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Hmmm tt shark, theres an option in my network card called support for 802.11a and I know 802.11 is wireless, but i turned that on, do you think maybe turning that on couldve made my card think it was a wireless A and not B causing it to work improperly?
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Originally Posted by SpookedJunglist
It could be that your wireless config is not allowing you to connect to non preferred networks. I dont have my laptop on me so I cannot tell you how to fix this step by step. Another thing is that I have had a problem connecting to one hotels wireless with my laptop. I even worked on it with their IT guy and we could not get it to work. Even though it said it was connected. We ended up hooking my spare wireless router up to a live wall port and it worked fine.

It could also be that your Warning level is too high, Or maybe you have reported a post twice causeing the card to dislike you and has decided to ban you from your router


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hmmm thats odd krunk....when you go to the wireless properties on the computer that has no net, double click TCP/IP and the should be these two selections that can be made....'obtain an IP address automatically' and 'Obtain DNS server adress automatically'

Make sure theyre selected.
    
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Hmmm tt shark, theres an option in my network card called support for 802.11a and I know 802.11 is wireless, but i turned that on, do you think maybe turning that on couldve made my card think it was a wireless A and not B causing it to work improperly?
Yes if you set to to 802.11a then the card is set to the a band. If your router is on a different band then they cannot communicate. Turn it off if your router is on a different band and make sure they are on the same one.

However you card may just have that as additional support so it may now being running to search for networks on the default band AND the a band. If thats the case then thats not causing the problem
    
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hmmm thats odd krunk....when you go to the wireless properties on the computer that has no net, double click TCP/IP and the should be these two selections that can be made....'obtain an IP address automatically' and 'Obtain DNS server adress automatically'

Make sure theyre selected.
Yeah.....botha re selected
 
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If the wireless cards driver is installed correctly, the router is perfectly functional, there is no encryption, and the IP is set to obtain auto then it should all be working fine. Only thing i can think of is to enter your routers IP address into your web browser and just have a quick look through wireless configuration. There may even be a wireless connection wizard in the router to add a computer to the routers list.

Your routers IP would be:
Dlink: 192.168.0.1
Linksys: not sure might be 192.168.100.0
Netgear: 192.168.100.1
OR
192.168.100.0

unless youve changed the IP. If you havent changed the routers username and password it should be username: admin and password: blank
    
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post #27 of 54
Quote:
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Yes if you set to to 802.11a then the card is set to the a band. If your router is on a different band then they cannot communicate. Turn it off if your router is on a different band and make sure they are on the same one.

However you card may just have that as additional support so it may now being running to search for networks on the default band AND the a band. If thats the case then thats not causing the problem
See thats the thing I dont know which one it would be doing and I already said screw it and just took my moms computer out and put mine in here directly connected to the DSL router I need my games, rawr I dunno what to do now, Im lazy and if it dont work again imma be ticked that i hooked everything up AGAIN and then it doesnt work blah -_-.

Oh in the linksys router settings when you put it on PPPoE, and add a username and password, well when you havent added anything why does it make the password field a long set of dots, and then when I delete those and type in the login stuff to SBCs network, it makes that password long again?
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post #28 of 54
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Oh in the linksys router settings when you put it on PPPoE, and add a username and password, well when you havent added anything why does it make the password field a long set of dots, and then when I delete those and type in the login stuff to SBCs network, it makes that password long again?
Not sure what you mean as i own d-link. If its any easier metalkobra, setup the wireless without moving the computer, if it works, then move the computer

Ah yes now i see what you mean. Except i dont use that cause i have cable. Im using a static IP address. sorry
    
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I tried the 192.168.100.0 ip and nothing, either in thet AOL browser or the IE browser
 
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Well Im usually the receiver...since the main connection is in here, and id have to unplug everything anyways because id have to try and recieve, i KNOW it routes...maybe its because I had it on here is what it shows in my config..

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