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Network out of range

I am trying to connect to my secured wireless router, but receive an error message saying out of range, when my router is only 2 feet away. I can connect to an unsecured wireless network, but not a secured one. I was able to connect to a different secured network only two month ago, and them I moved and now I can't. Please help

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  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    I am having the same problem with my laptop. I am able to connect to my WEP encrypted secure network at home, but when I am on my college campus, I cannot get onto the WPA2 secured network. I was able to install the SecureW2 client, but when I select the secured wireless connection from my connection manager, I get the 'wireless network out of range' message. I am able to connect to the unsecured network provided by my campus no problem, but not the secured connection. -I do not Have the Toshiba wireless adapter, but instead an Intel, possible indicates a software problem instead of hardware?

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SOURCE: Network is "out of range" only after securing my wireless network

reset your router
should be a reset button on the back,
hold in till the lights on the front flash then its reset open explorer browser
type in 10.1.1.1 or 10.0.0.1
log in as Administrator
add new user
set password while adding new user
save your new settings(write them down too)
run your network wizard again with your new settings applied
test the internet for function

if no function then contact your ISP to assist with connection to internet

all sorted now please rate me MISTERDJ

Posted on Apr 11, 2010

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I dont know how to set up the nintendo wi-fi connection


  1. At the Setup screen, tap "Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection Settings."
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  2. Tap "Connection 1 None."
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  3. Click on "Search for an Access Point."
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  4. The Nintendo DS will search for any wireless networks within range. Once it is finished searching, it will display the names of all the wireless networks it finds.


Once you have done this you may find next to your wi-fi, a lock this is what they mean:

unlocked_g.png No security - Your wireless network is unlocked.
  1. Tap on your network name to select it.

  1. Select "OK," "Save Settings," and then "Yes." The Nintendo DS will run a connection test with your wireless router.
  • The connection test was successful - Your Nintendo DS is now connected online and you can enjoy the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection features of the game!
  • The connection test was not successful - If the test was not successful, you will receive an error code.
    • Error Code 51300: This means the security code or network name entered into the Nintendo DS is not the same one the router is set to. To reach your connection settings, click "back" on the error code screen. Make sure to pay extra attention to the security key you find in your router's settings and enter it exactly as it appears (the key is case sensitive).
    • All other error codes: Try our error code lookup where we have detailed information on many common error codes.




wep_g.png WEP security - Your wireless network is secured with WEP and requires a security key.
  1. Enter your router's WEP key into the Nintendo DS Don't know your router's security key? Let us help you find your router's security key. Select the brand of your router below and we'll provide you with the default information for that brand! Linksys Netgear DLink Belkin Apple 2Wire All other brands Enter your WEP keyOn the upper screen you will be informed that "A security key is needed to connect to this access point." Enter your security key by tapping the empty field, and select "OK" when finished.
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  1. Select "OK," "Save Settings," and then "Yes." The Nintendo DS will run a connection test with your wireless router.
  • The connection test was successful - Your Nintendo DS is now connected online and you can enjoy the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection features of the game!
  • The connection test was not successful - If the test was not successful, you will receive an error code.
    • Error Code 51300: This means the security code or network name entered into the Nintendo DS is not the same one the router is set to. To reach your connection settings, click "back" on the error code screen. Make sure to pay extra attention to the security key you find in your router's settings and enter it exactly as it appears (the key is case sensitive).
    • All other error codes: Try our error code lookup where we have detailed information on many common error codes.



wpa_g.png WPA security - Your wireless network is secured with WPA and requires a security key.
The Nintendo DS and Nintendo DS Lite are not compatible with WPA security. If you would still like to connect your Nintendo DS online, you will need to either change your router's security to WEP, or disable security entirely. Please note that any changes you make will affect other devices that connect wirelessly to your router.

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Tips for Media state Media disconnected or Network cable Unplugged


Wired adapter or NIC Local Area connection if says "Network cable unplugged" or if in the command prompt if you type "ipconfig" and if you come agross an error message "Media state media disconnected" then it means there is some problem with a physical device or connections

Solutions: 1. Try with a different port on the switch or the router. It could be the fault with the Router/Switch port 2. Try a different Ethernet cable. It could be the fault with the Ethernet cable 3. Try with a different NIC or a different computer. It could be the fault with the NIC

Wireless adapter or NIC
Wireless network connection if says "Network cable unplugged" or if in the command prompt if you type "ipconfig" and if you come agross an error message "Media state media disconnected" then it means there is some problem with a some device issue or the wireless settings
Solutions:
1. Try scanning for wireless network and reconnect 2. Remove the profile or preferred networks from its list 3. Check and make sure the SSID and the Security KEY are correct 4. Restart the computer 5. Try with different security types like WEP,WPA or WPA26. Check if the MAC filter on Router/Access point is enabled

on Aug 21, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Im trying to get wi-fi connection on pokemon soul silver version and it keeps coming up with 'No access point in range. Move within Range.' I dont know how to do it can you help me?


Hi amberjones62,

You're receiving that error message that "No access point is in range. Move within Range." is because your Nintendo DS is not detecting any wireless signal. If you have a working computer with wireless capability try to check if your picking up any wireless signal. You might be too far from your router or your router is not sending a wireless signal. If you will be able to detect the wireless signal I've listed below the steps on how to access your router and how to configure your DS to connect to the internet wirelessly.

How to access the Router:

1. You need to know the ipaddress of your router. You can refer to the manual or check the Default Gateway of your computer (Make sure that you connect the computer to the router using an ethernet cable for you to get the Default Gateway). Click on START then RUN. Type CMD on the small box on the lower left of the screen. Type IPCONFIG on the black window and get the value of your DEFAULT GATEWAY (it starts with 192.168.x.x)

2. Open a Browser, Type the DEFAULT GATEWAY on the address bar of your Browser. It will ask you for a username and password. (Refer to the manual of your router or post a reply so that i can provide you the username and password of your router)

3. Go to the Wireless Settings Page of your router. Look for the SSID or the Network Name and the Network Key or Passphrase. You can personalize it so that you can easily remember the details.

4. Make sure you connect to your SSID and enter the Network Key to make it secure.

Now that we already know the setting of the router then its now time to connect the Dsi to the network.

1. Go to Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection Settings of the Game

2. Search for an Access Point (SSID)

3. Select your Network (SSID), If you have an open network, just click "OK" and it should work just fine! If it's a Red Padlock, it'll prompt you for a Password or Network Key. This is the reason why we access the router.

4. Test the Connection.Rate me if this helps so that i can help others.

Thanks for using Fixya.

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Hi - I recently set the security on my router but am having trouble connecting to wireless on my home laptop. All other devices seem to be ok (2 work laptops, IPad, Ipod) and I get a message saying that...


This error message usually occurs in windows vista & win7 if the settings saved on the computer doesnt matches with the settings in the router...
You can get rid of this message by deleting the list of preferred networks from your computer...
To delete the preferred networks, follow the method given below...
Open control panel > open Network & Internet(double click) > open Network & Sharing center(double click)
On the far hand side left you will have an option called "Manage wireless networks" If you click that, you will see the list of preferred networks that are already saved in your computer... Now select your network, make a right click and select "Remove network" Select "ok" for all the warnings...
Thats it..! you are done..! Now search for the list of available wireless networks in range, you must be able to see your network name without any error mesages... Select your network and click connect, it will ask for the network key(if you have setup one)... Enter the key and get connected...! You must be able to go online now..!

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Hi, I just got Linksys WRE54G V.3 and was trying to install the CD. But I keep getting "Site Survey fail" message. My house is using a router made by Apple, and does not have extra space to...


The range expander helps to extend the range of wireless network...
Anyhow the range expander has to be placed withing the range of your Apple "wireless" router (Make sure your apple router is wireless router, if it is a wired router, then there is no use of range expander...! U need to buy an Access Point instead)...
your range expander must be connected to the computer(using an ethernet cable) from which you are trying to configure...
Site survey searches for the available wireless networks in range...
It should show your existing wireless network...
You need to select your appropriate network and you need to configure the Range expander wireless settings according to the Apple router's wireless settings...
exactly the same SSID(Network name), Security type and encryption technique, password PSK (security key) has to be selected on your range expander as in the APPLE wireless router...
Thats it...
You are done...
Your wireless network range would have extended now....

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I'm not able to connect my Lenovo laptop with my Linksys WRt54G wireless router. The Access Connections software on the laptop gives the following three (3) error messages: "Verify that the encryption...


Temporarily connect to the router with a cable and reconfigure it to use a different wireless channel. While you're there, this is a good time to change your security mode - WEP is dangerously weak and you should switch to WPA unless you have a very good reason not to.

If all else fails, there's a reset switch (hidden inside a hole) on the back of the router.

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Limited or no connectivity


It is dhcp server issue.
For that connect your router to computer with ethernet cable then access it with following link.
http://192.168.1.1
or
http://192.168.0.1

type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or blank or "password"
then go to advanced and enable dhcp .
Then save settings and then restart .
Also you can set ip addrese manualy but make sure it is in range with router.

Let me know if you need more assistanse.
Thanks.

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"unable to connect to selected network" error


Hi, May be your router is now running a more secure algorith and needs password etc which the old one can't handle. You may have to downgrade your router to the older system..not a good idea.

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CAN'T CONNECT TO WIRELESS ROUTER WITH LAPTOP.


Temporarily disable all security on the router AND your laptop wireless card and try again to test connectivity.

The exact error message should be:
"Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you
on to the network [SSID]"

This is caused by setting the encryption to WPA-RADIUS instead of WPA-PSK on the client radio. Both the router and the client are
trying to find a RADIUS server with which to authenticate your system.
Switch the encryption to WPA-PSK (pre-shared key) on both ends and it should30924e8.jpg work.

Also check to make sure that IEEE 802.1x authentication on the wireless network properties Authentication tab is disabled.

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Can't secure my home network


Hey, you're on the right track however, you'll just need to synchronize the settings on the computer. Follow the steps below.

1. Open the router's admin page (192.168.1.1)
2. Go to Wireless > Wireless Security
3. Security Mode: Select WPA-Personal
4. On the WPA-Shared Key or Passprase box, type your desired password. (Minimum of 8 characters.)
5. Take note of the password, click on Save Settings.

6. On your laptop, open Network and Sharing Center
7. Click on Manage Wireless Network.
8. Please remove all the listed networks
9. Click on Add > Add a Network in Range
10. Select your network and click connect.
11. Type the WPA password that you wrote down and connect.

You should all set.

Dec 02, 2008 | Linksys Computers & Internet

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