Hi, i have inherited my brother's k-jam and i couldn't connect to internet via wireless? My wireless connection at home used WPA-PSK with TKIP data encryption. k-jam able to detected the network after i entered the passkey and shown excellent signal however when i try to browse the net using internet explorer it keep saying "Cannont connect with current connection settings. To change your connection settings, tap Settings." And so, i went to settings and all it displayed was My ISP, wth Add a new modem connection underlined, what settings do i have to setup / change? Please help thanks
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All the laptops available in market have built in wireless 802.11 b/g/n or 802.11 b/g/n Bluetooth® wireless networking. It means that you can access the internet via Wi-Fi or through Wi-Fi hotspots. In wireless connectivity you do not require the wired connection to access the internet. In home you can connect the laptop via wireless connection using the home networking router available in market. The advantage of wireless connection is that you can use the internet in your home anywhere with in 100 meters of range with proper wireless signals.You will require to get the internet connection from the ISP(Internet Service Provider).
Please visit the link provided below for Home Networking Wireless Router:
If you do not have a wireless router which is connected to your Internet servce provider and now your laptop does not connect to the Internet then, you could have connected to your neighbour's Internet connection. The reason why you cannot now get Internet access is, this neighbour has discovered unauthorized access to their unprotected wireless connection and has taken security steps to prevent further unauthorized access.
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 in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured withthese router's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers cancommunicate with your wireless router and access the Internet via the DSL or cable modem.
As you have mentioned that you can connect to internet via cable but not wirelesslly without cable.
Well my brother the wireless issue can be fixed just even with in few minutes but sometime it takes lot to fix. here few things are missing that which window are you using and when was the last time it was working.
Try to follow these steps one by one i am sure it should work:-
1.Check your wireless switch and make sure it is ON.
2.check your wireless connection status and make sure its connected.
3.Perform a system restore>>how to open system restore
start>>all programs>>accessories>>system tools>>system restore>>left click on system restore>>click next>>it shows a calender and here you can choose the date when it was working>>so select date and hit next>>hit next next and will start the system restore automatically>>computer will restart automatically and then check your internet without cable
If still wireless does not work then try to call your Internet Service Provider.
Because printers and networks vary, the best instructions for setting
up and networking your printer should be in its users manual. Also,
your network-ready printer may have come with installation software
that can help you share the printer over the network.
are three main steps you need to take when networking a printer,
including the following: Enable the File And Printer Sharing setting,
Make the printer available to all users, and Direct PCs to the printer.
For detailed instructions on sharing printers at home, please
refer to the "Get Your House In Order" article in the "See Also:"
For detailed instructions on sharing printers
in a small business, please refer to the "Select & Share The Right
Printer For Your Small Business"
by default, dell systems' switch for wireless can be done by pressing Fn and tap F2. The wifi light should lit up. Your modem is integrated to the motherboard. If you were able to lit up the wifi light, this should be able to detect wireless signals for you to connect to.
As far as I can tell you can only connect to other people's computers via the network router in a wireless application. Even then your brothers computer must be on "share" setting to allow you to do so. Check your airport is working in the network settings function in preferences, if yes, go into you computer on the side bar there will be an icon called "network" click that once and you will see what your airport card is connected to and if your brothers cpu is on that network.