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post #21 of 32
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Hey guys, I tried to install everything but I get a "aquiring network address" on the laptop & it never connects. It keeps saying that, it finds the wireless router and all but it keeps saying that. Any ideas?
I have it connected using WPA Key & the SSID is enabled, should I disable the SSID? Someone help me out. Thanks again!
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post #22 of 32
do you have mac filtering enabled? or a limited number of DHCP addresses?

and personally, i would disable broadcasting the SSID
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post #23 of 32
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I think the mac filtering is disabled.
When I disable the SSID, I dont get to use a pwkey to logon to network?
Is that suppose to happen? Unless I'm doing it wrong.
Maybe I should just buy a new router, this one seems pretty old.
I just want to make sure no ones stealin my connection.

Hey quick question, would zone alarm on my pc be conflicting with the laptop?
I have the pc connected to router using wires, but the laptop wireless but it doesnt find network address.
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post #24 of 32
Try to connect first with no encryption, SSID visible and no MAC address filtering.
If it connectes, then work your way up the security ladder.

ZA has no effect on connection to wireless.

edit: Well, that router is old. Wireless B only. It will be a slow connection.
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post #25 of 32
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Ok Thnx, yeah I'll just get a new router.
I heard the WRT54G model is good. Should I just go for that or get the N version instead? Since its newer?
I would prefer Linksys, hopefully u guys can pick a good one for me.
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post #26 of 32
Yea, the WRT54G is a good router, or the GL (you can flash it with Linux for more options and control).

N is overkill in your case, since you probably don't have a N device yet, and N is still not finalized.
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post #27 of 32
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Thnx guys, I'll post back after I get it in!
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post #28 of 32
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Hey guys, a quick update. I got the laptop connected, it went through, the signal is excellent, but when I use IPConfig, it says an internal error etc.
I cant access the internet on the laptop, but this time at least I got it connected to the network. There are packets being sent, but no packets being recieved when I check the network connections status.
Thanks again
Any ideas?
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Originally Posted by llChaosll View Post
Hey guys, a quick update. I got the laptop connected, it went through, the signal is excellent, but when I use IPConfig, it says an internal error etc.
I cant access the internet on the laptop, but this time at least I got it connected to the network. There are packets being sent, but no packets being recieved when I check the network connections status.
Thanks again
Any ideas?
are you using and encryption at the moment?
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post #30 of 32
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I tried with & without, but same thing.
I'll try again later without & see if it works or not.
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