ideal speed you have from your ISP.

However, if this does not resolve the issue we will need to get some additional details from you to be able to assist you further. I have summarized my questions below:

1. Who is your internet service provider? Is it Cable or DSL connection?
2. How many wired and wireless computers are connected to the router?

Aug 24, 2008 | HP Pavilion dv8000t Notebook

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Internet problem


well..if you can see the router, then it's between the router and the internet..can we assume the router is plugged into the internet feed?

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