Wireless connection works for Skype doesn't work for IE and Outlook
On my Thinkpad T60 laptop the LAN connection works just perfect. Wireless connection works for Skype but doesn't work for IE and Outlook. Any ideas?
It complains about the firewall, but I disabled Windoes firewall completely but to no avail.
Re: Wireless connection works for Skype doesn't work for...
What kind of router are you using? That may be where the complaint is coming from. Perhaps there is a setting to allow programs and/or hardware(wirless card). Also does the wireless card come with a configuration utility? You may have to 'tell it' what you want to do.
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First is there a security code to connect to your wireless access point? This is YOUR home wireless? Is your wireless adapter enabled, and working properly on the laptop? Reboot the wireless access point by removing th AC plug and wait 30 seconds,plug in, wait for the device to self-test. Cold-start your laptop, unplug. remove battery, plug in, reboot. If that fails go to IBM/ Lonovo website and update driver for wireless adapter.And all other deivers as needed.
Check to see the wireless LAN card driver is enable and working, if not reinstall the wireless driver.
Theencryption key secures your data from unauthorized access.
The router's password is a Passphrase or the WEP or WPA orWPA2 encryption key.
The Passphrase generates the WEP or WPA or WPA2 encryptionkey and this is in the router's wireless settings.
To connect to your wireless router, configure the router'swireless settings ie SSID, plus the WPAor WPA2 encryption key and then configure wireless cards in the laptops and orcomputers with these router's wireless settings. Then the laptops and desktopcomputers can communicate with your wireless router.
1st If the wireless card driver is not installed then the driver.
2nd. Check Device Manager to see if the wireless card is working and enabled.
3rd. Configure the wireless card with the Wireless router's wireless settings, ie, SSID, WPA or WPA2 encryption etc.
4th Connect your DSL or Cable modem to the WAN/Inernet port with a LAN cable.
To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on this link and follow my instructions :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security