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hey guys, cant you drop me a few suggestions? im partially drunk and forget how to solve this, and cannot wait untill the hangover kicks in to solve my errors.

Ok, now my Personal rig (E6550) is using a netgear 54G wireless PCI card, is on the workgroup that i have my entire house connected onto, but i cannot see anything on the network, at all. i just does not seem to pickup anything when i go into my network places, yet; a freshly XP installed Laptop (reason on why i need my computer to find the network) using also a wireless connection, can see everything on my network, Except this computer.

i have run Multiple times the network setup wizard (which most of the time, does fix this problem.) but alas, doesn't work at all. no matter what i seem to try, it just fails to work..

anyone have any suggestions on how to make this computer see the network? i'm just all out of ideas at the moment.
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Do you have any software firewall programs running (like ZoneAlarm)? If so, you possibly will need to configure it so that it can allow your inside network traffic to pass (or disable it to see if it is causing the problem... but this is a temp fix). I usually define an internal IP Range for it to accept into its trusted zone.

Does this PC connect to the internet just fine?
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nah, only firewall (if you can call it that) that's active is the stock Standard Windows one, and that's activated on all the computers.

as for the internal IP, i have that configured for 'other' things (security system)
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