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How do I receive the signal with another computer?

The router is hooked up just fine, but I don't understand how to receive the internet signal with another computer in a different room?

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  • thelake Jan 03, 2009

    Bought my wife a new laptop and have mine hooked up to a Linksys G for the last year or so. I get a message that says enter your password, I don't have one.

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I believe that ur getting the signal of ur router on the new computer,,if ur receiving the signal then doubleclick on the signal strength,if a box comes up with a passwrd prompt that means u hav secured ur router with a password when u setup the router,,u hav to put tat passwrd in,if u forget the passwrd it will be a bit tiring.u hav to reset the router by a button which is on the backpanel of the router.after u reset it correctly then u hav to reconfigure both the computers with the wirelss signal of the router as the router goes back to original factory settings after u reset it.best of luck.keep me infmd

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Hi, I have given ya a link that will explain all... http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/setup/wireless.mspx www.microsoft.com/athome/moredone/wirelesssetup.mspx Basically you give the Wifi Router an SSID (Unique name, say, AlrenaWiFi... whatever ya like though) Then on the "Remote" if it isn't already, you activate, "Enable" the WiFi adapter... and when enabled, the adapter then "Detects" the (any) wifi signals, you are asked if you want to "Connect" choose YOUR wifi SSID (Name) click connect and you will Be done. Now, thats for an unsecured network, for a "Secure" network, one simply has to assign a "WEP Key" to each "end" as an extra step. This is all explained in the tutorials.

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