Right now i am using someone elses computer while i am trying to fix mine. I am using a wireless card. All signals are good and everything shows connected but when it shows the sent and received activity there is a number for the sent activity and a 0 for my received activity what is causing this
Right now i am using someone elses computer while i am trying to fix mine. I am using a wireless card. All signals are good and everything shows connected but when it shows the sent and received activity there is a number for the sent activity and a 0 for my received activity what is causing this.
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I think the problem is you cannot connect to the internet wirelessly using your laptop. The problem may lie in the modem or in the laptop itself. First you need to isolate the problem. That is, determine if the laptop or your modem is the one that has the problem. If you can connect to the internet using your laptop in someone elses home network or free wifi outside your home, then the problem is your modem. BTW, modems don't have the capability to connect wireless devices to the internet. You need a wireless router. If what you have is a router, you're on the right track. If your laptop can detect your home network, try connecting to it. If you're getting an error, call your Internet Service Provider. They should be able to help you fix the problem. Also, try updating the driver of your laptop's wireless card. You can do this by hardwiring your laptop onto your router, go to device manager, right click on your wireless card, then hit update driver. If nothing works, call your laptop's OEM.
Is there any computer connected to the router ? If not then connect the computer to the router. If you are connecting a wireless computer then disable the wireless connection on the computer. open the set up page of the router. change the wireless network name to something different that you never used before. change the standard channel to 11. save the settings. Try to connect to the wireless network. Check if you see the new network name ? If you see the new then try t connect and see if that works. This router WRT160N has issues with the firmware. Upgrade the firmware of the router. power cycle the router. Click here for more information about router and network
Are you trying to configure the router wirelessly. Connect your computer to the router with a lan cable and then access the router and change its wireless settings. since you cannot change the wireless settings wirelessly as you will get disconnected.
try putting the wireless router closer to the computer but not right beside maybe theres interference with something, your built in wireless in the laptop is prob way stronger than the cards you got there are different ranges for different cards and if you get a low card it wont connect to high speeds or longer distances and make sure your connecting to your routers wireless and not someone elses wireless router, it sounds stupid but it happens ive did it before make sure the right drivers are on the computer for the card you installed hope one of those helps
check to make sure the wireless zero configuration utility is on ..check from services in the computer and make sure that there is a check in use windows on the network card itself from network connections. Then it should work .
HI Boston I believe the wireless card that you have in your laptop is a dell wireless card.
Here are the instructions on how to get your wireless working Start-All programs-dell wireless-dell wireless wlan card utility-open the window and on the uncheck let this tool manage your wireless. Please make sure that Enable radio is checked otherwise no wireless networks will be detected by the computer. Once that is done go to start control panel in the left hand side make sure classic view is what is there. Go to network connection and you would see wireless network connection. Right click and click on view available wireless networks. click on refresh network list if any of the networks are not seen. Still no go try to enable the radio of your wireless card by pressing fn+F2 and then try.
if your getting limited or connectivity right click on wireless network connection go to properties, select on the top the tab wireless networks and remove your network from the preferred networks click on ok.
now get back to view available networks and try to connect to your wireless network.
make sure if there is a security on ur network you are aware of the ntework key and its case senstiive as well. otherwise ask linksys to give it to u.
if your wireless says connected check the ip address and post it here . for finding ip address start-run-cmd-click on ok
in the command window type ipconfig and post the ip address here.
alternatively also try updating the wirless card from the site http://support.dell.com thank you do post your results and feedbacks if any
It sounds like your running wireless. Go to where you saw different router name. It probably should be an icon on your taskbar. If this is the case, right click on the icon and clink on show available wireless networks. Yours should be listed. The laptop may have connected to someone elses or a wireless nic card you have in another pc or someone's close bt. Just click on your network and say connect. This should fix your problem. Any other questions just add a comment and I'll be glad to come back and help.