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Hi there everyone,

I've come across a strange issue. My wireless PCI card in my desktop isn't compatible with Windows 7, so I've been sharing internet through my netbook so my desktop has internet. The netbook is on wireless internet, and it was all working very well for the past month. I woke up this morning, and I had no internet on my desktop. I didn't really have time to mess with it, so I went flying and hoped it would fix itself by the time I got back. Guess not.

The strangest part is it happened in the middle of the night. My netbook still has internet just fine, I'm typing from it now. The even stranger part is that I can still network to my desktop and vice versa. I don't get it.

Networking is definitely my weakest area, so I'll try and keep up with the troubleshooting process. Thanks!

EDIT: Both PCs are running Windows 7 Ultimate x32
Edited by Arbiter419 - 2/16/11 at 7:48pm
    
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Hrm...it appears now that I can only access my desktop from my netbook and not the other way around, so I must've changed some setting. Frustrating.
    
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did you check for a driver update on the cards site?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-082-_-Product

If not get this, I used one of these from this brand (had 3 antennas not 2) but It worked FLAWLESSLY on this kids build I did.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-082-_-Product

If not get this, I used one of these from this brand (had 3 antennas not 2) but It worked FLAWLESSLY on this kids build I did.
Yeah, I'm definitely going to pick up another wireless card down the road, I just didn't plan on doing it soon...I'd really just like to fix my rigged up internet situation tonight so I can write a paper that's due in the morning

EDIT: Set all the IPv4 crap back to automatic again, and now I can network between them both ways. We're like THIS close to internet, I know it.


I hate computers...
Edited by Arbiter419 - 2/16/11 at 8:04pm
    
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It didn't fix itself overnight.
    
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